Evidence that America is Committing National Suicide

“If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.” — Abraham Lincoln1 This is the first time I’ve seen Lincoln’s reference to national suicide. I’m more familiar with James Burnham’s book Suicide of Read more […]Abraham Lincoln’s Lyceum Address was delivered to the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois on January 27, 1838, and was titled “The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions.” [↩]

Liberals Want a “Living Constitution” to Steal Our Stuff

Liberals love to talk about a Living Constitution. A Living Constitution is a document with flexibility. Liberals want a document they can take an oath to uphold, saying “so help me God,” so they can manipulate to suit their leftist ideals. If they believe the Constitution is living in the sense that it is malleable, then they did not swear falsely. For a liberal, to uphold the Constitution means infusing it with liberal governing principles. I find it the height of hypocrisy that liberals Read more […]

Third-Party Pipe Dreams

I saw a Facebook post that argued that all the presidents on Mount Rushmore were third party guys. This can hardly be true for George Washington who had no party affiliation. Political parties were in their infancy when Thomas Jefferson was elected. It seems a new party was being started every election cycle. Jefferson belonged to the Democratic-Republican Party that he organized along with James Madison in 1791. It stood in opposition to the Federalist Party and dominated American politics from Read more […]