All’s Well That Ends Well?: Reflections on Liberalism and Race

By |2017-09-05T23:06:31-05:00January 21st, 2013|Tags: |

To study the past requires a sense of tragedy and perhaps a belief in original sin, “the imagination of disaster” as Henry James called it. The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, our annual exercise in national amnesia and self-congratulation, by contrast, promotes the myth that “all’s well that ends well.” Only the [...]

Martin Luther King and The Rule of Law

By |2019-01-15T15:45:51-05:00January 17th, 2011|Tags: |

In acknowledgement of MLK day, I wanted to raise the question, based on Martin Luther King Jr.’s, “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” as to when, if ever, as well as to what extent, it is appropriate to defy the rule of law. On The Imaginative Conservative Winston Elliott raised the question “When is a Change [...]