Tag Archives: Individual Rights

The Independent Institute: Kyle Swan- Private Property Rights

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Libertarian Economist Walter Williams once said something that I actually agree with. He was talking about property rights and extended them to one’s self and one’s body. That the individual … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Sheri Berman- ‘ Some Argue That The West Should Limit Democracy To Save Liberalism: Here’s Why They’re Wrong’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat America and to a certain extent Europe, has a long history of subsidizing authoritarian regimes in the Middle East and Africa (specifically) for their own national interests. The thinking being … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Alexandra Rosenmann- Why Noam Chomsky Won’t Call Himself a Modern-Day Liberal

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: AlterNet: Alexandra Rosenmann- Why Noam Chomsky Won’t Call Himself a Modern-Day Liberal I’ve blogged a lot about Noam Chomsky over the last five years or so, because I find him … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Ishaan Tharoor- U.S. Democrats Are Embracing The Term Liberal: What it Means to be a Liberal

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Washington Post: Ishaan Tharoor- U.S. Democrats Are Embracing The Term Liberal: What it Means to be a Liberal If you’re someone who believes in the U.S. Constitution, at least … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Lana Ulrich- ‘The Federalist Papers Are Published’: The Creation of The American Federal Republic

Source:The New Democrat I believe the American Federal Republic with our Constitution, individual rights and federalist system, is really what separates the United States from every other country in the world and why millions of people even from developed countries … Continue reading

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Heritage Foundation: Video: Where Is Liberalism Going?

. I always find it entertaining to hear Neoconservatives at the Heritage Foundation and other places, who pushed for the Iraq War fifteen years ago and want the Federal Government to be able to decide who gets to marry in … Continue reading

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Democracy Journal: Jim Sleeper- ‘Our Puritan Heritage’: The Limits of Liberal Democracy

Source:Democracy Journal: Opinion- Jim Sleeper: Our Puritan Heritage I’m a Liberal Democrat and proud of that, because I believe in liberal democracy and individual rights and the freedom that comes with those things. I believe American liberal democracy and American … Continue reading

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The American Mind: Charles Kesler: Liberalism, Utopia & Government

. Replace the words liberal and liberalism, with either statist and statism, or socialist and socialism and everything these four men were talking about in this video was accurate. They obviously, other than maybe Dennis Prager, don’t understand what liberalism … Continue reading

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National Constitution Center: Video: Senator Mike Lee: Our Lost Constitution

. I agree with Senator Mike Lee that Congress has not lived up to their responsibilities as being an equal partner in the Federal Government with the Executive. Senator Lee, should know being a member of Congress himself. And how … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Valerie Tarico: ‘I Am Pro-Abortion, Not Just Pro-Choice: The Difference Between Pro-Choice & Endorsement

  Source: AlterNet: Opinion- Valerie Tarico: I Am Pro-Abortion, Not Just Pro-Choice Reading this piece by Valerie Tarico, reminded me of a conversation that I was in about three years ago on Facebook ( of all places ) that was about … Continue reading

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