Happy Valentine’s Day, Frederick Douglass

Famed orator, abolitionist, and author Frederick Douglass was one of history’s greatest champions of liberty. Born a slave, Douglass didn’t know his actual birthday, but chose February 14th, St. Valentine’s Day,

A Free Market Valentine’s Day

Do you want to impress your Valentine with some econ knowledge? LearnLiberty’s brand new video featuring Prof. Chris Coyne explains three important economic concepts as they relate to today’s holiday.

In Praise of the Bow Tie

I wear bow ties because it’s a hell of a lot harder to spill food on them than it is neckties. That’s not exactly why I wear them, but it’s a convenient excuse to give at cocktail parties and wedding receptions. And you’ll need an excuse if you’re going to wear bow ties these days, especially if you’re a twenty-something who doesn’t have the luxury of being pardoned as a cantankerous old fart who doesn’t know better than to dress like a Supreme Court justice.

Bishop on the Brink

A liberal congressman defies his district and faces defeat in a bellwether re-election campaign.   In 2010, a torrent of anger against statist intrusion swept away scores of Democratic incumbents.

A Note from the Executive Director

Thank you for all you do to make America’s Future Foundation possible.  Whether you are a member, regular attendee, financial supporter, Doublethink reader, or otherwise a fan, you play an

The Distinction that Matters Most

A reflection on the American‘s for Prosperity Defending the Dream Summit by Jacqueline Otto This past weekend, a few thousand conservatives inside the Washington Convention Center were enjoying dinner and

Raul Castro’s Cuba

HAVANA, CUBA– Whenever it seems as though something momentous and exciting is about to happen here, prepare to be disappointed. In spite of earlier signs of a thaw in U.S.-Cuba

The Death of Neoconservatism

This article was adapted from remarks delivered at an America’s Future Foundation roundtable in Washington on November 19, 2008. American presidential elections are often best read as verdicts on the