Category Archives: Timeless Principles

The wrong kind of “transparency”

Government activity is supposed to be transparent to we-the-people. Our (legal) activities are NOT supposed to be transparent to government; that only enables tyranny. Liberty requires anonymity ~   Video from Prager Uninversity

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On the vital importance of fathers

This is re-post from June 2014. If anything, it’s even more relevant today… ~~~~~~~~~~ Were you were fortunate to have a father who cared enough to stick around to raise you? Consider yourself blessed. Dads are vital to a child’s … Continue reading

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Pomp and protest

  The silly season of commencement speakers is here again and Republicans need not apply, as Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos discovered last Wednesday ~ Betsy DeVos was heavily booed while she was delivering a commencement address on Wednesday at … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Tea Party Mr. Dreyfuss!

Whoa! Has one of Hollywood’s reliably-Left celebrities actually discovered the genius of America’s founding documents? Yes, it seems Richard Dreyfuss has had an epiphany – “I am a Constitutionalist!”   Last Friday, Tucker Carlson had Dreyfuss on his Fox News … Continue reading

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Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride

Being several decades older than the average millennial, I’m certainly familiar with the tale of Paul Revere’s midnight ride on April 18th, 1775, warning of the British invasion. But I’d never heard the story behind Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem about … Continue reading

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Socialism ~ How to ruin a perfectly good country

In this recent video from Prager U, Felipe Moura Brasil, a journalist and magazine columnist, explains how poorly Brazil has fared under socialism, “American millennials, take note” ~     As Brasil relates, things were going along just fine in … Continue reading

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How do you know murder is wrong?

… if there are no moral absolutes, you don’t.   As Dennis Prager so sensibly explains in this short video, good and evil only exist because God exists ~     Conclusion: “If you want a good world, the death … Continue reading

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#DayWithoutWomen fails to inspire

Well, as Mollie Hemingway writing at the Federalist puts it, yesterday’s ‘Day Without Women’ Was A Bit Of A Bust. Could it be that most of us have finally figured out that the trumped-up war between the sexes is just … Continue reading

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No, perception is NOT reality

“Perception is reality.”   This silly catchphrase struck me as ludicrous the very first time I heard it at least two decades ago. Time hasn’t altered my opinion one bit.   Intended perhaps to be an upgraded version of the … Continue reading

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We need more courage in our pulpits

Here’s another good one from Dr. Michael Brown that gets at the heart of what’s troubling so many American churches.   The Johnson Amendment (named for then Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson) passed by progressives in 1954, made it illegal for … Continue reading

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Founding Wisdom [Flouted by the Foolish]

  The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained.   George Washington

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Whack-a-Drone #28 [Re-post]

In a sincere effort to do my part to enlighten our well-intentioned, but incredibly naive gangs of “Let-them-in!” protestors, I’m re-posting this edifying message from December 2015 ~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  

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