With the midterms all but over, many Americans who feared a red wave are justly rejoicing over this historic result. And, in the rejoicing, hot takes abound about what carried the day for the Democrats. There’s even a palpable hope that Trump and the MAGA movement may be done for. But there’s also the factContinue reading “What The 2022 Midterms Mean For And About America: An Historical Perspective”
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Being Apolitical Is Not a Virtue
Everyone has probably heard someone say something along the lines of “I don’t care about politics,” “I’m not a political person,” or “I don’t know anything about politics, so I just stay out of it.” The totality of these sentiments reveals two things about America’s views of politics: one, they don’t know what “political” meansContinue reading “Being Apolitical Is Not a Virtue”
Why You Should Vote
Why exactly should you vote in the midterm elections? It’s not because of the policy issues either Democrats or Republicans are pushing. It’s because of something much bigger than that.
What is the Root of Inequality Amongst People?: Rousseau on America’s Founding Lie of (In)equality
Podcast Link “The first man who, having enclosed a piece of ground, bethought himself of saying, “This is mine”, and found people simple enough to believe him, was the real founder of civil society.” – Rousseau Every society must justify its inequalities. But, before we get to that, I want to let you know thatContinue reading “What is the Root of Inequality Amongst People?: Rousseau on America’s Founding Lie of (In)equality”
Existential Threat: The Electoral College and Its Threat to American Democracy
Today we’re going to talk about the Electoral College.We’re going to get at it by discussing its origin, its intended purpose, dispel modern myths, and discuss the existential threat it poses to the American Republic. So let’s climb the ladder of truth together.