When we’re making excuses for politicians, we’re subjects and not citizens.
Don’t Work, Don’t Eat
Texas is in the top 20 states when it comes to paying people not to work; that isn’t a compliment. It is downright uncharitable.
Well, They Don’t Understand…
Politicians are at their most condescending when informing...
Be Strong; Fear Not
There are some fearsome fights ahead of us in the new year, but it doesn’t mean we should be fearful of them.
The Carol of the Drum
Even at our best, when we stand before God we are like a child banging on a drum.
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Language defines our world and shapes our actions.
Praying For Our Real Leaders
If we want not be praying for the leadership of our nation, we need to be praying for our fellow citizens.
Always With The Accountability
There is an entire devoted to shielding politicians from civic accountability; it only works when we aren’t actively engaged.
Don’t Be Distracted
Our republic wasn’t designed for the convenience of a special elite....
Know What You Expect
Citizens seeking to impact public policy often do so shackled by the low expectations set by political cronies. It’s time for the grassroots to raise expectations.
Set Aside Your Fear… And Make Them Fear You
As citizens, we have failed to inspire sufficient fear in our elected servants.
Josh Posey: Speaking Out to Protect Kids and Restore Schools
“We’re passionate about this thing being fixed, and the only way to do that is to have the whole community aware of it.”
Government Will Make Things Worse
Here’s my philosophy on government policy in a nutshell: There is no...
Our system was designed to attract people pleasers to office; the politicians just end up pleasing the wrong people.
Evidence, Big And Small
Science is making it hard to be an atheist.
Failing The Next Generation
Education has gone from “training up” a child, to tearing down the moral and religious upbringing of their families.
What Are We Remembering?
It is easier to enjoy a beer and burger in the backyard this weekend than to reflect on the sacrifices made on our behalf.
You’re A Ruler… But What Kind?
The Old Testament’s Gideon provides a cautionary tale.
It’s A Heart Issue
If it feels like liberty is dying, and our republic is waning, it is because we’ve stopped caring about either.
Now, But Not Yet
As a self-governing people, our job is not to curse the surrounding darkness but to build a better and brighter light for the future.
Reject Waste? Look In The Mirror!
It’s not over-priced hammers or frivolous trips that drive government spending; bad ideas about government is the problem.
But For Boldness…
Liberty isn’t achieved in timid nibbles, but through bold actions.
High Taxes Are The Cost Of Betraying Our Heritage
Modern taxation is not the price of civilized society; it is the cost of betraying our heritage of self-governance.
Let Them Whine
Politicians don’t like informed taxpayers. They don’t like citizens keeping score. Too bad.
Ammon Blair: Unwavering Warrior
“I feel that by defending our rights, our God-given rights through the Constitution, doing that is one of the greatest single efforts that we can do.”