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Entries by D. Robert Worley from 09/2012

Democratic Peace?

| Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

The democratic peace theory is used to justify intervention and regime change to spread democracy and thereby assure peace. As the late Gore Vidal sardonically called it, "Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace."

In Defense of Conservative Thought

| Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

There is no reason to choose between progressive and conservative thought. Progressivism allows for purposive change from an unacceptable status quo; conservatism introduces caution. The mature country would embrace both.