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Making Predictions

BY ALAN CARUBA If there is one thing pundits like to do it is to make predictions. If they turn out to be right you...

Isn't God upon the ocean?

American Minute with Bill Federer James T. Fields was born DECEMBER 31, 1817. His father was a sea captain and died before Fields was three. Fields became...

Try not to kill anyone…

BY T.F. STERN The year is ending and a new one’s just around the corner.  Tennyson touched on the topic, Ring Out, Loud Bells, the...

Federalist Papers No. 70, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Saturday, March 15, 1788 The Executive Department Further Considered THERE is an idea, which is not without its advocates, that a vigorous...

Thomas Aquinas: The World (Cosmology)

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THOMAS AQUINAS General Discussion from Classic Philosophers by Jonathan Dolhenty Ph.D. In determining or defining the relationship of God with the world, Aquinas...

Clarence Carson: The Road to Collectivism

Individual Liberty In The Crucible Of History, Part 5 THE AMERICANIST: CLARENCE CARSON ESSAYS Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, Sept. 01, 1962 Americans came upon...

People I Don't Like

BY ALAN CARUBA At the end of every year it is customary to offer up lists of all kinds—the best this, the worst that—and it...

Students for Life Stand Up for Free Speech

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY The Students for Life group at the University of South Alabama filed a federal complaint against the college for discrimination and for...

More Evidence of Poverty Traps in Welfare System

CHARLES HUGHES, CATO INSTITUTE A new study from the Illinois Policy Institute analyzes the welfare benefits package available at different levels of earnings in that...

The Interview: Paine's Christianity, Part 2

BY STEVE FARRELL Was founder Thomas Paine ever a Christian, and ever anything other than a man who shouted the Bible down as "Fraud!" Most of...

The Interview: Paine’s Christianity, Part 2

BY STEVE FARRELL Was founder Thomas Paine ever a Christian, and ever anything other than a man who shouted the Bible down as "Fraud!" Most of...

Rudyard Kipling born December 30, 1965

American Minute with Bill Federer "Oh, East is East, and West is West, And never the twain shall meet, Till earth and sky stand presently, At God's great...

Leaving Afghanistan, Repeating Iraq

BY ALAN CARUBA You don’t have to be a soldier or diplomat to ask whether President Obama’s withdrawal of our troops from Afghanistan on December...

These are the times that try men's souls

American Minute with Bill Federer The Continental Army was driven out of New York and New Jersey. Ranks dwindled from 20,000, after the Declaration of Independence...

Peace on Earth? I Don't Think So

BY ALAN CARUBA Around the world millions of Christians joined together to celebrate the birth of Jesus and to pray for “peace on Earth, good...

Google off the climate change deep end

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and CHRIS SKATES ~Chairman Eric Schmidt should heed his own advice – and base energy policies on facts~ In a recent interview with...

Woodrow Wilson born December 28, 1856

American Minute with Bill Federer Armenia was one of the first nations to become Christian around 301 AD, with its capitol of Ani called the...

Johannes Kepler – man of science & faith

American Minute with Bill Federer An attack of smallpox when he was four years old left him with crippled hands and poor eyesight. Overcoming those handicaps,...

Paine's Christianity

BY STEVE FARRELL Paine's Christianity: Part 1 Of all the attempts to affix to the Founding Father's the faithless brand, "non-Christian secularist," the only Founder who...

Paine’s Christianity

BY STEVE FARRELL Paine's Christianity: Part 1 Of all the attempts to affix to the Founding Father's the faithless brand, "non-Christian secularist," the only Founder who...