Yet Another Area of Unjustified Government Takeover

ntntrlty3An article I wrote twenty years ago described the Internet as America’s next frontier. And for the past twenty years, it has been a wide-open, innovative, constantly changing — and yes, somewhat unruly – frontier. But all that may have changed with the Federal Communication Commission’s recent announcement […]

This Is America! Act Like It

amrcTHIS IS AMERICA! This was the mantra of generations after the establishment of the United States of America. Our history shows that this nation was built with grit, toughness, a do it yourself and a get it done attitude. Sure, like any other great or not so great […]

Ebola Update

ebl2The West African Ebola epidemic is winding down with only one case confirmed in Liberia last month. In Guinea new cases continue to emerge, but at a reduced rate compared to last year’s peak. The exponential increase in Ebola cases seen last summer is over – the rate […]

Is Ted Cruz the New Champion of the Flat Tax?

flttxAnnouncing his 2016 presidential run at Liberty University last month, Ted Cruz, the first out of the starting gate, excited fiscal conservatives with his call for a flat tax to replace the IRS. Support for the concept has been picking up steam recently, due to the […]

Rand Paul Takes on the Machine

rndplOn Tuesday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul announced he was officially entering the Republican primary race for president. He is the second candidate to announce after Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. His speech was full of Reaganesque declarations, practically declaring a war on Washington, D.C. “We have come […]

Social Media Erasing the Ivy League Advantage

Twitter bird shockedFor many years, it was considered highly enviable to attend an Ivy League or other top rated university. Graduates enjoyed social prestige and better job opportunities. Then universities started changing their admissions standards to account for factors other than strictly merit achievement. Left-wing admission panels started […]

North Carolina Utilities Hijack Energy Choice and Independence Legislation

slrNorth Carolina utility monopolies such as Duke Energy Carolinas and Dominion North Carolina Power have planted a poison pill in a piece of legislation designed to provide more energy choice and energy independence in North Carolina.

Publicly, the utilities are opposing the bill to prevent the innovative third-party-owned […]

Enough is Enough, Its Time to Downsize the Federal Government

bltdgvt4The size of the federal government has exploded over the last century. The legislative and judicial branches of government have grown to serve the increased number of states and their growing populations. The size and scope of the executive branch has grown to reflect an expanded role […]

Third Great Awakening on the Way?

appeal-to-heaven-flagRecently, while announcing his 2016 presidential bid in front of 13,000 onlookers at central Virginia’s Liberty University, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz garnered tremendous applause, saying, “I believe God isn’t done with America yet.”

I think he’s right. Though the forces of evil may try, there are many […]

What is Truth?

estrOne of the most distinguished apologists of our era says that the most profound inquiry we can undertake is, “What is truth?” One theologian furnished this clarity, “Truth is who God is,” – referring to the God of the Bible. The Bible describes the human heart as deceitful […]

Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I

Killers of the KingThe king is dead…long live the king

Killing a king is serious business – even the most dedicated to their cause must undoubtedly feel a moment of trepidation before the deed is done and fear for what may come after. In 1649 several dozen Englishmen […]

Aren’t We All Looking Forward to ‘Internet at the Speed of Government?’

intrntslwWe were on February 26 subjected to the hugest of Barack Obama Administration Internet power grabs. Where the Administration unilaterally decided to start applying 1934 landline telephone law to the 21st-Century-Web.

This government grab was made under the guise of Network Neutrality – but this flashback-to-New-Deal phone […]

The 'Live and Let Live' Philosophy That Informs The Policies Of Rand Paul

Ralph-Rand

The author interviewing Rand Paul.

Libertarianism no longer seriously can be considered marginal. It has emerged as an important part of our public discourse.

Sen. Rand Paul writes, “They say the libertarian moment has arrived. If you want to understand and be part of that moment, read David […]

Can Christianity Survive the Sexual Revolution?

sxrvlutnWhen was the last time anyone heard a sermon that condemned the evils of fornication, or adultery, or cohabitation, or divorce, or bearing children outside wedlock (let alone homosexuality)? Controlling these sins is a core Christian value. At one time a preacher could be expected to devote […]

Currently in Power – The Google Administration

obmgglThere’s an old military pilot adage – believed to have been born during World War II.

“When you’re taking flak, you’re right over the target.”

Last week, the Wall Street Journal offered up:

Google Makes Most of Close Ties to White House

Search […]

Hillary Clinton’s Wiped Server: Democrats Love Truth and Transparency and Loathe Cronyism

hlryclntn3I think at this point in our collective national existence, “Trust me, I’m a Clinton” isn’t the best defense of one’s actions.

We won’t even get into prospective First Laddie Bill Clinton. Hillary Clinton is the woman (well, a woman) who blamed the Benghazi, Libya murder of […]

The Much Maligned Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law is Merely a State RFRA

rfraThere is little understanding of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law. The First Amendment says, “Congress shall make no law . . . prohibiting the free exercise [of religion].” Does this merely prevent government from prescribing or proscribing certain religious beliefs? Or does it also mean prohibiting government from causing […]

The 'God Particle' - A Christian Perspective

God particle

The “God particle” or the Higgs Boson particle relates to the Standard Model (SM) theory of particle physics. The name derives from the name of the Scottish scientist, Peter Higgs, who helped develop the theory in 1964. A boson is a particular type […]

Why It’s Worth Seeing “The Sound of Music” Again

sndofmscLast week, on March 27th the stars of the Sound of Music reunited in Hollywood to celebrate the milestone of the 1965 musical that has become an enduring classic, kicking off the TCM Festival and featuring a screening at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Julie Andrews, […]

Attention Populist Conservatives: Beware Ted Cruz

Attention populist conservatives who really want to stick it to the Establishment: perhaps, just perhaps, the best way to do that is not by supporting a candidate who GRADUATED FROM HARVARD LAW SCHOOL!

It is possible that Ted Cruz’s anti-Establishment conservative rhetoric is entirely sincere.

It is possible that Ted Cruz is not sincere and […]

The Left Finally Circling Like Sharks Around Sheriff Arpaio

crclngshrksWhen progressives can’t beat Republicans square and fair at the ballot box, they resort to dishonest Alinskyite tactics, such as character assassination and abusing the left-wing dominated legal system. They’ve been after America’s popular Sheriff Joe Arpaio for years and are finally circling around him like sharks. A […]

Why is There a White House Council on Women and Girls, but None on Men and Boys?

White House Council on Men and Boys

Cross-posted from Studio Brule –

Dr. Warren Farrell, author of The Myth of Male Power, Why Men Are The Way They Are, Father and Child Reunion, and many other books on masculinity, and his supporters are requesting that president Obama establish […]

Reflections From the Harris County 2015 Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

Scott Walker-LINCOLN-REAGAN Dinner - Mar. 28th, 2015

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

Fifty years ago being a Republican in Texas was a “hangin’ offense,” or at least it was according to one speaker at the March 28, 2015 Harris County GOP Lincoln – Reagan Dinner. But along came a […]

Andrew Thomas launches new website, Stars & Banners

Harvard-law educated author Andrew Thomas has started a new website, Stars & Banners, featuring a focus on ISIS. Check it out and sign up for email updates.

 

Proud to be an American

prdamrcnI am proud to be an American, and proud of this nation’s history, culture, and accomplishments! America is a melting pot of immigrants who brought rich heritages to our shores, became immersed in American culture, and worked hard to achieve the American Dream. My first ancestor came […]










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