The United States is a nation of risk takers
In America the line forms on the right. As a people we are careful and cautious. We are conservatives.
As a nation, however, America has from its earliest days been expansive. We are risk takers, explorers, the architects of freedom. America is liberal.
Now that Labor Day has passed, we are once again focusing our attention on the election campaigns and those opposites of personal conservatism and community liberalism which make our political campaigns both interesting and important. Republicans appeal to our conservative personal desire for stability and restraint. Democratic policy engage...