Tag Archives: U.S. Constitution

Foreign Affairs: Sebastian Mallaby- ‘How Should a Liberal Be?’

Source:The New Democrat  “In James Grant, it sometimes seems, the nineteenth century has been resuscitated. Towering, gaunt, bow-tied, and pinstriped, he writes with a sly wit that recalls the novels of William Thackeray. His signal achievement is a fortnightly cult … Continue reading

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ACLU: Sam Walker- ‘Conscientious Objectors’

Source:The New Democrat  “The ACLU was born out of World War I and the repression that resulted when the U.S. joined the fight.” “On the night of April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson made the trip from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue … Continue reading

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CPH: David Levering Lewis- The Improbable Wendell Willkie

Source:The New Democrat “In the wake of one of the most tumultuous Republican conventions ever, the party of Lincoln nominated in 1940 a prominent businessman and former Democrat who could have saved America’s sclerotic political system. Although Wendell Lewis Willkie … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: A Hundred Years of American Protest, Then and Now

Source:The New Democrat There’s an old American cliche that this is as American as apple pie. Baseball is as American as apple pie. Hot dogs are American as apple pie. Going to church or your house of worship on Sunday … 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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Keith Hughes: Mark Levin’s Liberty Amendments- Explained: Article V Convention of States

Source: The New Democrat I’m going to make a case for why Mark Levin’s so-called Liberty Amendments are anti-conservative and you’ll see what I mean by that. When I think of a Conservative, I think of someone who believes in … 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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