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What do we owe, & where does the money go?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … Congress at some time of every session a Calendar of 1. the interest of the public debt paid in each...

Sheriff Israel: An Amazing Failure of Leadership

WESLEY SMITH, ACLJ As the sad saga of the mass shootings at the high school in Parkland, Florida continues to play out in front of us—the grief,...

Why Should Ethan Couch Get a ‘Mulligan’ for Manslaughter?

BY MARK HENDRICKSON The “affluenza” family is back in the news again. We first learned about the Couch family from Texas in the winter of 2013-2014...

5 steps to maintain public trust over public money

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP In our care too of the public contributions entrusted to our direction, it would be prudent to multiply barriers against their dissipation,...

National Law of the Harvest

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL There is a Christian Church in America that contends, as did many of our Christian forefathers, that America "is a...

Forget Slavery: Even Too Uncle Tom for Conservatives?

LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Even a few white conservative radio hosts became uncomfortable and pushed back against my saying that slavery happened a ga-zillion...

Unaccountable Higher Education

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY America’s colleges and universities are usually able to evade scrutiny or criticism of their mistakes and bad practices. The benefits of a...

An Awful Trust … and Final Accounting – Edmund Burke

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, EDMUND BURKE All persons possessing any portion of power ought to be strongly and awfully impressed with an idea that they act...

Do Federal Social Programs Work?

DAVID B. MUHLHAUSEN, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Federal social programs consistently fail to achieve their objectives, yet federal spending on social programs has grown faster than...

Holding the Fed Accountable—Craig Columbus

CRAIG COLUMBUS, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Many hard questions have been raised in response to the Federal Reserve’s decision to embark on open-ended bond...

Benjamin Franklin’s Creed

They Were Believers, Benjamin Franklin You desire to know something of my Religion. It is the first time I have been questioned upon it: But...

Benjamin Franklin's Creed

They Were Believers, Benjamin Franklin You desire to know something of my Religion. It is the first time I have been questioned upon it: But...

Blamer-in-Chief

BY ALAN CARUBA We teach children to acknowledge and accept blame when they do something wrong. It is an important and useful trait in life....

Pretending There Is No Sin Does Not Lessen Its Burden and Pain

A Way of Life, D. Todd Christofferson The Book of Mormon contains the account of a man named Nehor. It is easy to understand why...

Choose Eternal Life

A Way of Life, Elder Randall K. Bennett Our beloved prophet, President Thomas S. Monson, has taught: “I can’t stress too strongly that decisions determine...

Stewardship — A Sacred Trust

A Way of Life, Quentin L. Cook The War in Heaven was fought after Satan said that he would force everyone to obey his ideas....

Raise the Voice of Warning, Deliver Thy Soul

When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand. - The Prophet Ezekiel

If We Are Faithful In Christ

And we know that if we are faithful in Christ, we shall rid our garments of the blood of all men, and be found spotless before the judgment seat of Christ, and shall dwell with him eternally in the heavens. - American Scripture, Excerpt from Testimony of Three Witnesses.

Obama To America: I Am Not Accountable

What seemed at first to be a major gaffe by Attorney General Eric Holder has since manifested itself as yet another flagrant pronouncement from the executive branch that it no longer considers itself answerable to the American people on any issue. Rather, it operates from a belief in its absolute moral and philosophical superiority, and asserts virtually unchecked power as a result.

2010 and the Right to Bear Arms — T.F. Stern

It would be a welcome step toward restoring America to that which our founders envisioned if the Supreme Court were to favorably word their ruling, to acknowledge once and for all times, the nature of rights, that they apply uniformly across state boundaries, to include and spotlight the predominant idea that such rights are not granted from government at any level; but exist because of the eternal nature of rights.