Author: Rretta

Every Pregnancy Involves Two Separate Bodies

Pro-Choice is a euphemism whose de facto antecedent is pro-abortion, whose legal antecedent is the termination of life in the womb, whose moral antecedent is murder in the womb, whose ontological antecedent is the murder of an innocent, whose biblical…

The Heart of Liberty

“There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.”  Charles de Montesquieu The American Socialist movement has shown nothing but utter contempt toward the Constitution, natural law, America’s sacred…

Judicial Review Is Not A Constitutional Power

In 1823 Thomas Jefferson wrote that “at the establishment of our constitution, the judiciary bodies were supposed to be the most helpless and harmless members of the government.” Experience, he wrote soon showed otherwise as they “were to become the…

All Roads Do Not Lead To God

“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.” Augustine of Hippo Anyone who “thinks” they are a Christian, or “hopes” they are, probably isn’t…

The Liberty Pie

“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves, in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.”  Frederic Bastiat…

Directo a Mexico

Little known to most Americans, but widely used by illegal aliens, a U.S. banking program is helping to funnel billions of dollars out of this country. Launched in 2005 under the reign of G.W. Bush, “Directo a Mexico” provides low-cost…

Killing Cash

“Cash is problematic to banks. It is expensive to manage, hard to take from customers and, worst of all, it is a possible gaping wound, if a bank run occurs. In a world without cash, customers would be forced to…

Evidence for Creation

What shapes our world outlook?  Where do ideas come from?  To what can we attribute our biases and our perspectives? Man would prefer to credit analytic thinking as the basis of our beliefs since it is the faculty that distinguishes…

Creating Federal Jobs Outside the Beltway

Republican Senators Josh Hawley of Missouri and Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee recently proposed a new bill, as yet unnumbered, to move 90% of federal agency jobs out of Washington, D.C.  Dubbed the HIRE bill, Helping Infrastructure Restore the Economy Act…

Moral Decay

The late Allan Bloom  wrote in  “The Closing of the American Mind” that the contemporary talk of “values” is what is left when society accepts the notion that there is no genuine right or wrong.   Moral issues are reduced to…

Bad Ideas have Bad Consequences

“There must be religion. When that ligament is torn, society is disjointed and its members perish. The nation is exposed to foreign violence and domestic convulsion. Vicious rulers, chosen by vicious people, turn back the current of corruption to its…

The Battle For Virginia’s Future

“All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.”  Thomas Jefferson Given the dishonesty and lack of moral principles many of our elected and some of the candidates display,  It is clear that…