American Exceptionalism is a Choice

Redefining Patriotism for 2020 & Beyond

Thoughts on Independence Day

The Arc of American History

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“E Pluribus Unum”

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How We Think About Patriotism

The Conservative View of Patriotism

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The Liberal View of Patriotism

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My View of Patriotism

A Political Martian
A Political Martian
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Overcoming Partisanship

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Objective vs. Subjective Truth

Partisanship is our great curse. We too readily assume that everything has two sides and that it is our duty to be on one or the other. We must be defending or attacking something; only the lily-livered hide their natural cowardice by asking the impudent question: What is it all about?

— James Harvey Robinson

Learning From Ideologues

Parting Words

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I write about politics and policy. The goal is to promote a more informed, thoughtful, and civil dialogue on how we can create a politics that solves problems.

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