William J. Watkins, Jr.
| Monday May 15, 2017 at 3:51 PM PST
On May 3, The Wall Street Journal posted a short op-ed I wrote on the Trinity Lutheran case. (Sorry, but the op-ed is behind a pay wall; however, here is a blog post that gives some background to the case and my first impressions.) Professor Michael Stokes Paulsen, alleging I was “wrong on every...
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Tags: Antifederalists, Constitution, Equal Protection Clause, Federalism, Federalist Papers, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Jefferson, Michael Stokes Paulson, Missouri, National Review, Neil Gorsuch, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, trinity lutheran, William Watkins
| Friday October 1, 2010 at 7:52 PM PST
With sadness, I report the death of an old and cherished friend, Joe Sobran. Joe wrote and edited for National Review until he and William F. Buckley, Jr., had a falling out; he had a long-running engagement with CBS Radio as a commentator; and he wrote a syndicated newspaper column. For most of his life,...
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Tags: American History, anarchism, Catholicism, conservatism, Culture, Entertainment, Integrity, libertarianism, Liberty, Media, Morality, National Review, Natural Law, Personal Liberty, Religion, Sobran Report, William F. Buckley Jr.
| Sunday March 22, 2009 at 10:02 AM PST
John Miller of The National Review asked a dozen of us to offer our views—in 200 words—on the relevance of Ayn Rand in the Age of Obama. Click here to read the responses. I discussed Rand earlier at this Beacon blog entry.
Tags: American History, Ayn Rand, Bailouts, Books, classical liberalism, Economics, National Review, Religion, The State