Myers: Jefferson’s Fear About the Judiciary

Brian Myers: The angst we have seen over the last several days about the next Supreme Court pick shows Jefferson’s fear about the judiciary is realized.

The Declaration of Independence Signed 244 Years Ago Today

In keeping with our tradition on Independence Day we are publishing the text of the Declaration of Independence signed in Philadelphia, PA 244 years ago.

Holt: Dangerous Freedom or Peaceful Slavery?

Steven Holt: The words of Thomas Jefferson should be well remembered in the weeks to come: “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

Bohlken: Coronavirus, Abortion & Slavery

Donald Bohlken: “Hopefully, our present fear and suffering will be like Jefferson’s firebell in the night. May it awaken us to the pain caused by abortion.”

Founding Wisdom: 10 Quotes from the Signers of the Declaration of Independence

Take time to appreciate the wisdom that our nation’s founding fathers exhibited and shared. Here are 10 quotes from the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Iowa Senate Acts to Reform Judicial Branch

The Iowa Senate voted 26-24 on SF 2282, a bill that would require a concurrence of at least five justices on the Iowa Supreme Court to declare a law unconstitutional.

The Historical Roots of Big Government

John Hendrickson: The true origins of today’s big government originate with the progressive and modern liberal movement of the early 20th century.

Five Early American Political & Legal Theorists on Federalism

Read what early American political/legal theorists James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Joseph Story, & John Marshall said about federalism.

Caffeinated Thought of the Day: A Crossroads on Marriage

Brian Myers: We may well reach a crossroads: If the U.S. Supreme Court mandates a redefinition of marriage in all fifty states how will we respond?

President Obama: Reject Voices That Warn About Government Tyranny

President Obama during a commencement address at Ohio State University said to reject voices warning about government tyranny. This is the opposite of what the Founders advised.

Be For Something

I recently finished listening to the audio version of Brother Andrew’s God’s…

Guns, History and Evil

Looking at history and at our sin nature it is evident that those who try to control guns in order to prevent violence will only create victims.

Who Doesn’t Understand the First Amendment (or History)?

Dr. Walter Brasch writing for The Moderate Voice demonstrates the same lack of knowledge of the First Amendment and history that he accuses Christians of.

False Apostles, Ceremonies, Salvation: The Futility of Religious Convocations.

In the last segment, I made the claim that many people, including…

How Should We Then Govern? Government for Sinners

Because we are sinners, we need government. Because we are governed by…

How Religion Didn’t Destroy American Politics…Yet

David Shedlock’s post has called to mind a key feature that has…