COMMENTARY BY THE VINO & VERITAS SOCIETY

Professional observations, research, and analyses on timely topics of public conversation as well as timeless principles and ideas.

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An Indispensable Book for Us

Review of Glenn Ellmers’ book, The Soul of Politics: Harry V. Jaffa and the Fight for America I do not make many recommendations and I …

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Our Motto: Nos Sumus Custodes

Nos Sumus Custodes is the motto of The Vino & Veritas Society. It is Latin for “We are the guardians.” In its simplest meaning, we …

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sign on bus stop reading national debt at 23 trillion dollars
Newsweek

Lifestyles of the Rich and Privileged Political Class | Opinion

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THANKFUL FOR LESSONS LEARNED BY THE FAILURES OF OTHERS

Each Thanksgiving holiday is a reminder of that famous first thanksgiving feast, in the Fall of 1621, in Plymouth, most about which we know comes …

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SPEAKING TO THE LIVING AND THE DEAD: LINCOLN’S GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

Lincoln’s speech was part of a ceremony dedicating a cemetery created to bury the many dead following the horrific Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863). …

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Newsweek

Why I'm Voting for Donald Trump | Opinion

As a citizen, a researcher and a teacher, I teach others one of the most important ideas ever discovered by the human mind: the natural …

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The Federalist

Progressivism: Just Say No

In July, Bernie Sanders said Joe Biden will be “the most progressive president since FDR.” Few people noticed. Conservatives get riled when they hear “socialism.” …

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Amy Coney Barrett at confirmation hearing wearing a mask
Newsweek

We Need Supreme Court Justices with Chutzpah

The current attention on Supreme Court nominees and justices—between Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearing and some Democrats' threatening an FDR-style court-packing plan—raises an important question: …

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American flag with shackles on top
The Daily Signal

Greatest Anti-Slavery Movement in History: The American Founding

More than any in living memory, this Independence Day, it’s vitally important that we reflect upon that greatest of all anti-slavery documents, the Declaration of …

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Militarizing the Swamp

Modern liberalism in the United States—meaning the liberalism of Woodrow Wilson, FDR, Lyndon Johnson, and Barack Obama, the liberalism of the Progressive Movement, the New …

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Thankful for Learning the Lessons of Failure

We Americans, today, owe much to the failures of the first Pilgrim (and later Puritan) colonists and the willingness of later generations to learn from …

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#ABOLISHLICENSES Challenge for State Legislators

Many candidates for state legislatures and governorships across the United States talk about scaling back the size, scope, and power of government. Once in office, however, …

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The Constitution of the United States of America

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote …

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The Declaration of Independence

In Congress, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary …

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