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Our support for health, education, and welfare must take some form other than support for state systems that serve intrinsically destructive goals... To what extent should Christians support an essentially evil government? The question is unaccustomed....
Carnival
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The only true festival is the one that emerges out of love, joy, and the affirmation that we and this world we live in are essentially good and worth celebrating... In Mark Twain’s harrowing short story
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The answer to the healthcare conundrum is not be found in Congress or in the White House, or in any draconian centre of usurped power; it is to be found on our own doorstep, in our own homes and in the homes of our neighbors...

We can only hope that our current president will not now, in his efforts to make the world safe from terrorism, instead make the world safe for Wahhabism, the last remaining totalitarianism of our time... There have been...
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The future is bright for conservatives. If conservatism is understood as somehow a post-modern phenomenon, we will no longer labor under the tiresome accusation that we are on the wrong side of history and therefore irrelevant...
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One of the most important lessons of Mr. Trump’s electoral victory was that classically-liberal rhetoric and positions were not very important to voters. It turned out that they wanted a candidate who promised to help, not one who knew his Hayek...
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Real Europeans see history as a battle: first, to organize human life in accordance with national and popular principles, with traditions and habits; and second, not to be ruled by even the most perfect ideas thought up by foreigners...

Because of the extraordinary valor shown by so many young men on that distant beach, America stood singular and tall in the saddle. It was her finest hour and for that at least we must be grateful...

U.S. foreign policy needs to be put back into a constitutional framework, even at a time of grave threats to national security and to American lives and property... Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join Richard Gamble as he examines President...
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The Myth of Liberalism offers a concise argument of the adequacy of modern liberalism and a re-presention of how classical/medieval understanding of family and virtue really is a superior understanding of the human good... “Contemporary liberalism is less a political philosophy than...
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Capitalism offers us outstanding new ways to be good. As a civilization, we should concentrate on taking advantage of these remarkable opportunities rather than entertaining idle suggestions, born of intellectual confusion if not sloth and envy, that the great boon of capitalistic plenty is undesirable or an...

Christopher Dawson greatly admired John Henry Newman, for he understood more clearly than any of his contemporaries the coming war of the Church against the ideologues bred by the French Revolution, utilitarianism, and secularization... As Christopher...
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There is an abiding fondness for America among most Filipinos. And yet, at the same time, there is always also a seething resentment among many because they were betrayed from the very beginning, and they believe that still are not treated as true equals, as are our...

Having flouted and subverted the rule of law for decades, the radical elements of the progressive left in the United States now face the inevitable consequence of their concerted activity... “Donald Trump Could Threaten U.S. Rule of...