Tag: 1st Amendment

When honesty is outlawed

Words that reference the last days, the end times, the latter days or, times of the end, number well over thirty. Details of these events take up nearly a quarter of the entire Bible. For most people it is easier…

Silencing the Lambs

“Civil societies are necessarily tolerant to a degree, and intolerant to a degree; they punish what they cannot afford to tolerate and tolerate what they cannot afford to punish.” Oliver O’Donovan The mark of a good citizen at one time…

Deep Pockets And Hired Guns

Political Scientist Thomas R. Dye once said that “politics is about battling over scarce government resources [taxpayer money]; who gets them, where, when, why and how.” And he’s right.  Washington is dominated by the elite.  Politics have become an insider…

Identity Politics and the Death of Liberty

America started a “great experiment” in human history, that being the ideas of individual freedom and limited government. All of history before this assumed that the individual was subservient to the tribe, and governments had nearly absolute power over people…

EU Dictates Freedom of Speech

Regulations have huge effects on your life.  Tougher car safety standards, for example, may save your life but they also make your car more expensive to buy and operate.  Obscure food regulations could cost you hundreds, maybe thousands a year. …

The Throne and the Pulpit

There was a time in America when we had pastors and preachers in the similitude of Old Testament prophets. They were men who helped forge a land of freedom. Furthermore, they helped insure that in the United States there was…

The American Church Is Clinically Dead

“Christians must vote for honest men and take consistent ground in politics.  God cannot sustain this free and blessed country, which we love and pray for, unless the Church will take right ground.  Politics are a part of religion in…

A Collective Madness

Love of the Rebel flag is authentic, deep-seated, and long-lasting. Hatred of the flag is a recently invented political weapon.   Historically, the Battle “Rebel” Flag, with its familiar Cross of St. Andrew, was designed to represent the historic Celtic and…

The Age of Mass Delusion

Political Propaganda is the management of collective attitudes by the manipulation of the masses toward a certain cause, position or political agenda. Or as Adolf Hitler wrote in Mein Kampf, “the art of propaganda consists in putting a matter so…

Raising The Standard

“God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.”  Daniel Webster Loving, guarding, and defending liberty is the full-time responsibility of every American.   Unfortunately, not every American loves freedom enough to…

Journalism Is Not a Crime

The First Amendment took a major beating in a California courtroom last week. On Friday, 11/15/19, a jury in San Francisco’s U.S. District Court found David Daleiden and his team guilty of trespassing, fraud, and other infractions. Daleiden and his…

Censorship Crusade Continues

Throughout our history, free speech has been cherished in the United States of America. Thankfully, we have the First Amendment which mandates that “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech.” It not only protects this right, but also…

There is No Wall Of Separation

“. . .One needs to protect the church from the state because the latter will utilize its enormous powers to do what the state has always done – either subvert the religion or destroy it.  If we continue our slide…

The Left Goes After Religious Liberty

“The freedom to worship is one of our nation’s most fundamental rights.  That First Amendment guarantee should never be used to undermine other Americans’ civil rights or subject them to discrimination on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, or…