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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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Brad Cartwright: The Federalists vs. Anti-Federalist Debate

Source: The New Democrat I like what the guy said in the video. That we have a federalist form of government, but where the Federal Government is part of that system, but not the only government. That we don’t have a … Continue reading

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Helmer Reenberg: Senator John F. Kennedy- Speech to the Houston Ministries: JFK on Separation of Church & State

  From Helmer Reenberg “Presidential candidate John F. Kennedys major address to a group of Protestant ministers on the religious issue. Many Protestants questioned the ability of a Roman Catholic President to make important national decisions independently of the influence … Continue reading

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Constitution Center: Constitution Daily: NCC Staff: Danielle Allen Traces Equality in the Declaration of Independence: Freedom and Equality in a Liberal Democracy

Event preview: Scholar traces equality in the Declaration of Independence. Freedom vs. equality which I guess has been an ongoing debate between Progressives and Libertarians perhaps for an indefinite time now. And this whole discussion is really relates to what … 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: Jamelle Bouie: Jim DeMint, American Abolitionism and Constitutional Conservatives: What is Constitutional Conservatism

Slate: Opinion: Jamelle Bouie: Jim DeMint, American Abolitionism and Constitutional Conservatism The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on BloggerRepresentative Michelle Bachmann announced she was running for president … Continue reading

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The Hill: Opinion- Judd Gregg- Progressives Play With Words, Truth: What Separates Liberalism From Modern Progressivism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I think of liberalism, I look to the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights, our Constitutional Amendments. Because that is where the core of liberalism is whether it is. … 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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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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