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George Will: Is America ready for President Graham?

Washington Post — In 1994, Lindsey Graham, then a 39-year-old South Carolina legislator, ran for Congress in a district that he said had not elected a Republican since Union guns made it do so during Reconstruction. 121 more words

Politics

"The Lost Republic?," By Edward J. Lopez

Perceptions matter in politics. If Lawrence Lessig’s Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congressand a Plan to Stop It  persuades, then the most dangerous place in politics today is the intersection where voter perception meets congressional corruption. 2,297 more words

Essays And Reviews

George F. Will on the Comprehensive, Aggressive, and Dangerous Threat to Free Speech in Contemporary America

George F. Will spoke at the Inaugural Disinvitation Dinner of the William F. Buckley Program at Yale University. His thesis? “Free speech has never been, in the history of our republic, more comprehensively, aggressively, and dangerously threatened than it is now.” Take a look!

Politics & Culture

George Will: ‘Sustainability’ Gone Mad On College Campuses

Washington Post: Syracuse University alumni are new additions to the lengthening list of people who can stop contributing to their alma maters. The university has succumbed — after, one suspects, not much agonizing — to the temptation to indulge in progressive gestures. 113 more words

Politics

George F. Will: 'Sustainability' is the latest campus assault on its own credibility

Syracuse University alumni are new additions to the lengthening list of persons who can stop contributing to their alma maters. The university has succumbed — after, one suspects, not much agonizing — to the temptation to indulge in progressive gestures. 769 more words

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As The Number Of Laws Increase, Individual Freedom Decreases

In a recent article by George Will titled, How to proceed when everything is a crime?, he says there are “an estimated 4,500 federal criminal statutes – and innumerable regulations backed by criminal penalties… The presumption of knowledge of the law is refuted by the mere fact that estimates of the number of federal statutes vary by hundreds. 251 more words

Government And Politics