About Eric Rauch

Eric has written 156 articles so far, you can find them below.

TEA Parties and Secession

teaparty 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 needed is at least a 90 percent reduction in federal taxes, not merely being satisfied […] Continue reading →

The Uniquely American Fear of Strangers

longroad 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 for helping. Gangs, drugs, murderers, rapists, thieves, carjackers. Why risk it? I Don’t Want to […] Continue reading →

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

union 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 document of our country—treason against the United States consists not only in warring against the […] Continue reading →

The Real Message of Duck Dynasty

missyjase 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 is largely about the men and their daily escapades through Louisiana marshes and swamps, a […] Continue reading →

Maureen Dowd Channels the Kingfish

kingfish 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 for not being able to push his gun control legislation through Congress. More than that, […] Continue reading →

Don’t Stay Quiet

silence 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 now up to LGBTQ: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer—but it is actually much easier to […] Continue reading →

You Can’t Do It Here

bible 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 remaining neutral when discussing religion.” In other words, Tutka was fired for doing the very […] Continue reading →

Obeying God Rather than Men

john 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 we passively accept evil in government, or should we resist it?  Do we submit to […] Continue reading →

People are not Dollars

skulls 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 point that communistic and socialistic regimes are unopposed to killing their own people when citizens […] Continue reading →

Jesus: The True ‘Political Outcast’

cross 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 event—the most important one in world history—is the political nature of the death and resurrection […] Continue reading →

The Divinity of the American Individual

praying-with-flag 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 very interesting results. The majority of respondents (56%) said they believe that the Bible has […] Continue reading →