Posts tagged: Edmund Burke

Voters Must Choose Between Revelation or Revolution This Election Year

Written by Dr. Everett Piper

Eric Voegelin was born in 1901. In 1919, he enrolled in the University of Vienna. He studied Karl Marx, read “Das Kapital” and embraced Marxism. However, as he watched the Bolshevik Revolution’s bloodlust play itself out in the streets of Russia, Voegelin concluded he was wrong. Therefore, he abandoned socialism and its assumptions of race and class conflict and became a member of the Austrian economics clan.… Continue Reading

Republicans Know That America Is Real, While Democrats See It As A Subjective Idea

Written by Dr. Everett Piper

The 2020 Democratic Party Platform starts with these four words, “America is an idea.”

And therein lies the problem. These first few words set the context for everything wrong in the 80 pages that follow.

The words “America is an idea” shine a spotlight on the radical difference between our nation’s two dominant political parties.… Continue Reading

How to Lose Freedom in One Easy Step

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Written by Micah Clark

Millions of Americans may be watching the Republican national convention this week.  Some data is finding that this in an election year in which record numbers of voters seem to be interested in deciding who will be our next president.   For example, the Republican primary has seen a 62% increase in voter turnout this year over 2012, from 19.2 million votes four years ago to 31 million this year.… Continue Reading