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WWI And the Second Fall of Man

DR. PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES On June 28, 1914, a Bosnian-Serb student named Gavrilo Princip killed Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand and...

Are Police Public Relations in the Toilet?

  BY T.F. STERN This past Sunday a friend of mine at church asked me how I felt about police public relations.  He’s an active...

First Post-Hobby Lobby Decision Halts Abortion-Pill Mandate

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ In the first post-Hobby Lobby decision issued by an appellate court, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has granted an injunction, halting...

Federalist Papers No. 58, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, February 20, 1788 Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands Considered THE...

Xenophon—Œconomick: IV

Western Thought Xenophon—a student of Socrates—writes the first work on the study of economics. But I do not pretend that it can be learnt by...

Obama Continues his Attack on U.S. Energy

BY ALAN CARUBA The delay of the Keystone XL pipeline is a perfect example of the way President Obama and his administration has engaged in,...

Climate Science a Fraud, Not A Mistake

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY A new book called The Deliberate Corruption of Climate Science makes the case that climate change is a fraud. The global warming...

Accession to Convention on the Law of the Sea Unnecessary

STEVEN GROVES, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Over the past decades, Arctic nations have worked together to advance their shared goals for the region, and these relations are...

You shouldn’t talk about religion publicly – 2 of 5

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others; or...

Weekly Story: The First Camp Meeting (Presbyterian)

Weekly Story A Presbyterian minister relates the history of the first ever camp meetings held at the turn of the Nineteenth Century.   Much opposition was manifested...

Warren Buffett’s Federal Tax Rate Is Less than His Secretary’s

GEORGE P. HARBISON, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 5 In August 2011, Warren Buffett wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times in which...

Warren Buffett's Federal Tax Rate Is Less than His Secretary’s

GEORGE P. HARBISON, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 5 In August 2011, Warren Buffett wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times in which...

Court Tosses D.C. Tour Guide Licensing Scheme

ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE Since there isn’t any other legal news this or next week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today...

JUNE 30, 1564, the first Protestant prayer in North America

American Minute with Bill Federer The first European settlement in North America was Fort Caroline at St. John's River in Florida, founded by French Christians...

Henry Clay – a brief biography

American Minute with Bill Federer "I would rather be right than President," answered Henry Clay, when told his abolitionist position would cost him the election. Clay...

What Economic Recovery?

BY ALAN CARUBA You have to know that the Obama administration has run out of excuses for destroying the U.S. economy when it starts to...

The Constitutional Convention was divinely inspired

American Minute with Bill Federer The Constitutional Convention was in a deadlock over how large and small states could be represented equally. Some delegates left. Then, on...

Why I don’t talk about religion, 1 of 5

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I am moreover averse to the communications of my religious tenets to the public; because it would countenance the presumption ...

Helen Keller was born June 27, 1880

American Minute with Bill Federer Helen Keller was born JUNE 27, 1880. At the age of two she suffered an illness that left her blind and...

Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Washington, DC—Today, the Supreme Court ruled “buffer zones” around abortion clinics are unconstitutional.  The unanimous decision prohibits states and localities from...