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Redefining American Exceptionalism

Redefining American Exceptionalism

Recently posting that American exceptionalism was dead, a friend listed as evidence a list of social initiatives, mainly from the current politically hot-topic list, from European countries that were rated above similar programs in the USA.  Her autopsy report was simply ranking of federal programs. America is exceptional because of the freedom and liberty that … Continue reading Redefining American Exceptionalism

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Misunderstanding American Freedom

Misunderstanding American Freedom

“The idea of freedom can be misunderstood in a variety of ways…   The ‘liberal’ misunderstanding of American freedom, in short, is when freedom – or liberty – is confused with license. License to do anything at any time is not what the founders had in mind when they were talking about freedom...Not long after … Continue reading Misunderstanding American Freedom

America’s Christian Heritage

America is a nation with a strong Christian heritage. Do you agree?  Many don't. Refutes include: "God isn't even in the founding documents." "There must be separation of Church and State." "The founders never specified that we should claim 'In God We Trust.'" "We cannot have both individual liberty and Christianity." "The word Bible doesn't … Continue reading America’s Christian Heritage