Category Archives: Americanism

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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US Supreme Court To Decide “Gay Marriage” In 2015

It sure is a great thing that we are so blessed to live in a “republic” with a Supreme Court that has a 5-4 “conservative majority.” Striking down this “gay marriage” nonsense ought to be a snap, right? “The swing … Continue reading

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US Conservatives Are Living In The Past

SNN has a new video about how US conservatives are living in the past:

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Vote Vader

Figured the readers here would get a kick out of this. Today are the midterm elections. Voter turnout is historically low for them. There’s a variety of reasons for this. One of the biggest in current years is people see … Continue reading

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Ain’t That America: 2014 Midterm Elections

Q: In Maryland, what’s worse than being accused of being a racist, a Young Earth Creationist, and an anti-American secessionist with “links” to an “extremist group” that associates with NAZIS? A: Being labeled a Democrat. Note: In other news, WN … Continue reading

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Ain’t That America: American Public Transportation

Editor’s Note: This video is extremely disturbing, but I am posting it here to illustrate the nature of integrated public transportation in the United States, which was improved so much by the Civil Rights Movement. Consider yourself warned. Is this … Continue reading

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