Culture/Values

What the marriage debate is about and not about

By John Biver

Continuing our re-posting of our 2008 articles on the need to defend marriage, below is the second in a series of bullet points gathered from several sources. They are compiled to help clear up some of the confusion…

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Founders’ Quotes: The reason they protected Religious Liberty in the First Amendment

By John Biver

“God who gave us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are a gift from God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, and that His justice cannot sleep forever.”

~ Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, Query 18, 1791

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What ‘Economics-only’ Republicans don’t understand

By The Editor

A terrific article by Selwyn Duke posted on American Thinker with the title “What Libertarians Misunderstand” is a must read. For years this column has worked on conveying the easy-to-understand reality that behavior is civilization. You can’t have a healthy economy and an unhealthy culture. Those who would like to pretend the “social issues” aren’t important are fooling themselves.

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