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John Adams
Paying liberty forward: Thinkers and writers can transcend millenniums
Paying liberty forward: Thinkers and writers can transcend millenniums

I sometimes fear I am coming of age in a dying republic. Everywhere I turn the foundational values of America — open discourse, constitutional integrity, restricted government — seem to be eroding. Elite universities have become repressively hostile toward speakers like Condoleezza Rice and Ayaan Hirsi Ali, whose politically incorrect views make students “uncomfortable.” Influential thinkers like Louis Seidman, Andrew Burstein and Donna Brazile advocate overhauling the Constitution to serve their partisan agendas. Even the nation's highest officials don't seem to play by the nation's rules: President Obama looks poised to bypass Congress to impose...

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