Why Is Human History an Inhuman Nightmare?

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This is an excerpt from John Harris’s new book, Climbing Backward Out of Caves, which makes a case for the rational basis of belief in a higher being.

Finally we have what is perhaps the twentieth century’s premier reason for denying God’s […]

The Technocratic Elitism of Modern Environmentalism

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Book Review: Patrick Wood’s

“Technocracy Rising: The Trojan Horse of Global Transformation”

Modern America is saddled with many albatrosses weighing heavily upon the neck of her God given liberties coming from a variety of different directions – everything from the entitlement ethos to leftist political correctness, from a staggering debt […]

RFRA’s do not License Class Discrimination

rlgsfrdmThe recent passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana has caused a disproportionate amount of push back considering a similar law was passed under a democratic administration at the federal level over 20 years ago and, about 40 percent of states already have such laws […]

“It’s The Economy, Stupid!” What Could Really Hurt The Republicans In 2016

obmecnmy“It’s the economy, stupid!” The weirdest thing about the onrushing 2016 presidential cycle is the scarcity of a GOP economic growth theme. Missing, too, is a serious growth agenda. That gap — not demographics, nor electoral college math — is the GOP’s most serious deficiency in its […]

The American Dream Is For Dreamers

amrcndrmOver 230 years ago, a group of men had a dream. They dreamed of a nation of free people. A nation that existed solely to allow its citizens to live out their own dreams on their own terms with their own God given talent and grit.

They […]

Higher Costs, New Taxes – The Perpetual Lie: More Government = Less Expensive

bltdgvt3We’ve heard it for generations. Let government get more involved – and private sector prices will fall. We’ve heard it in defense of new programs – and (ever) more regulations.

We have centuries of evidence to the contrary.

Government promises already made are unfathomably short […]

Stonewalled: Does our Government Lie to Us?

stonewalledIn the book “Stonewalled”, Sharyl Attkisson shows the answer is “yes”.

Myself, I had thought that the Fast and Furious scheme was simply an effort to trace how guns get to Mexican Cartels, and that though it went horribly wrong, it was non-political.

And indeed […]

Constitutional Private Property Rights Trump Legislation Written to Appease Donors

prvtprptyPrivate property rights are a fundamental component of any successful economy. If you want a nation to prosper – property must be safe in its owners’ hands.

Intellectual Property (IP) shouldn’t be treated any differently than physical property. In fact, in most instances – in many […]

American Voters Now Greatest Threat to America?

tdcrz-cndThrough illegal immigration and so-called refugee resettlement programs, both importing a new breed of American “citizen” and a new crop of voters, the U.S. elections are now heavily influenced by foreign anti-American interests. The voter demographics of our country are being intentionally and purposefully altered. But that […]

A Tale of Three Governors – Media Bias Edition

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Former Democratic governor of Oregon John Kitzhaber, who was forced to resign in an ethics scandal.

It was the best of coverage – it was the worst of coverage.

You’ve heard of Virginia ex-Governor Bob McDonnell, yes? And his wife?

Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell […]

How Rand Paul Thinks Different

rndpldctrFrom Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. Senator Rand Paul declared his candidacy for the presidency. The run-up had all the pageantry now associated with such affairs: prayers, recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance, a rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, and well-produced campaign videos galore.

There also was something […]

Conclusions Based on the Antinomies of Pure Reason

csmsThis is an excerpt from John Harris’s new book, Climbing Backward Out of Caves, which makes a case for the rational basis of belief in a higher being.

One cannot prove logically that God exists—any kind of god. The “necessity” of a First Cause is held […]

In Favor Of Marriage

mrdAustin Cline, self proclaimed agnosticism/atheism expert, in his article, “What’s The Point of Marriage, Gay or Straight?” asks:

Why is it so important to be able to hold up a marriage certificate and say “we’re married” instead of simply saying “we’re a couple without a certificate?”

Cline’s […]

Kaj Munk, Christian Hero and Martyr of the Danish Resistance

kjmnkA Danish cleric identified as a rightwing political and cultural figure in the Denmark of the 1930s became the center of moral and intellectual resistance to the Nazi occupation of Denmark. Kaj Munk was murdered by the Germans and Danish traitors in January 1944 as an attempt to […]

Hillary Clinton Makes Another Attempt at a Clinton Dynasty

hlryclntn4It came as a surprise to no one when Hillary Clinton announced on Sunday that she was formally entering the race for president. Most political observers think she will easily win the Democratic nomination, since few Democrats dare to challenge the Clinton dynasty.

The former First Lady, […]

Is Marco Rubio the Candidate the Democrats Fear the Most?

mrcrb2 On Monday night, Florida Senator Marco Rubio became the third major Republican candidate to announce he was officially running for president, after Senators Ted Cruz and Rand Paul. He made the announcement from the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami, considered the Ellis Island of Florida, where […]

No Deal With Iran Can Possibly Be Valid

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Sadly, the liberal/left wing of the USA’s Democratic Party (most Democrats) find the latest “deal” (not to be considered a treaty by the White House since treaties require a 2/3 vote of approval by the U.S. Senate) to have many good points. Wasn’t a high […]

Global Warming Is a Hoax

Deep down I have felt and believed for a number of years now that the ongoing global warming hysteria, much like the Darwinian theory of evolution, was a convenient, politically correct, money-driven and agenda-driven scientific hoax. Now my hunch has been confirmed by the compelling new research of a former U.S. government insider named John […]

The Stream Debates the Freedom from Religion Foundation

debateJay Richards, executive editor of The Stream, recently debated atheist Dan Barker of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) at an event hosted by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute at Arizona State University. Barker is a former fundamentalist pastor who lost his faith and founded FFRF.

I don’t […]

Could Ted ‘Cruz’ to the GOP Nomination?

tdcrz4Last month, Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first major Republican candidate to formally announce his run for president. A favorite of the conservative base, he deliberately chose to make his announcement at Liberty University, opening with, “I am thrilled to join you today at the largest […]

The Hillary Factor

hillary-clinton-old-hag-11At sometime approximately the same as when this column is being written Hillary Clinton is expected to formally announce her candidacy for President of the United States in an informal manner – Twitter, as opposed to the traditional speech, as used by Rand Paul and Ted Cruz. […]

Duly Noted - Make Tests Test, Make Schools School

Duly Noted

In the period that separated the Middle Ages from the modern era, the West’s civilization produced novel traits. While the gradually unfolding change was globally revolutionary, the cultural mutation must be attributed to a small area. Therefore, at first, this text used the word “Europe” […]

The Science Fictional Foundation Under Paul Krugman, Part One

plkrgmnPaul Krugman, a few years ago, wrote at length to extol the magnum opus of science fiction grandmaster, Isaac Asimov, the Foundation Trilogy. Prof. Krugman’s reflections thereon are of keen interest.

I met Asimov once, 40+ years ago, at a world science fiction convention. I even […]

#RFRA – Big Government Means Big Losses of Freedom and Choices and Big Cronyism

bggvt2The solution to many, MANY public policy problems is – less government.

Governments’ regulatory hammers and checkbooks are simply gi-normous. The federal government alone spent last year nearly $4 trillion – and its regulations cost the economy more than $2 trillion more.

That’s $6 trillion a […]

Obama’s Objective: Nationalize California’s Government-Made Water Disaster

clfdrghtCalifornia – the Golden State that hasn’t been golden in decades. And has for decades been under the near total control of the Democrat Party. These two things are not unrelated.

California has for the Reality-based community long been a perfect reverse barometer. Anything the […]










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