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Authoritarianism v. democratic self-governance: The battle of the ages

BY: - April 21, 2022

ROME ā€” When I’m not helping chronicle the charade of governance that is Ohio policy and politics, I’m most often studying the history of human civilization, with an emphasis on America and antiquity. Taking a short hiatus from the circus maximus of the Ohio Statehouse, standing amidst the ruins of the Roman Forum, I pondered […]

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Where, oh where have the old-school conservatives gone?

BY: - August 10, 2021

In an exceedingly weird dream the other night, I became a conservative. Small ā€œcā€ old-school conservative, the guy who distrusts rapid change, reveres custom and tradition, and fears anything that threatens to erode the foundations of government and society. As that newly minted conservative, I beheld with alarm and chagrin what had become of politics […]