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Christmas and our freedom of religion

  The Christmas season is one of my favorite times of the year. As Christians celebrate the birth of the Christ Child, the month of December punctuates the role of religion in our free society. It was no accident that … Continue reading

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A herd of timid and industrious animals

  Nearly two centuries ago, French historian and political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville described a potential future state that is a strikingly accurate description of our current era: I would like to imagine with what new traits despotism could be … Continue reading

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