Tag Archives: Personal Responsibility

The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin- What is a Classical Liberal?

Source: The New Democrat I’ve been asked many times in the past what are my politics. I’m been accused ( if you want to put it that way ) of being a Libertarian or some other right-winger especially on social … Continue reading

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Reason Magazine: Nick Gillespie Interviewing Nadine Strossen- ‘Fight Hate Speech With More Speech, Not Censorship’

Source: The New Democrat To paraphrase USA Today political columnist and CNN political analyst Kirsten Powers, I’m a free speech nut. Meaning I don’t put many limits on what free Americans can say about anything in America or anywhere else. … Continue reading

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The Economist: Liberalism- Where Did it Come From and Are its Days Numbered?

Source: The New Democrat On this overcast, ugly, cool Memorial Day in the nations capital just outside of Washington, I thought as we celebrate as a country the lives of the people who died for our freedom, I would explain … Continue reading

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Firing Line With William F. Buckley- U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater: The Future of Conservatism, From 1966

Source: The New Democrat What I’m going to do with this piece is explain what conservatism is in the political sense which is conservatism at it’s core and what it isn’t. As well as other political factions that use the … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: David Frum- ‘When Gun Owners Become Hypocritical Hippies’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I never thought I word here gun owners and hippies, in the the same sentence. Hard to imagine a peace-loving hippie who perhaps the only goal that they have in … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: The Washington Journal With Brian Lamb- Camille Paglia & Bay Buchanan: On College Students, Education, Government, Women in Politics

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I like and respect Camille Paglia a lot, at least when I’m quick enough to understand what she’s saying, or at the very least catch every word that she says. … Continue reading

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Politics & Prose: John Leland- ‘Happiness Is A Choice You Make’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe in the cliche life is a highway and then add Tom Cochrane’s line, I want to ride it all night long. On the highway of life ( to … Continue reading

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