Some of My Favorite Pieces

Wrestling With Your Angels

Not Yet a Forlorn Hope

To My Fellow Americans: From a Humble Member of Braver Angels

A Firebell in the Night

Days of Infamy, Heroes of Democracy

Dispatch from 14,000 Feet

The Killer Apes of Mount Rainier (In Review: Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre, by Max Brooks)

Richard Nixon, New Deal Nationalist (In Review: The Last Liberal Republican: An Insider’s Perspective on Nixon’s Surprising Social Policy, by John Roy Price)

A Tragedy, Not a Puzzle (In Review: High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out, by Amanda Ripley)

Between Caesar and Christ in Maryland (In Review: Our Dear-Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Toleration in Early America, by Michael Breidenbach)

Political Party Problems are Tainting the “American Dream” (In Review: The Next Realignment: Why America’s Parties are Crumbling, and What Happens Next, by Frank DiStefano)

Coronavirus and the American Frontier Spirit: An Opportunity for Change

Are There Different Ways to be a Good Patriot?

Patriots for Ideals, Patriots for Heritage

The Conservative Case for Expanded National Service

Building a House United: The Political Understanding of Better Angels

Rockefeller Republican Redemption 

Living Apart, Together

Robert Kaplan’s World (In Review: The Return of Marco Polo’s World, by Robert D. Kaplan) (Paywall)

We Are All Pontius Pilate (2017)

Advice to Young Writers  (2017)

Writing Archives


Braver Angels Media

Modern Age Journal (forthcoming)

Cosmos and Taxis (forthcoming)

Comment Magazine 

Deseret News

American Affairs 

Starting Points Journal

The National Interest 

The American Interest

The American Conservative



– 2014-2017-

Glimpse From the Globe

The Daily Trojan (Not sorted)



Richard Nixon Foundation

-youthfully excessive blogging projects-

A Biased Perspective (former personal blog)

The Progressive Republican League (Blog)

New Hamiltonian (Blog)

The Hamiltonian Republican (Blog)

The Millennial Republican (Blog)

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