I am a graduate of Duke University, where I attained my B.S. in economics. I briefly worked in private economic research after college, and am currently a J.D. candidate at the University of Chicago Law School. I previously served as a law clerk for Senator Mike Lee on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, and interned for the Ethics and Public Policy Center in its American Religious Freedom Program. I also serve as the National Policy Director and Illinois State Director for Vanguard PAC ( Follow me on Twitter at @josh_hammer.


    Fight Hard on the Border Issue

    Of all the issues across the American political spectrum, few make certain factions of the Inside-the-Beltway/K Street Establishment wet their panties more than does the immigration issue.  These armchair-quarterback Establishmentarians can

    It’s Time to Pay Attention to Kansas

    While it is far too early to write an obituary in Topeka, conservatives must acknowledge the reality that Governor Sam Brownback is fighting for his political life right now in

    Phil Simms and Tony Dungy Join the Caucus of The Men Who Pee Sitting Down

    Erick has previously noted the existence of a caucus of The Men Who Pee Sitting Down — basically, a bunch of aggrieved white left-wing culture warriors hellbent on utilizing a select

    “The Book of Mormon” on Broadway

    I am not a Mormon.  As a Jew, in fact, I am not only one but am two additional holy books short of accepting the doctrinal tenets of the Church

    Why We Fight

    Today was my final day as a summer law clerk with the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.  Now that my U.S. Senate badge is turned in and I no longer in