Sep 17 2016

Liberty and Free Market Capitalism are Connected

Liberty is more than just freedom. It also involves the responsibility and accountability of making free choices. This requires an understanding of consequences and the willingness to accept responsibility for actions that are taken. The core principle at the foundation of the economic theory known as “capitalism” is free market exchange. This means allowing people …

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Sep 15 2016

Could Texas Really Secede?

This is not a simple question and needs to be broken up into pieces for analysis. There is an issue of whether or not secession is permissible in the United States. And then there is also an issue of whether or not Texas could reshape itself into a viable nation. LEGAL While the Constitution and …

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Aug 16 2016

Right To Bear Arms – some history

“The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country.” – James Madison Historically, defense was provided by professional military warriors, often employed by a King …

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Jul 04 2016

We Are All Born Free

We are born free and sovereign over our individual lives and rights. We often decide to join with others in a group and in that process we may grant some degree of our sovereign power to the group in the name of better securing our lives and our rights. If life is to be considered …

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Jun 20 2016

It’s Okay for Profiling to Include Race

It should be obvious that we need to do better profiling in a variety of social venues, specifically to prevent us from being easy targets for terrorism. We don’t want profiling to be racial – that should be a given. But that doesn’t mean that profiling can’t include race as one factor among many. Profiling …

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Jun 20 2016

Stop Being Pathetically Correct

“Politically Correct” is a misnomer, because the positions taken in that name are often neither political nor correct. People take these positions because they are insecure in some sense of self and seek approval from a large group to ease their discomfort. When we adopt such a position simply to match somebody else’s political rhetoric …

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Jun 20 2016

Individual Liberty Spawns Exceptional Achievement

The Constitution of the United States is designed to protect the liberty of individual citizens, instead of protecting the collective power granted to the government. All other forms of government that subjugate the individual for the sake of society, also squash and suppress the efforts of the individual to express their opinions, beliefs, imagination, creativity, …

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Jun 08 2016

Preserving Liberty

The purpose of government is to preserve liberty. We join with others to create protection against threats to our freedom. By creating an organizational structure that can combine our resources and focus our energy, we are more able to defend ourselves. As we form government to protect our liberty, we discover that it is necessary …

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Jun 06 2016

Flag Burning is a Protected Expression

In the United States, we have decided, as a nation, that there are certain basic and natural freedoms that exist before any form of government is decided upon. These natural freedoms are given protection against interference by the government in the section of our Constitution known as the “Bill of Rights”. In the Bill of …

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May 25 2016

The Citizen Party

We either need to completely revamp our old political parties or we need a new party. There is a long list of complaints against our political process, but the main ones are: They concentrate more on accumulating power than doing the right thing They have become so dependent on financial donors that they answer to …

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