“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!” – Samuel Adams

Archive for October 30th, 2010

Vote No on ‘Medical’ Marijuana

Vote No on 'Medical' Marijuana

Although pain management is an important function of modern medicine, the legalization of marijuana is more about regulating illegal drug use than it is about medicine. California’s experience has been that the recreational use of “medical” marijuana there is so rampant that it has become a common gag line in popular media.

Time to Reunite Church and State

Time to Reunite Church and State

It’s time for men of the cloth – as they did during the first American Revolution – to exercise true leadership, return to the pulpit and call for national revival, both spiritual and political. As George Washington so astutely observed, the notion that political issues, and those of “religion and morality,” are somehow mutually exclusive, is patently absurd. They are one in the same.

Left’s Tolerance Limited to Liberals

Left's Tolerance Limited to Liberals

Amidst all the Left’s mudslinging, rationalizing, and scapegoating, there hasn’t been much room for any substantive discourse across party and ideological lines; the Democrats simply refuse to engage on this level. The more America’s cohort of self-identified “Tea Party Patriots” continues to grow, the deeper the Left buries its collective head in the sand. One is reminded of Scarlett O’Hara’s famous method of dealing with the unpleasantness of reality: “I’ll think about it tomorrow!” With one week to go before the election, however, the time for Democrats to change course has all but run out.

It’s about freedom, Meathead

It’s about freedom, Meathead

Rob Reiner, appearing on Bill Maher’s show the other day, likened the Tea Party movement to the emergence of Nazis and Hitler in Germany in the 1930’s. They’re “angry and frightened,” selling “stupidity and ignorance,” said Reiner, as Maher nodded in agreement. No, Meathead; it’s about freedom.