Lone Star State of Mind: A Former Political Theorist Explores Real World Issues

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Lexington Books, 2002 - Political science - 191 pages
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Drawn from the weekly opinion pieces of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Don Erler's, Lone Star State of Mind presents an intelligent and principled analysis of life in these new-fangled times. Ranging across subjects, from the narrowly political to the broadly scientific and philosophical, the 106 essays collected in this single volume testify to a writer with a lively curiosity and a steady civic-mindedness. Unifying themes on the need for a vigorous defense of popular government and the benefits of capitalism are interwoven with discussions of censorship, abortion, terrorism, capital punishment, and education. Don Erler's musings on subjects of great concern to the decent citizen reveal a man alert to the both the accomplishments and deficiencies of his community. One finds, within the pages of this work, a fiercely independently-minded columnist who blends everyday old-fashioned commonsense with the lessons learnt in academia and business, and an American who firmly believes that "truth remains the best armament for citizens of our democratic republic."

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Thinkers Statesmen and SelfGovernment
NittyGritty Issues
Race and Gender Equality
Americas Political Economy
Constitutional Rights and Duties
The Natural and the Political
Science God and the Public Square
Families and Training the Young
Censorship and the Arts
Constitutional Law and Judicial Fiat
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Don Erler is a contributing columnist to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and a Texas businessman. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Dallas and taught at Assumption College for six years.

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