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TEA Parties and Secession

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The TEA Party movement in America claims it is “Taxed Enough Already,” but author Thomas DiLorenzo says that this is not nearly good enough. If they took their own rhetoric about constitutional government seriously, they would recognize that what is

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The Uniquely American Fear of Strangers

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In his fascinating book, The Kindness of Strangers: Penniless Across America, author Mike McIntyre makes this humbling observation: There was a time in this country when you were a jerk if you passed somebody in need. Now you’re a fool

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The United States are 'Them,' Not 'It'

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Article 3, Section 3 of the United States Constitution states the following: “Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort.” According to this—the governing

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The Real Message of Duck Dynasty

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The entertainment hit from out of nowhere, Duck Dynasty, is now in its third season on A&E. The Robertsons—the family the show is based around—appear to be as unchanged by their newfound fame as is humanly possible. While the show

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Maureen Dowd Channels the Kingfish

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If ever there was an article that didn’t pull punches about playing political games to advance political agendas, Maureen Dowd’s most recent editorial in the New York Times is it. Entitled “No Bully in the Pulpit,” Dowd chides President Obama

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Don’t Stay Quiet

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In case you weren’t aware of it, today is the Day of Silence, an annual silent protest by non-straights and their supporters against sexual preference persecution. I could go on and list the groups associated with the ever-growing acronym—it is

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MacFarlane: Family Guy Editing 'Abhorrent'

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Wow. I never thought I’d live to see the day when Seth MacFarlane would call something “abhorrent.” The creator of Family Guy knows a thing about “abhorrence” because he is usually the one writing it and presenting it as entertainment

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You Can’t Do It Here

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A public school teacher from New Jersey has apparently lost his job for giving a Bible to and discussing religion with one of his students. Walter Tutka, a substitute middle school teacher, was dismissed for “distributing religious literature” and “not

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Obeying God Rather than Men

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I received an email question the other day about the Christian’s responsibility to government. It is a question we receive often and it is one that must be addressed time and time again. In short, the question is this: “Should

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People are not Dollars

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In one of the chapters in his book Organized Crime: The Unvarnished Truth About Government, Thomas DiLorenzo discusses “the extent to which various governments during the twentieth century committed acts of mass murder against their own citizens.” He makes the

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Jesus: The True ‘Political Outcast’

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Many families will gather together on Sunday to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is nothing short of miraculous that anything that happened 2000 years ago is even remembered, let alone celebrated. But what is often overlooked in this

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The Divinity of the American Individual

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Each year, the American Bible Society commissions a study it calls “The State of the Bible.” The Barna Group conducts the polling and data collection and the survey segment is American adults, 18 and older. This year’s survey reveals some

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