Declaration/Constitution

What Is Private, What Is Not: The national security of the U.S. justifies the collection of “metadata”

By The Editor

Two con, two pro — four articles regarding the TSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: By disclosing these highly classified national security programs to the foreign media, Edward Snowden effectively appointed himself to the United States Congress, Presidency and Supreme Court — and made himself the arbiter of all things constitutional. […]

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Land of Confusion

Land of Confusion

By John Biver

An excellent post from Steve Deace: There is an x-factor in America’s so-called culture war that I don’t believe either side fully understands. That is because both sides are looking at their conflict through…

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Easy Fix to IRS Corruption

Easy Fix to IRS Corruption

By John Biver

By Matt Barber: Sir John Dalberg-Acton famously observed, “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” No federal agency enjoys more power than the “absolute power” wielded by the Internal Revenue Service. It’s little wonder, then, that under this power-drunk Obama regime, the IRS has become “corrupted absolutely.” It’s become the hammer to this president’s favorite nail: political dissent. […]

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VIDEO: What Conservatives Are For

By John Biver

Here is a recent speech by U.S. Senator Mike Lee at the Heritage Foundation and a few excerpts below… Freedom doesn’t divide us. Big government does. It’s big government that turns citizens into supplicants,…

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Religion and Public Life in America

Religion and Public Life in America

By John Biver

The excerpt below is from a post at the Hillsdale College website by R.R. Reno. First up is how InsiderOnline introduced it: There is another, deeper argument that must be made in defense of…

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4 Reasons America Is Falling Apart

4 Reasons America Is Falling Apart

By John Biver

Excerpts from a post from Gil Weinreich from AdvisorOne.com about Niall Ferguson subtitled “British historian recounts reasons why U.S. institutions are failing but offers hope of recovery if U.S. embraces long view”: Niall Ferguson,…

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Selective Constitutional Deafness

Selective Constitutional Deafness

By John Biver

Selwyn Duke rounds out today’s trifecta from American Thinker: Often a phenomenon of bad marriages, “selective deafness” is when one hears only what is convenient. The same failing manifests itself in government when politicians…

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