Some thoughts on the founding

Michael Novak has a series of insightful posts on the First Things blog about the lost (or forgotten) virtues in America since the founding. The posts (here, here, and here) are worth the read because they contextualize the modern American situation in light of what the founders were striving for in the Revolution and founding. They also make it apparent how close we have come to (or how far we have gone away from) our collective ideals as a nation.

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