Timeless Voter Guide

Voter guides abound, but how many actually focus on the principles of the issues?  And how many are reusable year-after-year despite policy changes?  To expand on last week’s post, “To Vote or not to Vote?”, here is a timeless voter guide that will help you critically evaluate the upcoming local and statewide ballot initiatives.  While this timeless voter guide is … Read More

To Vote or not to Vote?

With state and local midterm elections next month, it seemed appropriate to address the issue of voting and its biggest misconception. Vote? We frequently see public service messages telling people to “get out and vote”.  It is not at all uncommon to hear radio talk show hosts tell us that the problems in our country are the result of voter … Read More

Is Harley-Davidson un-American?

Should a company be taxed extra just for not being “Made in USA”? President Donald Trump threatened the motorcycle company, Harley-Davidson, with unparalleled taxes should the company decide to move more of its production overseas. “A Harley-Davidson should never be built in another country—never!  The aura will be gone and they will be taxed like never before!” tweeted the President. … Read More

The Religion of Cake

Bakery Cakes, Religion and Slavery … In the summer of 2012 a Christian baker refused to provide a custom cake for a “gay” wedding.  Almost six years later, the case has finally received a Supreme Court ruling.  Many groups including some free speech advocates and religious liberty advocates have celebrated the bakery’s victory.  Unfortunately, both the media and our nation’s … Read More

169 Million Reasons NOT to Ban Guns

  169 Million Reasons NOT to Ban Guns In 1994, University of Hawaii Professor R.J. Rummel published an important scholarly work entitled, “Death By Government.”  This 400+ page work is a thorough treatment of his research on one category of death—what he calls democide.  Democide is defined as “the murder of any person or people by their government, including genocide, … Read More