Articles by Orrin C. Judd

America's First War on Islamic Terror

Joshua E. London's new book on America's Barbary Wars -- Victory in Tripoli : How America's War with the Barbary Pirates Established the U.S. Navy and Shaped a Nation -- draws fascinating parallels to the current War on Terror. The... Read More

The Contest Between Taxeaters and Taxpayers

Editors note: Steven Malanga is a contributing editor of City Journal and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, specializing in urban economies, business communities, and public policy. His book The New New Left : How American Politics Works Today... Read More

Present at the Transition

Editor's note: John Ehrman -- author of the well-regarded study The Rise of Neoconservatism : Intellectuals and Foreign Affairs, 1945-1994 -- has written a new book: The Eighties: America in the Age of Reagan. It is one of the first... Read More

Dumb and Dumber: Revisiting Conservatives as the Stupid Party

It was likely John Stuart Mill, in 1866, who first dubbed conservatives the Stupid Party: "I never meant to say that the Conservatives are generally stupid. I meant to say that stupid people are generally Conservative. I believe that... Read More

The Strange Death That No One Cares About

There was a death in Washington recently that received far less attention than it deserved: the New Democrat philosophy of Bill Clinton is dead. This is a truly extraordinary development; one that should not be allowed to pass so quietly.... Read More

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