Seen from the big picture, Columbus Day is worth keeping and honoring for the simple reason that it celebrates beliefs and qualities of character that are foundational to America. It could even be said that Columbus Day is the holiday that commemorates the human character, attitudes and choice of action that made the other American holidays possible. Read More ›
There has always been tension between freedom and equality in the United States.
History shows us that the American vision expressed in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution to protect individual freedom and provide equal opportunity was not realized in the first decade of the Republic.
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Discovery Institute Senior Fellow and bioethicist, Wesley J. Smith, writing in The American Spectator warns of the dangers of the world turning a blind eye to China’s human rights abuses. Smith suggests that major corporations operating in China could bring pressure on Beijing that might ameliorate some of the worst instances of injustice. Read More ›