Way back in April, I wrote a two-part essay asking the question: Is America Really Free? I believe these two posts define one of the central themes of this blog. Unfortunately, Liberty Relearned was but a fledgling wog of a blog, without many followers to read them at the time. I really think they're worth re-posting as sort of a "best of" look back at 2015. Here are key excerpts from both. Hope you enjoy!