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The Idea of America and Why it Matters

The American Idea: What It Is, Why It Matters, and Why It Is in Jeopardy By Ben Sasse, Ph.D. We face great challenges at this moment in history. We face cyber threats. We face a resurgent Russia under Vladimir Putin. … Continue reading

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What Would a Biblical Society Look Like Today?

“What a Theonomic Society Would Look Like” by Dr. Joel McDurmon Life and Liberty Life would have its utmost protection in a theonomic state. It would be protected both by the state and from the state. Murderers would be executed … Continue reading

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Freedom of God vs Freedom of the State

Freedom and the State By Rev. R.J. Rushdoony Not only is morality transferred from God and His law to the state and its fiat law, but freedom also. Whether it be a Marxist state or a democratic one, freedom is … Continue reading

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Liberal-Democracy as Illiberalism — the Subversion of Liberty

The Specter of Soft Totalitarianism By Daniel J. Mahoney Alexis de Tocqueville ends his classic work Democracy in America (published in two volumes in 1835 and 1840) with an evocative description of a new “species of oppression” that he believed … Continue reading

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Morality, Tolerance, Diversity, and Borders

Who We Are As a People– The Syrian Refugee Question By Edward J. Erler, Ph.D. (Co-author, The Founders on Citizenship and Immigration) Nothing has provoked the ire of America’s bipartisan political class as much as Donald Trump’s recent proposal that the … Continue reading

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Tocqueville; Religion, Liberty, and Government

Providence and Democracy By: Harvey C. Mansfield I stop the first American whom I meet…and I ask him if he believes religion to be useful to the stability of laws and to the good order of society; he answers me … Continue reading

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The Church vs. Socialism

THE CHURCH VS. SOCIALISM By Dr. Gary North And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any [of them] that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but … Continue reading

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