Tag Archives: Free State

The New Republic: Opinion- Bryan Mealer: The Struggle For a New American Gospel

Source: The New Democrat As someone who grew up in an Atheist family where both my father and mother were Atheists at least when I was growing up, I believe Mom is more of an Agnostic now, but Dad if … Continue reading

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The Economist: The Literature of Liberalism- Liberal Democracy: The Core of Liberalism

Source: The New Democrat There’s been this ongoing debate about what liberalism actually is and what it means to be a Liberal. If you were ask me as a Liberal what it means to be a Liberal, I would tell … Continue reading

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The Economist: John Stuart Mill- Against Tyranny of The Majority: The Father of Liberalism

Source: The New Democrat What is this is really about is democracy and there several different forms of democracy which I’m going to explain here. And if you’re familiar with this blog and my writing, you know that we believe … Continue reading

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Americans United: ‘We Are Americans United’- For Separation of Church and State

Source: The New Democrat From Wikipedia “The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom … 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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Crash Course: Craig Benzine- ‘Federalism: Crash Course Government and Politics’

Source:Crash Course– American federalism. Source:The New Democrat “In which Craig Benzine teaches you about federalism, or the idea that in the United States, power is divided between the national government and the 50 state governments. Craig will teach you about … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Ishaan Tharoor- U.S. Democrats Are Embracing The Term Liberal: What it Means to be a Liberal

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Washington Post: Ishaan Tharoor- U.S. Democrats Are Embracing The Term Liberal: What it Means to be a Liberal If you’re someone who believes in the U.S. Constitution, at least … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Opinion: Marci Hamilton: The History of Religion in The United States: Liberty and Theocracy

Source: Constitution Daily: Opinion: Marci Hamilton: The History of Religion in The United States: Liberty and Theocracy I believe Marci Hamilton hit it best that one of the great things about America is our Freedom of Religion and religious diversity. … Continue reading

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Keith Hughes: US Federalism For Dummies- American Government Review

Source:The New Democrat  “For the discerning dummy and smart smart people, this video is designed for AP American Government students, College students lost in the wilderness in a political science course and just crazy people on the internet with nothing … Continue reading

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Danielle Allen: ‘Equality in the Declaration of Independence’

Source:Amazon– Danielle Allen’s book about the Declaration of Independence. “The following text is excerpted from Our Declaration: A Reading of the ­Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality (Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2014) by Danielle Allen, UPS Foundation Professor in the … Continue reading

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