by | May 28, 2020

Now is the time of the biblical holiday of Shavu’ot, translated literally as the Holiday of Weeks, coming as it…

by | May 21, 2020

The premise behind our Constitution is that we humans are capable of governing ourselves. It is we, the people, who…

by | Apr 9, 2020

Here’s a story from Ukraine from over 200 years ago. It was the eve of the Passover holiday, and for…

by | Mar 15, 2020

March was an important month for George Washington. He resisted the opportunity to become a military dictator in March. And…

by | Nov 25, 2019

Nearly 20 years ago, in the wake of the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, the masterful Wendell Berry wrote an impassioned…

by | Oct 24, 2016

Complaints about the 2016 election are rather easy to come by, no matter where one stands on the political spectrum…

by | Jul 3, 2016

On July 4, 1826, Owen stood atop his new ideological colony in New Harmony, Indiana, the heart of the American heartland, and delivered his “Declaration of Mental Independence.” It was, in effect, an anti-Declaration of Independence, the opposite of an affirmation of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, of the laws of nature and nature’s God.

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