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Why has Congress abdicated its war-makin...

The Constitution is not unclear on the war-making powers of Congress.  Article I, Sec. 8: “The Congress shall have power to… To declare war…; To raise and support armies…; To provide and maintain a navy; The President of the United States does not have the authority to take this nation to war.  Nor does the Security Council of the United ...

Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day 2015
Fact:  America worships its military.  It has all the trappings of a religion.  Just as the Romans worshipped Mars, he remains one of our favorite gods today. Fact:  There are soldiers and there are warriors.  They are not the same thing.  Even when they wear the same uniforms, the difference is in their heads.  Fact:  Not everyone who wears the uniform is a hero. ...

Veterans Day 2014

Veterans Day 2014
From Armistice Day to Veterans Day, we remember those who paid the ultimate price in military service to their country.  We also honor those who served and survived, and include in that the recognition and public support of all those currently serving on Active Duty, plus those in Reserves and in the National Guard, etc. None of this is difficult for most Americans — we are a...

Tyrants always fear an armed population

And well they should.  Arms control has been around a long time – probably as long as men have lived in large groups with one group exploiting another.  That means the entire history of mankind. In England, following the successful “nation building” excursion of William the Conqueror, 1066, the first thing he did was to confiscate all horses over 14 hands tall. ...

Four Spiritual Laws of the 21st Century ...

Four Spiritual Laws of the 21st Century Model American
You must understand that the National Government loves you, and has a wonderful plan for your life, taking care of you from cradle to grave. However, you have sinned, and fallen short of the glory of the American Way.  You have selfishly worked for yourself, to make you own family more comfortable than those dependent on the Government.  You have probably cheated on your taxes in the...