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Monthly Feature: The End of the Liberal Tradition?

If the trends they identify continue, the West, including the United States, faces a political transformation unlike anything we have seen for generations. Continue reading

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Smatterings: U.S. Official Can’t (or Won’t) Answer Any Questions About the Covert Arming of Syrian Rebels

Video of the Day – U.S. Official Can’t Answer Any Questions About the Covert Arming of Syrian Rebels (courtesy Michael Krieger at Liberty Blitzkrieg) Continue reading

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Decentralize Sovereignty

The solution to our most pressing political problems is to decentralize sovereignty back, where it was always supposed to be, with the states. Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day: Teach Your Children Well

In this current period of American political revolution, we should take note of the Declaration of Independence and pass these lessons on to our own children, the next generation to inherit the struggle for Freedom and Liberty. Continue reading

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Keynes Must Die

The United States, meanwhile, has had sixteen years of fiscal stimulus or preposterously low-interest rates, all of which Keynesians have cheered. The result? Two million fewer breadwinner jobs than when Bill Clinton left office. Continue reading

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John Quincy Adams’ Warning Against the Search for “Monsters to Destroy”

[America’s] glory is not dominion, but liberty. Her march is the march of the mind. She has a spear and a shield: but the motto upon her shield is, Freedom, Independence, Peace. This has been her Declaration… Continue reading

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The President of the United States on Socialism vs. Capitalism: “Choose From What Works”

That an American president could travel to Cuba and heap praise on that country’s repressive communist dictators, and then proceed to Argentina — hardly a shining example of economic and financial progress — and disparage capitalism by implication is an indictment of the deplorable state of American liberty. Continue reading

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Attacking Our Nation’s Founders

Contrary to what academic hustlers teach, the Three-Fifths Compromise was not a statement about human worth; it was an attempt to reduce the pro-slavery representation in Congress. Continue reading

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Does the United States Still Exist?

Historically, a government that can, without due process, throw a citizen into a dungeon or summarily execute him is considered to be a tyranny, not a democracy. By any historical definition, the United States today is a tyranny. Continue reading

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Alexis de Tocqueville Predicted the Tyranny of the Majority in Our Modern World Nearly 200 Years Ago

Over time, Tocqueville feared, the state would take away citizens’ free will, their capacity to think and act, reducing them to “a herd of timid and industrious animals of which the government is the shepherd.” Continue reading

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Advocates of Centralized Power Betray the Constitution

The Constitution doesn’t authorize the federal government to regulate marriage. But some people seem to be fine with the Supreme Court exercising any power, as long as it suits their agenda. Continue reading

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Monthly Feature: Bill Whittle Speaks on the Power and Betrayal at the Heart of ‘Progressivism’

Conservative warrior Bill Whittle lays out the unadulterated truth about progressive leftists at the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s Texas Weekend. Continue reading

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The War of 1861

The 1783 Treaty of Paris ended the war between the colonies and Great Britain. Its first article declared the 13 colonies “to be free, sovereign and independent states.” These 13 sovereign nations came together in 1787 as principals and created the federal government as their agent. Principals have always held the right to fire agents. In other words, states held a right to withdraw from the pact — secede. Continue reading

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The Confederate Flag Flap

What the progressive left must understand—and accept—is that the overwhelming majority of Americans take pride in our flags, whether colonial, confederate, or contemporary. We see them as enduring symbols of the eternal struggle for freedom and independence, despite any mistakes we have made along the way Continue reading

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Something Wicked This Way Comes: Obama’s Unconstitutional Federal Police Force and Standing Domestic Army

You say you want a revolution? Be careful what you wish for, Mr. Obama. A federal DHS police force and an army of militarized local cops under their jurisdiction is a sure way to help bring it about. Continue reading

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A Former Muslim’s Grave Warning to America

Islam “has begotten a bloodthirsty ideology that is determined to destroy the principles of liberty and humanity and basic decency,” ex-Muslim and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali said June 3 at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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The “Sach-ing” of America

The plan is quite simple: world government through global taxes, with a religious face to bring it about. In its essentials, Jeffery Sachs’ plan for the future sacking of America differs little from Islam’s. Continue reading

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Catholic Group Exposes Red Influence in the Vatican

Pope Francis flirts with the commun-sts–and replacing capitalism with structures of “global governance” that involve a massive transfer of political and economic power to international organizations like the United Nations. Continue reading

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One Last Look At The Real Economy Before It Implodes – Part 6 – Solutions

All problems, all crises, have at least one solution, if not many solutions. There is no such thing as an unwinnable scenario. Some may not be smart enough or courageous enough to see it, but the solution is always there, waiting to be discovered. Continue reading

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Turning America into a Battlefield: A Blueprint for Locking Down the Nation

It all adds up to the kind of trouble that the American founding fathers not only warned against, but from which they fought to free themselves. Continue reading

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