The Electoral College is an Essential Guardian of Liberty

After the Constitutional Convention that created our nation, Benjamin Franklin famously said we have “A republic, if you can keep it.” A republic is a representative form of government. Democracy is nothing more or less than mob rule—majority wins. The lessons of history teach us that freedom doesn’t survive in a democracy; sooner or later, … More The Electoral College is an Essential Guardian of Liberty

Yet We Have This Hope

Friends, I don’t know about you, but I’m losing hope. The two major candidates for president are arguably the most detestable individuals ever to seek public office in the United States. Party divisions are deep, mainstream media is centered on the horrible flaws of both candidates, and of late both campaigns are entirely focused on … More Yet We Have This Hope

Foundations of Greatness

“Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Often attributed to Winston Churchill, this timeless saying emphasizes that, though times change, and though human actions and desires may change in deed, humanity will never change in nature. If we are to understand the fundamental beliefs, assumptions, and problems of humanity today, … More Foundations of Greatness