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The Rise Of Atheism, Wicca And Humanism In The Public Arena

BY BOB BARR Just as “communism” is no longer seen in a negative light by many younger Americans, “atheism” no longer carries with it the...

The Biden Administration’s Cynical and Unconstitutional Proposed Tax on Wealth

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON President Joe Biden’s proposed 2023 federal budget, which calls for a gargantuan outlay of $5.8 trillion, includes plans for a new...

Democrats’ ‘Ghost Gun’ Apparition

BY BOB BARR Gun control measures enacted in recent decades have failed to stop mass shootings. This has baffled Democrats in much the same way...

Yes, I Am My Brother’s Keeper—And So Much More

GARY L. WELTON, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM For the first time in our lives, we have experienced a universal international event, known as Covid-19....

Don’t Look Up!

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~A real rock from outer space (not manmade climate change) is causing perceived rising seas~ In the Netflix movie, Washington politicians “Don’t Look...

Candy Bomber lessons for Ukraine – and daily life

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Personal health – and foreign policy – prescriptions don’t have to be complex or expensive~ The Covid pandemic severely disrupted schools, commerce, and...

Russians Know Death Unlike Any Other People

BY PAUL G. KENGOR The number of Russian combat deaths in Ukraine is striking, perhaps already exceeding the total dead in 10 years of war...

Saving America from planet-threatening fossil fuels

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~By sacrificing our economy, environment, living standards, freedoms and national security~ Presidential candidate Joe Biden repeatedly promised to end fossil fuels in America....

Criminal Justice Reform Is No Longer Just for Liberals

BY BOB BARR As the oft-described Party of “Law and Order,” criminal justice reform tends to take Republicans out of their comfort zone. The continued,...

Rethinking the Teaching of Econ 101

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON A recent report in The Christian Science Monitor details a great stirring among academic economists about how to teach Econ 101....

Court Denial of Kim Davis’ Religious Freedom Sets Up Supreme Court Issue

LIBERTY COUNSEL ASHLAND, KY – U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning denied the motion for summary judgment filed by former Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis and...

Climate change is about control, Stupid – Not the environment

BY WILLIAM L. KOVACS The apocalyptic talk about climate change is nothing more than a diversion tactic by the government, the radical Left, and their...

The Economics of Gasoline Tax Holidays

PETER VAN DOREN, CATO INSTITUTE When gasoline prices rise, politicians search for a policy response to calm the motoring and voting public. A temporary suspension of federal...

War Crimes and War Criminals

BY BOB BARR Following World War II, the prevailing Allied powers agreed to convene an International Military Tribunal, commonly referred to as the “Nuremberg Trials.”...

Economic Ramifications of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Editor's note: Originally published by the Institute for Faith and Freedom on March 10, 2022 As the world recoils in dismay and...

House Democrats cancel looming embarrassment

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~They finally realized they (not Big Oil executives) would be humiliated by reality~ Mike Tyson once observed, everyone has a plan until they...

Anyone Who Would Cancel George Washington Is an Enemy Within

BY SELWYN DUKE There are different ways to identify an enemy within, but one is quite simple. Anybody who’d cancel George Washington should be considered...

Double-Speak, Lies, and the Precedent Driving the Convention of States

BY TOM DEWEESE The drive for an Article V Convention of States is assaulting state legislatures at an intense level. Obviously, proponents of such an...

The Event is in the Hand of God

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL As the delegates filtered in the week and a half prior to the start of the Constitutional Convention in May...

Should We Celebrate Presidents’ Day in 2022

GARY S. SMITH, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH AND FREEDOM Given the low approval ratings of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden, should we celebrate Presidents’ Day...