RIGHT and WRONG, Not Left and Right — America’s Third Option, Post 1
“No law can give me the right to do what is wrong.” -Abraham Lincoln A WORLD AT WAR? Hot wars are always preceded by soft wars where values become so polarizing that killing and conquering seems the only recourse. While there will always be militaristic zealots for causes making national self-defense an answer to physical attacks, the answer to all war is founded upon | Read More »
Personal liberty is always and only possible when and where external control stops.
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Alexis de Tocqueville Describes Barack Obama’s America
In Democracy in America, published in 1835, Tocqueville wrote of his travels through America in the early 19th Century when the market revolution, Western expansion, and Jacksonian democracy were radically transforming the fabric of American life. He saw democracy as an equation that balanced liberty and equality, concern for the individual as well as the community. America, in contrast to the aristocratic ethic, was a | Read More »