Tag Archives: Constitutional Rights

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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The Hill: Opinion- Bill Press: Who’s The Real Liberal- Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat You want to talk about European social democracy and Far-Left socialist politics in America, or do you want to talk about Center-Left pragmatic progressive and liberal politics in America? If … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Lana Ulrich- The Federalist Papers Are Published: The Creation of The American Federal Republic

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe the American Federal Republic with our Constitution, individual rights and federalist system, is really what separates the United States from every other country in the world and why … Continue reading

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Mal Partisan: O.A.R.- Liberalism: The Philosophy of Individual Rights & Freedom

Source: The New Democrat I’m a Liberal and when I hear the term ‘Modern Liberal’ today it makes me a little angry. Because today’s so-called ‘Modern Liberals’ would be called Socialists in any other country. Because they have a collectivist view … 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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Washington Post: Opinion: George Will- Progressives Are Wrong About the Essence of the Constitution: The Differences Between Social Democracy and the Federal Constitutional Republic

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New DemocratThe more I hear from today’s, so-called, Progressives, the more I believe that they are from a different country or, at least, have lived a long time in another country. They … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- David Greenberg: JFK Was An Unapologetic Liberal

  Source: The New Democrat JFK in a video from 1960 when he was running for President of the United States as U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy, gave a speech at the New York State Liberal Party convention defining liberalism and … Continue reading

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Mometrix Academy: What is Social Liberalism

Source: Mometrix Academy: What is Social Liberalism In this post, I’m just going to get into what social liberalism is and what it isn’t. What it really is and what it really isn’t and I’m writing this especially this weekend when … Continue reading

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Yale University: Liberal Democracy and Its Limits: Defining the Liberal State

I’m not sure there is an actual limit or limits to liberal democracy. Other than the fact that people who aren’t fans of liberal democracy and individual freedom have the same freedom as people who believe in freedom. Even as … Continue reading

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Yale University: Nicholas Wolterstorff- On Faith in Liberal Democracy

Source: Yale University: Nicholas Wolterstorff- On Faith in Liberal Democracy Faith in liberal democracy is about the freedom of and from religion. But that they are separate from the state and that all of these things come from the Constitution. People … Continue reading

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