Roger Scruton is one of the leading conservative philosophers of the last century, and potentially of all time. His book, The Meaning of Conservatism, was instrumental in developing how I think about politics. So, I want to share this book with you. Honestly, I think anyone - whether conservative or not - would learn a lot from this book. Interested? Check out the podcast here:
How much do you know about the history of religious freedom? These cases are truly interesting, especially if you want to see where the "Wall of Separation" between church and state lies. Listen below to learn more.
We now have an established church in our country, and it is a Secular Church. The first amendment's "freedom of religion" clauses had a distinct purpose, but it was not to separate church and state to the extent, or in the manner, that we turn our backs on God.
How do we defend the American republic? Our first President had some great advice in his farewell address. Hear what Washington prescribed and how it's still relevant.
Is America even worth defending anymore? Or, is it simply an evil, racist, fascist country? We'll see whether America is evil or a force for good, and what that means for upholding its traditions.
Looking to understand where so much of our understanding of #politics comes from in the West? Aristotle’s Politics is a foundational work. Check out this #bookreview, and grab your copy here:
The Second Amendment debate has recently heated up quite a bit due to new laws that Virginia is trying to pass to restrict gun ownership. Today we’ll go through 4 reasons as to why we have the right to guns.
In honor of the 4th of July, it felt right to take a look into some of the founding documents to see what this celebration is about. We will look at these and some of the ideas that lead to it.
With last week's travesty in the U.K. over Alfie, I wanted to discuss the idea of the collective and the collective good. In this, I will argue that there are no government actions that are good for the collective and that this mindset is dangerous for any society.
Finally to 10 episodes!! Today, I discuss what institutions are and how they come about as well as the conservative view on them. I also dive into what conservatism really means through the lens of The Meaning of Conservatism by Rodger Scruton. What you really need to stay tuned for is my ideas on how... Continue Reading →
What do the clear backpacks in Parkland and the Omnibus Bill have in common? Both are a misunderstanding of our system and the Constitution. We discuss both of these issues, and my solution for the Omnibus Bills, The Jefferson Amendment. Hopefully, you enjoy what I have to say and can help me improve my plan and... Continue Reading →
This new spending bill, as narrated by Sen. Paul below, is a 2200 page bill full of special interests, earmarks and needless spending. Only a couple days were given to read it before voting on it, and Sen. Paul went to work: Despite hours of tedious reading, Sen. Paul only finished 600 pages before having... Continue Reading →
Episode 3- Free Speech In Today's World: Check out this episode of the Podcast to hear about the origins of American Free Speech and how it applies today.
DEBATE: In light of the recent shooting, it seemed necessary to explain both the principal and philosophy behind the 2nd Amendment and the pragmatic and utilitarian arguments in favor of it.