The Locke-Box

For Locke, it is property all the way down. But property is not the be-all and end-all for the founders.

Lost in Translation

In relying on the usage of “unalienable” after Francis Hutcheson, the founders indicated an important difference between themselves and John Locke.

Iconoclasts and Tories

Let’s put aside our intellectual particularities for now and, with the American people, rally ’round the America the founders gave us.

Conservatives in Name Only

The term “CINO” may be just what we need to sort the wheat from the chaff in political philosophy in America, just as “RINO” helps us understand American party politics. 

Confusion on the Right?

Wittingly or unwittingly, many voices on the Right are advancing the Progressives’ cause instead of truth, justice, and the American way.

A Troubling Chorus of ‘Conservatives’

It would be helpful if we had a term to designate this chorus of American voices that claims to be against the Progressives and yet, like the Progressives, rejects the founders’ idea of America. 

What About the Founders?

According to some critics, American conservatives are confused about rights. Perhaps these critics are confused about the founders?