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Patriotism, Protest, and Pigskins

Published by D. Michael Johnston
on Wednesday 27 September 2017

Our banner, the Stars and Stripes, is heavily symbolic in its appearance, but even more so in its representation of our nation and our ideals.

The Conservative Lens, Part 3: People and Society

Published by Alex Essen
on Wednesday 3 May 2017

How do conservatives view themselves and those around them?

Missing the Point: Dodd-Frank, Conflict Minerals and Potential in the Congo

Published by Gabe Royal
on Monday 1 May 2017

The narrative that buying an iPhone made with conflict minerals perpetuates war in Central Africa stifles efforts to address the problem, and current legislation is counterproductive. Americans can, however, make a real difference.

We Are the Greatest Threat to Our National Security

Published by A.J. Shattuck
on Friday 28 April 2017

The greatest threat to our national security is the obstructionist force of hardline partisanship.

The Conservative Lens, Part 2: The Central Premise

Published by Alex Essen
on Wednesday 26 April 2017
Fall of Man

All conservatives hold one belief in common – a belief that defines conservatism as a whole.

Climate Change: Why Peer Review and Consensus Matter

Published by D. Michael Johnston
on Monday 24 April 2017
Global temperature data from four independent sources.

Climate change continues to be at the forefront of modern discussion. Both sides of the argument point to science to support their claims. Where do we look when science disagrees? This article explores the importance of peer review of scientific findings, the concept of consensus, and what they say about climate change today.

The Conservative Lens, Part 1: Introduction

Published by Alex Essen
on Friday 21 April 2017

Conservatism is facing an identity crisis. Is there a way out?

From America with Love: American Optimism and Russian Opportunism

Published by Micah Ables
on Wednesday 19 April 2017

Despite history’s dire warnings of the consequences of mishandling the Soviet Union, America’s leaders consistently underestimate and miscalculate President Vladimir Putin’s Russia. 

Welcome to CriDis

Published by Micah Ables
on Monday 17 April 2017
Critical Dissonance

On this site, you will certainly find viewpoints with which you disagree. You will probably find arguments you appreciate. You may even find perspectives you've never considered. This is by intention. Welcome to CriDis.