Donald, Independence Day, a baseball game, and fireworks proved to be a recipe for cognitive dissonance.
American vs. unAmerican values, according to the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America
Values that run contrary to the Constitution of the United States of America are, by definition, unAmerican values. Let’s consider the rights defined by the First Amendment.
Values that are in opposition to the Declaration of Independence are, by definition, unAmerican.
“Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” Who said it?
Alan Pell Crawford’s Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson tries to simultaneously be a Jefferson lovefest and an attempt at balanced history. Jefferson himself was a man of well-documented contradictions: he said “All men are created equal,” yet he owned slaves; he opposed strong central […]
By Martin Bosworth As our own Sunfell excellently explained recently, our society is rapidly becoming one where your data shadow can chase you wherever you go. Where privacy is an illusion, where every thought, word, deed, and action you take can be catalogued and used to call you […]
By Robert Silvey Scooter Libby walks free because he is a friend of the king. Two hundred thirty-one years after we American colonials declared our independence from the tyranny of one King George, another King George has reasserted the royal prerogative of placing himself and his friends above […]