The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission studying the high school mass shooting has offered a suggestion: allow teachers to be armed. The usual opposition to such a measure was swift, namely that teachers are hired to “educate,” not “be law enforcement officers.” This discussion needs some clarity. Let me lay out some … Continue reading Arming Teachers: LIVE for the Students
Taxes...a word that inspires much discussion and emotion. "The rich don't pay enough!" "My taxes are too high!" "We need to hike taxes to pay for the things we need!" Personally, I think two things: taxes are too high and we need to pay taxes. In the world of big government politics, though, those who … Continue reading Taxes & Accountability
The power of our government is in the people. We would do well to educate our friends, family, and neighbors—instead of politicians who pay lip service to our pleas—so they might become informed voters, not cult of personality voters. We must also dismiss this ridiculous notion that exercising our morality against the conventional political wisdom … Continue reading Protecting Our Liberty & Inalienable Rights: Part II
To take something away from this article, it matters not if you believe in God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, or the Easter Bunny...because the principles I am going to speak about are written in the laws of nature and in the conscience of each individual man. The Apostle Paul wrote in the Book of … Continue reading Protecting Our Liberty & Inalienable Rights: Part I
Tocqueville said that “Providence has not created mankind entirely independent or entirely free.” He was right. He is dependent and accountable, in equal station, to the “Laws of nature and of Nature’s God.” Will government lead men to servitude or freedom?