Tag Archives: American History

Why Tradition?

Tradition comes from the Latin tradere, which means to transmit. Tradition is the legacy one generation leaves to another, giving it the ability to face the future. In this sense, tradition is synonymous with progress.     Tradition Family Property … Continue reading

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Legislating Immorality

Some people want to legislate morality. Others want to legislate immorality. And some believe you can do neither. Whatever you do, do carefully.

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What, three branches of government?

How long have we had 3 branches of government?  I thought there were only two.  When did we get a third?

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Normalization and the Demise of our Civilization

Normalization is the process of making some new norm. One generation’s values may not be the same as the next. An adoption process takes place very subtly. Evidence of this creeps into society in various ways. Dictionaries are one way. … Continue reading

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The Story of Citizens United v. FEC

Until Americans realize a government of the people, by the people, for the people no longer exists, things will just continue to get worse for them. This is a pretty good depiction of the way things are currently. The Story … Continue reading

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Can a Divided America Survive?

Can a Divided America Survive? – Victor Davis Hanson America is no more immune from collapse than were some of history’s most stable and impressive consensual governments. Fifth-century Athens, Republican Rome, Renaissance Florence and Venice, and many of the elected … Continue reading

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How I Became a Socialist by Helen Keller (born today 1880)

How I Became a Socialist For the present I should like to make a statement of my position and correct some false reports and answer some criticisms which seem to me unjust. First — How did I become a Socialist? … Continue reading

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