Looking ahead

by Alan Keyes -- Thinking carefully about the future is one of the tests of the maturity of a republic, and one in which the example of wise leaders can be crucial. more…

The value of liberty

by Alan Keyes -- Monday is called Presidents Day, but we all know that it’s really the celebration of the man called the Father of our Country, and the one called the more…

Uniting America

by Alan Keyes -- President Bush’s spokesman caused a brief flurry this week when he mistakenly told reporters that White House office on "racial unity" established by Bill Clinton would be closed. more…

Taking Bush's plan on faith?

by Alan Keyes -- Last week, the Bush administration launched its policy of encouraging religious associations to enter into active partnership with the federal government, in order to meet what the president more…

Declaring life

by Alan Keyes -- The first week of the Bush administration contained two quite promising acts. First, President Bush's inaugural address came close to being an affirmation of the Declaration of Independence more…

Bushwhacking taxes

by Alan Keyes -- President Bush has repeatedly emphasized his resolve to enact the principal features of his tax plan quite early in the new administration. Government is an inherently blunt instrument, more…

Vouching for liberty

by Alan Keyes -- A recent spate of articles claimed that Bush insiders now acknowledge that the Bush proposal for a national education voucher proposal will likely be bargained away in order more…

Separation of morals and state

by Alan Keyes -- Sen. Ashcroft, President-elect George W. Bush's nominee for attorney general, is already facing the kind of liberal assaults that characterized the total war against Robert Bork's nomination to more…

Small-minded George Washington?

by Alan Keyes -- In a debate with me recently, Alan Dershowitz tried to take away the breath of his audience by disagreeing with a remark attributed to George Washington, and quoted more…

Taking America into the next century

by Alan Keyes -- One possible advantage of all this frenzied attention to the presidential election is that it reminded us, in a backward way, of the difference between elections and our more…