Richard Ferrier column
Dr. Richard Ferrier is president of the Declaration Foundation. He has taught at Thomas Aquinas College since 1978. In addition to the American Founding, his academic interests include classical philosophy, especially physics, and the growth of mathematics during the Scientific Revolution. His writings have appeared in many publications and journals.
Justice Thomas and Mister Lincoln: a thought on the Fourth of July, 2003
July 3, 2003
In the Michigan Affirmative Action cases recently decided by the United States Supreme Court, Justice Thomas cited the Declaration of Independence. I quote . . .
Orwell and Olson: doublethink from the Bush Administration on race preferences
April 14, 2003
Pity poor Ted Olson, Solicitor General for the United States. In the Michigan affirmative action cases now being argued before the Supreme Court, Mr. Olson has . . .
Reflections on Lincoln's second inaugural address
February 12, 2003
Today is Abraham Lincoln's 194th Birthday. I wish to honor him by sharing a few reflections about his Second Inaugural Address, given on March 4th, 1865. Here . . .
California Latino Caucus smears UC Regent Ward Connerly -- Connerly's hard-hitting reply
January 30, 2003
The material I will provide at the end of this piece pretty well speaks for itself. My friend Ward Connerly, who was the chairman of the California Civil . . .
Selling lies about Lincoln--to homeschoolers!
January 11, 2003
Americans of all regions and many political persuasions rightly revere Abraham Lincoln. He is the pre-eminent example of a statesman who took his bearings from . . .
Setting the record straight: Lincoln's wisdom on the politics of race
December 9, 2002
A minor scholar, an economist by the name of Thomas DiLorenzo, has been on an anti-Lincoln Jihad throughout the year 2002. His book The Real Lincoln has led . . .