The Lesson of the Golden Calf

by Anna Sklyarsky There’s a lot of debate happening in this country right now about the proper balance of religious subjects being taught in public schools.  Evolution was not allowed to be taught until laws like the Butler Act were struck down by the Supreme Court in 1968 (Epperson v. Arkansas) under the Establishment Clause … Continue reading

Slavery’s half truths made whole

By Thomas Nash There are many things which we learn about regarding slavery which are true:  It was legal to own a slave in some of the States.  Many of our Founders owned slaves.  Many slaves were treated poorly to say the least.  Slavery was and is in direct conflict with everything that United States … Continue reading

HERstory: Feminism, Freedom and Family

By Anna Sklyarsky When some hear the word “feminism” they immediately think of “Marcy” from the hit TV show “Married with Children”.  Others flash back to the 60’s and leaders like Betty Friedan who challenged society’s “notions” of the role that women played at home, in the workforce and in the political arena. Some might … Continue reading

Why we have the government we deserve

By Thomas Nash Many Americans have become politically apathetic.  Many consider themselves “apolitical” or they are simply uninterested in the goings on around DC.  This is at the core of much of the troubles our republic is currently facing. There are four sentiments which we have found to be the most destructive.  These sentiments are … Continue reading

A Brief History of Labor Day

By Thomas Nash For about 120 years, Americans have enjoyed the first Monday of September as a day off of work.  There are parades in some cities, many attend BBQs and wear red, white and blue, and others simply stay home and relax.  While the majority of Americans enjoy the day, very few are aware … Continue reading

Tear Down That Wall!

By Anna Sklyarsky “Believing that religion is a matter which lies solely between Man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which … Continue reading

James Lee and the Myth of Overpopulation

By Thomas Nash Yesterday, an armed and disturbed leftist named James Jay Lee entered the Discovery Channel office building in Silver Spring, Maryland and held employees hostage for hours until he was ultimately fatally shot.  As he stated in his “manifesto”, Lee was protesting what he saw as irresponsible programming by TLC, which is part … Continue reading

On Virtue and Moral Relativism

By Thomas Nash 8/30/2010 On the heels of the Restoring Honor rally held on 8/28/2010 at the Lincoln Memorial, we as citizens of the most blessed nation on earth must commit to being the best and most virtuous us that we can be.  Our ability to be virtuous stems from our uniquely human characteristic-reason.  It … Continue reading

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