Why Poverty is Mostly a Self-Inflicted Condition

For decades Americans have been told that the way to rid the nation of poverty is to redistribute wealth to the underclass. We’ve seen an increase in wealth redistribution since the Great Society anti-poverty programs of the 1960s under Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration. The amount of wealth redistribution in America today is staggering, and yet we still have an underclass, an underclass that is growing. Human nature comes into play for every economic transaction that takes place. People Read more […]

“Common Core”: The ObamaCare of Education

It sends shivers down the spines of freedom loving individuals. It is the Obamacare of education with its national standards and testing and its one-size-fits-all government model. While the implementation of the Common Core curriculum is new, the passion for and the idea of national education has been burning in the hearts of progressives for more than a century. Many people blame George W. Bush for Common Core. After all Common Core is just the natural extension of Bush’s “No Child Left Read more […]

IRS Surrenders: Time For Churches to Get ‘Political’

The jig is up. The news is out. Pastors across America have called the left’s bluff. The empty words “separation of church and state” – a phrase found nowhere in the U.S. Constitution – have lost their sting. Yes, “separation” still applies, but only insofar as it requires the state to remain separate from the church. That is to say, that government not interfere with the free exercise of either speech or religion. For decades, hard-left anti-theist groups like the ACLU, People Read more […]

Is Syria Our Fight or a Re-Election Ploy?

On this day, August 4, 1964, Democrat President Lyndon Baines Johnson addressed the people of the United States from radio and television: My fellow Americans: As President and Commander in Chief, it is my duty to the American people to report that renewed hostile actions against United States ships on the high seas in the Gulf of Tonkin have today required me to order the military forces of the United States to take action in reply. The performance of commanders and crews in this engagement is Read more […]