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The White House as a Seat of Criminal Activity

In a case currently before the Supreme Court, the Justices will weigh the limits of presidential immunity from criminal prosecution. This is a historic case with significant implications for former President Trump, the upcoming 2024 Presidential elections, and for all future Presidents of these “United States.” The question on the

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What Does It Mean to Be Free?

What does it mean to be free? To be an American? What is freedom? I was reading to my seven-year-old daughter. We’ve been going though the Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder and came across this powerful, simple, and moving answer to these questions. How we

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A Fundamentally Transformed America

In the previous post, The Meaning of America, I attempted to distill a list of the core ideas and values that gave rise to our distinctly American culture—that uniquely American way of doing things that was eloquently described by de Tocqueville in the 1830s and is still recognizable today. I called this “the

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The Meaning of America

What is the meaning of America? What does it mean to be an American? I’ve been giving a lot of thought to this recently.  Unlike most nations, America* is not defined by a shared ethnicity. We come from all over the world. Some are recent arrivals, others have lived here

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