Author Archives: John Howard

How to Unite the Tea Parties

It really does seem to me the split is over how to deal with gay marriage. As far as I can tell there aren’t any Tea Partiers who are pro-same-sex marriage, even Christen Varley, the person responsible for the split, opposes gay marriage and says she would vote against it, so she’s only against the public image of intolerance that…

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North Carolina voting on Strong Marriage Amendment

North Carolinians will be voting on a Same-Sex Marriage Amendment on the May 8, 2012 ballot. The proposed measure would amend Article 14 of the North Carolina Constitution by adding a new section: Sec. 6. Marriage. Marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this State. This section…

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“Why I am Not a Libertarian”

It’s good to see the meme continuing to spread that Libertarianism is not compatible with Conservatism: Why I am Not a Libertarian

by Nathan Schlueter

March 26, 2012

Libertarianism and conservatism are often lumped together, but there are fundamental differences between the two philosophies that make them incompatible. The contemporary Tea Party Movement, like its revolutionary ancestor, looks to principles…

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