Tag: Freedom

The Two Americas

There have been two completely different Americas in U.S. history. For more than a century after the United States came into existence, there was no income taxation or IRS. People were free to keep everything they earned and decide for…

A Bad News Week for Socialists in the US

The news is filled with stories of political corruption and oppression. The ugly face of statist-control is staring at us just behind the headlines and the media spin. Unfortunately, the legacy media is more interested in hiding the truth than…

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 —…