The Constitution Protects All Americans Equally. It Must Protect the Many from the Civil Rights of a Few, Too.

Let there be no doubt that the moment a person’s civil rights compromise my constitutional rights (the same rights protecting each American citizen), the other person’s civil rights will have effectively ended in relationship to me. Be it the matter of protecting religious liberty, to simply identify as a ‘man’ or ‘woman’, or resisting divisive slavery reparations as a punitive measure against descendants of antebellum white Americans, these things are worth fighting and dying for, as they were in 1776 and during the Civil War. And they remain so today.

The Monastery of the Mind and ‘The New Patriotism’

Conservative scholar Victor Davis Hanson introduced the metaphor of ‘the monastery of the mind’ in his column for National Review — a self-imposed exile by the average American from the brutality of postmodern politics ‘into mental mountaintops’. Here is where ‘dreams of the past and fantasies of the future’ can alone be conceived and imagined, unscathed…

The Tyrannical Mind of Jean Jacques Rousseau, Father of the Political Left

The terrifying legacy of the French Revolution, inspired ideologically by Jean Jacques Rousseau, expands far beyond its violent excesses, confiscatory taxation and expropriation of private property, or the state excessively regulating one’s right to live. That the great inspiration fulfilled the macabre of the French Revolution, beginning with the fall of the Bastille in 1789…

Our Constitution: America’s Legal Conservator of Natural Law

In Law III of his Laws of Conservation and Energy, Sir Isaac Newton concluded that “To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction: or the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal, and directed to contrary parts.” This best defines a political term of the same root word, conservatism, as…