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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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Wars, Elections, Politicians, and Liberty

Liberty By Phillip Kayser, Ph.D. As elections gear up, politicians throw out slogans that catch the ears of the public. One of those slogans is, “Help me fight for your liberty.” That sounds nice until you catch the nuances of … Continue reading

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Reviewing Christianity in Nineteenth Century American Law

 Christianity in Nineteenth Century American Law “The Christian Life of the American Republic” By Steven Samson, Ph.D. The religious underpinnings of American political and legal institutions have been duly noted by legal scholars, historians, judges, politicians, and clergymen alike. Church … Continue reading

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A Word to the Best of God’s People…

The Idolatry of Rationalism By Jeremy Swanson “It is not sufficient for everyone to obey and to listen to the Divine message of the City of Righteousness, the Faithful City. In order to propagate that message among the heathen, nay, … Continue reading

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