Dependency, Civilization and Survival

September 4th, 2012

By Dan Miller Some dependence is necessary; too much can lead to the deaths of freedom and civilization. In our civilization, society provides many public resources unlikely to be provided by individuals except through taxation. Some public roads have been built by private individuals or groups of individuals without government financing; few have. There are […]


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Is Technology the New Opiate of the Masses?

April 24th, 2012

By Dr. Jim Taylor Karl Marx famously called religion the “opiate of the masses.” Well, to paraphrase Reggie Hammond, Eddie Murphy’s character in the film 48 Hours, “There’s a new opiate in town and its name is technology.” Yes, folks, everywhere you look these days, you see people “shooting up” their technological “drug” of choice, […]


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Obama’s America in Black & White

June 23rd, 2011

By Seth Forman Black political segregation, nurtured by the policies of the 1960s, has only hardened in the Obama years. Platitudes about the civic utopia that would spring forth from the election of Barack Obama have vanished. Thomas Friedman’s claim that “the American Civil War ended, as a black man … became president of the […]


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