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11 Times The Anti-Bible Democrats Cited The Bible To Defend Their Big Government Programs

Aaron Bandler, The Democrats, as they are wont to do, have put themselves into a logical inconsistency: @MattWalshBlog Liberals on entitlements: “The Bible says give to the poor!” Liberals on gay marriage: “This isn’t a theocracy! Keep religion at church!” Indeed, the Democrat Party likes to invoke the Bible only when it comes to imposing

The Internet Is an Amazing Less Government Success Story

Seton Motley, Nothing in the history of humanity has grown bigger, faster or better than the World Wide Web. In just about a quarter century, it has become an economic and political force of nigh immeasurable impact. The Internet is a magnificent, unparalleled private sector success story. Yes, the Left reflexively and rightly states that

New York Staters Must Be Tired of Big City, Big Government Cronyism

Seton Motley, The 2016 presidential election has renewed the ridiculous argument that we should shed the Electoral College and decide the race by the popular vote. Because Republican President-elect Donald Trump decisively won the former – but received approximately two million less votes in the latter. Leave aside the fact that Trump ran the electoral

Stopping Big Government: Why we need a Congressional Regulation Office

Kevin R. Kosar, Philip A. Wallach, This year nearly 3,300 new federal regulations have been issued, and we still have more than a month to go before Christmas. Every one of these rules was issued by an agency that has no direct accountability to the public. These rules affect every aspect of our life—the food

How the Tea Party helped Trump win the election

Jenny Beth Martin,  Now that the American people have hired Donald Trump and the Republicans to right the ship of state, it’s time to get to work. Trump’s stunning win on Election Night defied the pollsters’ expectations, conventional wisdom about how campaigns must be run, and even the Washington Establishment’s narrative about what it is,

While You Weren’t Looking, the Federal Government Took Over Your Neighborhood

S. Noble, The Independent Sentinel  Something very insidious and very radical is going on throughout our nation and it is under the radar. Obama delayed it to the end of his term and the media cooperates in not discussing it. The Furthering Fair Housing Act will allow the federal government to transform the landscape of

Ron Paul: Big Government Failures

Three recent stories regarding three government agencies — the IRS, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) — show why we should oppose big government for practical, as well as philosophical, reasons. In recent months, many Americans have missed their flights because of longer-than-usual TSA security lines. In typical DC

TTSD: Trump Traumatic Stress Disorder”or ˜Trump-phobia’

Jack Kerwick,  To the plethora of mental illnesses in this mental illness-ridden age of ours, we can now add another.  We’ve all heard of PTSD, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  During this past year, something we can call TTSD has emerged.   TTSD is Trump Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is also known as “Trump-phobia,” for such

Detroit Retirees Asked to Pay for Decades of Democrat Government

Michael Schaus  Retired city workers in the Liberal Utopia of Detroit are being asked whether or not they want the city to exit bankruptcy, by slashing retirement pensions and cost of living adjustments. Officials are urging retirees to agree to a 4.5 percent cut in pension payouts, and an end to COLA. Unsurprisingly, some former

The bigger the government the worse the economy

Seton Motley We’ve seen it in too many sectors of the economy to possibly mention – both domestically and internationally.  The greater the government involvement in an economic sector – the greater the ensuing economic damage.  To that sector – and the broader economy. Every additional upward ratchet of the government regulatory winch (it is

Justice Dept. chokes out ˜undesirable’ businesses

Writing at USA Today, Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit describes “Operation Choke Point,” a Justice Department program that might be one of the most disturbing tales of abused power in this whole “Tales From the Crypt of Liberty” Administration.  This might not be as egregious as illegally rewriting laws on the fly to help the Democrat

Pat Buchanan: Is Democracy Another God that Failed?

 On Memorial Day weekend, scores of thousands of bikers arrived here for their annual Rolling Thunder tribute to America’s veterans, especially those lost in our wars or left behind. But this year the tribute has been sullied by a squalid scandal in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Sick vets seeking medical care at the Phoenix