Musings of a Millennial Heretic

As a recent Yale alum from an Army family, Rek has straddled many cultures (suburban, middle-class, German, New England) and identities (black, gay, Southern) in forming a rigorous and critical appreciation for the principles and pragmatism of American conservatism. This column explores how that appreciation allows for a richer understanding of the world.

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  • We want to fight violence in this country. The messy politics of gun control just gives us more politics. Photo: AP

    Fighting violence, fighting gun control

    We want to fight violence in this country. The messy politics of gun control just gives us more politics. Published 1:39 p.m. April 13, 2013 - Comments

     
  • The challenge to conservatives with regards gay marriage is to figure how to incorporate the evolving consensus into our vision for America.

    The war beyond gay marriage

    The challenge to conservatives with regards gay marriage is to figure how to incorporate the evolving consensus into our vision for America. Published 7:28 a.m. April 4, 2013 - Comments

     
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Rek LeCounte

Rek LeCounte

Rek LeCounte is a 2011 graduate of Yale College, where he studied the art and philosophy of politics in and outside the classroom. Raised in a Southern family, he grew up on military bases around the U.S. and Europe ...

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Rek LeCounte is a 2011 graduate of Yale College, where he studied the art and philosophy of politics in and outside the classroom. Raised in a Southern family, he grew up on military bases around the U.S. and Europe, where he gained a practical appreciation for the spectrum of human diversity. Rek’s primary goal in writing is to explore and understand the chaotic order around him. He maintains a conservative political blog, and his writing has also been featured in The Daily Caller and The Huffington Post.

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