Tag Archives: government

Government, liberty, and our founding paradox

David Lesh, a colorful self-promoter, posted on Instagram a photo of himself defecating into a hitherto pristine Colorado lake, crowing about the wonderful feeling of freedom he got from it. Then, when faced with charges, he claimed that, actually, he had faked the photo. As he put it to a reporter, “I want to be […]

South of the border: a democracy of religion? [op-ed CCT 18 February 2014]

If you had been up really early and felt inclined you could have gone recently to the San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, webcam and seen four Cape Codders—Wellfleetians to be specific– standing in the pre-dawn dark in front of an impressive little cathedral waiting to join a religious pilgrimage.   Travel is said to be […]