“Education” – Clarence Thomas and the KKK on Same Team

An AP Test Guide teaches children that correct political analysis teams up Clarence Thomas and the KKK. Did you know that the Ku Klux Klan and Clarence Thomas hold the same political position on the left-right scale? A Barron’s test preparation book for the AP European history exam teaches student that Clarence Thomas and the KKK belong in the same group based on comparison to the spectrum of political positions that existed at the time of the French Revolution. The Daily Caller posted Read more […]

Washington Post Writer Wrong about Religion, America, and the Constitution

Charles C. Hayne has written “Dispelling the myth of a ‘Christian nation’” for the Washington Post. The article begins: “Culture warriors, pseudo historians and opportunistic politicians have spent the last several decades peddling the myth that America was founded as a ‘Christian nation.’ “The propaganda appears to be working. “A majority of the American people (51 percent) believes that the U.S. Constitution establishes a Christian nation, according to the State of the First Read more […]

Are “Natural Rights” Natural or Right?

There has been a lot of talk about “natural rights” recently. Someone in a comment stated quite graciously (or not) that I had no idea what I was talking about concerning natural law, and that there was a difference between natural law and natural rights. So I decided since I had already displayed my vast ignorance of natural law, it’s only fair and balanced of me to pontificate quite vapidly on natural rights as well. The most convenient place to start is with Thomas Jefferson’s now immortal, Read more […]

Sam Donaldson Says America is No Longer Our Country

Promises of change made by revolutionaries in 18th-century France and 20th-century Russia were said to bring about a new world order that would arise Phoenix-like from the dead ideas of the past. Give us power and time and the bloody mess that’s today will fade in memory as we look forward to a glorious future. Promises, promises. When America’s founders called for change, they did it in terms of universally held principles that had as their source God’s law, both special and natural revelation, Read more […]

Some Are Calling this an ‘Apocalypic Election’

A few days ago I was at a high level financial seminar. It wasn’t the typical approach to investing. The goals were more long term. One of the speakers offered a captivating analysis of international markets. Picking winners and losers is not always in the numbers. During the question and answer session, the first question was about the generally held view that we are living in the end times. “How should we take an apocalyptic scenario into consideration in developing an investment strategy?” Read more […]