Articles by Elizabeth Eastman

The Political Community of the U.S. Constitution

There will be no fireworks to celebrate the 232nd anniversary of Constitution Day, nor public readings of the document. Most will pass the day without even a moment’s reflection on the event that redefined the political community of the United States. September 17, 1787, was the day that the newly drafted Constitution was signed by […]

Memo to Kaepernick: Read More Frederick Douglass

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The Lessons of the Declaration of Independence

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The Timeless Principles of the Declaration of Independence

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MLK’s Teaching Requires America’s Founding

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Boy Scouts No More: A Mother’s Lament

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Aristotle’s Politics and the Declaration of Independence

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How Hillary and Her Friends Imperil Religious Liberty

In the latest round of WikiLeaks emails, leading Democrats discuss religion in a manner that highlights the disdain that Progressive Democrats hold for traditional religious beliefs. With the subject line “Conservative Catholicism,” the exchanges between Clinton campaign spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri, Center for American Progress senior fellow John Halpin, and former Clinton administration chief of staff […]