Rod Dreher is back

After a blogging hiatus of about a year, Rod Dreher is back, blogging over at The American Conservative. Even if Rod were not my friend, I would still highly recommend his blog. He is one of the more thoughtful writers online. You can go to his blog here. … [Read more...]

The Question Behind Our Political Divisions

That is the title of my most recent entry over at The Catholic Thing. Here's how it begins:The political regime of the United States of America is one founded on three core philosophical ideas:  natural rights, consent of the governed, and the rule of law. The American Founders put in place a structure – a federal constitutional government of divided powers consisting of states with their own republican governments – in order to ensure that these core philosophical ideas stood the best chanc … [Read more...]


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