Doug Wilson

Posted March 19, 2007

When conservatives talk about Reagan we are not merely talking about a man or a moment, but of a model of dynamic leadership. We speak of a time when we had such leadership because we live in a time when we lack it.

Posted March 05, 2007

According to the 2006 report of the trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds, the two entitlement programs owe $37 trillion more in benefits than they will be able to pay.

Posted February 19, 2007

When it comes to the war on Islamic radicalism, we cannot expect the military to achieve victory on its own.

Posted February 04, 2007

Few issues pique the interest of the American people like healthcare. Politicians know this and nobly attempt to solve America’s health care problem.

Posted January 28, 2007

Keith Olbermann is no stranger to cynicism, but he reached a new low this month when he described the hit television show 24 as the type of “fear tactic” “beloved” by the Bush administration, an exercise in “naked brainwashing,” and a “program-length commercial for one political party.”

Posted January 01, 2007

Experts say one of the most important and often neglected aspects of good decision making is the ability to step back and ask the question, “What have I learned in the recent past that will influence my planning for the future?”

Posted December 18, 2006

It’s a time for personal generosity and philanthropic giving. It’s also a perfect time to examine the state of charitable giving in America.

Posted November 24, 2006

Last week Republicans got some very tough feedback from their customer – the people. The question now is, “What’s the lesson?”

Posted November 20, 2006

After Arnold Schwarzenegger lost all four of the initiatives he sponsored in the California special election in 2005, he told the people of the Golden State that “I’ve heard you. I’m going to change.” He did.

Posted October 30, 2006

Here's my challenge to you: Get active. Get involved. As citizens we must choose to be involved, even if we aren’t entirely happy with the way things are in Washington.

Posted October 02, 2006

It struck me that they’re might be a lot of other folks out there who, like my friend, don’t know who Mitt Romney is. That should change.

Posted September 18, 2006

It’s not everyday that you have the opportunity to have breakfast with the man who might be the next leader of the free world.

Posted August 20, 2006

The deep polarization that plagues American politics has also infected our thinking on globalization. If China continues its rapid economic ascent, the conventional thinking is that this is bad for America.

Posted August 07, 2006

America is facing the biggest battle of her life in the next three decades. No, I’m not talking about Islamic terrorism; I’m talking about global competition.

Posted July 24, 2006

Blamers. Idiots. Morons. These and other invectives are often used to describe the “other side” in the battle royal that is modern politics.

Posted July 03, 2006

The public would be well-served to do more than gawk at Buffett’s mammoth gift.

Posted June 19, 2006

Summer before last, the fish weren't jumpin' and the federal Bonneville Power Administration in Portland, Oregon, had to do something about it.

Posted May 29, 2006

As I write this, Congress is well on its way toward passing one of the most important pieces of legislation of the 21st century. The timing is perfect: America has never needed immigration reform as desperately as it does now. To build on what I wrote last week, this is certainly no time for our leaders to suffer from a failure of nerve.

Posted May 19, 2006

Failure of nerve is a common ailment for leaders. Defined as choosing the status quo to avoid a decision which might produce a positive change in course, a failure of nerve is all too often the cause for failure in international affairs, domestic politics and business.

Posted April 10, 2006

Protests over proposed immigration reforms raged across the country last week, bringing to light the elephant that has been in the room for some time now: illegal immigration. What to do?