Tag: Freedom

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…

Liberty Requires Resistance to Tyranny

The modern roots of individual rights and freedoms are founded in Biblical Christianity which has been historically recognized as the foundation for the development of both the rule of law and democratic institutions in the Western world.    A visible…

“Recipe for an American”

What makes an American? What are the qualities — the “ingredients,” if you will — that distinguish Americans from Germans, Mexicans, or the French? Why is it that we feel a special right to be proud of who we are…

Freedom and Responsibility Go Hand-in-Hand

“Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.”  President Ronald Reagan The left continues its agenda of taking America in a new direction, away from the free association of self-governing individuals envisaged by our founders, toward a…

America is Freedom’s Colosseum

“I believe freedom of speech and religious liberty at home will be restored. I believe that, abroad, America will once more be feared and respected, freezing the sweat and chilling the bones of men that aspire to tyranny, even fleetingly.…

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…

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…

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 —…

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;…

Enough is Enough

The twenty-seven simple, easily-understood words of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution have not proven clear and forceful enough to protect and defend the right it concerns, especially given its ideological enemies who willfully misunderstand it. In the…

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…