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21st Century Whig As Mr. Franklin said, "A republic, if you can keep it."

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21st Century Whig · 12M ago

President Trump's Inaugural Address

As a statement of principals to launch his administration, President Trump's inaugural address resonates surprisingly well with this American Whig. Of course the Devil is in the details, bu...
21st Century Whig · 1Y ago

Thiel on Voting for President

Catch this quote from billionaire Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, addressing the National Press Club last week (on Hallowe'en): But I don't think the voters pull the lever in order to e...
21st Century Whig · 1Y ago

Wasted Vote?

Slightly edited from the ALPB Forum Online, November 6, 2012: I have in the past voted for Libertarians not because they have a chance of winning, and not simply to "send a message." My ...
21st Century Whig · 1Y ago

Election 2016: Senator Sasse Gets It

First term U. S. Senator Ben Sasse, a Republican from Nebraska, was before his election the President of Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska, a school related to the Evangelical Lutheran...
21st Century Whig · 1Y ago

It's Election Season!

Illinois' Governor Quinn, who is seeking a third term, has a couple of different YouTube sites. This is not from them.
21st Century Whig · 1Y ago

Sen. Rand Paul's Filibuster

It really is this simple:
21st Century Whig · 1Y ago

Budget Battle Showdowns

From the Heritage Foundation and Hat tip to the View from Chaos Manor.
21st Century Whig · 1Y ago

November 11th

With the current President of the United States otherwise occupied this Veterans Day, we offer — in honor of my father, who served in Europe during World War Two — the remarks offered for th...
21st Century Whig · 1Y ago

A Computer Game of Contemporary Politics

When I was a young teen, we would play games with dice and boards. War games by Avalon Hill like Stalingrad, Waterloo, or D-Day. Long before "fantasy leagues," I created a baseball season ...
21st Century Whig · 1Y ago

Our Founders Are Weeping

Representative Tom Price (R-Georgia), as quoted from the floor of the House of Representatives on the PBS Newshour today, describes best the meaning of the passage of "health care reform" l...