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Times that Try Men’s Souls

1346851259537798 "A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right…" So wrote Thomas Paine in a pamphlet called Common Sense, which caused quite a stir back in 1775. It is widely believed that Thomas Paine's philosophy greatly aided the cause of American Independence with a logic and a passion […]

Justice - the Guardian of Liberty

justice There is a monster loose in America. It is a tyrannical monster whose perfidy grows every day. He is intelligent, educated at the most elite institutions and is holding some of the most powerful and prestigious positions in our land. He's at his worst when all decked out in black. In the past month alone […]

Unseen Victims and Robin Williams

Robin-Williams Here is a question for you, the reader. Should the focus of our efforts be only on getting the lost "saved", or should we be as concerned for those being damaged by the sinful behavior of others? No one exists inside a vacuum. The idea that our actions do not impact others is foolish and […]

Why Collectivism is Always Poised to Win

Individualism Have you wondered why the TEA Party can only make so much headway, or why the conservative movement in general seems to stall without a brilliant leader? Why do liberals, Democrats, collectivists and leftists always seem to win the hearts and minds of the people? Why don't conservatives? This article attempts to answer these questions. […]

This is Why Liberty Dies

death of liberty To understand why liberty is imperiled in our country today, we must first state clearly and unequivocally what is liberty.  Then and only then can we understand what is necessary for its preservation as well as see what is undermining it today.  Liberty is the absence of coercion and the freedom to act upon your […]

The Constitution is not a Self-Enforcing Document

United-States-Constitution   The Constitution is not a self-enforcing document. Although the Constitution is the supreme law of our land and provides limits on the powers and authorities of our federal, state and local governments, its words cannot and will not leap off the page and enforce themselves. The common folk of America must be the champions […]