Exactly 20 years ago, on December 15, 1989, a small crowd of parishioners of the Hungarian Reformed Church in Timişoara gathered in front of the church flat where their pastor lived. The occasion was the eviction orders to their pastor set for that day by a Romanian civil court. The group formed a human chain around the flat. When the police arrived to remove the pastor from the flat, the crowd had grown to several hundred strong; they were singing hymns in the brutally cold weather and from their words the police guards understood that the people were determined to stay and prevent the eviction of their pastor.
If you have not studied the foundational biblical truth about Socialism, you should. There is no secret the church in general long since quit providing social safety nets for even its own people, let alone much of any kind of such outreach to greater society, the poor, the orphan, and the widow. The relationship between […]
We previously discussed the fraud that has been “repeal and replace” ObamaCare. That fraud was rightly killed by the more conservative members of the House. Now Republican leadership has tweaked the fraud enough to convince enough of the holdouts to go “yea.” Now the House has passed a slightly modified version of the last slightly […]
Following his humiliating failure with TrumpCare, his would-be replacement for ObamaCare, Trump has tried to save face by blaming the one group of Republicans in Washington that retains a semblance of principle: the Freedom Caucus. What this implies should put us all on alert. Whom you are willing to attack, and whom you do, are […]
I think I finally get it. Conservatives are all about conserving stuff, so that means in the American political charade, Conservatives are all about conserving what Democrats put in place last go-round. At least, that’s what I take from reading the specs on this American Healthcare Act, allegedly designed to repeal and replace Obamacare. Well, […]
Restoring America One County at a Time Chapter 7: Markets 7.2 America’s Not-So-Free Markets Much like topics in previous chapters, to talk about “the loss of freedom” in regard to markets is not quite accurate. Although they have often been much freer than they are today, America has never had truly free markets. The causes for this […]