Case Studies BY THE VINO & VERITAS SOCIETY

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November 2022: The Pursuit of Happiness

Happiness: Everyone Has an Unalienable Right to Pursue It. Everyone Wants It. Yet, Few Americans Seem Happy Today. Why?

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October 2022: The Transformation of a Regime

At What Point is the United States of America No Longer the United States of America?

Is it possible for the United States, at some point in time, to exist no more? What could destroy the United States?

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September 2022: The Problem With Public Sector Unions

Public employee unions are a serious threat to our constitutional republic because they turn the government from an institution that protects the rights of citizens to an institution that advances the interests of those who are in the government.

This case study will focus on the Internal Revenue Service and the union to which most IRS employees belong, simply because the IRS has been in the news following the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act.

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August 2022: The Copyright to the Universe

Who Owns the Copyright to the Universe? A Different View on Evolution, Intelligent Design, & A Purposeful World from Dr. Harry V. Jaffa.

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July 2022: An American Awakening

The Declaration of Independence and the American Awakening that Woke the World

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June 2022: The Special Meaning of Juneteenth

The Special Meaning of Juneteenth and Why All Americans Should Celebrate It.

This study makes the case that Juneteenth is, first and foremost, an American day of remembrance. It should be celebrated and talked about by all Americans, of all colors, ages, and walks of life. Everyone who loves freedom and hates slavery should memorialize Juneteenth every year. 

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May 2022: What Makes for a Good Commencement Address?

What should be said at a commencement? What makes for a good, or even excellent, commencement address? If any of us, the members of The Vino & Veritas Society, are invited to give a commencement address, how should we think about preparing such a speech?

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April 2022: American Foreign Policy & the Case of Russia

Over the past half century, Angelo Codevilla as one of the sharpest minds in the United States thinking about American foreign policy, international relations, and national security. In this case study, he teaches us how to think strategically about American foreign policy, American interests, and the case of Russia.

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March 2022: Public Accommodations as Civil Rights

Public Accommodation Laws, Disguised as “Civil Rights,” Authorize Government Control Over Private Property. It’s Time They Go.

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February 2022: The Allegory of the Cave

Plato’s allegory of the cave is famous, but what does it mean today? Who’s in the cave, and who’s not?

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January 2022: Resolutions Fit for Free People

What lessons should we learn from first Thanksgiving? Can the Pilgrims of 1621 help us exercise prudence in 2021?

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December 2021: Lessons From the First Thanksgiving

What lessons should we learn from first Thanksgiving? Can the Pilgrims of 1621 help us exercise prudence in 2021?

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November 2021: What Should Education Be?

Education: How should schools operate? What should education be? And what can you do?

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October 2021: Taxes & Your Money

Taxes: Is it time to consider voluntary funding for the out-of-control spending of our money by those in government?

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September 2021: The Progressive Transformation of the American Military

It is time that free, self-governing citizens question the progressive, professional, bureaucratic institution that the U.S. military has become. The debacle in Afghanistan is a reminder why.

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August 2021: The Assaults on Property Rights in the Age of Progressivism

The Vino & Veritas August 2021 Case Study: The Assaults on Property Rights in the Age of Progressivism

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July 2021: Civic Distrust and Suspicion––The Root of All Regulations

The Vino & Veritas Society July 2021 Case Study: Civic Distrust and Suspicion––The Root of All Regulations

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June 2021: Results Don’t Matter (but they should)

The Vino & Veritas Society June 2021 Case Study: Results Don’t Matter (but they should)

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May 2021: Guns and the 2nd Amendment

The Vino & Veritas Society May 2021: Guns and the 2nd Amendment

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April 2021: Minimum Wage

The Vino & Veritas Society April 2021: Minimum Wage

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March 2021: The case for Constitutional Government

The Vino & Veritas Society March 2021: The case for Constitutional Government

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November 2020: Free and Legitimate Elections

The Vino & Veritas Society November 2020: Free and Legitimate Elections

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October 2020: Why the Original Design of the Supreme Court is Wise & Good

The Vino & Veritas Society October 2020: Why the Original Design of the Supreme Court is Wise & Good

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Case Study #3: Is Leadership Presidential?

The Vino & Veritas Society Case Study #3: Is Leadership Presidential?

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Case Study #1: Mob Rule

The Vino & Veritas Society Case Study #1: Mob Rule

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