Spend Your Tax Day Remembering Thomas Paine

Without Paine, the American Revolution dies stillborn in the hearts and minds of the American colonists, muttering impotently under the heeled boots of the King's army.

Through the Wall: The Price of Liberty

It is clear for those living in constant fear and hopelessness, trapped in a ceaseless procession of funerals for young male victims of violence both by their peers and the very men and women sworn to protect them, that something has to change.

Rational Liberalism: Self-Evident Truths

This principle that rights are derived from a superlative moral authority is necessary to the entire idea of rights preexisting a constitution or a nation state to begin with.

Rational Liberalism: The Liberty Ethic

[T]he American conservative has less in common with the Founding Fathers, who contended that the proper amount to take from the people was practically nothing, and more in common with Karl Marx.

So, Really, Why Does Inequality Exist?

There is simply no solution to basic inequality, but that's not to say that society shouldn't care about inequality.

Holding the Line

At the very end of every collectivist's argument is always violence. Every collectivist. Always.

Not the Freedom You’re Looking For

Did the Framers truly intend to condemn us to this charade of taxation, regulation, and coercive enforcement of "do as we say or else"?

Who Wants to Rule the World?

In my America, only Liberty wears a crown. Long may she reign.

Lighting Caves, Popping Bubbles

It's time to burst everyone's bubble and force them into the sunlight, even if they run shrieking back into the comfortable captivity of their caves and safe spaces of their bubbles.

The Tyranny of Silence

If we lived in such a land where men and women were bound by a necessity of fear and anxiety of one another, how could they ever build a community, let alone a nation?

Conservative 101: Immigration Policy

[N]o man or woman with a patriot's heart could, in good conscience, put the mailed fist of government tyranny on the throat of men and women whose only real crime is being desperate and hungry.

The Dangers of a More Perfect Union

We must always be on guard against the 3 greatest threats of "a more perfect Union": Bigotry, Utopianism, and Absolutism.

A Short Word: Coming to America

America is just as much about what you bring to her as what she brings to you.

Independence by Dissent and Treason

True patriot Conservatives understand that our nation was itself born of dissent and literal treason and, so long as the cause is just, such dissent and treason is our right and our duty.

One Idea, One Word, and One Republic

If these people cannot be bothered to reclaim something as simple as a word, how do they fool themselves into believing that they can ever hope to reclaim their nation?

Marxist America

In a country once founded upon Locke's "Life. Liberty. Property.", we've become a nation shockingly comfortable with policy that is rooted in "From each according to his ability, to each according to his need."

A Light in the Darkness

What if there were a political party purpose built for the great philosophical hunger of our times?

Playing with Fire: The Syrian Problem

Inconsistency, it seems, is the only consistent policy between the Obama and Trump administrations.

Beautiful America: Our Moral Revolution

After a bloody war of independence, the Founding Fathers sought to let natural Liberty loose into spacious skies, across fruited plains, and from sea to shining sea.

Shattering the Overton Window

As both the Democratic and the Republican Party are enslaved by their political apparatus, only a third party, free of major party establishment influences, has any hope of smashing through the Overton Window for liberty.

Building a Nation

Should we stop to think about the underlying assumptions that we've made our entire lives or allow those in media, in movies, in music, in politics, and behind golden microphones to tell us what we should and shouldn't believe and, more importantly, why we believe anything at all?

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