Alexis de Tocqueville
(1805 - 1859) French political thinker Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Cle'rel de Tocqueville is admired for his concern for personal freedom, fear of majoritarian tyranny, and desire for limited government. Author of the classic Democracy in America

"Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude" .- Alexis DeTocqueville





"The liberty we prize is not America's gift to the world, it is God's gift to humanity." President George W. Bush






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Wayne Lutz


Book Review: Dr. Robert Zubrin, pens a living portrait of the American Revolution, revealing the passions and motivations of one of history's greatest villains - Benedict Arnold. A drama, in five acts


How Could This Happen?
Glad you asked..


Europe is wasted on Europeans
An Open Letter to Michael Smerconish

On Defining Democrats
The party of hate, corruption, violence and death

Congressman Joe Hoeffel, the Anti-Cowboy
Book Review: The Holy Land, by Robert Zubrin
Dixie Defenders of a Ditzie Democracy
Deconstructing Fatheads
Bring On Them Bible-thumping, Gun-Toting, Flag-Waving, Ass-Kicking Rednecks.
Reason Vs. Ideology
Iraq in the Spring
The Inherent Weakness of Involuntary Learned Liberalism
Freedom isn't everything...it's the only thing.

The Rally on Hallowed Ground
Useful Idiots Outside of the Orb
The Cowboy In Us All
When Doctors Have Agendas, Even Milk Is Racist
Election Time! Watch Them Wiley Democwats!
Too Stupid to Vote?
Let Them Eat Lard
The Revival of Muscular Conservatism
Come on rise up!
The Recant of Patriotism
Naming Evil
Public Schools - Fine Dining at the Public Teat
Betrayal of the Public Trust
Whatcha gonna do when they come for you
Congressman Joe Hoeffel (D-PA), Backward Through the Looking Glass
Congressman Jim Greenwood (R-PA), FeetPlanted Firmly in Mid-Air
Cooperate Or Else, Illegitimate Child
Pundit, Heal Thyself
A Valueless Life
Culture Wars: The Battle For The Minds Of Our Children
You'll Shoot Your Eye Out, Boy
California - Leader in Socialist Trends
Neighbors For Dollars - Would You Turn In Yo Momma?
Michael Smerconish

Just in time for back to school: Radio Talk show star Michael Smerconish suggests that there may be reasons not to be so anxious to send your kids back to school... WHEN SCHOOLS GO OFF THE DEEP END

For the Philadelphia Daily News:

Don't Blame Bush
Charlie Daniels

The Devil went down to the Tocq! Country Music legend and patriot Charlie Daniels takes on leftist elitism in this special Tocq editorial. If there's one mistake that liberals always make, it's in underestimating the "scope" of patriotic Americans. Don't miss Scoping Southern Style

Dave Francis comes to the Tocq from Russia, with attitude. Eddie, go home!
Some advice for the Arab street: "Get a job." Message to the Arab Street: Get Over it!
Jerome R. Wernow, Ph.D., R.Ph

A Grand Illusion: Oregon's Attempt to Control Death Through Physician-Assisted Suicide

Tocq Booknotes

Quality Outhouse reading that'll drive liberals nuts...

Eric Englund

Central Planning = Spontaneous Economic Order? A Socialist Paradigm Has Turned Scientific Research on it's Head at the Santa Fe Institut


Nancy Ahern

My, How Nice You Look!


Fact: A Racist is a Racist
Unconcern
My Name is Nancy, and I'm an Addict
Cutting back tax cuts? How one hand is chopping off the other
Feeling useful: Yellow doesn't mean cowardice
Cloning Around
The Fundmentals of Art Funding
Got Truth?
Making Love: As problematic as making war?
Please return to Gate D10 -- check your jokes with your baggage
Let's Play Make-Believe
Freeze, A*sh*le! It's the Net Police!
Robert Baker

July 16 Just My Take
June 12 Just My Take
April 29 Just My Take
April 8 Just My Take
April 1 Just My Take
March 18 Just My Take
Rhetorix
Got Invective?
Dangling from the Parallel Bars
Oklahoman Cockfight: misdirection vs. mental images
"Comfort those who sit in darkness...."
So, why can't the Americans teach their CEOs how to speak?
Debasing Strong Words
Two Rhetorical Rhouts - one destination
Hero, Hype and Hyperbole
Orational Numbers: the parts of an oration
The Sins of Molly Ivans
Justice Clarence Thomas speaks out against philophronesis
Parallelism for fun and profit
Tri Colonic (Not High Colonic)
Leahy Does Homer
"I Wonder How Clinton Would Look In A Toga..."
Ethos, Pathos, Logos and Statistics
Political Rhetoric - a lost art
Jan Winiecki, Ph.D.
Jan Winiecki, a professor of international trade and finance and former member of President Lech Walesa's Political Advisory Council, writes for The Tocquevillian on the legally enforceable "right to somone else's income," and the "terror" and pending demise of political correctness and the welfare state: Politically Correct Welfare State: Beginning of the End

In this transcript of a speech given at Grove City College, Prof. Jan Winiecki dares to make politically incorrect comparisons of Western and Islamic civilizations. The nerve! Comparing Civilizations: A Politically Incorrect Analysis
Dr. Jan Winiecki, with his analysis of the concept of American unilateralism in AMERICAN UNILATERALISM: A Personal Perspective

Humberto Fontova

Squirrel Opener



Catholic Priests Repeatedly Abused


Paul
Jesilowwski

Mandating Afro-Centric Self Esteem - Where's The Math? On the continuing decline of the Philadelphia School System.


Stan Kid

A Dorn In The Side of Due Process
A Brief Respite From Hell

Donna Doyle

Hype, Hyperbole and Innuendo

Sour Grapes - The Bitter Whine of Florida's Democratic Party
Book Review - RELENTLESS PURSUIT: THE DSS AND THE MANHUNT FOR AL-QAEDA TERRORISTS - Samuel M. Katz

Negotiate?
Jenna Thomas-Mckie

"I'm Going In."




James Austin Bishop

A scholarly look at The Religion of Radical Secularism

The National Education Association: Emphasis on the Ass. Someone is collecting data on subversives - on you - and it ain't the office of Homeland Security.
R. Jones

When morality is taught to students as a subjective choice, I DARE You To Think

Jones holds teachers accountable for more than just their own egos in Leaving Politicking Behind
Jones takes on the American Library Association and articulates a distinction that liberals can't seem to comprehend - the difference between rights and license, between censorship and common-sense moores, in When It's Right
Fuzzy Child-Care Data
The numbers don't lie, but we do.

A Tribe of Troglodytes
It's time to recognize that "equal rights" means just that.

Robert Zubrin

Author, engineer, Robert Heinlein award winner and visionary, Robert Zubrin points out the hard choice facing NASA in the wake of the shuttle disaster. Does America remain in low Earth orbit, or turn her vision outward toward the next logical step in the exploration of space? Zubrin discusses the difference between "Shuttle Mode" and "Apollo Mode" in Two Roads for NASA.


Paul Crespo is a public policy consultant and writer in Miami and Washington, DC. A former Marine officer, he was a member of the Miami Herald Editorial Board and writes regularly on politics, military affairs and diplomacy for The Herald, AEI Magazine Online and Tiempos del Mundo. Paul joins the pages of the Tocquevillian with Democracy and free markets vs. Socialism
Yevgeny Vilensky, Editor-In-Chief of the Yale Free Press, asks "How do you prove to a feminist that a skyscraper isn't built as a phallic symbol?" Answer - you don't. Vilensky posits that many students spend four years in college learning only to construct an "epistemological bubble" around themselves, in Bubble Children - The Death of Intellectual Honesty
Eric Englund

Global Warming: Socialism's Trojan Horse

Eric examines the leftist love affair with Castro and Stalin and exposes the politically correct mindset that can ingore the horrors of Communism while at the same time expressing moral outrage at incorrect ethnic lables. Don't order an "Oriental" salad in Washington state, and don't miss Here in the Pacific Northwest, Castro and Stalin Can Help Promote Your Products and Serivces.

Kim Oakley


Voting Rights, the Easy Way



Slater Bakhtavar

Why Iran wants War
Ahmadinejad & Co. starring in Armageddo
n

Democracy Spreads - It's Bush's Fault


Zeich Heil Ahmadinejad


Boris Karpa

FMS: A Zionist outlook
Why American aid is bad for the Jews



Gene Royer


WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD,

What If I Have A Funeral And Nobody Comes?
This is an article about fat people and how they look to those of us with perfect body features.
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, September 10, 2003
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, August 10, 2003
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, July 16, 2003
GOD - WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, June 12, 2003
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, May 15, 2003
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, April 29, 2003
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, April 8, 2003
GASP!
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, April 1, 2003
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, March 18, 2003
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD - March, 2003
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD - Februrary, 2003
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD - January, 2003
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD -December, 2002
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD - November, 2002
WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD - October, 2002
Neighbor, Can You Spare My Camel A Drink?
A Fox In The Hen House
Everyone Wins
Spy vs. Spy. This is not MAD® Comics, folks. This is serious.
Once Upon A Time, A Man Was Robbed
$ircling The Wagons -It's the money, stupid!
Public Education: Cruel and Inhumane Treatment
School Violence - Get To The Roots
The War Of Southern Rebellion - there was nothing *civil* about it.
Eleanor Ankrom makes the comparison to a modern-day Boston Tea Party when she witnesses those Responding to the Call to Arms
A view of the recent "peace" rallies from a rational perspective, pointing out that admitted communists, socialists, and "friends" of convicted cop-killers are motivated by something other than a desire for peace, in Ankrom's The Burgeoning Peace Movement.
Casey Khan takes a hard look at the weakening of the spirit of posse comitatus by the recent militarization of U.S. law enforcement in Watch Where You Point That Weapon!
Jeff Elkins

"Those children, five healthy young Americans, will no longer enjoy roaming the family timberland or canoeing on Beaver Lake."
Seige At Sagle

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Editorial Duo Decimates Bottom-Feeders

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