Author: Robert E. Meyer

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July 6, 2013

Trading liberty for security revisited

It has been years since I received so many inquiries regarding a piece I wrote. The controversy surrounding domestic surveillance abuses has resulted in many people asking whether I still hold the same views now that this alleged scandal has …

June 5, 2013

Philosophical aspects of climate change controversy

Filed under: Radical Environmentalism - 05 Jun 2013

Several editorial works have appeared recently, once again addressing the give and take of global warming/climate change concerns.

Few of us have the specialized knowledge necessary to make absolute pronouncements on this topic, yet all of us have a right, …

April 26, 2013

“School choice” threatens ideological hegemony

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 26 Apr 2013

Recently a 15 year-old attending school within the Appleton, Wisconsin School District, made both local and national news for alleging that he faced harassment from a teacher for his outspoken political views, which included support for Governor Scott Walker.

If …

February 23, 2013

Liberal birth control policies stuck on stupid.

Filed under: Abortion,Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 23 Feb 2013

Every time someone writes a piece observing the destruction of the traditional family, you can be assured it will be greeted with the typical chorus of boilerplate ridicule reserved for discussion of family planning issues.

February 5, 2013

What the Republicans shouldn’t do

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Republicans - 05 Feb 2013

With yet another stinging presidential defeat barely in the rear view mirror, pundits are making dangerous and inadvisable suggestions about the future of the Republican Party. They are suggesting that if Republicans want to win elections, they will have to …

January 21, 2013

Issues of reproductive rights and gun control represent failed approaches

Two recent hot button issues, “reproductive rights” and gun control, represent examples of failed methods for dealing with cultural problems.

It’s no mystery why we have so many unwanted pregnancies and abortions in an environment where contraception is readily available. No …

January 4, 2013

Never let a crisis go to waste

The Sandy Hook tragedy presents yet the latest example of the liberal political strategist’s adage “Never let a crisis go to waste.”

This slaughter of young children occurred in a “gun free zone,” not merely under the jurisdiction of a ban …

December 18, 2012

Tax policy and the ‘fiscal cliff’

There has been controversy among those interested in economics as to which tax policies have been more beneficial to the economy: Those supported by past presidents such as Reagan and George W. Bush, or the type supported by Obama. Many …

November 29, 2012

The democratic party left Kennedy

I remember in 1986, when I was a lot less politically savvy. When looking back at the Reagan years up until that time, I thought to myself “At least they can never claim supply side economics didn’t work.” Then I …

November 6, 2012

Green Bay Bishop warns “cafeteria” Catholics

Bishop David Ricken of the Catholic Diocese in Green Bay, Wisconsin has been roundly criticized for saying in a letter to his flock, that they could jeopardize their souls by voting for pro-abortion political candidates, as well as other issues …

October 14, 2012

Can we legislate morality

Filed under: Abortion,Politically Incorrect Reality - 14 Oct 2012

Recently a writer of a letter to the editor opined about a columnist who criticized the pro-life position, smearing it recklessly with predictable stereotypes and mischaracterizations.

September 28, 2012

We must ask if we are on God’s side

A Community Columnist for a local paper wrote a piece reasoning that since this year’s presidential election revolved around economic issues, we ought to survey which political party had economic policy most pleasing to the Almighty. He went on to …

September 16, 2012

Why I won’t be voting for Obama

Filed under: Elections & Voting,Politics In General - 16 Sep 2012

Just over three years ago I believed there was no way Obama could never win re-election. But if the election for president was held today, Obama would likely win, perhaps decisively in the Electoral College tally. So where did I …

August 17, 2012

The Ryan Effect

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Republicans - 17 Aug 2012

In the early morning hours of Saturday, August 11th, republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his running mate selection to be Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan, a rising star among conservatives within the party. Like any selection, it can be praised …

July 12, 2012

The Fall of the house of Roberts

Unless you are Rip Van Winkle, you have heard an earful about how Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Roberts, has sided with the liberal wing in declaring the Obama health care bill constitutional. A host of prognosticators have …

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