Steve Bannon eluded to a “National Populist” “Deconstruction” agenda in a recent speech. We take a look at the historic meaning of those terms.
A collection of explainers, references, and other supplementary material to help you better understand our collection of facts and myths.
The New Deal Coalition and Conservative Coalition are two coalitions that are emblematic of both the 20th century party switches and the modern parties.
We explain a series of events from the 1930’s to today that changed the Major U.S. parties, and resulted in what some call “the Big Switch”.
Conservatism is the ideology of governmental, cultural, and economic order, tradition, hierarchy, and authority that generally comes in classical, social, and economic forms.
Plato discusses five regimes (five forms of government) in his Republic, Book VIII. They are Aristocracy, Timocracy, Oligarchy, Democracy, and Tyranny.
We look at the effect of the black voter on the balance of political power in the two-party system. From the three-fifths to voter ID, the black vote has driven national politics since day one.
Classically speaking, the term Polity means “state” or “form of government”, but implies an “ideal state” or “ideal form of government”.
All knowledge, all human understanding, can be said to be of four types: physical (empirical), logical (reason), ethical (philosophy in-action), and metaphysical (pure philosophy).
To discuss something properly, it helps to name it. That can mean naming a concept, an abstraction of an existing concept, or a theory. Without naming it, it is hard to talk about.
Principles are, in a broad sense, simply rule-sets which we follow. Below we will discuss the importance of different types of principles.