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Entries from December 2008

Christianity and freedom

December 16th, 2008 · No Comments

For some 15 years, I’ve been an avid reader of Hillsdale College’s Imprimis.  The November 2008 edition features excerpts from a very timely speech, “How Christianity Shaped The West,” delivered by noted conservative author Dinesh D’Souza at a National Leadership Seminar in Colorado Springs. D’Souza explains that Christianity, as distinct from other ancient cultures, societies [...]

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Backbone Radio links

December 8th, 2008 · Comments Off

Links mentioned by hosts and guests on the Dec. 7 edition of Backbone Radio: Terrorism, Sharia, etc. — Interview with Frank Gaffney Center for Security Policy (Frank Gaffney) Investigative Project on Terrorism (Steven Emerson) Jihad Watch (Robert Spencer) Mattel doll “Islam Is The Light” Interview with Jeff Wright Campaign For Liberty American Civic Literacy Program [...]

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Social conservatives and the GOP

December 6th, 2008 · 7 Comments

For rank-and-file Republicans, our party’s mission is to advance freedom through limited government, strong national security, personal responsibility and traditional family values. Although many Republicans generally adhere to all four of those elements, some do not; yet they remain allied because they are so strongly committed to many of those principles.  Despite inner-party squabbles, most [...]

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The future of our ‘peaceful’ revolutions

December 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Ever since Jefferson’s Democratic-Republicans first wrested power from the Federalist Party of Washington and Adams, the world has marveled at the orderliness of America’s “peaceful revolutions.” How long then will voters remain peaceful when their will is cynically undermined by partisan lawyers and willful judges whose lust to see their interests prevail eviscerates any pretense [...]

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