Tag: Freedom

Freedom Versus Tyranny on Display

Dr. Richard Land once called our country, “the divided states of America.” How apt—especially when we survey the various responses to the coronavirus. They are lessons in liberty and lessons in tyranny. To paraphrase what a friend of mine wrote…

Your Business is Essential

What the hell is an essential job and an essential business? Who is more essential, the cop, or the kid in the mall-kiosk who fixes my phone? Fortunately, that decision shouldn’t be up to a politician or a judge. It…

Who We Are as a Nation

Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh writes: America used to mean something. The Statue of Liberty represented independence, what it meant collectively to be an American. There was a reason why millions risked life and limb to come to our shores. We…

Freedom is More Fragile Than You Think!

Hungary’s parliament recently voted, by two-thirds majority, to give President Viktor Orbán almost unlimited emergency powers for an unlimited amount of time.  He can rule by decree, suspending any laws he chooses. Parliament is closed; elections are canceled. Anyone spreading…

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…