No Tolerance for Intolerance

Tolerance is a noble principle, but some things are intolerable. Based on statements in the Declaration of Independence, and in the First and Fourteenth Amendments, it is plain that every citizen of the United States appears before the law merely as a human being and a citizen, without any further qualification. Thus every citizen may […]

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Talking like a hillbilly

Civility matters universally, but the manner in which you are civil may vary as widely as local dialects and other manners do. Just a few minutes after I wrote the post on Polite Manners, I listened to Megyn Kelly’s interview with J. D. Vance, the author of Hillbilly Elegy. It’s a very good interview, which […]

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Concerned to conserve

Quite a curious conservative I am, in two ways at least. One has to do with everyone’s world, the second with my own personal place in it. It’s easier to talk about everyone’s world; you belong to it too, whoever you may be. I have tried many ways to put my concern into action. Upon […]

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