Archive for October, 2013

“Nothing to hide”

“I’ve got nothing to hide.” This is a phrase I’ve heard some use when referring to the increased reach into our lives by the Federal government through programs like the Patriot Act, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and through organizations such as the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). However, […]

Which would you choose?

I ran across a video recently of a speech given by Ronald Reagan back in 1964. In it, he describes the difference between the system of government that our Founding Fathers put in place and a government that thinks it should have more control over our lives. Which would you choose and why?  

What is Freedom?

Benjamin Franklin freedom quote

Much has been written on the subject of freedom. Many have lost their lives in the pursuit of it. Others have spent an eternity searching for it. Some have even feared its existence and sought to deny others their right to it. So what, exactly, is freedom and why is it so important to us? […]

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