Our wild party politics

In the politics of these just barely United States, both the Republican and the Democratic party are “liberal” in the broad sense that they value liberty or freedom from state domination. They differ however in wanting liberty in different domains of life. In short, Republicans want liberty in the economic domain, but aim to regulate […]

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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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