Entries by Dr. Julio Gonzalez

Who’s to Blame for the Events in Charlottesville? Charlottesville!

The events that transpired in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12 were truly vile and disgusting. Set into motion under the guise of protesting the city’s decision to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee from Emancipation Park, the gathering instead devolved into a display of violence and intolerance that struck at the face of democracy […]

The Press Is Free No More

Few institutions are more instrumental to the protections of our liberties than a free and unencumbered press. To this end, John Adams said liberty of the press is “essential to the security of the state.” And Thomas Jefferson, at times a bitter enemy of Adams, nevertheless agreed on this point: “Our liberty depends on the […]

A True American Healthcare System

As Obamacare continues to reveal itself as an economic and policy disaster, it strikes me that in undoing this healthcare mess, we are not following the path forged for us by the Framers of the Constitution. For them, the overarching, driving concern was the protection of the liberties of the nation’s citizens from the intrusions […]