Category: History

August 6, 2012

Geronimo is Dead and WMDs are in Iraq. Tell me It ain’t So!

Filed under: History - 06 Aug 2012

This was a great book. The Seal Target was Geronimo and the author is Chuck Pfarrer. But at the end of the day Osama was swimming with the fishes and it won’t be too long before Zawahiri will be more …

July 31, 2012

Getting Jefferson Right

Filed under: History - 31 Jul 2012

V&V: Why did you write this book?

Dr. Warren Throckmorton: While researching and writing about the First Amendment last year, I saw some of David Barton’s statements about Thomas Jefferson and John Adams that didn’t seem right. When I investigated …

July 30, 2012

Intellectual Orgins of the Right

Filed under: Conservatism & Libertarianism,History - 30 Jul 2012

We, as American citizens, are going to make a big decision this November. Do we elect a progressive or a conservative? These are not meaningless distinctions, there are real ideas behind them. The Progressives, as we know, got their ideas …

July 29, 2012

If we want smaller government, drastic action may be required

Our Constitution documents how we “…establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity…” Recognizing that the Constitution was open-ended, the 10th Amendment …

July 26, 2012

Palestine – United Nations Perfidy Exposed

The canard – supported by countless United Nations General Assembly Resolutions – that Jewish settlements in the West Bank are illegal in international law – has been dealt a crushing blow with the the recent release of the Levy Committee …

July 23, 2012

The Intellectual Orgins of the Left

Ideas matter. They are the fuel that guides our lives. This is true especially in the political world. This November we will be asked to pick between to candidates that have radically different ideas. Where do the left and the …

July 19, 2012

The Constitution, Vattel, and “Natural Born Citizen”: What Our Framers Knew.

Filed under: Constitution & Bill of Rights,History - 19 Jul 2012

We have been visited recently with several very silly articles which assert that Marco Rubio is a “natural born Citizen” within the meaning of Art. II, §1, cl. 5, U.S. Constitution (ratified 1789), and hence is qualified to be President:

Bret …

July 11, 2012

Abortion ‘holocaust’? If the shoe fits…

I recently finished reading “Bonhoeffer” by Eric Metaxas. The book, a nearly 600-page biography of German pastor and influential theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, was simply life-changing. Throughout his page-turning treatise, Metaxas brilliantly illustrates how Bonhoeffer lived and died by Christ’s admonition, …

July 9, 2012

Refresh My Memory; Is Justice Kennedy the Wobbly One?

Last Thursday dawned bright and clear. It was shaping up to be a great day for conservatives. More than one observer — waiting for the Obamacare decision outside the Supreme Court — noticed aircraft coming in low on the horizon. …

July 7, 2012

Thomas Jefferson: American Enigma

Filed under: History - 07 Jul 2012

By Dr. Warren Throckmorton

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

July 6, 2012

The “Taxing Clause”, Five Lawless Judges, and obamacare.

Our federal Constitution is one of enumerated powers only. This means that WE THE PEOPLE, who ordained and established the Constitution, listed therein every power We delegated to the federal government. If We didn’t list a power, the federal …

Are You the Forgotten Man?

Filed under: History - 06 Jul 2012

I ran across this book in my travels. And it peaked my interest. Who was the Forgotten Man? According to Amity Shlaes, her book, The Forgotten Man is someone that will peak your interest for sure.

When I …

Why Justice Roberts deserves a severe punishment (Obamacare)

Filed under: Constitution & Bill of Rights,History - 06 Jul 2012

By: Johnwk

There is perhaps no greater tyranny then when a Justice of our Supreme Court, charged with enforcing our written Constitution, uses their office of public trust to side with and defend domestic enemies who work to seditiously overturn …

July 5, 2012

The Nativity Of Our Nation

Filed under: History - 05 Jul 2012

The Fourth of July, the nativity of our independence, the precious beginnings of our emancipation, must be reverently preserved and celebrated as a day of complete human liberation and reflection, which is The United States of America.

We must never forget, …

June 30, 2012

Defy History This July 4 — Honor Calvin Coolidge

Filed under: History - 30 Jun 2012

This July 4 continues the budding tradition of honoring the sole American president born on Independence Day. But to truly understand Calvin Coolidge (born 1872), who served from 1923-29, requires ditching the edicts of …

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