Tag: Freedom

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…

Progressive Communist Ideals

Progressivism is a reform movement that began in the late 19th century during which leading intellectuals and social reforms sought to address the economic, political, and cultural questions that had been brought about by the Industrial Revolution. It was a total…

232 Years of Freedom

If you’ve ever toured Monticello, then you know that Thomas Jefferson had very strong opinions of what his legacy should be. He wanted to be remembered as the man who wrote the Declaration of Independence and as the “father” of…

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…

Anti-Gunners, Dirty Tricks and Entrapment

  Some things in life are certain; bees buzz, cats meow, babies wet their pants, and the long nose of Mayor Bloomberg, which drips of self-righteousness, is stuck in every state’s business across the U.S. Instead of taking care of…

How Tyranny Rises and Freedom Falls

  This is how tyranny rises and freedom falls. What characterizes American government today is not so much dysfunctional politics as it is ruthlessly contrived governance carried out behind the entertaining, distracting and disingenuous curtain of political theater. And what…

Declaration of Natural Rights

Human societies are guided and held together by ideas and a shared sense of morality. When the People lose sight of those foundational principles, corruption and dictatorial power inevitably take root, and once criminal elements have taken control of society…

Is Democracy Dying?

“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.”   John…

Liberty Requires Resistance to Tyranny

The modern roots of individual rights and freedoms are founded in Christianity.  The Bible has been historically recognized as the most important book for the development of both the rule of law and democratic institutions in the Western world.  …

The Constitution Is To Blame

The battle for control of our Nation, the battle against the evils that will destroy us, can only be won if we identify the enemy and expose the tactics they employ. Louis Michael Seidman, the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional…

Falling Out of Love With Free Speech

Free speech is dying in the Western world.  While most people still enjoy considerable freedom of expression, this right, once a near absolute, has become less defined and less dependable for those espousing controversial social, political or religious views.  The…

The Enemy is at the Door

The enemy of our souls, and the enemy of our nation, roams about seeking whom he may devour. This is not a time for games. So much wasted time; years wasted hiding from the world that is crumbling around us. Distractions; devices,…

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…

Wisdom Is Greater Than Knowledge

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…

Divine Law and the U.S. Constitution

If President George Washington miraculously returned to America in 2017, what do you think he would have to say to our countrymen, and our elected representatives?   I don’t think most of it would be complimentary.  I think he would be horrified…