Smashing the Social Contract

Current Democrat political actions are shattering our “social contract.” This concept, developed by enlightenment philosophers, strongly influenced America’s founders when establishing our republican government.  One of those philosophers, John Locke, an author popular with Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton, among others, theorized that in a state of nature each man lives in perfect… Continue reading Smashing the Social Contract

Richmond Democrats Embrace Crime, no Punishment.

Democrats have been coy about their relationship to the violent groups rioting in our cities. CNN, a faithful echo chamber for the Democrat Party, downplays the violence by describing it as “fiery but mostly peaceful.” Kamala Harris, who will apparently be president in a Biden Administration, has willfully ignored the violence. In an  interview with… Continue reading Richmond Democrats Embrace Crime, no Punishment.

What is a Hero? Look to 9/11 for models.

Young people are very much in the news today, marching, petitioning, and yes, sometimes rioting.  They want a better, fairer world, and there’s nothing wrong with that. In the past, it has often been the young, unjaded by experience, who brought about beneficial change.  Alexander Hamilton was 22 when he became George Washington’s aide; Thomas… Continue reading What is a Hero? Look to 9/11 for models.

Shh! The Battle of the Fairfax Public Libraries is raging!

The confrontations taking place in urban America's streets nightly are still new. But there have been battles taking place in our civic institutions for some time, and we are clearly losing that war. Right now, there’s a critical skirmish taking place in northern Virginia, among the Fairfax County Public Library Board of Trustees -- of… Continue reading Shh! The Battle of the Fairfax Public Libraries is raging!