President Obama Says That Same-sex Marriage Is Way Cool

May 12th, 2012

By Dan Miller On May 9th, President Obama came out in favor of same-sex marriage; sort of.  Acknowledging that it’s a matter of fairness that remains up to the states, he was planning to get around to it if and when convenient. There is already excessive Federal involvement in marriage, including multiple tax and Social […]


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The U.S. Constitution and Civil War

December 27th, 2011

By Dan Miller Emasculating the Constitution is bad way to preserve the nation. The first shots in the United States Civil War were fired by the South during an attack on Fort Sumter a century and a half ago on April 12, 1861, not long after President Lincoln’s election on November 6, 1860 and just […]


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The Tenth Amendment Is Fine the Way It Is

September 28th, 2011

By Dan Miller Here is a good article from The Ohio Farmer, quoting James Madison in the Federalist Papers: The powers delegated by the proposed constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite.… The powers reserved to the several States will […]


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Shall We Have Another Civil War?

August 10th, 2011

By Dan Miller That would be a very bad idea. Unhappiness approaching panic is in the air. This article by Roger Kimball suggests some of the reasons: The American poet Frank O’Hara wrote a poem whose title I’ve always admired: “Meditations in an Emergency.” That’s where we are now: you can tell it’s an emergency […]


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Homosexuality, Marriage, and Religion

August 12th, 2010

By Dan Miller According to recent “lies, damn lies or statistics” I read somewhere, most people now wish Proposition 8 had never passed. Some of them probably think that California has more important stuff to worry about – unemployment, approaching bankruptcy and/or foreclosure, undocumented democrats aliens arriving by the truckload from Arizona to be fed, […]


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