Will the UK Parliament Cancel Abolitionist Edmund Burke?

August 30th, 2022 3:06 PM

The Father of Conservatism was anti-slavery. But facts probably won't save him.

'The Real Burkean In American Politics Right Now Is Barack Obama

September 9th, 2009 9:17 AM
"[I am] against this most monstrous of all meddling on the part of authority: the meddling with the subsistence of its people. . . . [One must] manfully . . . resist the very first idea, speculative or practical, that it is within the competence of government . . . to supply the poor with necessaries. . . . To provide for us in our necessities is not in the power of government. It would be a vain…