Category Archives: Timeless Principles

Founding Wisdom [Flouted by the Foolish]

  “We have no government armed in power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion.”   ~ John Adams   ~~~~~~~~~~~   By the way, our second president was a staunch opponent of slavery, not that … Continue reading

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Preferences… or TRUTH?

“We recognize truth, but subordinate it to preference, because we have sacrificed truth and clarity on the altar of human autonomy.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~   This is a great video! It pretty much captures everything that’s “upside-down and backwards” about today’s post-truth, … Continue reading

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America’s growing lawlessness

I wrote the post below almost two years ago. The September 27, 2015 lunar eclipse brought to mind the way the rule of law in this country was being eclipsed by lawlessness (- thanks mostly to an administration which seemed … Continue reading

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Reversing Obama’s trans-formation of the military is a good thing

Ever since Barack Obama instituted his radical social makeover of the armed services, conservatives in both Congress and the military have been intent on undoing the damage. Yesterday’s announcement from President Trump is a good start ~ “After consultation with … Continue reading

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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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