The Scapegoat, by William Holman Hunt, 1854 (from Scapegoat - Wikipedia) I heard about Identity Politics and the Spirit of the Age: A Conversation with Political Theorist Joshua Mitchell - AlbertMohler.com from Social Media and Identity Politics and the Future of the Nation | The Christian Outlook. https://youtu.be/Vi_bPZ9-JeM Mitchell is the author of American Awakening: Identity... Continue Reading →
THE GRAND CONSPIRACY? — PART 2
Here we have Part 2 in "The Grand Conspiracy". See THE GRAND CONSPIRACY? — PART 1 for Part 1. What is Part 2 about? Did The People Ever Run America? As I observed in TLP Living: 11/19/18, when I advocate for limited government my opponents accuse me of being against government or cynicism. Here is where... Continue Reading →
CAN WE BRIDGE THE GAP THAT DIVIDES US?
In 2010 I wrote A GAP TOO WIDE AND TOO DEEP TO BRIDGE. In that post I quoted from Democracy in America by Alexis De Tocqueville. Why? In the first part of the 1830's Tocqueville, a French aristocrat, rode around America for two years on horseback. Then he wrote down his observations and published a two-volume work. Tocqueville's... Continue Reading →
COMPROMISE: THE ALTERNATIVE IS ANARCHY
This post is a follow-on to OF TWISTED WORDS => LEFT-WING AND RIGHT-WING. When I got this comment, I decided to write my answer as this post. What issue does OF TWISTED WORDS => LEFT-WING AND RIGHT-WING address? That post references a video that points out that the type of government that maximizes liberty is a republic. What... Continue Reading →