The Watercooler ~ Is There A Proper Way to Govern and Educate?

    The following article, a publication of Hillsdale College, is taken from a speech given by Dr. Larry Arnn in October of 2013. Dr. Arnn is president of Hillsdale College. The speech brings such clarity to the proper way to govern and educate that I copied it in its entirety. There is a proper way to educate and there is a proper way to govern, and | Read More »

    Tyranny is as Tyranny Does

    During the recent 4th of July celebration of America’s independence, Hillsdale College, a bastion of constitutional education and a powerhouse in the promotion of liberty, announced a “Read the Declaration” campaign. This campaign encouraged people who were gathered to celebrate the victory of freedom over tyranny to read the Declaration of Independence in its entirety. Many of our fellow citizens have never read this foundational | Read More »

    It’s All About the Constitution

    If you are a regular reader of RedState, you’ll know I am a huge fan of Hillsdale College and am delighted to help them advertise a great program with Dr. Larry Arnn. The program is called “Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution”. It is a 10-week online course providing a great learning experience about the Constitution. There is no cost to register | Read More »

    It’s All About the Constitution

    If you are a regular reader of RedState, you’ll know I am a huge fan of Hillsdale College and am delighted to help them advertise a great program with Dr. Larry Arnn. The program is called “Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution”. It is a 10-week online course providing a great learning experience about the Constitution. There is no cost to register | Read More »

    Be Sure What You Believe

    I get asked all the time what tea party activists need to do to become more effective in the fight for freedom.Without hesitation, I say tea party activists need to be sure what they believe.What I mean is simple — it is one thing to have read the constitution and quite another to understand why the founding fathers did what they did and how.So I’m | Read More »

    John Bolton grades the Obama Administration’s foreign policy record

    As part of part of Hillsdale College’s DC-based Kirby Center for the Constitution and Citizenship “First Principles on First Fridays” lecture series, John Bolton spoke at the Heritage Foundation today.  9/11 is of course a somber anniversary for our country, and a fitting moment to reflect on how how American foreign policy is being shaped in the post-George W. Bush era. In Ambassador Bolton’s view, it is not | Read More »

    Hillsdale Goes to Washington

    Hillsdale College is establishing a permanent home in Washington, D.C., to give its students a first-hand look at American government. Hillsdale, which operates without any federal or state taxpayer money, is launching the Allan P. Kirby Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship. Hillsdale President Larry Arnn made the announcement today: Hillsdale College was founded 164 years ago on the idea that learning is the | Read More »