pilgrims

Why Empire?

“Why would a nation become imperial?,” Steven asked me. “I mean, why would you want to take that on?” The conversation had been on Japan leading up to World War II. The question was important. Why would a nation conquer dissimilar nations? Why accept that burden and risk? My answer, which I’ve grown more fond of as time’s passed, was something like this: Imperial people view everything as a fixed pie.
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How to Carry on the Pilgrims’ Mission

Conservatism and the Tea Party movement are good for America and good for the world. Moreover, our beliefs, our theory of government, and our principles are good for people. All people. Everywhere. That said, our marketing to date has been spotty at best and atrocious at worst. We don’t sell ourselves well. By “marketing,” I don’t mean phoniness or deception. Rather, we must advance those ideas that will do the greatest good or avert the gravest harm.
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How to Carry-On the Pilgrims’ Mission

Conservatism and the Tea Party movement are good for America and good for the world. Moreover, our beliefs, our theory of government, and our principles are good for people. All people. Everywhere. [caption id=“attachment_16457” align=“alignnone” width=“800”]Pilgrim’s Progress Map[/caption] That said, our marketing to date has been spotty at best and atrocious at worst. We don’t sell ourselves well. By “marketing,” I don’t mean phoniness or deception. Rather, we must advance those ideas that will do the greatest good or avert the gravest harm.
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