Someone once told me the one thread that runs through them all is a premium on personal courage - not intellectual courage but just plain physical courage.
Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.
The only defensible war is a war of defense.
The only politics in this country that's relevant to black people today is...