Almost Half of Americans See Government as “Immediate Threat”

Many say the federal government is an immediate threat that endangers the rights and freedoms of ordinary people. Why does the government always want to scare us? Why do they want to make us always afraid of terrorism overseas? Why do they invent environmental catastrophes to use to scare us? H. L. Mencken said it best: The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace in a continual state of alarm (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing them with an endless series Read more […]

Atheists Bully School to Remove “You Shall Not Murder” from School

The Freedom From Religion Foundation pressured Kentucky’s Breathitt County School District to remove a copy of the Ten Commandments that had been posted in the school for years. The FFRF said it had received complaints about the displays. This complaint thing seems to work only one way. What if a group of parents complained that their children were being taught that they are the product of millions of years of years of evolution through the process of the survival of the fittest, “nature, Read more […]

Evidence that America is Committing National Suicide

“If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.” — Abraham Lincoln1 This is the first time I’ve seen Lincoln’s reference to national suicide. I’m more familiar with James Burnham’s book Suicide of Read more […]Abraham Lincoln’s Lyceum Address was delivered to the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois on January 27, 1838, and was titled “The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions.” [↩]