From Ignorance to Anarchy; from Anarchy to Tyranny

Abraham Lincoln addressed the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois on the subject of mob violence in 1838, in what many regard as the best speech of his pre-presidential career: At what point shall we expect the approach of danger? …Shall we expect some transatlantic military giant . . . to crush us at a blow? Never! . . . I answer, if it ever reach us, it must…

The Climate Change Inquisition

Cross-posted from Climate Dollars – article is dated September 21, 2017 Modern America’s inquisition might not wield torches and pitchforks, but they’re no less dangerous to freedom of thought than their medieval counterparts. On July 26, Charles Wheelan, a Dartmouth College fellow, seriously suggested a “climate change ‘registry’” wherein every American would be required to sign their name to one of two statements: 1. Yes, I believe that the…

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