The Leviathan: Protecting its interest

    What is the Leviathan? “The Leviathan” is a book by Thomas Hobbes (1660). Any book can be read and interpreted differently depending on the perspective of those who choose to chew on the words within. But for me, Hobbes’ “Leviathan” may be just as pertinent (if not more) than “1984”. Hobbes’ “Leviathan” spawned an early consideration and theory that has become known as “Hobbesian Theory” | Read More »

    Melissa Harris-Perry and the bludgeon of “Collective Responsibility”

    For those who have never had the misfortune to be caught unawares by one of MSNBC’s “Lean Forward” advertisements, they are typically vacuous statements of typical leftist pablum wrapped up in lofty rhetoric and set in some sort of idyllic venue, all to reinforce the point that “Government is good. Government is your friend.” As readers of RedState are aware, commentator Melissa Harris-Perry came up with | Read More »