Ok, so full disclosure right up front, I did not vote for either Secretary Clinton or President-elect Trump. This was a decision that I thought long and hard about. My friends and family (on both sides of the political spectrum) told me that it was a cop out, that it was a waste of my … Continue reading The Campaign is Over, Now It’s Time to Govern
In 1798, at the end of his second term as the first President of the United States George Washington gave a foretelling public address in which he pointed out what could befall our nation if we were not cognizant of the dangers posed by party politics. Specifically, he highlighted the danger to personal liberty in … Continue reading To Be or Not to Be…in a Political Party
At the heart of almost every American political debate since the Revolution lies a fundamental question between two diametrically opposed things that people want, freedom and safety. The problem is that the two are inversely correlated. In order to have more of one, you must give up some of the other. Neither complete freedom nor … Continue reading The Curious Case of Freedom vs. Safety
The problem with the title of this post being true is that in modern American society, responsibility is undervalued. In fact, being responsible often seems like an exception instead of a rule. Let’s take for example that a large number of people in America identify themselves as pro-choice. By that they mean a woman should … Continue reading With Great Freedom Comes Great Responsibility…
Since the dawn of man no people in any civilization have lived as freely and comfortably as we do in the United States of America in 2016. This unprecedented freedom and prosperity came at great sacrifice to previous and current generations of Americans that believed and still believe in the idea of American Exceptionalism. This … Continue reading The American Dream: A New Third Way
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