For many reasons, democracy is associate with the word liberal. A liberal shows commitment to fundamental democratic values such as freedom of speech, the separation of powers, and the protection of individual rights. In this understanding, George W. Bush is as much of a liberal as Barack Obama. In the American understanding, however, only one More
Our founding fathers were of an era when slavery and colonization were a direct extension of the “t’was ever thus” of history. To fault them for their failures to live by our current standards (by which they fail miserably) is to miss the point.So too is praising them for their idealism and vision
“A dangerous affront to our democratic system and a slide toward totalitarianism. We cannot take this lightly.”
Can it happen here?
It is happening here.Democracy in America has been a series of narrow escapes. We may be running out of luck, and no one is coming to save us. For that, we have only ourselves.
Less than a week ago, the president launched an attack on social media for fact-checking one of his tweets. Trump claimed that it was a violation of free speech. Nothing captures the dangers we face from this presidency better than that reaction, followed days later by scenes like this one in Kansas
There is a danger for the left that the effort to create socialism will always fall back into the groove created by bolshevism…Marxists repeat the exact same formulas as the second international, but history has moved on.
‘Democracy’ without ‘communism’ is a fraud February 3rd, 2018
Step by ominous step, Donald Trump is eliminating or blocking every Constitutional check and balance on his administration to evade accountability for corruption.The only path still open to save America from becoming an autocracy is the ballot box in November. Even there Trump is working to rig
“The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice and human rights are nonexistent. They have created a repressive society and we are their unwitting Source: Has America Become a Dictatorshi…