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If We Only Defended The Popular, Pretty & Preferred

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Justice would be without meaning if it only defended the popular, pretty, and preferred of our society. The real test of any principle is when it must be applied to those we deem unworthy, undesirable, and unliked… Those despised among us. We cannot be hypocrites- we must extend the protections of our laws to all defendants alike. Period. “Only by… Read more »

The Challenge for Citizens of the United States

The challenge before American citizens comes from words spoken over a millennia ago.  Consider the declaration made by this Anglo-Saxon maxim: “That which thy fathers bequeathed thee, earn it anew if thou would’st possess it.” Who were our fathers? To name but a few: James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, George Washington, John Adams, Fisher Ames, and Benjamin… Read more »

Obama & Abortion

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[Some of the women in my life most dear to me have had abortions.  What follows is not a moral indictment against any one of them or you, dear reader, for I am no judge.  But for the grace of God, there go I.  Moreover, we all have sinned and fallen short of the Glory of God.  Rather, what follows is first intended… Read more »

Government, Gratuitous Growth Irreversible?

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Have we allowed government to grow so large and intrusive as to forbid our ever returning to a state of greater freedom? Has Washington become hardly more than a power machine that churns out ever stronger and taller walls to personal freedom, states’ rights, and a freer market? Walter Williams, syndicated columnist, wrote a fine article (as is usual) on… Read more »

Obama Youth: Protecting Citizens from the State

The State has historically been a source of control and power- even tyranny. Why is it that some people who are so quick to react with outrage to a third grade student who mentions God in a school report, or the posting of the Ten Commandments in a school hallway are so comfortable with State/political indoctrination taking place in those… Read more »