How the Era of Republican Revolution in the 18th century Provide Insight into American Conservative Thinking

But what is in a word? Everything…especially when you’re misusing a word however you want to. “Kirk himself was unequivocally traditionalist (…) it is surprising that young libertarians claim a thinker who declared, “Conservatism is not simply a defense of ‘capitalism.’” (…) The essential traditionalist, Kirk declared that “we need to guide ourselves by the Continue reading How the Era of Republican Revolution in the 18th century Provide Insight into American Conservative Thinking

“The American Founders drew on an astonishingly wide range of historical sources” | Heather Mac Donald

ON THE HISTORICAL SOURCES OF THE FOUNDERS THAT ARE THE BASIS OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLICAN PHILOSOPHY “The American Founders drew on an astonishingly wide range of historical sources. They invoked the Greek city-states, the Carolingian Dynasty, and the Ottoman Empire in the Constitution’s defense. And they assumed that the new nation’s citizens would themselves be Continue reading “The American Founders drew on an astonishingly wide range of historical sources” | Heather Mac Donald

Columbia (American Minerva) and the Fasces in “Reconstruction” for Equal Rights (1868), Harper’s Weekly | Artist Thomas Nast

“Reconstruction” by German-born American political cartoonist, Thomas Nast illustrates the Southern states being brought back into order with the North under the ancient symbol of collective power, authority and fraternity, the fasces and the nation’s motto, E Pluribus Unum (“Out of Many, One”). The symbolism of Columbia (America) depicted in Thomas Nast’s cartoon illustrations may Continue reading Columbia (American Minerva) and the Fasces in “Reconstruction” for Equal Rights (1868), Harper’s Weekly | Artist Thomas Nast

Late to the party… | A Look at Hayward’s Review: The Liberal Republicanism of Gordon Wood

“Unlike today’s liberals who quote his magnum opus, Wood does not think that America can return to its republican roots. He may be crying over spilled milk, but he has the fortitude to admit it.” HAYWARD, THE LIBERAL REPUBLICANISM OF GORDON WOOD So must we have the fortitude to admit. According to Steven F. Hayward, Continue reading Late to the party… | A Look at Hayward’s Review: The Liberal Republicanism of Gordon Wood

President Donald Trump’s Nashville Rally Lies and Ignorance about Blacks, Republican History, and Voting Rights

May 30, 2018. President Trump, Nashville, Tennessee Rally on African-Americans: “Remember when I’d make a speech, and I’d talk about African-Americans, and I’d say, ‘highest crime-rate, bad education,’ I go like ten-points, and they’re always voting; African-Americans vote for Democrats, for the most part. Y’know, vast majority. They’ve been doing it for over a hundred-years!” Continue reading President Donald Trump’s Nashville Rally Lies and Ignorance about Blacks, Republican History, and Voting Rights

Constantin Von Hoffmeister “Secret America”: Defining America as a Race-Based Republic

German Identitarian desires a race-based American vision, and rationalizes Trump’s policies. The philosophy of REPUBLICANISM makes the idea and historical permanency of a ‘White Ethno-State’ impossible, and a contradiction in terms, especially given the historical circumstances. What was the true vision of the United States? Who can truly say, based on racial terms, and was it meant Continue reading Constantin Von Hoffmeister “Secret America”: Defining America as a Race-Based Republic