Originally published in 2013 when Obama bombed Syria, this discussion is every bit as relevant now that Trump has done it, too. Bottom line: the problem is not with the man in office; the problem lies in the Constitution which actually allows this. On this, even the more freedom-loving founders were agreed. *** As I […]
I saw a popular megachurch pastor once post on “10 things I would do if I were president.” A few of his ideas were good. Some were not. Some were contradictory (like cutting taxes and declaring indefinite wars at the same time). It got me to thinking: if a real advocate of liberty ever did […]
The best way to destroy the public’s memory of an important event is to make it into an American national holiday. This brings me to the Fourth of July. There are no Fourth of July parades on TV, or anywhere else, as far as I know. I cannot remember any in my youth.
You may not know that many Christians in India face persecution, but it is quite a problem—and growing. A recent report from International Christian Concern—a worldwide persecution watch group—notes a recent rise in Hindu nationalism producing extremism and a spike in persecution. But a Resolution working its way through Congress seeks to reverse this trend. […]
What was once outspoken opposition (to increased spending) led by the tea party core in the House seems to have cooled to a lukewarm loyal opposition. A few are opposing the latest $1.1 Trillion omnibus spending bill, but we are not hearing too much strident expression of principle anymore. Where did they go? Republicans in […]