Month: November 2008

“Enlightened Statesmen will Not Always be at the Helm”: Five Thoughts

In Federalist No. 10 James Madison warned that “Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm.” This leadership status has been true throughout much of our history. Sadly, it will be true in our future as well since our nation did not elect an enlightened statesman yesterday. Instead, as a nation, we chose a …

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1976 and 2008 Election Years: A Silver Lining for Conservatives?

As I write this I’m distressed to say it looks like there is no path to victory for John McCain. But since I prefer to see the glass as half full, I’m searching for something positive to write about tonight’s election. Is there anything positive to consider right now? After careful thought I think so. …

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