The Children of Starstuff

Jeremiah was twelve years old, and in the seventh grade. He stood on a grassy mound outside his private middle school, waiting for his mom to drive up in her luxury sedan so he could get into the back seat (he wasn’t quite heavy enough for the front airbag). He was the only twelve-year-old in […]

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We Need More Electoral Colleges

My dad breathed a sigh of relief and said, “It’s so nice to have your vote count.” My parents had recently moved to Nevada from Illinois and had voted for the first time. If you’re a conservative in a state like New York, California, or Illinois, this mentality of “my vote doesn’t count” is prevalent […]

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Laws Don’t Stop Crime; People Do

Every time there’s a shooting, our nation enters an increasingly polarizing conversation about what we can do about “gun violence.”  The Right says the Left has no right to take away one’s right to self-defense, and the Left says the Right has no right to endanger the public.  But as usual, both are having the […]

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The Root Cause of Riots

In the wake of violent riots in Baltimore, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts placed the blame on high school students who “thought it was cute to throw cinder blocks at police.”   He ordered parents to “Take control of your kids.”  Yet it’s fairly obvious to anyone paying attention that this is unlikely to happen.  Parents […]

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Democracy, or in Other Words, Mob Rule

Pitchforks and torches are making a comeback lately.  Whenever the least bit of controversy occurs in our society, particularly involving conservatives or Christians, the #outrage culture picks up their phones instead of their pitchforks and tweets some hatred.  Demonstrations might occur in flash-mob form, with droves of protestors appearing (and sometimes being paid to appear) […]

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Bid 2016: How to Beat Progressives

This morning, Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz announced his bid for the 2016 Presidential Election.  He will have significant competition, but not just from Democrats.  Republicans Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, and Scott Walker, among others, are also serious contenders who have not yet officially announced their candidacy.  But the greatest threat to liberty, in my […]

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