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There Really Is A Santa Claus: The History of Saint Nicholas

American Minute with Bill Federer The origins of secret gift-giving and how Saint Nicholas became "Santa Claus!" St. Nicholas was the most renown saint in early...

Truth and Fiction at Christmastime

MARK W. HENDRICKSON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES It strikes me that fiction plays a major role in our annual Christmastime celebrations. Our little children hear...

Hating Santa Claus

BY ALAN CARUBA I receive Free Inquiry magazine monthly even though I never subscribed to it. The magazine is read by atheists who prefer to...

Message From St. Nick: Give The Glory to God

American Minute with Bill Federer Greek Orthodox history tells of Nicholas being born to a wealthy, elderly couple in what is now Turkey in the...

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The Paradox of Prosperity

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON In Friedrich Hayek’s 1954 book Capitalism and the Historians, the late French philosopher and political economist Bertrand de Jouvenel noted a baffling...

Property Taxes on the Ballot

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The most famous ballot question on fiscal policy is California’s Proposition 13 passed in 1978. Voters passed the constitutional change to...

Long-Standing Precedents Point The Way For Senate Judiciary Committee To Restrain Twitter

BY BOB BARR Congress rarely deserves praise for acting swiftly to exercise its oversight responsibility, but the quick response by the Senate Judiciary Committee to...

What good might come from this evil epidemic?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I … congratulate you on the healthiness of your city . still Baltimore, Norfolk & Providence admonish us that we are not...