Category Archives: Politics

Regulatory Power v. State Rights

If the book “Demise of the American Republic” were ever written, the history of the Supreme Court would likely occupy a bulk of its pages. Two recent rulings from the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) serve to illustrate this point. Other Politics The Imperative of Defending Liberty After CharlottesvilleAug 17, 2017 Nullification Is Lawlessness? Not According to the […]

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School Vouchers ~ School Choice or Government Control?

An investigative report conducted by Politico says that $1 Billion in tax payer funds will go to Christian schools in the form of vouchers.  School choice advocates will call this a victory.  The founders believed this practice to be destructive to both liberty and faith. The Politico article serves to illustrate that point. Share This Article

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Christian Kindness & Liberty

History teaches that when government gets involved in religion, religious Liberty is threatened.  The principle of religious liberty, asserted by King Henry I in 1100 and then embodied in the text of the First Amendment, is essential to the preservation of Liberty. Share This Article

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More Unlawful Presidential Killing

As the debate rages over whether the president needs congressional authorization for war prior to his deployment of the military to degrade or destroy ISIS, the terrorist organization that none of us had heard about until a few months ago, the nation has lost sight of the more fundamental issue of President Obama’s infidelity to the rule of law. Share […]

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Waging War

James Madison is commonly referred to as the Father of the Constitution in large measure because, in the secrecy of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, he kept the most complete set of notes. He also had a very keen mind and a modest demeanor and an uncanny ability to solidify consensus around basic principles that are woven into […]

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An Unhappy Summer for Liberty

At the root of the chaos in the Middle East and here at home are governments that respect no limits on their exercise of power. Public officials — who are supposed to be our public servants — routinely behave as if they are our masters. They reject the confines of the Constitution, they don’t believe that our rights are inalienable, […]

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Credit Cards Have Expiration Dates, Laws Should Too

Boston Globe – THE GREAT state of Minnesota, you’ll be glad to learn, is no longer interested in the size and color of your bug deflector. The legislature in St. Paul recently scrapped the 1953 law regulating that automotive accessory, one of almost 1,200 antiquated or bizarre laws that Governor Mark Dayton recommended repealing as part of a major legislative “unsession.” Among other changes: Minnesotans […]

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Has the Dept. of Homeland Security Become America’s Standing Army?

The Rutherford Institute – “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.”—James Madison “Here [in New Mexico], we are moving more toward a national police force. Homeland Security is involved with a lot of little things around town. Somebody in Washington needs to call a timeout.”—Dan Klein, retired Albuquerque Police Department sergeant Share […]

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