What elements of American society boost our international competitiveness, and which ones weaken us? In the real world, what works in America and what doesn't?
In our contemporary political climate, Americans of differing philosophies can argue until we're blue in the face about our various points of view. It reaches the point where our disagreements often more closely resemble fanatical sports loyalties or flashing of gang signs than they do enlightened, substantive debate.
In such an environment, actual empirical studies and dispassionate surveys can provide much-needed…
"So, a 'senior Obama administration official' called the prime minister of Israel -- our closest ally in the Middle East and one of the few nations in the region that is not (a) imploding or (b) actively funding or supporting terrorists -- 'a chickenshit.' While that word has rocketed around the globe, other descriptions of Benjamin Netanyahu include, 'recalcitrant, myopic, reactionary, obtuse, blustering…[more]
—David French, American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel
— David French, American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel