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Friday, November 21, 2014

Traditional Virtues Perish Under Onslaught Of Deficit Spending And Federal Reserve Loose Money

The Cultural and Political Consequences of Fiat Money

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Understanding Why Our Enemy Is Our Enemy

Frank Madarasz alerted me to this article:

The Question of Islamic Reform

Neither wishful thinking nor politically-correct suppression of free speech in the public square will alter the reality of the brutal aims and methods of Islamic Jihad.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Today’s Secularity vs. Constitutional Liberties

In his latest book, Professor Ellis Sandoz explores the origins and nature of personal freedoms in the Western world, especially as those freedoms came to be embodied in the Constitution of the United States.

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Liberal-Progressivism’s Contradictions

Liberal-progressivism prides itself on being scientific and ridicules as ignorant superstition the Constitution’s foundation in our Judeo-Christian heritage.  In fact, liberal-progressivism is a ramshackle collection of inconsistent hypotheses that never in human history have worked as predicted by liberal-progressivism’s self-appointed elite.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Spiritual Representation In The Modern World

Liberal-progressives assert that God definitely is dead and that liberal-progressivism is the earthly embodiment of truth and power.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Playing Politics With Our Future

Well-intentioned or not, Obama’s foreign policy has been egregiously simplistic.  As Eric Voegelin observed, left-wing radicals envisioning a perfect world and hubristically presuming that they can change reality succeed only in reducing political society to disorder.  Underlying reality does not change.

Iraq, Middle East Paying for Obama’s Miscalculation

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Liberal-Progressivism Is Inherently Tyrannical

As Madison and Hamilton wrote extensively in the Federalist papers, individual rights of all varieties, especially property rights, would be too vulnerable to mob sentiment, to the tyranny of the majority, without the Constitution’s multiple checks and balances to prevent concentration of too much political power in one person or group.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Revolutionary Aspects Of Our War Of Independence

Robert Stapler presents a thorough review of his differences of viewpoint with my earlier post

Monday, July 21, 2014

Obama’s Foreign Policy

Hope and change the subject. 

Back to his highest priority: rounds of golf and fund-raising.

Will Kerry Hand Hamas a Victory?

Friday, July 04, 2014

The War Of Independence

Our struggle formally commenced on July 4, 1776 with the Declaration of Independence.  Calling the ensuing conflict the Revolutionary War is a misnomer.