A Victory for Property Rights

On February 20, 2019, the Supreme Court took an important step to protect property rights. Even more encouraging is the fact that the decision was unanimous. If readers were unaware of the case of Timbs v. Indiana, that is hardly … Continue reading

Why Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” wrote poet Robert Frost. In the opening line to his famous poem, “Mending Wall,” Frost explores one of the mysteries of fallen human nature. Everyone feels both a need and aversion for … Continue reading

The Great “Absents” in the Land Debate

A healthy, robust debate around the issue of land is clearly needed in South Africa today. Unfortunately, the nation finds itself right now in the midst of a persistent and belligerent invective against landownership. This threatens the future of the … Continue reading

10 Reasons to Protest…Against the Protesters

We are proud of our troops:  10 Reasons to Protest…Against the Protesters As an aging and diminishing crowd of leftist protesters gathers at Fort Benning over this November 20-21 weekend, it is worthwhile to consider why they protest. They claim … Continue reading

10 Reasons to Reject Socialism

    10 Reasons to Reject Socialism   Why we must protect the family, private property and America from the dangers of socialism   *          *          *   1.  Socialism and communism are the same ideology Communism is but an extreme form of … Continue reading

The Rabbit

Of the three principles affirmed in the name TFP – Tradition, Family and Property – only the third, that is, property, is contested with a certain insistence. This disagreement comes primarily – and naturally so – from socialists and communists, … Continue reading

Private Property

Today I fulfill a longstanding promise of providing my readers with a collection of pontifical texts concerning private property. The tumultuous situation of the times had led me to other themes. Now, however, I have the satisfaction of making these … Continue reading