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What Does Freedom of Religion Mean?

There seems to be a great deal of confusion these days on both sides of the political aisle with regard to the concept of freedom of religion, especially in context of the Constitution of the United States. The First Amendment says, in part, “Congress shall make no law regarding the…

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RNC Disenfranchises Voters??? Not So Much.

I hear every day how Trump supporters will be very upset (to put it mildly) if, in their words, their candidate is “robbed” of the nomination.  They claim a Trump loss will mean the “disenfranchisement” of his supporters should he only have a plurality of the delegates going into the…

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The Annual War on Christmas (It’s Not What You Think)

Every year at this time the airwaves become filled with complaints about how an increasingly secular society is waging war on Christmas because one store tells its employees to say “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas” or some national coffee chain’s holiday cups aren’t “Christmassy” enough.  The fact of the…

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Why Immigration Reform Makes Sense

Nearly everyone agrees that our current immigration system is broken.  There are somewhere between 10 and 30 million people in this country who either entered illegally or overstayed their visas after entering legally.  While some choose this route because of a criminal history, many more do so because the process…

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The Democrat Tantrum

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This article is reprinted with the generous permission of its author, Brock Mackin.  It was originally posted at Brock’s Political Forum group on Facebook. Over the last few days I have heard the President, his spokesman, Sen. Reid, and Rep. Pelosi and company accuse the Republicans of holding the country hostage, putting…