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:
When can we legislate an opinion? Who is to say that an opinion is a fact? The left has long called to bring the personal into politics, while also calling to keep politics away from people's private decisions. These two things cannot exist together in one's mind.
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.
This is a great book that will help you understand the Supreme Court, how they make decisions, and how those decisions affect you. It's a great look into the major cases that have shaped America, and most especially, American jurisprudence.
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.
I will take a look into the way Liberty falls into an ethical landscape. We will discuss why it's important to have Liberty to be an ethical person and why a society founded on the ideals of Liberty require an ethical population.
The institution of justice is discussed due to the issues with understanding the court system in America as well as where the idea of justice comes from
I think the system is broken around law enforcement. It's not just a few bad apples, but it's a system that doesn't allow people to peacefully live their lives.
Guest Blog: The Case Against Cops is a good case made against the police courtesy of A.B.B., a contributor to http://www.anarchochristian.com. I found this article and felt it would be a good one to share and add to the Conversation!
Young adults seem to want all the freedoms of adulthood while not accepting the responsibility. This idea aims to find a balance between the institutions of the individual and government that makes the societal expectations of adults clear.
The Fair Tax has made waves in Washington, but there aren't many people talking about it as an alternative to the Income Tax. Instead, many people are talking about Tax Cuts, Tax Reform or the Flat Tax. This book gives you all the reasons why we should turn away from the Income Tax and toward a consumption tax, namely the Fair Tax. I go through some of the points in the book in the video below, but you have to read it for yourself! Check out my video and then let me know what you think once you read the book!
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.