Category: Liberty

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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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Progressives claim that society is steadily progressing, becoming smarter and smarter, and that old social mores are outdated and must constantly be replaced as people journey ever closer to perfection.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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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 —…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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;…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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,…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The Cowboy Spirit

There are two Americas.  And yes, it is possible to live in one and not even know the other exists thanks to the plethora of niche media.  Since the middle of the last century, from both  domestic and international perspectives, there…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The Intolerant Tolerant

“Christians and those rejecting the me-generation liberal dogma or ‘if it feels good do it,” are no longer tolerable by the intellectual and cultural elite…They command us to conform our thinking to their orthodoxy or else say nothing at all.” …

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Libertarianism is a Naive Ideology

It is true that Libertarians believe in liberty, private property and the Constitution, but their platform goes much deeper according to David Boaz in “Libertarianism: A Primer,”  and Charles Murray in “What It Means To Be A Libertarian.”  Libertarianism is…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

There Are No Absolutes in A Delusional World

Like anything Christian, biblical rooted morality has been updated to appease the secular world. Nothing short of 100% compliance for gender fluidity, homosexuality, pedophilia, multiculturalism, ad nauseam will be tolerated. There are no absolutes so any excess, any indulgence, any…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email