An Iconoclast Looks At Four Failed Administrations

An Iconoclast Looks At Four Failed Administrations In a clear-eyed approach, the past four administrations are rife with failure. The prospects for effective leadership aren’t encouraging. MARCH 6, 2021|12:01 AM,TheAmericanConservativeOnline GEORGE LIEBMANN Few in today’s polarized world equally stigmatize two Democratic and two Republican administrations, but the dishonors are about equal. Here are my tributes. […]

Beware of New ‘Sixty Minutes Laws’After the Capitol Riot

Beware Of New ‘60 Minutes Laws’ After The Capitol Riot The best safeguard against domestic terrorism is a reasonably contented citizenry. MARCH 1, 2021|12:00 PM,TheAmericanConservative GEORGE LIEBMANN The Capitol riot was the result of the un-coordinated action of two politicians, each of whom thought that he or she could exploit political violence for personal purposes. […]

Book Announcement- Vox Clamantis In Deserto by George W. Liebmann

VOX CLAMANTIS IN DESERTO by George W. Liebmann This is a collection of 110 short ‘op-ed’ articles written over a 25-year period encompassing the unfortunate Clinton, Bush Jr., Obama and Trump administrations; included are a few longer pieces on welfare, reapportionment, Palestine, and civil rights ‘consent decrees.’ This collection is followed by book reviews of […]

Trump’s Path to the Political Graveyard

The president shares all the characteristics of history’s forsaken leaders. In the end, he’ll meet their fate. JANUARY 12, 2021|12:01 AM,TheAmericanConsrvativeOnline GEORGE LIEBMANN There has been much speculation over Trump’s future. His intransigence over election results was widely predicted: the necessary increased use of mail-in ballots and resulting delayed counts provided an irresistible opportunity for […]

How America Can Restore Confidence in its Elections

Restoring Confidence in Elections TheAmericanConsrvativeOnline,January 6, 2021 by George Liebmann There is little doubt that President Trump, before both 2016 and 2020 elections, did all he could to undermine confidence in their results. In 2016, he was abetted by his opponent, whose delayed and graceless concession was followed by state recounts ostensibly requested by the […]

The Taliban Come to America, Disguised as Philanthropoids

Political foundations seek to “re-imagine” America’s monuments. A new Reece Committee is needed to stop them. The American Conservative NOVEMBER 20, 2020 GEORGE LIEBMANN Only the unobservant will be startled by the recent announcement by the Mellon Foundation of its appropriation of $250 million for a “Monuments Project: Building the Commemorative Landscape for the 21st […]

The Mixed Blessing of Citizens United

The Mixed Blessing Of Citizens United The ruling, deemed a success by many, has hurt conservatives horribly. Real reform can be found by looking to our past. The American Conservative NOVEMBER 11, 2020 Few are satisfied with the present state of American politics: a polarized House of Representatives and state legislatures, a presidential race in […]

An End to Juristocracy: Fixing the Judicial System Has Nothing To Do With Packing Courts

The American Conservative, November 3, 2020 NOVEMBER 3, 2020|12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN It was refreshing to see the editors of the New York Times declare (“The Republican Party’s Supreme Court,” October 27): “The courts must not be in the position of resolving all of America’s political debates. But if Americans can agree on that, then […]

Two Little Words…

Two little words Republicans can’t ignore when it comes to Trump: ‘stand by’ | COMMENTARY By GEORGE LIEBMANN FOR THE BALTIMORE SUN | NOV 02, 2020 AT 10:47 AM FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2020 file photo, members of the Proud Boys, including leader Enrique Tarrio, second from left, gesture and cheer on stage […]

Two Little Words

The American Conservative 2020 Presidential Symposium George Liebmann Means are more important than ends in the politics of free countries. As a bookseller’s son I had no difficulty in the last election in deciding that I would not vote for Donald Trump. I supported Johnson. Trump identified concerns: opposing “liberal imperialism” and its attendant refugee […]