Thomas Paine once said, “The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes.” that about sums up President Joe Biden’s “Ministry of Truth” better known as the Disinformation Governance Board. On the surface a government agency dedicated to combating disinformation may sound like a good idea, it is, in reality a […]
Freedom of Speech Is One of Our Most Basic Liberties
Freedom of speech is one of our most basic of all liberties. The right to speak openly and honestly about the issues of the day is paramount to the functioning of our republic. It’s also the first right that tyrants attack and try to curtail. In recent weeks we’ve seen Twitter suspended Christian satire site The […]
I’ve been thinking about this quote from our 26th President Teddy Roosevelt a lot recently: “Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihood—the virtues that made America. The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.” […]
The Chaos of Freedom is Far Better Than the Tranquility of Oppression.
The past few days have been testament to Murphy’s Law… whatever could go wrong did. Repeatedly. I won’t bore you with details… thankfully it wasn’t anything serious just a cascade of small failures that created big headaches. In strange way the last few days have been a metaphor for liberty. Life in a free society […]
George Washington: I conceive a knowledge of books is the basis upon which other knowledge is to be built.
In a letter to Jonathan Boucher dated July 9, 1771 George Washington wrote “I conceive a knowledge of books is the basis upon which other knowledge is to be built.” George Washington was born in the Age of Reason, he was a part of a generation of that had access to more information in the […]
Liberty & Morality Go Hand in Hand
It’s a quiet Sunday Afternoon so I thought I’d share one of my favorite quotes with you all: “Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith. It is impossible to enslave, mentally or socially, a Bible-reading people. The principles of the Bible are the groundwork of human freedom.” – Horace Greeley So many […]
Yeah, What He Said… Sort of.
This video needs no introduction or explanation: Tea party anyone? I disagree vehemently on a several points not the least of which is the repeal of the Electoral College… Look at this map of county by county election results from 2000 and you’ll understand why. The Electoral College is the buffer that prevents less densely […]