American republicanism and Toryism have traditionally been portrayed as being at odds. Is this really accurate? Continue reading Republican Toryism
The exclusion of restraint from the exercise of personal freedom has led to a hedonistic generation. Continue reading Our Tragic Redefinition of Freedom
The duty and virtue that made the early American Republic flourish have been lost to the ignorance of time. Continue reading Where Hath Duty Gone?
Berated by historicists like Russell Kirk for his dedication to improvement, modern conservatives fail to recognize the aim of Adams’ improvement towards a Christian understanding of national and moral virtue. Continue reading John Quincy Adams: Statesman of Virtue & Duty
America’s early conservative tradition features many Burkean figures, from Alexander Hamilton to John Jay. Yet, none embody an analogous temperament quite like John Adams. Continue reading John Adams: The American Burke
The natural rights tradition, protected by the constitution and bolstered by our pre-constitutional history, is under assault from the vague modernist ideology of human rights. Continue reading Natural Rights or Human Rights?