Religion and a Free People can co-exist. In fact, they must. In my recent article, “Liberty and Lawlessness Cannot Co-Exist,” I agreed with Founder John Adams that moral values are essential to remaining a free people. (see https://civicsandcitizenship.org/liberty-and-lawlessness-cannot-co-exist/ )I often receive pushback on this subject. On Religion and a Free People in the Founders’ Words […]
Why People Fall For Socialism
Our young people (and many adults) fall for socialism because they haven’t been taught to think for themselves. They naively believe the government will be an annual daddy that will provide for them. They never have to grow up to be discerning, responsible adults. Instead, they adopt groupthink and surrender to the very authoritarian power […]
Self Government: Has America Failed?
Is the American experiment in self government a failure? If yes, it’s because We the People grew remiss in our responsibility to guard our liberty. We voted for politicians who surrendered their obligation to care for our constitutional republic, and we gave it to unelected bureaucrats. If not, we consider the daily misuse of our […]
Epidemic of Loneliness
Are you lonely? Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, the Surgeon General of the United States, published a detailed report called “Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation.” Did you catch that? It’s an epidemic of loneliness? Supposedly, one in every two Americans was lonely pre-pandemic. Now, it’s worse. This is a citizenship issue, so let’s talk about it. […]
Fun, Finances, Freedom, Florida
Fun, finances, freedom. Florida purportedly adds 1000 people a day to their population. Yesterday, I heard it called the “Sixth Borough of New York City.” What’s going on here? It seems like everyone is headed south, and not just for the sun. It’s a citizenship issue and a movement, so let’s discuss it. I can […]
Meritocracy or Mediocrity?
Meritocracy or Mediocrity? Which do you prefer? Is excellence a good thing? Or is making everyone equitable, so no one person shines, makes more money, or succeeds in life, a better way to go? Would you rather live in a society where everything and everyone at all times is on a “level playing field?” Or […]