Here’s What Tattoo Artists Can Teach Republican Governors

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David French talks about lessons learned from a tattoo artist on National Review:

This is, unquestionably, my favorite story of the week. Thanks to Glenn Reynolds, I ran across one of the more absurd P.C. meltdowns I’ve ever seen (and that’s saying a lot). [Read more...]

Forgiving Their Attacker, His Christian Victims Heaped Burning Coals on His Head


My husband David French talks about forgiveness in his latest National Review article:

Terrorism is a tactic because it so often works. Jihadists know this all too well. They’ve been violent enough, long enough, that the mere threat of bloodshed can lead to self-censorship and intimidation. [Read more...]

Moments in Confederate Flag History: the Clinton and Carter Edition


With all of the newly ignited controversy over the Confederate flag, let’s don’t forget that Democrats don’t have a great record on this. Check out the AP photo of then Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter on Feb. 16 1972, posing in front of a framed confederate battle flag in the Capitol building in Atlanta.  [Read more...]

Shooting Reignites Confederate Flag Debate: David French on CNN

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After David wrote the controversial article “Why We Shouldn’t Tear Down the Confederate Flag,” he was invited to be on location in Charleston to discuss it.  I thought all of the participants in this conversation did a great job keeping it civil while explaining their positions. [Read more...]

Why We Shouldn’t Tear Down the Confederate Battle Flag


Like many Southern boys, I grew up with two flags hanging in my room — an American flag and a Confederate battle flag. The American flag was enormous, taking up much of one wall. It was the “1776” flag, with 13 stars in a circle in the field of blue. My grandmother bought it for me on the bicentennial, and for years it was a treasured possession. The flag took on a special meaning later in life, when I learned more of a family history that included service with General Washington, suffering at Valley Forge. [Read more...]