Essays on general political theory and contemporary political realities.
"Peace and co-existence are almost always inevitable and the only barriers to their eventualities are the prevalence of groups who preach and embrace the lie of irreconcilable differences. " [...]
"We have entered an era of populism allowed to run free of the constraints of natural law. Both political parties have migrated their values to the margins, and abandoned the sphere of traditional American political philosophy." [...]
"Too often, populism makes grand assumptions from weak consensus, claims decisive majority from vague plurality, and speaks of voicing the will of the people while being mostly preoccupied with silencing dissent. " [...]
"Moving forward, conservatives must learn to recognize the differences between being conservative and being reactionary, between patriotism and nationalism, and between individual liberty and collective protectionism. The alt-right is not who the conservative movement truly is." [...]
"Our government can be subverted from its purpose, our Constitution can be twisted from it's meaning, and the very character of those who began our noble experiment can be assaulted, and yet our hopes live on." [...]
"Deterrence is the idea that credible threat of force combined with the surgical use of limited and directed military action can deter geopolitical entities from pursuing actions that lead to instability and war." [...]