What made Americans who we are is a historically unprecedented level of freedom and responsibility.
The defining feature of Ronald Reagan was his moral courage.
Our founders well understood that our liberty could not be preserved without frequently referring back to first principles.
We shall be governed either by ourselves, under a Constitution, or else we shall be governed by the new kind of master invented in our day, the bureaucrat.
It's harder to maintain the “Live free or die!“ spirit when you're facing not an immediate crisis but just a slow, remorseless, unceasing ratchet effect.
Why are conservatives today arguing that we need to “get beyond Reagan,“ by which they mean that we need to abandon the ideas that Reagan stood for?
The lesson of her whole life is: If you don’t try, you won’t succeed; but if you do try, you cannot imagine how successful you might be.
Too many people think that life and liberty are about their frivolous pleasures. And again, largely what relativism reflects is simply a lack of learning.
As the Founders and Reagan understood, limited government remains the most reasonable and just form of human government.
The question is, how do you make money in a free market? You only make money if you can provide someone with something he or she is willing to pay for.