Category Archives: Americanism

Cruz 2016

Did you hear the news? A new generation of “courageous conservatives” are going to Take Back America:

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Otherkin: The Next Frontier of Social Justice

“Otherkin” are trans people who believe they were born into the wrong race, the wrong species, or even on the wrong planet: “What does this mean? An otherkin is a being born into the wrong body. Not just with the … Continue reading

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Oligarchs Circling Republican Candidates

There have been a number of articles lately which illustrate how the bidding war on the 2016 Republican presidential race has already begun: “The confidence with which Bush is pursuing his strategy was evident last Wednesday in the Picasso-adorned Park … Continue reading

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Sanctity of Marriage Rally In Montgomery, AL

H/T SPLC While several members of the Alabama League of the South were preoccupied with protesting immigration in Florida, a new group called “Sanctity of Marriage Alabama” was holding its own demonstration against gay marriage in Montgomery: Note: As some … Continue reading

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Mormon Church Leadership Embraces “Gay Rights”

As with the Catholics and Southern Baptists, maintaining your “respectability” in the United States always means abandoning your traditions and caving to fashionable trends in America’s secular liberal culture: Note: Jews are the trendsetters in America’s popular culture. They decided … Continue reading

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Ain’t That America: Americans or Alabamians?

John Archibald has a thought provoking article at Al.com this afternoon: Are we American? Or just Alabamian? “The question is simple. Are we Americans? Or are we Alabamians? Are we Americans, loyal above all else to the notion of liberty … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama Gay Marriage Ban

It seems like we just spent most of last week here discussing the nature of liberal republican governments and whether or not they are plagued by perpetual cycles of ever expanding rights claims: “A federal judge in Mobile on Friday … Continue reading

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Origins of Americanism: The Radical Whig Tradition

Here’s an important excerpt from Robert Middlekauff’s The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789: “In this environment conventional wisdom came to hold that plots and conspiracies always ruled political action. This had not been an original discovery of the colonists. … Continue reading

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Republicanism and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Since we are celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday in the United States, today would be an appropriate occasion to remind everyone here why the Civil Rights Movement emerged victorious in the 1960s. The Civil Rights Movement … Continue reading

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The Southern Project: On Romanticizing Failed Republics

Red Phillips has written an article in response to the debate over republicanism we are having on this website, and which has come up many times before on Facebook, which he connects to some recent changes in the League of … Continue reading

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