On the Cultural Left & Economic Right

FAIROOZ ADAMS, THE HAMILTONIAN REPUBLICAN On our sister publication under The American Moderate family, a piece was issued which argued it is impossible to be simultaneously socially liberal and fiscally conservative. A chart was recently released by the Democracy Fund Voter Study Group which appears to lend some credibility to the claim. The long arc …

My Fourth of July

HEBERTO LIMAS-VILLERS, THE HAMILTONIAN REPUBLICAN The Fourth of July is, for many, a civic holiday celebrated by a heating-up of the grill, a hot dog feast with family, and for the lucky middle class inhabiting prime real estate, a quintessentially American fireworks display. For politicians, this is the time of the year to post thanks …

Ten American Experiences: A Fourth of July Meditation

LUKE PHILLIPS, THE HAMILTONIAN REPUBLICAN As we celebrate this Fourth of July, it would be fruitful to meditate on the question – what exactly are we celebrating when we celebrate “America?” Is it a set of ideals and principles rooted in the Enlightenment? Is it a blood-and-soil nation on the American continent, with unique institutions …

Our Collective Insanity

HEBERTO LIMAS-VILLERS, THE HAMILTONIAN REPUBLICAN American society is suffering an emotional breakdown. What happened three days ago was the extreme consequence of what political partisans have being doing  for many years. Some politicians, like Senator Sanders, have taken the road less currently traveled expressing sympathy for the shot while condemning the action. Others seek to …

Welcome to The Hamiltonian Republican

For thousands of years, reaching the moon was confined to the realm of fantasy. That is, until the United States of America redefined humankind’s relationship with the cosmos in 1969. Nearly five decades since Apollo 11, our nation remains the one and only country to deliver humans onto the moon and return them safely to …

Playing God

FAIROOZ ADAMS, THE HAMILTONIAN REPUBLICAN In recent years, there has been one incredible scientific breakthrough; a feat of technological wonder that is scarcely matched, greater than the detonation of the first atomic weapon and is rivaled perhaps only by the advent of modern computer science. Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, or CRISPR-Cas9, revolutionizes genetic …

Rewriting the Constitution

FAIROOZ ADAMS, THE HAMILTONIAN REPUBLICAN The Constitution of the United States of America is the oldest standing governing document of its kind in the world. It has served as a model for countless other national constitutions. Over the last two centuries, the U.S. Constitution has served the country well, proving to be a malleable document …

When is Abortion Murder?

FAIROOZ ADAMS, THE HAMILTONIAN REPUBLICAN Few moral quandaries are vexing as the abortion question. Proponents of abortion rights view attempts to curb access to abortion as an assault on the fundamental right to bodily autonomy; made all the more egregious because it most directly affects the bodily autonomy of women. Meanwhile pro-life people, generally, believe …

Replace General Flynn with General Petraeus

In a flurry of intrigue, General Michael Flynn resigned from his post as National Security Advisor Monday night. The resignation comes as controversy has been escalating over General Flynn’s pre-Inauguration Day contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States, an act prohibited by federal law. Whatever the lawyers and historians dig up a few …

Wanted: A New Gerald Ford Establishment, After Trumpgate

David Brooks has a thoughtful piece out at the New York Times today, investigating what species of threat the Trump Administration represents. There is the threat of authoritarianism, for which the proper response to save the Republic would be pour out onto the streets in protest and defend freedom by any means necessary. There is …