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Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it. -- Woodrow Wilson, speech at New York Press Club (9 September 1912), in The papers of Woodrow Wilson, 25:124 (from here)
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Here we continue a series of post that argues for Christian-based political activism. In Part 1, we examined what kind of political system we must create to promote the spread of Christianity. We also considered what has gone wrong with … Continue reading
Is it a crisis of immense proportions? If our glorious POTUS can wait for our glorious Congress to return from its glorious summer recess on September 9th, then there is no crisis. For the people of Syria, it is a … Continue reading
In Part 3 of this series, Understanding The Nature Of The Enemy: Red Tape, we considered how our government snarls us in red tape to keep us dependent, to keep us from becoming mature adults. Here we consider the damage we have done to … Continue reading
When I nominated Keith DeHavelle for The Food For Thought Award, I did so with some trepidation. I don’t doubt he finds himself nagged by Christians to convert from time-to-time. However, that was not my motivation. Would I like him to convert? … Continue reading
Up until now I have not been much inspired to comment on what is going on in the Middle East. The stories coming out of there have been too confused. Without knowing what going on, what is the point of saying anything? Nonetheless, … Continue reading