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A Look Back at the Crusades

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT At the National Prayer Breakfast, Barack Obama, our post-Christian President, took a swipe at Christians. We must “remember”, he preached, that “during...

Voices from the American Founding on the Desirability of Standing Armies

America has the largest and most powerfully armed professional military in the world. What would the Founders think of this development? BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Among the...

What’s So Special About the US Constitution, Anyway?

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Progressives hate the Constitution. They like to claim that it is a "living" document that should change with the times. Columnist and...

Behreandt: Who's Who in Syria?

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Rarely do Americans receive from the domestic mainstream press accurate information about the rebel groups fighting in Syria. According to reports from...

Behreandt: Who’s Who in Syria?

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Rarely do Americans receive from the domestic mainstream press accurate information about the rebel groups fighting in Syria. According to reports from...

Two Die in Violent Knife Attack in Guam

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT A man crashed his car into a convenience store in a popular tourist resort in the U.S. Territory of Guam on Tuesday,...

Behreandt: Should We Ban Guns or Abortion?

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Vice President Joe Biden has said that the Obama administration is going to take executive (read dictatorial) action to implement gun control. "The...

Perspectives on Gun Violence and Gun Control

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT In the wake of yet another mass shooting, liberal demagogues from the President on down are suggesting it is "time to do...

Behreandt: Four Reasons I will Not Vote for Barack Obama

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Four years ago, Barack Obama was chosen to be President of the United States in one of the most momentous elections in...

The Failure of Inflation

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Big government technocrats have long believed they could manage the economy through government spending and manipulation of the money supply. Their program...

Margaret Sanger, Eugenics, and Genocide

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, is one of the Left’s favorite heroes. But her true legacy is to be found...

The Socialist Surge in France, Wisconsin and California

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Common Sense says don’t spend more than you make. Socialists around the world have never heard of common sense. As the United States...

How Government Prevents Job Growth

Apple has billions of dollars overseas and is investing in manufacturing infrastructure offshore. Why isn't the company investing that money in manufacturing here? By Dennis...

The Economy and General Electric

Protestors disrupted General Electric's shareholders meeting outraged at the company for not paying more in taxes and for not compensating retirees for inflation. But...

Surprise! American Savings Rate Falls

A tepid recovers has some hoping the recession is a thing of the past, but high federal debt and monetary expansion threaten future prosperity. By...

Why Liberals (and everyone else) Should Support Ron Paul

As candidates in 2012, neither President Obama nor Mitt Romney offer voters a reasonable option when it comes to respecting and protecting the rights...

Government, the Great Thief

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT The proper role for government to play, if we admit that government should exist at all, is to protect each of us...

The Problem with Governor Romney

Mitt Romney's problem is that he is perceived as a big government liberal. Can he convince conservatives and libertarians otherwise? Or, if he is...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Constitution

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently traveled to Egypt where she gave advice to that nation’s new leaders regarding the adoption...

The American Panopticon

By Dennis Behreandt In 1787, philosopher and economist Jeremy Bentham proposed a new plan for a jail that would allow a very few officials to...

Heroic Sailor May Not Return Home, Cites Fear of Government

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Sixteen-year-old Laura Dekker has skillfully and fearlessly conquered the world’s vast oceans, but there is one force that strikes fear into her:...

Four Cardinal Errors & the Decline of the American Republic

By Dennis Behreandt Steven Yates, Four Cardinal Errors: Reasons for the Decline of the American Republic. Drayton, S.C.: Brushfire Press International, 2011; 314 pages. There are...

US Embassy Warns of Terror Threat in Bangkok

WAR ON TERROR, DENNIS BEHREANDT The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is warning American citizens and other tourists visiting the city to be aware that foreign...

This Day in History: Edison Demonstrates the Light Bulb

By Dennis Behreandt The now notorious ban of incandescent light bulbs, mandated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, is about to make...

Why Blue Collar Workers Should Support Ron Paul

By Dennis Behreandt Blue collar workers, the foundation of the middle class in America, have long belonged, heart and soul, to the Democratic Party. I...

Defense Authorization Bill Still Savages the Constitution

By Dennis Behreandt Despite a tremendous, last-minute outcry from both sides of the political aisle, the U.S. Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act for...

Defense Authorization Bill To Allow Indefinite Military Detentions for Americans?

By Dennis Behreandt Update: The Senate has passed the defense authorization bill by a vote of 93-7. According to CNN, as passed the measure includes...

NASA Mission to Mars Underway

By Dennis Behreandt NASA has successfully launched the Mars Science Laboratory mission to Mars. According to the space agency, “liftoff came right on time on the...

German Official Chastises Britain Over Financial Transaction Tax

By Dennis Behreandt A German official has criticized the UK over its reluctance to accept a tax on financial transactions in order to prop up...

What George Washington REALLY Thought About the Constitution

By Dennis Behreandt Visitors to The Atlantic’s Website on November 1 were likely enticed by the prospect of learning from “Murrow Award winning legal analyst...