Schwartz: How Catholic Natural Law Was Converted to American Illiberal Dogma

“. . . a full Catholic roster of waggish music nerds in finely tailored suits, bella figuras all.” Peter Hammond Schwartz This week The New Republic published a brilliant piece of religious/political critique by a writer from Washington State named Peter Hammond Schwartz. PHS has composed a groundbreaking and well-researched essay (called “apopleptic” (sic) by… Read More Schwartz: How Catholic Natural Law Was Converted to American Illiberal Dogma

A Response to Rick Perlstein’s “I Thought I Understood the American Right . . .”

Writing recently in The New York Times Magazine, prominent historian Rick Perlstein attempts to figure out how exactly American conservatism could produce, as if out of nowhere, a candidate and a presidentĀ of such “intellectual embarrassment” as Donald Trump. What had American historians, particularly those of conservative focus, failed to see since William F. Buckley, Jr.… Read More A Response to Rick Perlstein’s “I Thought I Understood the American Right . . .”