No metaphor in American letters has had a greater influence on law and policy than Thomas Jefferson’s “wall of separation between church and state.”
I think that we need history as much as we need bread or water or love. To make the point, I want to discuss a single human being and why we should know him
It may best serve its high purpose when it induces a condition of unrest, creates dissatisfaction with conditions as they are, or even stirs people to anger
“No taxation without representation” echoed in the hearts and spirits of our fathers because it called up the ideas they held most dear.
The United States has enjoyed unprecedented liberty, prosperity and stability, in large part because of its Constitution.
Political scientist James Ceaser has pointed out in the Public Interest that these speeches have restored the idea of natural rights
People are very surprised to learn that survey data show that guns are used defensively by private citizens in the U.S. from 1.5 to 3.4 million times a year
Of course it was not Reagan’s words alone that caused the Wall to come down in Berlin or the Evil Empire that built it to crumble. But the words were vital.
The unique power of the Lincoln theme is suggested by the fact that it has occasioned more titles in the world’s libraries than any other name.
What we’re seeing around the world at the moment is a silent revolution, reflected in a change in how people view government accountability.