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The Sunshine Patriots of Today

71MwN0p7e6L._SL1500_ Yesterday, I spent most of the afternoon trying to shape the mind of a young man somewhat less than ten years old. His father was with a half dozen or so men working to transform my back yard from "Mohave-Desert-Meets-Demented-Construction" into something more livable. The young man was a pure joy to be with; well-dressed […]

Ruling by Intrigue

scotusbuilding_lg The purpose of government is to rule and control. Government's role, therefore, seems at odds with liberty and the rights of the individual. Having just gone through a major election cycle, as our nation sees a broad change of office holders, we might anticipate a different attitude from government. However, what we perceive as true […]

Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty

Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty_Engraved Outside National Archives in Washington DC_Photo by Vincent J Bove Stewardship is defined as "the responsible overseeing and protection of something considered worth caring for and preserving"! Liberty is: "freedom from arbitrary or despotic government or control; freedom from external or foreign rule; and freedom from control, interference, obligation, restriction, hampering conditions, etc., power or right of doing, thinking, speaking, etc., according to choice." The […]

Liberty, Not Government, is Key to Containing Ebola

cms_c8decbac05f34596aa06fb8059beb7a4 According to Forbes magazine, at least 5,000 Americans contacted healthcare providers fearful they had contracted Ebola after the media reported that someone with Ebola had entered the United States. All 5,000 cases turned out to be false alarms. In fact, despite all the hype about Ebola generated by the media and government officials, as of […]

Only the Worship of the One True God Will Bring Liberty

one-god-one-lord-jesus-1-corinthians-8-4-61 Do you remember the apocalyptic scenario Al Gore was peddling seven years ago? He claimed human activity was the cause of global warming, and that the polar icecap was melting, which would cause a catastrophic rise in sea level, devastating coastal regions where the majority of the world's population resides. As he accepted the Nobel […]

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. […]