Category: Founding Fathers

Why the U.S. is a Republic, not a Democracy, and Certainly not Socialism

Founding Documents

Dear Liberals and Democrats: Please take a few moments out of your busy schedules to ponder why our Founding Fathers considered — and rejected — both socialism and democracy, opting instead for a Republic, as written into not only our U.S. Constitution, but the Constitutions of each and every one of the 50 United States […]

Rights and Powers of The People Themselves

Our Founding Fathers fully understood the nature of our God-given inalienable rights:   – It’s why they wrote about them in our Declaration of Independence.   – It’s why they enumerated some of them in our United States Constitution   – It’s why they specifically secured several key rights and freedoms for us in our […]

Orlando Shooting SHOULD Have Been Stopped

It is highly unlikely the Orlando shooting could have been prevented.  Even though the perpetrator had caught the attention of the FBI, so have tens of thousands of other people.  Out of all of these “possibles,” however, only a tiny fraction are ever moved up to “probables,” and only a small fraction of those ever […]

Solving America’s Problems Requires Clear Thinking

Clear Thinking

Yesterday I stumbled across a rather insightful editorial by Bart Hinkle at the Richmond Times.  He demonstrated such clear thinking that I wrote the author a letter, presented here with minor corrections for spelling, punctuation, and grammar: I found your recent article to be very insightful.  It is a fascinating look at what ails America […]

Travesty of Justice

This U.S. Justice System FAILURE is all too common throughout these United States:  A man takes a cell phone away from his 12-year-old daughter as punishment for her misuse of the device.  (Story)  The daughter’s mother (married to someone else) files a complaint of theft against the father.  The district attorney offers him a plea […]