William J. Watkins, Jr.
| Thursday July 2, 2020 at 4:15 PM PDT
America is experiencing a revolution. But it is a far different revolution than the one we celebrate every Fourth of July. In fact, it has much more in common with the French Revolution of 1789 than the Spirit of 1776. The American Revolution is often called a lawyers’ revolution. This is based on the...Read More »
| Monday February 18, 2013 at 2:34 PM PST
Presidents’ Day celebrates powerful executives as caricatured celebrities.
| Tuesday June 1, 2010 at 2:19 PM PDT
What gives some people the right to rule others? At least since John Locke’s time, the most common and seemingly compelling answer has been “the consent of the governed.” When the North American revolutionaries set out to justify their secession from the British Empire, they declared, among other things: “Governments are instituted among Men,...Read More »