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Dennis Prager: ‘Clarity About Nationalism’

Source:The New Democrat “In order to make arguments for nationalism, we have to define it. The first definition in Merriam-Webster is “loyalty and devotion to a nation.” But in a second paragraph, it adds, “especially: a sense of national consciousness … Continue reading

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Washington Monthly: Paul Baumann- ‘When Religion is Too Free’

Source:The New Democrat  “But Waldman is too sanguine about the benefits “Americanizing” will have on the DNA of “ancient” religions. Some real tension should exist between an individualistic, often hedonistic society and traditional religious communities. Liberal democracy must cultivate in … Continue reading

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Mao Zedong: Chinese Communism

Source:The New Democrat From Wikipedia “In its post-revolutionary period, Mao Zedong Thought is defined in the CPC’s Constitution as “Marxism–Leninism applied in a Chinese context”, synthesized by Mao and China’s “first-generation leaders”. It asserts that class struggle continues even if … Continue reading

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Commentary Magazine: Yuval Levin- ‘Congress is Weak Because Its Members Want it To Be’

Source: The New Democrat “Congress is weak because its member want it to be”: I completely agree with Yuval Levin on this, but I would put it and phrase it differently. The last 10-20 years perhaps longer Congress’s ( both … Continue reading

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The Millennial Federalist: Federalist Coalition- An Awakening of Federalism

Source: The Millennial Federalist: Federalist Coalition- An Awakening of Federalism If you want to know why the United States is a Federal Republic and you’re now an adult, well you missed that opportunity in high school during your social studies class. … Continue reading

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Crash Course: Video: John Green: The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History

It would be impossible to write out and cover the entire 1960s decade in one blog post. For one I wasn’t born in the decade and didn’t live in the decade at any point. I was born in 1975 which … Continue reading

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Crash Course: Video: Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter: The Economic Malaise of the 1970s

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The Great Deflation of the 1970s as it is more commonly known. Really lasted that entire decade with the economy taking a big hit in 1973 thanks to … Continue reading

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