Despite our wonders and greatness, we are a nation that has experienced so much social regression, so much decadence, in so short a period of time, that we have become the kind of place to which civilized countries used to send missionaries.
If there is one irrefutable lesson to be learned from history it is that excesses inevitably are their own undoing.
“Politicians, properly observed, will often disappoint. Ideas, properly understood, seldom will.”
Socialism, communism, fascism and Nazism were all tried on the other side of the Atlantic.
The system of checks and balances in the Constitution is perhaps its most magnificent yet unappreciated feature.
In the United States, where we pride ourselves on our understanding of how the free market works, we don’t really appreciate what private property means.
Government doesn’t work. It doesn’t deliver the mail on time. It doesn’t educate our children properly. It doesn’t keep the city safe.
In 1987, the U.S. Supreme Court issued three opinions substantially elevating the Constitutional protection of property rights.
In the early years of the Republic, government bore no resemblance to the colossal empire it has evolved into today.
Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. The power and significance of these words reside in the fact that they represent a spiritual truth.