Freedom of thought hangs in the balance

QUESTION:  What is the most important right in America?

ANSWER:  Most would quickly point to the First Amendment. It specifies freedom of expression and religion as foundational freedoms. However, freedom of thought, or conscience, is the ultimate foundation upon which other freedoms rely, and it is under grave assault.

The assault on this freedom comes from a seemingly unlikely source: abortion and so-called women’s reproductive rights.

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All this ‘God talk’ makes progressives squeamish

What is so thrilling about the 4th of July?

It is the declaration that your rights are intrinsic, God-given, immutable, inalienable.

Progressives say you’re full of it. And thus we have the root problem of our nation’s seemingly intractable division. Our nation’s very DNA is ultimately rejected by powerful forces on the Left who are remaking our nation with alarming alacrity.

Thomas Jefferson wrote these thrilling words, which we celebrate every 4th of July:

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Can Republicans be trusted?

By Tom Quiner [youtube=] No, Republicans cannot be trusted much more than Democrats. Political parties tend to be about power more than principle. Politicians are willing to fudge (and ‘evolve’) ideology in order to win elections … and reelections. To some extent, this is reasonable. After all, this nation was built by compromise. I recently…

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Presidents talk about God

This great country has been formed by our Judeo-Christian beliefs.
With Easter upon us tomorrow, I’d like to share some great quotes from American presidents on the subject of religion and its importance to us individually and collectively.

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Scenes from the Polk County Republican Convention

I just attended my first Polk County Republican Convention. The contrast between the Republican’s platform and the Democrat’s is profound. The Republican’s preamble could have been written by Thomas Jefferson, founder of the Democratic Party. He wouldn’t have recognized the Democrat’s platform which has swung so far left as to be unrecognizable by historic American values and tradition.

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Obama’s war on Jefferson

By Tom Quiner The founder of the Democratic Party, Thomas Jefferson, held a completely different view of America than the current leader of the party, Barack Obama. Who is right? Jefferson believed mankind enjoys inalienable rights that flow from God. Obama embraces secularism and believes the highest authority is the state. Jefferson believed we each…

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