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Where Is Today’s Tom Paine?

Robert Knight,   Given President Obama’s increasingly dictatorial rule, it’s a good time to dust off some thoughts on despotism by America’s “forgotten Founder,” Thomas Paine. Best known for writing the revolutionary pamphlet Common Sense, Mr. Paine was instrumental in galvanizing support for the American Revolution. Many of his writings are commonly quoted, even while the […] Read More →

Black America and American Exceptionalism

Autry J. Pruitt,   Events in Ferguson, Missouri have spawned an intriguing phenomenon. A casual pursuing of the popular center-left blogosphere like Slate or Salon, replete with its Upper East Side White Guilt, could make black folks wonder, ‘What the hell am I still doing here?’ A quick channel flip past MSNBC would have us believe […] Read More →

Forget Orwell And Rand, We’ve Gone To Full On Plato

Thad Beversdorf | First Rebuttal  You see both Rand and Orwell were describing a world outside of themselves.  A world they couldn’t understand or accept.  And while those works are brilliant and incredibly prophetic, I expect that to understand a world borne of narcissistic sociopathy one must examine the construct of such a world by a narcissistic sociopath.  Fortunately Plato, perhaps the […] Read More →

World Doesn’t Need More Democracy, It Needs More Freedom

CLASSIC FROM: 08/20/2002  During turbulent times like the present, Americans make fervent appeals to “democracy,” which they equate with freedom. President Bush is eager to impose democracy on Iraq and other countries whose governments he disapproves of. Woodrow Wilson only wanted to “make the world safe for democracy”: Bush wants to make the whole world […] Read More →

Neutering Religious Holidays

Chuck Norris,  Folks, our country is heading down a slippery slope. We have to stop it before it is too late. We haven’t even hit Thanksgiving, and already the war on Christmas is underway. This time, one of the largest public school systems in the U.S. is eliminating every mention of religious holidays on its […] Read More →

Michelle Malkin: One Nation Under Godlessness

 Cheating. Bullying. Cybersexting. Hazing. Molestation. Suicide. Drug abuse. Murder. Scanning the headlines of the latest scandals in America’s schools, it’s quite clear that the problem is not that there’s too much God in students’ lives. The problem is that there isn’t nearly enough of Him. With the malfunction of moral seatbelts and the erosion of […] Read More →

Net Neutrality: A 21st Century Trojan Horse

Bob Barr,   “’Net Neutrality’ is Obamacare for the Internet.” With this single phrase, Senator Ted Cruz has sparked one of the most heated debates about the future of the Internet since the Federal Communications Commission first released its Open Internet Order in 2010. Proponents of the cleverly-named proposal known as “Net Neutrality” argue government regulation […] Read More →