On Thanksgiving let's give thanks for the spirit that built America. If it still lives in us, we can overcome the challenges of our time.
Thanksgiving is one of America's few meaningful holidays in a nation that has been blessed with incredible natural resources and even more incredible good luck at key points in our history. But our greatest resource is one we have built for ourselves: America's strong social cohesion. Our ability to stand together has carried us through … Continue reading Why the turkey is not our national bird, and why America belongs to us
Summary: We have become a new nation, and so need a new national Anthem. Just as the old anthem reflected the spirit and needs of the Republic, so should our new anthem. Here's my nomination. Post yours in the comments! The "Star Spangled Banner" fit The-America-That-Once-Was, a defiant song of a free people, often fighting … Continue reading The New America needs a new national anthem! Here’s my nomination.
Summary: A holiday reminder about our history and who we are. . For our Constitutional regime to survive the coming troubles we'll need social cohesion. That means remembering who we are as a people and nation. Remembering our shared history. And most of all, remembering that America belongs to us, its citizens. No matter how powerful our elites … Continue reading Why the Turkey is not our national bird, and a reminder that America belongs to us