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Merry Christmas from Your Government

Christmas12 In this Christmas season, I deeply consider giving and…well…shouldn't we all? I was taught as a child that to give is better than to receive. At IOTC, we follow the example of our founders: we believe God is above all power, especially Government. God gave you and I an amazing gift called rights - rights […]

Sydney Hostage Tragedy and Its American Cousin

141215150223-02-sydney-hostage-flee-horizontal-gallery Just a few days ago, a dangerous and deadly hostage ordeal unfolded in Sydney, Australia.  According to news reports, the Muslim man who perpetrated the event is a self-proclaimed minister of the Islamic state. As a result of his actions, liberties were sacrificed. Lives were lost. And, no matter his motives – and no matter […]

What Happened to the Bill of Rights?

billofrights "The National Government was itself the creature of the States... Yet today it is often made to appear that the creature, Frankenstein-like, is determined to destroy the creators." -President Dwight Eisenhower, Governors' Conference, June 24, 1957 The original thirteen States were afraid that the new Federal Government they just created might become too powerful, as […]

Executive Amnesty Tramples Our Constitution

constitution-and-gavel-shutterstock_59130637-400x400 Amnesty for illegal aliens – a very hot topic to which the majority of Americans are opposed, but one which the government, supposedly "for the people, by the people and of the people," seems hell-bent and determined to allow the occupier of the Oval Office to enact by dictatorial edict. Supporters of amnesty for illegal […]

Is Belief in God Required to Hold Office in America?

hand-and-bible There are seven states including Maryland with language in their constitutions that prohibits people who do not believe in God from holding public office. And now, according to a recent New York Times article by Laurie Goodstein, a coalition of nonbelievers including atheists, agnostics, humanists and freethinkers, led and primarily funded by atheist Todd Stiefel, […]

Appeals Court Judge: "Privacy is Overvalued"

11_08_ALA39_450p Freedom-loving Americans and those supporting the Constitution value the Fourth Amendment. There is not one individual on either the left or the right who would publicly publish for all the world to see any information, communication, interaction, or images they consider to be their private property or anything that would violate their own privacy. Regardless […]