2,510Sep 19, 2012
Book Discussion on I am the Change
Conservative scholar Charles Kesler spoke about his thoughts on the Obama presidency and what he deemed were the “fatal contradictions” of liberalism. He talked about the history of ...
393Dec 22, 2011
Progressive Politics of Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama
Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama. In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt delivered his “New Nationalism” speech ...
3,146Oct 7, 2011
Value Voters Summit, Morning Session
Conservative leaders and Republican presidential candidates spoke at the Values Voter Summit. During this portion of the summit, House Speaker John Boehner pledged to uphold the Defense of ...
729Dec 17, 2010
Religious Liberty and the Founding of America
Mark David Hall explored the meanings of the relationship between church and state issues based on his assessment of founding-era documents. Topics included the various meanings given to ...
375Nov 22, 2010
112th Congress and the Constitution
Legal scholars talked about the 112th Congress and setting constitutional limits on the federal government’s size and authority. Topics included spending earmarks, the new health care ...
1,818Sep 17, 2010
Values Voter Summit, Morning Session
Senator Jim Demint, Former Governor Mitt Romney, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, Congressman Mike Pence, and others spoke at the morning session of the fifth annual Values Voter summit. Among ...
224Sep 3, 2010
2010 Midterm Elections
Political scientists spoke about the 2010 midterm elections. Among the topics they addressed were the chance of Republican gains in the elections, the prospect for divided government, the ...
606Feb 19, 2010
Book Discussion on We Still Hold These Truths
Matt Spalding talked about his book We Still Hold These Truths: Rediscovering Our Principles, Reclaiming Our Future (Intercollegiate Studies Institute; October 15, 2009).
He was ...
829Dec 4, 2009
Book Discussion on We Still Hold These Truths
Matthew Spalding talked about his book We Still Hold These Truths: Rediscovering Our Principles, Reclaiming Our Future (Intercollegiate Studies Institute; October 15, 2009). A constitutional ...
1,095Jan 9, 2008
Book Discussion on Liberal Fascism
Jonah Goldberg talked about his book Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning, published by Doubleday. In his book he explores ...
138May 17, 2007
Book Discussion on In Defense of the Bush Doctrine
Robert Kaufman talked about his book, In Defense of the Bush Doctrine, published by University Press of Kentucky. Mr. Holmes commented on the book. Professor Kaufman talked ...
56Sep 18, 2006
State of Conservatism
Panelists talked about the state of the conservative movement at a symposium on the U.S. Constitution. Among the topics they addressed were the goals and record of the conservative reform ...
68May 22, 2006
Historical Perspectives on Immigration
Panelists spoke on the topic “What Makes an American? Historical Perspectives on Immigration.” They addressed issues such as repeating patterns of immigration to the U.S., ...
47Mar 24, 2006
Book Discussion on The Heritage Guide to the Constitution
Matthew Spalding talked about The Heritage Guide to the Constitution, published by Regnery Publishing. He was the executive editor of the book, which he edited with former Attorney ...
127Mar 6, 2006
Book Discussion on Washington\'s God
Michael Novak and his daughter Jana Novak talked about their book Washington’s God: Religion, Liberty, and the Father of Our Country, published by Basic Books. They talked about ...
50Feb 22, 2006
The Bush Presidency and Constitutional War Powers
John Yoo, Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, spoke about the Bush Presidency and the constitutional powers of war. Among the issues he addresses were ...
35Oct 23, 2003
Book Discussion on Patriot Sage: George Washington
Mr. Spalding talked about the book he co-edited, Patriot Sage: George Washington and the American Political Tradition, published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. The book ...
17Feb 24, 2003
Bush Presidency at Midterm
Participants talked about the record of the Bush administration. Among the topics they addressed were responses to September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, foreign policy issues, and personalities ...
46Sep 16, 2002
Education and Patriotism
Participants talked about teaching patriotism and improving knowledge of civics. Among the issues they addressed were teacher attitudes toward patriotism, the tradition of civics education, and ...
48Dec 17, 2001
Mr. Codevilla talked about the concept of victory in the international campaign against terrorism. Among the issues he addressed were the concept of security and freedom, civil liberties, ...
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