Category Archive: Liberty

Self-Interests of the State (Part Two)

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A continuation of the first part of the discussion about the self-interests of the state. Focus in this part is around the idea that the state knows better than the people that elected… Continue reading

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Self-Interests of the State (Part One)

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In an effort to reach more of an expanded audience, Civics Reaffirmed is introducing podcasting to the line up. This episode deals with the self-interests of the State and how Washington D.C. presents… Continue reading

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The Bear, The Dragon, The Fox, and The Lamb

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The recent and respected attention of United States Foreign Policy has been on Syria and their Civil War. By many accounts this has been an ongoing conflict since March of 2011. This time… Continue reading

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My Country, ‘Tis of Thee

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Today, we celebrate the United States of America and the declaration of the greatest expression of human freedom. Today 237 years ago, America was a collection of colonies under British rule. The government… Continue reading

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Non-Negotiable: The 4th Amendment

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“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause,… Continue reading

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Give Me Security or Give Me Death

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Human history is full of stories of people making remarkable choices that have altered the future course. In the realm of public affairs, the most basic choice – if you distill it down… Continue reading

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Efficiency and its Implications

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            We can all agree that efficiency is generally a good thing, right? Efficiency is a lack of waste, a best use of the resources available (i.e. doing the best you can with… Continue reading

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The “Sequest” – inator

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In two short days the vitality and integrity of the United States Federal Government will be irreparable damaged – or so the propaganda campaign from the “respectable” media outlets are unifying saying. It… Continue reading

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Against All Enemies Foreign & Domestic

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The recent discovery of the President’s push to provide a legal framework to further utilize UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) in the War on Terror made me stop and think. Once stopped I started… Continue reading

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Virtues of Charity – Vices of Entitlement

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JUM6C67H88G4 The pursuit of moral perfection, excellence more less, is generally consider an act of virtue.  Naturally the diametric is a vice, or a vicious act.  The philosophical study of virtue, along with the… Continue reading

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Time Dependency of the 2nd Amendment?

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For the last month, our national dialogue has been dominated by emotionally charged discussions on firearms. As with any tragedy, we should ask why – and while our problem solving process is overflowing… Continue reading

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Scientific Objectivity, Moral Depravity, & The Fiscal Cliff Farce

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I have memories of purely academic economic courses where the study surrounded governing policies to understand the “market forces”, “the invisible hand” argument of Adam Smith, and yes even the “downward spiral” of… Continue reading

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The Post-Industrial America

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The epoch election of my generation has passed.  I would be dishonest not to mention my overall disappointment with America’s electorate.  I very rarely become emotionally attached to one single event outside the life… Continue reading

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Operation Prevent The Vote !!!

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A broad brush pass over the news today would leave most cross-eyed and confused based on the numerous polls about who is in the lead where and in what small sect of the… Continue reading

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Storyteller in Chief (Part III of III)

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Two weeks have passed since the terrorist attack on the interim facility with grossly inadequate defenses some would call a US Embassy in Benghazi, Libya. The avalanche of evidence of a militaristic attack… Continue reading

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