Category Archives: Liberal Democracy

The New Republic: Opinion- Clint Smith: Affirmative Action As Reparations

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The main reason why I oppose affirmative action at least in the sense of reward any American or Americans based on race, ethnicity, or gender, is because I have this old … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Sheri Berman: ‘ Some Argue That The West Should Limit Democracy To Save Liberalism: Here’s Why They’re Wrong’

Source: The New Democrat America and to a certain extent Europe, has a long history of subsidizing authoritarian regimes in the Middle East and Africa (specifically) for their own national interests. The thinking being that if they don’t subsidize these … Continue reading

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USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy

Source: This post was originally posted at The New Democrat: USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy Islamism, from ISIS and other groups, is not just and assault on American and Western values, but its … Continue reading

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Academy of Ideas: John Stuart Mill On Liberty

Academy of Ideas: John Stuart Mill On Liberty When I think of liberty, I don’t think of the liberty to do whatever the hell I want without any consequences. I think of individual liberty, self-determination, free will, the ability for … Continue reading

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Life & Liberty Magazine: Opinion: Julie Borowski: Should Pro-Life People be Forced to Subsidize Planned Parenthood?

Life & Liberty Magazine: Opinion: Julie Borowski: Should Pro-Life People be Forced to Subsidize Planned Parenthood? With all due respect to Julie Borowski over at Life and Liberty Magazine who I personally don’t know and just saw her name for … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig- “Catholic Upbringing Made Me a Libertarian Activist”: The Liberal Society Notion of Freedom

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I believe in both economic freedom and personal freedom. The idea that people should have the freedom to manage their own economic and personal affairs. Be able to make their … Continue reading

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The History TV: Thomas Jefferson- American Republic

Source: The History TV: Thomas Jefferson- American Republic There is a debate in the United States about what is America according to our own Constitution. Are we a republic or a democracy, the fact is we are both, but then why … Continue reading

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Constitution Center: Constitution Daily: NCC Staff: Danielle Allen Traces Equality in the Declaration of Independence: Freedom and Equality in a Liberal Democracy

Event preview: Scholar traces equality in the Declaration of Independence. Freedom vs. equality which I guess has been an ongoing debate between Progressives and Libertarians perhaps for an indefinite time now. And this whole discussion is really relates to what … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Tanner Colby: How The Left’s Embrace of Busing Hurt The Cause of Integration

Slate: Opinion: Tanner Colby: How The Left’s Embrace of Busing Hurt The Cause of Integration This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger As a Liberal I believe in things like equal opportunity, Equal Justice Under the … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Lane Kenworthy- “America’s Social Democratic Future”: America’s Liberal Democratic Future

Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Lane Kenworthy- America’s Social Democratic Future This post was originally posted at The New Democrat The Affordable Care Act even though health insurance won’t be expanded to all Americans even when fully implemented and that is one … Continue reading

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