Lessons pertinent to the Trump transition

by Alan Keyes -- Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. (Michael Corleone, "The Godfather Part II") You should always keep the person who always criticizes you near you. Since his/her more…

Trump change: 'Personnel is policy'

by Alan Keyes -- "A sound Conservative government," said Taper, musingly. "I understand: Tory men and Whig measures." (From "Coningsby" by Benjamin Disraeli, Book 2, Chapter 5) When the administration of government more…

Lessons from the rise of Roman tyranny

by Alan Keyes -- According to Plutarch, before he began his ultimately ill-starred political career, Cicero, Rome's greatest orator, consulted the oracle at Delphi. He asked "how he should attain most glory." more…

From Civil War, a victory for all?

by Alan Keyes -- Late last night I read the article "The logic behind Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation," in which Bill Federer recounts interesting details of the interplay of war and political perception more…