Archive Civic Polity Peter Escalante Steven Wedgeworth

How Should a Christian Vote?

Dear Eleutheria, It’s good that you have the questions you do about voting. It really is an important discussion. For whom or for what should we vote is the obvious question, but whether we should we vote at all is a less obvious one, and yet I think it must be answered before we can […]

Archive Civic Polity Peter Escalante

Promises, promises

We believe it is of pressing importance to completely deconstruct the mentally stunting and politically disabling “conservative/liberal” dichotomy of American mainstream media rhetoric. Americans are already doing this for themselves, in independent forums, a very happy development. Citizens are seeing through the fake difference between the two parties, and are even beginning to consider what […]

Archive Civic Polity Steven Wedgeworth

The Original Obama

Jefferson was inaugurated the third president of the United States on March 4, 1801, following one of the most bitterly contested presidential elections in American history.  His religion, or the alleged lack thereof, emerged as a critical issue in the campaign.  The Federalists vilified him as an unreformed Jacobin, libertine, and atheist.  The campaign rhetoric […]