Hot takes are like bottle rockets. They flash, move quickly, startle, and burn out in a second. Most fall harmlessly to the ground. Others strike objects or start fires.
As long as there is no meaningful restraint on government spending, limited government will be a loser.
Modern man doesn’t know what freedom is, nor does he know what to do with it when he has it. If you survey the trending news stories, you’ll notice that our most contentious fights are caused by competing freedoms and confused ends.
The barbarians aren’t just at the gates, they’re running our institutions, policing our culture, and creating Amazon Original Series.
The average American’s religious identity is sitting in the background gathering dust like great-aunt Gertrude’s old KJV Bible, while other traits, like ethnicity and national origin, fill the void. Today’s partisans find their purpose in extra-biblical sources.
In many ways, Abraham Lincoln was successful politically because he cast himself as the moderate among radicals. However, when asked about his rumored sympathies for the Know Nothings by an old friend, Lincoln responded with conviction and clarity.