Poltical Scientists: “I’m American”

A lot of people at Wayne State talk to me and say… “You’re theory.” I respond, “my dissertation is on American political development; empirical multiple traditions.” J. responds, “yea, republican culture and liberalism and authoritarianism… in Liberal-Land–you’re totally theory.” So then, I say, “I’m American. It’s true that the first 300 pages of my dissertation…

just republicans

Listen, when I say republicanism, I do not mean Republicans. It is possible that small r republicans (the ideology walkers) could replace the classic liberals of the Republican Party in early 21st century America (the party name). Well, read these posts on being (e.g., dasein) a republican, not necessarily a Republican, and see for your…

Differentiating republicanism, liberalism, and authoritarianism

In this post, I will update a list of posts that differentiate republicanism, liberalism, and authoritarianism through brief, simple, blogger responses. Candide’s Garden. Voltaire’s Noise. Webs called Culture SAC Capital Advisors Speak Authoritarianism? Poetry Project: Political Languages N.Y. police’s ‘stop-and-frisk’ tactics violate rights? Liberal Freedom Means No Republicanism? Is Obama acting like Cincinnatus? a classic liberal…