Category: Liberty

ID or not ID — that is the question

A long time ago, when America was free, and new inventions and ideas seemed to be popping up every day, there arose the gravest threat to individual liberty, and to everything the American Revolution had stood for, that the people…

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The Lock on the Chain

Many of us have heard of the Constitution of the United States referred to as “The chains that bind government.” Those “chains” have a “lock”. Unfortunately, those with intent to unlock this lock have had such great success that few…

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Wouldn’t It Be Nice? The Rule of Law….

Has it ever struck you as a little odd that in a country with a Thirteenth Amendment that outlaws “involuntary servitude of any kind”,there’s also a “Selective Service” system that forces men, on pain of imprisonment or death, to join…

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What Makes America Great?

Five decades after America gained independence, the French author Alexis de Tocqueville remarked on our nation’s exceptional character. Unlike other nations that were defined by ethnicity, geography, common heritage, social class, or hierarchal structures, America was a nation of immigrants…

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Superman Complex

Progressives claim that society is steadily progressing, becoming smarter and smarter, and that old social mores are outdated and must constantly be replaced as people journey ever closer to perfection.   At least, that is what they claim.   But it’s not really…

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Celebrate The Bill of Rights Every Day

December 15, 1791 marks the most momentous day in human history. On that day, the first ten amendments to the then-new United States Constitution were ratified, placing severe limits — for the first time in in thousands of years —…

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Destroying Religious Freedom

Just as the Equality Act (HR 2282), that passed the House in March of this year, was about pushing a leftist agenda, so too is the Do No Harm Act (HR 1450) introduced by Rep. Joseph Kennedy of Massachusetts in…

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Apathy and Enslavement

“Great nations rise and fall. The people go from bondage to spiritual truth, to great courage; from courage to liberty; from liberty to abundance; from abundance to selfishness; from selfishness to complacency; from complacency to apathy; from apathy to dependence;…

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On Becoming Public Enemy No. 1

“Who needs direct repression when one can convince the chicken to walk freely into the slaughterhouse?” Slavoj Zizek In an Orwellian age where war equals peace, surveillance equals safety and tolerance equals intolerance of uncomfortable truths and politically incorrect ideas,…

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Democratic Socialism 101

In his 1991 essay, The Virtue of Civil Society, sociologist Edward Shils describes civil society as a community of free individuals who associate voluntarily for commonly shared values, purposes, and ends.  This personal liberty implies the freedom of an individual…

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Acting Like Serfs, Treated Like Serfs

These days it’s hard to keep up with all the stories about official government misconduct and police brutality. So what is it that makes so many “law enforcers” treat the rest of us like vermin to be stomped upon? If…

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Some are Born Blind, Others Choose Blindness

An individual commented on an article I posted saying that “in order to truly fight the demogogues I (the site) must be bipartisan.”  He then accused us or me in particular of being a “poser, propagating an agenda, the pot calling the kettle black.”  I prefer to…

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