Animals Tortured at Taxpayer Expense

Why are animals tortured by the USDA? To make animal production “more profitable.” Seriously. I don’t believe in animal rights. But I do think that gratuitous cruelty to animals is wrong. “Whoever is righteous has regard for the life of his beast, but the mercy of the wicked is cruel” (Proverbs 12:10; ESV). Not everything that is wrong should be illegal. And if animal pain is truly necessary to help humans, I think it is a proper trade-off. Private industry should be left alone Read more […]

Government Protecting Us from Threats We Would Never See Without Them

It is just impossible to imagine how we would ever survive without the government protecting us and providing such vital information to keep us safe and happy. You tax dollars at work, keeping the world safe for… marshmallow roasting. From the Unites States Department of Agriculture Blog: “US Forest Service Asks: How Does Your Marshmallow Roast?” First, let’s talk safety. Never start a campfire when there are fire restrictions in place. The restrictions are put in place for your Read more […]