Posts Tagged ‘Democracy’

America! Exceptional! For Goodness’ Sake!

As I went through public school, I heard all about America the melting pot, the New World refuge for victims of persecution or economic hardship, the “city on a hill” of democracy. In church I heard all about how our Christian founding fathers wanted a nation where they could freely worship God and...
September 8th, 2011 | Domestic Policy, Foreign Affairs, Other, Politics | Read More

Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak is gone: Long Live the Muslim Brotherhood?

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down this morning, and there’s no way to know what will happen next. While one should, on principle, welcome the departure of a tyrant, the fact is the Egyptian people might very well become less free now that Mubarak is gone. That’s because—as anyone who...
February 11th, 2011 | Culture, Foreign Affairs, Global War on Terrorism, Human Rights, Other Religions, Politics, Religion, Religious Liberty, Social Justice | Read More

On the Importance of Advancing Liberty and Free Markets

My good friend Julia Kiewit recently submitted the following to a fellowship. I thought it was a concise, accurate view of the relationship between liberty and free markets. There is much more that could be said about liberty and free markets, especially with regards religions place in relation to...
March 20th, 2009 | Economy, Philosophy | Read More