Tag: Freedom

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…

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…

What Freedom Requires

The foundations of freedom are complex; this is why freedom is hard to win and easily lost. Whether you have party loyalties or are an independent it is important to know from where our freedom comes and how to preserve…

Florida Cross Targeted

A federal judge has ruled that a cross in Pensacola, Florida – a cross used for countless Easter sunrise services, Memorial Day observances, and ceremonies honoring veterans – must come down because it violates the Constitution. This judge is 100%…

Rape of the Mind

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…

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…

Complacency Speeding Toward Apathy

“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;…

A Patriot Takes Pride In His Heritage

One of the strangest periods of Roman history was the period right before the republic collapsed and became an empire. The Romans, not known for losing, during this period lost nearly everything they put their hands on. Catiline nearly overthrew…

I Love Christmas

I love Christmas –  this time of year is a favorite of mine for one important reason – It is a time of year we have set aside to celebrate the birth of Christ. It is also the time of year that most…