Tuesday Dec 17
The Huffington Post
Yuval Levin On Obama's Claim To Be Conservative, GOP's Lack Of Governance
The divisions between right and left that define politics today go far deeper than the talking points thrown around on television, extending even to the 18th century revolutions that changed the world, according to a new book from conservative intellectual and public policy writer Yuval Levin.
Wall Street Journal
Reagan, Paine, Burke and Conservative Thought Today
Congratulations to William Galston for getting Ronald Reagan's 18th-century classical liberalism exactly right.
We Are Radicals at Heart: A New History Gets America Wrong
I was invited to New Haven to advance the argument that " Americans Should Embrace Their Radical History " - that is, the history of our many popular struggles to enhance American democratic life and our exceptional achievements in the 1770s, 1860s, and 1930s and 40s in confronting and overcoming threats to the survival of the nation by actually ... (more)
National Review Online
Nat Brown: Edmund Burke v. Thomas Paine
But the break between Right and Left didn't happen in 2013, or 2008, or 1980. In fact, the fracture happened centuries ago, on another continent.
Waverly board considers seizing unlicensed dogs
The Waverly dog control officer could have the option to seize unlicensed dogs if town officials agree to alter a local law for dog licensing.