Going forward, our best leaders will eschew political gamesmanship and work to control our borders, fix our public health agencies, and end our dependence on China and other foreign countries for goods that are essential to our national health and security. We must prepare ourselves to face the next pandemic without surrendering our way of life.
The reason for a space force is simple: space is the strategic high ground from which all future wars will be fought. If we do not master space, our nation will become indefensible.
A company’s stock will likely decline when it becomes known that the company is providing surveillance cameras for concentration camps or producing ICBMs targeting American cities. You would think that demanding this kind of disclosure would be unobjectionable—but then why is it so hard? Is it because China would be offended?
Historically, constitutional government has been found only in the nation-state, where the people share a common good and are dedicated to the same principles and purposes.
China’s share of high tech exports has risen from about five percent in 1999 to about 25 percent at present. America’s has plummeted from about 20 percent to about seven percent. What this means in practical terms is that America can’t build a military aircraft without Chinese chips.
Our globalist leaders may have deprecated sovereignty since the end of the Cold War, but that does not mean it has ceased for an instant to be the primary subject of politics.
As we think about our future and new strategies, it would serve us well to look back at old truths. We must hold fast to foundational principles. We must continue our rich foreign policy tradition, and vigorously fight any efforts to undermine it.
The Founders understood that the branch of government most likely to be in need of the ability to act quickly and decisively is the executive.
Americans do not wish to be subjected to Sharia law, owe large sums of money to the Chinese, or be kept vulnerable to nuclear missiles.
We are often reminded that the Korean War ended not with a formal peace treaty, but rather with an armistice. And indeed, that is an irrefutable fact.