UNDERSTANDING THE CONSTITUTION: Tomi Lahren is Wrong about Abortion and the Constitution

Originally posted on THE ROAD TO CONCORD:
Tomi Lahren recently demonstrated that she does not understand nor support the Constitution.  She did this when she claimed she has to be ‘pro-choice’ or she cannot claim to support the Constitution.  She said that claiming to support the Constitution while being ‘pro-life’ would make her a hypocrite. …

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ON THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS

Originally posted on THE ROAD TO CONCORD:
I spend a great deal of time reading what our founders actually had to say about liberty, and the proper role of government.  I do not read what historians tell me the founders thought, mostly because I have learned those historians do not know.  Instead, I like to…

The Great Right Hope

Isn’t it funny that Nancy Pelosi now wants to know what’s in a bill before it’s passed? Isn’t it funny that Democrats are suddenly curious and outraged by the replacement Republican health care bill, when it actually keeps or renames a lot of the Obamacare costs? The official outline of the Republican plan sounds really…

Reversal of Fortunes

Western civilization is not in decline – it is in reversal. Western civilization was not born with fully formed ideas of individual freedoms and a liberty protected by a government dependent on its people. It evolved into those positions over centuries of constant learning – and that learning included making mistakes – like slavery. Most…

First World Problems

Americans have the worst case of #firstworldproblems in history. Prosperity has spread so far and wide that we now have time to waste of frivolities like safe spaces, microaggressions and chasing phantom wrongs. Our successful are wildly successful, America is still a place where a person can be stone cold broke today and bathed in…

A Sense of Propriety

“We blush for the impudence and rudeness of another, though he himself appears to have no sense of the impropriety of his own behaviour; because we cannot help feeling with what confusion we ourselves should be covered, had we behaved in so absurd a manner.” ~ Adam Smith, “Of the Sense of Propriety” (1759) “These…