The only restriction imposed on them is, that they shall not exchange republican for antirepublican
Constitutions; a restriction which, it is presumed, will hardly be considered as a grievance.
In sum, we think that in Metzger's article and the larger wave of scholarship that it represents, we are seeing a resurgence of the antiliberty and antirepublican
forces that lost the Battle of Yorktown.
(19) See, for example, ANB, BI 5.32, Vyateguwe na Monsieur Ponsino, 1969, a collection of antirepublican
tracts distributed in the north that proclaimed the imminent return of the king and execution of certain local administrators.
He said he has been threatened many times due to his vehemently antirepublican
stance and willingness to confront people he says are leading republicans in the South Armagh area.
Jefferson saw this influence as antirepublican
and detrimental to everyone:
And it is not clear that doing this would be antirepublican
. One of our greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln, saw that executive energy is an essential supplement to the republicanism of the legislature.
While the "feminized figure" of the Republic (Marianne) became for antirepublican
conservatives a degraded whore-like image (La Gueuse), perversion became the mark of decadence in a secularizing society.
His goals for education were to empower citizens to guard against antirepublican
forces in government and to increase the pool of talent, albeit slightly, from which his natural aristocracy would be drawn.
In his First Inaugural Address, Jefferson pledged "the support of the State governments in all their rights, as the most competent administrations for our domestic concerns and the surest bulwarks against antirepublican
tendencies; [and] the preservation of the General Government in its whole constitutional vigor, as the sheet anchor of our peace at home and safety abroad." (18) In other words, the states retained control over virtually all domestic matters, while the federal government must see to interstate peace and the Union's safety from foreigners.
Writing in 1951, Hannah Arendt marveled that "[n]either the first nor the second World War has been able to bury the [Dreyfus] affair in oblivion," and observed, "Down to our times, the term anti-Dreyfusard can still serve as a recognized name for all that is antirepublican
, antidemocratic, and anti-Semitic." This point has reverberated for sixty years; the affair is still one of the most written-about subjects there is.
Bush administration for many years now, charging the regime with being not only antidemocratic and antirepublican
, but "fundamentally apocalyptic." Following up on his earlier The Bush Dyslexicon, he documents how the administration has used corrosive cynicism to stampede the country into war and to stifle all dissent, how it has flagrantly disregarded domestic and international law in pursuit of its autocratic "war on terror," and various other real and metaphorical crimes largely given a pass by the US mainstream media and the Congress.
all the conduct of the Spartans was inflamed by desire for conquest." (27) As Cicero envisaged it, Sparta served as a paradigm for the antirepublican