Tag Archives: Freedom of Choice

Pot-TV: Andrew Bernstein- ‘The Case For Ending Drug Prohibition’

  Source: The New Democrat I mostly agree with Andrew Bernstein here and I disagree with him when it comes to full legalization. I’m not a Libertarian and that is just one example of why I wouldn’t legalize cocaine, heroin and … 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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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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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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Foreign Affairs: Francis Fukuyama- ‘The Future of History: Can Liberal Democracy Survive the Decline of the Middle Class’

Source:Foreign Affairs– welcome to Washington. “Something strange is going on in the world today. The global financial crisis that began in 2008 and the ongoing crisis of the euro are both products of the model of lightly regulated financial capitalism … 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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▶The Economist: Video: Live Chart: Gambling Revenues

▶ Live Chart: Gambling Revenues – YouTube. Here’s a way for states and other governments to cut their deficits and not have to cut so much in public services. By legalizing, regulating and taxing gambling rather than having taxes so … Continue reading

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Marijuana Policy Project: Charles Krauthammer on Marijuana

Source: Mass Tea Party: FNC’s The O’Reilly Factor- Charles Krauthammer on The War on Drugs I actually disagree with Charles Krauthammer on this, but perhaps not in the way you might think. We tried alcohol prohibition and that didn’t work either. … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: Ronald Reagan-Debate with Walter Mondale (Domestic Issues) (October 7, 1984): Abortion

“President Ronald Reagan debates Democratic candidate Walter Mondale. The candidates discuss issues such as economic policy, religion, leadership qualities, and abortion. This was the first debate in the presidential election of 1984 and focused on domestic issues.” From the James … Continue reading

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