Two replies to Mike’s post below.
First, and less important: I am no longer persuaded that Locke’s “mufti” passage, or the general discussion of foreign princes, is meant to convey a general exclusion of Catholicism from toleration. This is how the Letter has traditionally been taught– Mike’s reading is the usual one. But I […]
“People aren’t supposed to burn buildings, destroy property, trash cars, break windows, or vandalize buildings, so when I see those things happen I immediately know that I can criticize them as rights-violations and a case of unjustified violence, and call for restraint and punishment of the offenders.”
“Police are in principle supposed to have the […]
We are extending the deadline for submitting abstracts for BGSU’s conference on the scope of religious exemptions until December 1st, 2014.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy
The Scope of Religious Exemptions
April 17th-18th, 2015
The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy will take place in […]
To my right: an economist whose CV is filled with Ayn Rand, Cato, Adam Smith, and studies of the moral foundations of markets… who won a primary with Ann Coulter-endorsed anti-immigrant demagoguery and who has immediately reduced human welfare in expected value terms by killing the chances for immigration reform and driving Republicans further […]
The other night I was watching Burn Notice, my favorite spy show. Our long suffering protagonist Michael Westen had just found out that after he spent 7 long seasons trying to clear his name so he could work for the CIA again, after he finally was allowed back “in from the cold,” after he risked […]
Alec MacGillis, Is the South too Republican for Republicans?
Well, here’s one thing to think about. What if the South has become so monolithically Republican that actual conservative proposals and argument of the sort that Santorum and Romney have been offering don’t actually resonate all that much?
Consider: Republicans in Alabama and Mississippi reside […]