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President Biden’s Proposed Budget

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The Biden administration has released its federal budget for 2022, which envisions a large increase in the size of government. As the pandemic recedes...

Revisiting the Wisdom of Our Founders

MIKE POMPEO, ACLJ When I arrived at West Point, I was issued three items, among others, vital to serving my country: a uniform, a rifle,...

Illinois Governor Pritzker Wants to Weasel Out of Religious Liberty Lawsuit

LIBERTY COUNSEL CHICAGO, IL -- Liberty Counsel filed a response on behalf of Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church and Logos Baptist Ministries regarding Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s motion...

A viable alternative to Chinese minerals hegemony

BY DUGGAN FLANAKIN ~The long and winding road to building a Free-World rare-earths supply chain~ Prompted by a worldwide chip shortage already impacting automobile production, President Biden in...

The Left’s Strange Obsession with Black Gun Owners

BY BOB BARR The Leftist media has finally discovered black gun owners. Just look at the Washington Post Magazine’s glowing spread about reducing the stigma of black...

Abolitionist Poets

American Minute with Bill Federer The Second Great Awakening spread across America in the early 1800s. Not only was the Gospel preached, bringing people to a saving faith in...

Should You Have to Pay for Their Truth?

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE Suppose you have an open patch of ground in your yard and you think, “I’d like some flowers. But which ones?”...

Faith’s Call – Bryn Terfel and The Choir at Temple Square

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Mealor: Faith's Call · Bryn Terfel · The Mormon Tabernacle Choir · Orchestra at Temple Square · Mack...

Secret Service Spending Soars

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE In the Wall Street Journal, Peggy Noonan reviews Carol Leonnig’s book, Zero Fail, about the history and performance of the Secret Service. The federal agency...

The GOP Must Learn to Elevate Principle Over Personality

BY BOB BARR Support for President Trump has become something of a litmus test in today’s GOP. While this actually is not a bad measure...

Webster’s American Education—§ 2—Attention to the Dead Languages

American Thought Noah Webster, shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War, publishes an essay in his American Magazine outlining his reasons and methods for revising...

Tarpon City Food Truck Owners Sue City Over Anti-Competitive Law Protecting Restaurant Owners

Institute for Justice lawsuit is first of its kind since Florida barred cities from banning food trucks ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE CLEARWATER, Fla.—Today, the owners...

Can’t Agree on Values? The State Will Decide for You

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE This week we entered battle number 2,500 on the Public Schooling Battle Map, which now catalogs a total of 2,507 values‐ and identity‐​based...

Webster’s American Education—§ 1—General Remarks

American Thought Noah Webster, shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War, publishes an essay in his American Magazine outlining his reasons and methods for...

When “a little corruption” in Mexico goes too far

BY DUGGAN FLANAKIN “Corruption is not a disagreeable characteristic of the Mexican political system,” Gabriel Zaid observed in La economia presidencial. “It is the system.” (Corruption image courtesy of...

Florida Leads the Way in Freedom

LIBERTY COUNSEL TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill yesterday banning vaccine passports and an executive order that suspends all local government...

COVID Pandemic Warning of Totalitarian Control

BY T.F. STERN I received a warning informing of the health pandemic Hoax being foisted off on us.  The warning came via text messages and,...

Is Success Necessary?

Great Ideas from the Great Books BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. Dear Dr. Adler, Is worldly success necessary for happiness? In our society we tend to estimate...

The Pursuit of Happiness—Mortimer J. Adler

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Dear Dr. Adler, The Declaration of Independence proclaims the pursuit of happiness as an inalienable human right. Being unhappy is supposed...

The Constitution—Fabius Letter 9

Observations on the Proposed Constitution. John Dickinson, in a series of letters published in the Delaware Gazette under the signature of Fabius, offers support for the new constitution...