Hayek: 'The Road to Serfdom'

by Ellis Washington -- Continuing our article series on Benjamin Wiker's "10 Books Every Conservative Must Read," we come to Part III: The Place of Economics for Conservatives and Chapter 10, "The more…

Hilaire Belloc: The state of slaves

by Ellis Washington -- Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language. – Hilaire Belloc Continuing our article more…

Symposium – Federalists vs. anti-Federalists

by Ellis Washington -- Socrates (470-399 B.C.) – a renowned Greek philosopher from Athens who taught Plato, and Plato taught Aristotle, and Aristotle taught Alexander the Great. Socrates used a method of more…

Prophet Alexis de Tocqueville

by Ellis Washington -- But for equality they [Americans] have an ardent, insatiable, eternal, invincible passion; they want equality in freedom, and, if they cannot get it, they still want it in more…

Edmund Burke's reflections on the Age of Obama

by Ellis Washington -- History consists for the great part of the miseries brought upon the world by pride, ambition, avarice, revenge, lust, sedition, hypocrisy, ungoverned zeal, and all the train of more…

C.S. Lewis and 'abolitionist' Obama

by Ellis Washington -- Man's quest of Nature, if the dreams of some scientific planners are realized, means the rule of a few hundreds of men over billions upon billions of men. more…

Aristotle: Father of political conservatism

by Ellis Washington -- Man is by nature a political animal. ~ Aristotle Like Aristotle, conservatives generally accept the world as it is; they distrust the politics of abstract reason – that more…

Barack Obama: Today's chief Gnostic

by Ellis Washington -- Gnostic [liberal] politics is self-defeating in so far as its disregard for the structure of reality leads to continuous warfare. ~ Eric Voegelin I am astounded by the more…

Man-child Obama and the politics of revenge

by Ellis Washington -- I found solace in nursing a pervasive sense of grievance and animosity against my mother's race. ~ Barack Obama In a Sept. 11, 2001, New York Times interview, more…