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Mortimer Adler: On Anarchy

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER What most people have in mind when they use the word "anarchist" is the image of a bomb-throwing revolutionist. They do...

Remembering the Ragusan Republic

LAWRENCE W. REED, FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION Visitors to the Croatian city of Dubrovnik on the Adriatic are struck by the magnificence of the stone...

The Magna Carta Turns 800

BY DR. MARK W. HENDRICKSON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES It isn’t too often that we remember something that happened 800 years ago. There are...

What reduces free people to slavery?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a...

I Prefer Security to Freedom

LEONARD E. READ, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 12 Many people wander unwittingly into socialism, gulled by assumptions they have not tested. One popular...

David O. McKay: Our Paramount Duty

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, DAVID O. MCKAY In these days of uncertainty and unrest, liberty-loving people’s greatest responsibility and paramount duty is to...

Booker T. Washington: Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are

American Debate In September, 1895, Booker T. Washington—of the Tuskegee Institute—addresses the Atlanta Exposition.   To those of my race who depend on bettering their condition in...

Can leadership make you a prisoner?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Within a few days I retire to my family, my books and farms; and having gained the harbor myself, I shall look...

Philosophy’s Future

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. There is little point in asking whether philosophy has a future, for that question hardly admits of a negative answer. The...

The Blaze Q & A: An Interview With Dr. Paul Kengor

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES In this interesting Q&A, Dr. Paul Kengor speaks with TheBlaze.com about his new book 11 Principles of...

The Blaze Q & A: An Interview With Dr. Paul Kengor

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES In this interesting Q&A, Dr. Paul Kengor speaks with TheBlaze.com about his new book 11 Principles of...

GOD AND LIBERTY: A libertarian challenge to secular liberalism

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST When Benjamin Franklin introduced his grandson to Voltaire shortly before the latter’s death in 1778, that great opponent of the Catholic...

On the Verge of Victory: Is the Obama Administration Backing Down From Handing Over...

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ This morning’s Wall Street Journal has this encouraging report: Less than a month after announcing its plan to abandon U.S. protection of the...

Act of March 22, 1794

During the Third Congress, the United States begins the long anticipated dismantling of slavery within its borders. An Act Passed at the First Session of the Third...

Federalist Papers No. 39, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, January 16, 1788 Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles THE last paper having concluded the observations which were meant to...

Mischief-Making about the Constitution

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Attacks on the U.S. Constitution are coming from all sides. There are many pressure groups that just don’t like our U.S. Constitution,...

A Call for Pioneers who Defend Freedom

Called Unto Liberty, 21st Century Sermons Thomas S. Monson, July 2013 In the decades since the end of World War II, standards of morality have lowered...

Milton Friedman: Underlying most arguments against the free market …

FREE ENTERPRISE ZONE, FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES Milton Friedman, 1962 "Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself." Source: Milton Friedman, Capitalism...

Federalist Papers, No. 13: Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, November 28, 1787 To the People of the State of New York: AS CONNECTED with the subject of revenue, we may...

Obama’s Unprecedented Attacks on the Constitution Must Stop

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ There's a troubling pattern developing at the White House. President Obama is launching a direct attack on our fundamental freedoms - the...

WHAT is he writing about? (The S-word)

Realistic leaders understand that BIG change comes VERY slowly. "A good cause is often injured more by ill-timed efforts of its friends than by the arguments of its enemies. Persuasion, perseverance, and patience are the best advocates on questions depending on ... "

Is This Freedom? – Fyodor Dostoevsky

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Fyodor Dostoevsky The world has proclaimed the reign of freedom, especially of late, but what do we see in this...

Counting our Blessings this Thanksgiving

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ As Americans we have immense freedoms and enjoy great blessings. This year at the ACLJ we have a lot to be thankful...

Useful Liberal Liberal Idiots and Vote Fraud

BY SELWYN DUKE Among the responses to my recent article on Democrat vote fraud were those of liberals who were happy to hear no evil,...

Richard Cobden: The International Man

LAWRENCE REED, THE FREEMAN William Ewart Gladstone, prime minister of Great Britain four times in the nineteenth century, boasted near the end of his life...

“Stop the presses!” (Or Twitter or YouTube?)

"The light which has been shed on mankind by the art of printing has eminently changed the condition of the world … And, while printing is preserved, it can no more recede than the ... … To attain all this however rivers of blood must yet flow, and years of desolation pass over. "

A Tyranny Seems To Be At The Very Door

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, October 14, 1771 Messieurs EDES & GILL, "Ambition saw that stooping Rome could bear A MASTER, nor had Virtue to be free." I Believe...

Free From Bondage

American Scripture The power or ability to make personal choices without compulsion. In a spiritual sense, a person who repents and obeys God’s will is...

Liberty, Freedom, and Justice Contending for Life

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Spencer W. Kimball During the unfolding of this Smith-flower ; during the brief ripening years of this fruit of...

Liberty-loving people’s greatest responsibility and duty

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Harold B. Lee Many questions are asked today as the disturbed conditions in the world become more confusing and...