A Christian Warmonger on Steroids

Unfazed by the disastrous wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there can still be found Christian warmongers who defend these fiascos. But Bryan Fischer, who blogs for the American Family Association, is not your typical Christian warmonger. He is a Christian … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark and the Sanctity of Private Property

The subject of a proposed religious theme park in Kentucky brings up an issue near and dear to the heart of libertarians: the sanctity of private property. There is some controversy over the proposed construction of a $150 million Noah’s … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Conservatives Oppose the War on Drugs?

The war on drugs is a failure. According to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: “Drug use in the United States increased in 2009, reversing downward trends … Continue reading

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Can a Christian Kill for His Government?

This is a serious and controversial question to ask anytime, but especially in the midst of a war. But that is exactly what Bennie Lee Fudge did — in 1943. I only know two things about Mr. Fudge: he was … Continue reading

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There They Crucified Him

“And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left.” ~ Luke 23:33 They didn’t just crucify him; they scourged … Continue reading

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Bombings Worse than Nagasaki and Hiroshima

The world knows all too well about the atomic bombs the United States dropped on Hiroshima on Monday, August 6, 1945 (“Little Boy”), and on Nagasaki on Thursday, August 9 (“Fat Man”). “Dropping the bombs ended the war,” said President … Continue reading

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Rush Is Wrong

“The intent of the committee is to neuter the United States of America. They’ve done it by rewarding a pacifist.” ~ Rush Limbaugh In addition to being a Nobel laureate, Barack Obama is many things. After his election, I wrote … Continue reading

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Same Empire, Different Emperor

Just as Hadrian succeeded Trajan, Domitian succeeded Titus, Nero succeeded Claudius, and Caligula succeeded Tiberius, so Kennedy replaced Eisenhower, Nixon replaced Johnson, Reagan replaced Carter, and Obama replaced Bush. Same empire, different emperor. The extent of the U.S. global empire … Continue reading

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Do Antiwar Libertarians Hate the Military?

Americans love the U.S. military — and especially American conservatives. Even among those who treasure the Constitution, oppose an interventionist foreign policy, and no longer support the war in Iraq, the U.S. military is still held in high esteem. Support … Continue reading

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The Economic Meltdown: Its Cause and Cure

Free-market capitalism has taken a beating of late, even by some who generally support the free market. We have been told that the economic meltdown is the fault of greed, speculation, unregulated markets, business cycles, and market failure — even … Continue reading

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