About the author

Peter D.

Share

Robert E. Lee: The Father

By Peter D. / May 20, 2021

Continued from Part I. “He [Lee] was a superb specimen of manly grace and elegance…There was about him a stately dignity, calm poise, absolute self-possession, entire absence of self-consciousness, and gracious consideration for all about him that made a combination of character not to be surpassed…His devotion to his invalid wife, who for many years […]

Share

Bring Me Back to Old Virginny

By Peter D. / May 19, 2021

In the early 1870s, a young pre-law trainee at Howard College was motivated by schoolmate and fiancée, Mamie Friend. James Alan Bland would listen to the homesick beliefs of Mamie and her home in tidewater Virginia. During a journey to meet Ms. Good friend’s household the 2 sat down together with pen, paper, and a […]

Share

An American Classical Liberalism | Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.

By Peter D. / May 18, 2021

Every four years, as the November presidential election draws near, I have the same daydream: that I don’t know or care who the president of the United States is. More importantly, I don’t need to know or care. I don’t have to vote or even pay attention to debates. I can ignore all campaign commercials. […]

Share

Peeks of Christendom’s Political Schism

By Peter D. / May 18, 2021

Christianity did not take control of the empire due to the fact that Constantine converted to it. Constantine transformed to it because it was taking control of the empire. The Age of Paradise: Christendom from Pentecost

Share

The Corrupt Bargain and the Preservation of Slavery

By Peter D. / May 17, 2021

[Chapter 19 of Rothbard’s recently modified and launched Developed in Liberty, vol. 5,The New Republic: 1784– 1791.] The most important battle of the August days of the Constitutional Convention was waged, as had been the battle over the three-fifths clause, in between the North and South and had at its heart the organization of slavery. […]

Share

These European Countries Beat Poverty and Increased Wealth with Low Taxes and Low Policy

By Peter D. / May 16, 2021

Democratic socialists regularly admire the Nordic countries as examples of the success of progressive taxation, generous welfare states, and powerful labor unions. Free marketers have actually responded by pointing out that not just did these countries get abundantlong before these policies were carried out, however they also have as much regulative flexibility as the United […]

Share

The Extreme and Deadly Risks We Face Are Many, and of Our Own Making

By Peter D. / May 15, 2021

By: Gary D. Barnett “The ideal topic of totalitarian rule is not the persuaded Nazi or the devoted communist, however individuals for whom the distinction between reality and fiction, real and incorrect, no longer exists.” ~ Hannah Arendt (1951) “The Origins of Totalitarianism” It is never ever sufficient to put all blame on the gentility, […]

Share

Vaccine Passports and Medical Paternalism

By Peter D. / May 15, 2021

Vaccine passports have been implemented, or are being developed, in a number of countries around the world. In February 2021, Israel presented its “Green Pass,” which ends up being “reliable the week after receiving the second dosage” of the vaccine and ends after 6 months. It was followed by China, which released its digital “International […]

Page 1 of 2