Why Discrimination Is Important In A Free Society

Clifton Knox,   In the United States, there are many laws and regulations that seek to level the playing field for those considered to be less fortunate. When using a term such as “less fortunate,” one is most often referring to those who are “poor,” or discriminated against based on social or racial determinations. In order for… [Read More]

Down With The Constitution!

Antonius Aquinas,   It has been quite an eventful and productive couple of weeks for the forces of statism in the former “land of the free, and home of the brave.” The federal government’s highest court has enshrined “perversity” into law, guaranteeing untold amounts of future litigation while infringing on the right of freedom of association… [Read More]

Irked by U.S., but EU keeps own spy projects quiet

Revelations of U.S. spying in Europe have soured transatlantic relations, prompting a White House apology and, as leak followed leak over the past two years, have fostered feelings of moral superiority among Europeans. Yet EU governments are stepping up surveillance of their own citizens: last month France, smarting from Islamist attacks in January, passed intrusive… [Read More]

Sin of Contemporaneity: Cleansing History By Applying Today’s Standards To Our Ancestors

Allan Brownfeld,  It is good that the Confederate battle flag has been removed from the South Carolina statehouse grounds. It properly belongs in a museum. Robert E. Lee himself would agree. After surrendering in 1865, he sought to bring the country together. He urged his fellow Confederates to furl their flags. He left instructions that… [Read More]

What Is The Job Of An Elected Official Anyway?

Richard Rothschild,   Want to know why America has gone astray from its charter as envisioned by our founding fathers? Simply ask any elected official: “What’s your job responsibility?” The answer usually provides insight into where the problem begins. Three years ago, a former county commissioner said: “Our job is to pave the roads, fund the schools,… [Read More]

VIDEO: Americans Want To Repeal 1st Amendment ‘Because Beyonce Said So’

 Activist Mark Dice, who routinely exposes the increasingly worrying stupidity of the nation at large, told a bunch of beach goers that “singing stripper” Beyonce had called for repealing the First Amendment, then asked them if they agreed with her. Everyone he interviewed bar one person said they did. Falsely stating that Beyonce had performed… [Read More]

Conservatism and Hope

Susan Stamper Brown,   As we witness the fall and likely deterioration of the small Mediterranean nation of Greece, it would be wise to understand that unless America makes radical corrections, Greece’s fate will be ours. Like in Greece, our politicians are afraid to tell us the truth about soaring debt, out-of-control spending and healthcare costs… [Read More]

“A Republic, If You Can Keep It.” Can We? Will We?

David Limbaugh,   When Benjamin Franklin emerged from Independence Hall at the close of the Constitutional Convention, a lady asked him what kind of government had been formed. Franklin reportedly responded, “A republic, if you can keep it.” Franklin’s answer has always been interesting because it revealed that he well understood the profound difference between a… [Read More]

America Without Religious Freedom is Unthinkable

Jerry Newcombe,  To conceive of America apart from religious liberty is almost unthinkable. But recent events have shown us the unthinkable may be right around the corner, with long-established religious rights being brushed away—despite weak judicial assurances to the contrary. I think it’s worthwhile to take a look at how important Christian liberty was to… [Read More]

Bakers who refused to make lesbian wedding cake told to pay $135K by Monday — or else

Two Christian bakers who refused to bake a cake for a lesbian wedding have been ordered to pay $135,000 in damages by July 13 or else the state of Oregon could place a lien on their home. Aaron and Melissa Klein, the owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, were punished by the state’s Bureau of… [Read More]

Obama under fire after meeting with Vietnam’s Communist head at WH

 President Obama is facing bipartisan criticism for hosting Vietnam’s Communist Party boss at the White House this week, given the government’s “deplorable” human rights record and “authoritarian” one-party system. The president met Tuesday with Nguyen Phu Trong, head of Vietnam’s Communist Party. Trong does not hold an official government position, but is regarded as the… [Read More]

Oh My: George Takei Called Justice Thomas ‘A Clown In Blackface’

There is a serious argument against the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges decision, which said there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. That being said, there is still a legitimate debate as to whether this was the proper avenue to grant this right for gay Americans, instead of the legislative process. Nevertheless, it’s hard… [Read More]