• Houston’s Gift

    “It’s your life. You don’t know how long it’s gonna last, but you know it doesn’t end well. You’ve gotta move forward … as soon as you can figure out what that means.” —Don Draper, Mad Men, Season two, Six Month Leave Dear People of Houston (and thereabouts), President Trump has said, “the whole world […]

  • Now America Is Back!

    We’ve been saying “America is back” ever since President Trump’s beautiful inauguration in January. And we meant it. But “America is back” rose to a higher level today. A level not since the days following 9-11. Or maybe the greatest moments of the Reagan administration. Today, in Houston, we saw the America of our dreams. […]

  • Character and Leadership in Houston

    When I watch President Trump in Texas, I am reminded of one of my favorite books. Arthur C. Brooks wrote in The Conservative Heart: There is a common misconception that conservatives are materialistic. We are not, and this confusion is a central political irony of our time. Progressives truly want to help the poor but […]

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