Post Tagged with: "liberty"

Drone Strikes Are Both Moral and Practical

Drone Strikes Are Both Moral and Practical

April 11, 2013 at 8:45 am 3 comments

Why I Still Stand Against Rand by Evan Bernick Three weeks ago, in the wake of Senator Rand Paul’s 13-hour filibuster, I wrote an article defending the Obama Administration’s drone policy on moral and constitutional grounds. In it, I focused primarily on the constitutionality of drone strikes. I am therefore […]

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Conservatives Need a Good Story, Not Their Own Film Industry

Conservatives Need a Good Story, Not Their Own Film Industry

February 26, 2013 at 1:30 pm 2 comments

by Kathleen Hunker The conservative solution to taking back pop culture lies not in pushing a form of propaganda onto Hollywood, but in learning how to tell a compelling story. These past few months have seen the Republican coalition huddle together to discuss how to communicate its message. Like any […]

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Not Just a Religious Thing: Why Nonbelievers Should Oppose the “Contraceptive Mandate”

Not Just a Religious Thing: Why Nonbelievers Should Oppose the “Contraceptive Mandate”

February 21, 2013 at 9:00 am 15 comments

by Evan Bernick  Why should anyone who doesn’t have a religious objection to the Affordable Care Act’s “contraceptive mandate” care about it one way or the other? As a legal fellow with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, I’ve spent the last few months defending religious employers against the government’s efforts to impose […]

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A State of the Union Response: The War on Poverty versus the War on Liberty

A State of the Union Response: The War on Poverty versus the War on Liberty

February 13, 2013 at 12:50 am 0 comments

by Brandon James Smith  Conservatism is fundamentally and unyieldingly at war with poverty and disorder. At its core, conservatism seeks not just to alleviate these social problems, but to wage an aggressive war against them. President Obama, in his State of the Union address, has instead declared a war on liberty, […]

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The Argument Conservatives Must Learn to Make

The Argument Conservatives Must Learn to Make

October 23, 2012 at 8:00 am 3 comments

by Prof. Patrick Garry In other elections, with an incumbent in the position now occupied by President Obama, the challenger would be polling much better than Governor Romney is.  With the economy stalled, unemployment at unacceptable levels, government debt both unprecedented and unsustainable, foreign violence against America escalating, and the […]

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Liberty: The Most Basic Right

Liberty: The Most Basic Right

September 19, 2012 at 9:00 am 0 comments

by Roger Pilon Moral, political, and legal thought employs many basic terms, all of which must be defined and systematically related if the thought is to be coherent and sound. Among those basic terms are adjectives like “good” and “right” and nouns like a “right.” The former are grounded in […]

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