Tag Archives: Liberty

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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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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James Miller Center: President Jimmy Carter: University of Notre Dame 1977 Commencement: The Human Rights Foreign Policy

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This speech by President Carter in 1977 was not only huge, but I think the best speech he’s ever given. And perhaps the best speech that any president has ever given … 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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The Washington Post: Opinion- Katrina Vanden Heuvel- A New Definition of Freedom in America

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus It’s great to see Democrats talking about freedom again. This is something that Liberals and Progressives should be talking about anyway. Since we created freedom in America. With the U.S. … Continue reading

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History Comes to Life: Wendell Willkie- A Classical Liberal

Source: History Comes to Life: Wendel Willkie 1892-1944 When you hear the term classical liberal, it’s generally used to talk about Libertarians today. Even though Libertarians are right-wing, center-right depending on what type of Libertarian they are. And Liberals are left-wing, … 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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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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Thomas Jefferson: Freedom vs Big Government

The United States Constitution is there to protect Americans from statists on the Far-Right and Far-Left. Who would otherwise ignore the Constitution because they believe government knows better than individuals themselves how Americans should live their own lives. The U.S. … Continue reading

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Durham University: Video: Professor Conor Gearty: Liberty and Security For All

Durham University: Video: Professor Conor Gearty: Liberty and Security For All If you want to know what I think about the War on Terror. Here are a few quotes that I’ll give you and that should give a pretty good … Continue reading

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