On July 4, Remember to Keep Your Republic!

(Note: this article was originally published July 3, 2012 by the CATO Institute.) By Ilya Shapiro As America celebrates its independence, even we foreigners who live here have much to celebrate. (I’m a Soviet-born naturalized Canadian who’s lived in the United States my entire adult life—finally got my green card three years ago—and like most immigrants,…

Our Role in Restoring America and the States

     Too often we hear spoken, or read the words of genuinely decent people proclaiming sentiments such as “where is our next our George Washington?”. For those who think as I do(my sympathies) this unintended, but nonetheless self-marginalizing rhetoric is becoming increasingly distressing. Especially so, given that what may well be the most pivotal local,…