Corporate cronyism is one of the major threats to liberty in the world today. This was also the case back in first-century Jerusalem, as the ruling class in Jerusalem joined with their Roman overlords to exploit the local Jewish population. In Episode 35 of The Liberty Café, we look at what Jesus had to say about exploitation by elitist rulers and how we might apply His wisdom in our world today.
Corporate Welfare Gone Wild in Texas
On this week’s Liberty Cafe, Bill begins his review of the Texas Legislature. Sadly, the Texas Legislature paid out more taxpayer money in gifts to big corporations that it gave […]
Principles of Government – Part 4
Christians should be ready to evaluate the workings of government, whether it be the just ended Texas Legislature’s regular session or those of governments in DC or other state capitals. Today, Bill continues with the last of a four-part series looking at what the Bible tells us about civil government.
Biblical Principles of Government – Part 3
Christians should be ready to evaluate the workings of government, whether it be the just ended Texas Legislature’s regular session or those of governments in DC or other state capitals. […]
21 Biblical Principles of Government – Part 2
Christians should be ready to evaluate the workings of government, whether it be the soon-to-end Texas Legislature’s regular session or those of governments in DC or other state capitals. Today, […]
21 Biblical Principles of Government – Part 1
Christians should be ready to evaluate the workings of government, whether it be the soon-to-end Texas Legislature’s regular session or those of government in DC or other state capitals. This […]
Nearing the Finish Line of the Texas Legislature
Even though the Texas Legislature isn’t quite finished, on this week’s Liberty Cafe Bill looks at where things are heading for Texas based on what the Legislature is doing–or not […]
Is the Texas Legislature Opposing God?
There are many good Christian men and women in Texas government. However, on this week’s Liberty Cafe, Bill discusses how the Texas Legislature is moving us away from God’s design […]
Where are the Conservatives in the TX Legislature?
Most Republicans in Austin are AWOL in the fight against big government. This week on the Liberty Cafe, Bill explains how few Republican legislators are joining the fight against the Texas House and Senate’s not-so-conservative high priority bills.
Tax Relief and the Texas Budget
If Texans thought they were going to get real property tax relief this year, it appears they were mistaken. On this week’s Liberty Cafe, Bill talks about the Texas Legislature’s spending spree and the gimmicks they are using to hide it from the public.
Texas’ Renewable Energy Fiasco
Texans have been fighting against the harms caused by renewable energy for almost two decades, but the Texas Legislature hasn’t noticed. On this week’s Liberty Cafe, Bill talks with Robert Pratt about the problems renewable energy is causing all across the state.
The Big Lie – Part 2
Texas politicians are trying to convince us that they are giving us more property tax relief than they actually are. As bad as that lie is, this week in Michael Sullivan’s conversation with Bill he shares with us the Big Lie that is designed to keep citizens from regaining control over runaway government.
The Big Lie – Part 1
We are used to politicians lying to us, but Texas Republicans seem to have taken it to a new level this year when it comes to property taxes. On this week’s Liberty Cafe, Bill talks with Michael Quinn Sullivan about our broken political system that keeps rewarding politicians who say one thing and do another.
The Big Problem with Big Government
There are a LOT of problems with Big Government. On this week’s Liberty Café, though, we focus on the one BIG Problem with Big Government–and how to overcome it.
How to Secure the Texas Grid
The Texas grid is about as unreliable as they come. On this week’s Liberty Café, Texas state Sen. Bob Hall joins Bill to talk about his efforts to tackle this […]
Winning the Battle for Liberty–Part 2
Last week we noted that despite the fact that many Christians believe that the world is going to hell in a handbasket, that is not the case. On this week’s […]
Winning the Battle for Liberty
Many Christians believe that the world is going to hell in a handbasket; but that is not the case. On this week’s Liberty Café, Pastor Rich Lusk joins Bill for […]
Big Government Republicans Pushing Property Tax Breaks for Big Business
In 2021, a bipartisan coalition ended school property tax abatements for corporations and renewable energy companies. On this week’s Liberty Cafe, Vance Ginn and Tim Hardin join Bill to discuss […]
Proposed Property Tax “Relief” Won’t Cut It
Texas politicians have $64 billion of new revenue to distribute to favored constituencies this legislative session. On this week’s Liberty Cafe, we discuss how little of that is targeted for […]
Reining in Rogue Agencies
We are all familiar with the abuse of power by federal agencies such as the FBI, IRS, and CDC. On today’s Liberty Cafe, though, we’ll be talking with Rep. Brian […]
Aiding and Abetting the Enemy
As conservatives and Christians, we often have to figure out how to respond to people, such as liberals and unbelievers, who are on the other side. On this week’s Liberty […]
Can School Choice Fix Government Schools?
Is the Texas PUC Creating Another Enron Scandal?
What's really going on?
Why the Texas PUC Ignored Gov. Abbott
Last week, the Texas PUC ignored Gov. Greg Abott’s admonition to move forward rapidly with their redesign of the Texas electricity market. On this week’s Liberty Cafe, we explore why […]
Tax Cuts for Texans?
What to do with 32 billion dollars...
Is Democracy Really Under Attack?
According to the left, conservatives are the main threat to democracy and the American way of life. On this week’s Liberty Cafe, we take a look at the historical ignorance […]
A Theology of Economic Regulation
What does the Bible tell about economics? More than you might think...
The Temptation of Inflation
Texas – Renewable Capital of the U.S.
Has renewable energy gone too far?
Making Big Government Small
The U.S. Government has grown out of control. But is it too late to fix it?
The End of Affordable and Reliable Electricity in Texas
Winter is coming!
Turning the World Right-Side Up
God is always in control.
Life, Liberty, and Property Taxes with Don Huffines
Don Huffines joins Bill to reflect on current issues in Texas.
How Stacey Abrams and Progressives Are Destroying the Family
The family is under attack...
Oppression is on the menu...
It is OK to be a Gay (Celibate) Pastor?
Bill tackles the issue of gay pastors in the Church.
Teacher Unions, Texas Politicians, and More
Money can't fix every problem...
Can the Texas Electric Grid Survive the Renewable Onslaught?
Bill Peacock is joined by fellow energy expert Robert Bryce.
God and Government w/ Gary DeMar, Part II
Part 2 of Bill's conversation with Gary DeMar.
God and Government w/ Gary DeMar, Part I
Bill is joined by Gary DeMar in this special episode.
Big Government Can’t Fix Big Tech
Big Tech is out of control...
The Collapse of the Constitutional Order – Part 2
The United States is not what it used to be.
The Collapse of the Constitutional Order – Part 1
What went wrong with America?
Will Trump Be Indicted? Why Christians Should Care
Bill Peacock explains why Christians need to be wary of the Department of Justice targeting Donald Trump.
Biblical Care of the Earth and People – A Conversation with Cal Beisner
Bill Peacock talks with Cal Beisner about Biblical principles in politics.
Why Texans are Paying More for Less Reliable Electricity
Energy expert Bill Peacock gives an update on the power situation in Texas.
What the Texas Legislature Should Do with the Budget Surplus
Will taxpayers get any relief from the massive Texas budget surplus?
Experts, Government, and God
Bill Peacock examines the diminishing role of Christianity within our country's politics.
Playing Politics With the Texas Electricity Market
Bill Peacock examines the current state of electricity in Texas.
Texas Republicans and the Collapse of Liberty
Bill Peacock examines the shortcomings of Texas Republicans.
Why God Matters
Bill Peacock talks about effectively sharing the word of God.
Why Men Can’t Have Babies
Bill Peacock examines modern cultures attack on sexuality.
Science, Experts, and the Truth
This week Bill talks about the idolatry of science.
Simplicity v Complexity
Bill Peacock explains how secular culture tries to redefine truth and common sense.
What Liberty Looks Like
Policy expert Bill Peacock talks about God and government.
Blacks are leaving inner cities.
Pornography, Caesar, and School Choice
Policy expert Bill Peacock talks about school choice.
Liberty Requires Free Markets
Bill Peacock explains why a free market is necessary for liberty.
Redeeming Our Fallen Culture
Bill Peacock talks about the cultural decline happening around around the world.
Why Politicians are Making You Pay More for Electricity
Policy expert Bill Peacock explains why Texans are over-paying for electricity.
Bad Economics Has Cost Texans Billions
Bill Peacock examines consequences of the electricity market in Texas.
Whatever Happened to Limited Government?
Policy expert Bill Peacock explains why our government is currently growing out of of control.
The State of Property Rights in Texas
Policy expert Bill Peacock examines some current issues of property rights in Texas.
Will the 2023 Texas Senate be Conservative?
Bill Peacock looks forward to the future of the Texas Senate.
Where Wealth Comes From
Policy expert Bill Peacock tells a story about humans' relationship to money.
Will UT’s Liberty Institute Help Secure Our Liberty?
Bill Peacock examines proposed solutions to the problem of CRT in Texas universities.
Will Renewable Energy Add to Civil Unrest?
Bill Peacock interviews Chuck DeVore.
Rights, Markets, and Liberty Under Assault
Does the government know better than you?
Freezing Weather, Big Government, and Corporate Cronyism
The freezing weather is back!
Texans Still Waiting for Property Tax Relief
Texas Political Leaders Make Empty Promises on Property Tax Reform
Implied Powers and the Assault on Liberty
Bill Talks about the US Constitution
Abortion or Liberty – Which Will the Supreme Court Pick?
Roe v. Wade Has a Chance of Being Overturned
Fear (and Renewables) is Driving Texas Toward More Blackouts
Texas regulators are spending billions of consumer dollars on the Texas grid in response to the blackout last winter.
Why Discrimination Should be Legal
Christians today are being forced to bake cakes for gay weddings, hire “transgendered” workers, and get injected with vaccines.
Matt Schaefer on God, Guns, and Government
We are often told that we cannot bring God and His Law into the making of public policy.
Corruption in the Texas Legislature: The Role of Leadership
Corrupt doesn’t necessarily mean illegal.
What the Upcoming Exodus from the Texas Legislature Can Tell Us About Corruption
Corruption comes in multiple forms, many of them perfectly legal.
Corruption in Government from Augustine to Dade Phelan
Augustine was skeptical of the government’s ability to function without corruption because of the sinful nature of man.
The Law and Legal Plunder
God’s law is a blessing to the good and a terror to the wicked.
The Law, the Lawgiver, and American Liberty
Our Triune God laid down the first law–“of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat”–to Adam and Eve to protect them from idolatry.
Chaos on the Texas Border
Illegal immigration across the Texas border has exploded since the inception of the Biden Administration.
Why Republicans Won’t Stop Taking Our Money–and Liberty
George W. Bush’s recent decision to raise money for Liz Cheney highlights how far too many Republicans still don’t understand we are in a fight for liberty.
Fighting for Liberty in Texas: Part 2
Since Republicans took full control of Texas government 19 years ago, grassroots Texans have grown ever more vocal in demanding results from policymakers.
Fighting for Liberty in Texas: Part 1
Since Republicans took full control of Texas government 19 years ago, grassroots Texans have grown ever more vocal in demanding results from policymakers.
The Purpose and Roles of Government – Part 2
Too many Americans today are turning to civil government as their god. On this week’s Liberty Café, we complete a two-part series on the purpose and roles of government to […]
The Purpose and Roles of Government – Part 1
Too many Americans today are turning to civil government as their god.
The Tyranny of Experts in Texas
Whether it is transgender children, mask mandates, or heavy government regulation, society today is embracing a lot of crazy ideas.
Whatever Happened to Limited Government and Free Markets?
It wasn’t that long ago that conversations in Republican and conservative circles would eventually circle back to the concepts of limited government and free markets.
Abbott v DeSantis – The Battle of the Lesser Magistrates
Governors Gregg Abbott and Ron DeSantis are in a battle.
Stupidity and Texas Republicans
Republicans have wasted a good portion of the 19 years they have been in charge of Texas government. On Episode 44 of the Liberty Café, we take a look at […]
The Day the (Electric) Market Died
Twenty years ago Texas began its experiment allowing competition in the electricity market
The Texas Legislature’s Whiff on the Great Texas Blackout
Dealing with the Great Texas Blackout of 2021 was near the top of the to do list for Texas Legislators this session.
What Jesus Said about the Ruling Elite and Corporate Cronyism – A Discussion w/ Jerry Bowyer
Jesus is making all things new, but some things stubbornly remain the same.
The Corrupting Power of Government - Texas Edition
Most of what that our elected officials do with their God-given authority defies God’s commands in Scripture. On Episode 40 of the Liberty Café, we examine what this means for governance in Texas.
10 Reasons to Oppose the Texas Budget
In Episode 39, The Liberty Cafe host Bill Peacock takes a closer look at issues within the Texas budget.
Corporate Cronyism Run Amok
Texas school districts use Chapter 313 of the Texas Tax Code to give large property tax breaks to businesses–especially renewable energy generators–that the rest of us don’t get.
Chip Roy on God, Government, & Liberty
The place of God in government and in our personal lives is of great debate in our increasingly secularized culture.
The Texas Budget
The Texas Legislature keeps spending more and more our money.
The Judas Economy
Corporate cronyism is one of the major threats to liberty in the world today.
Energy, Property, and God with Robert Murphy
The Texas blackouts and look at the role renewable energy played in turning the lights off in Texas.
Faith and Public Policy
Yes, Caesar gets what is due to him--like taxes, but not all is his to claim.
Is Texas Government Descending into California-style Chaos?
This week on the Liberty Café, we discuss whether Texas is heading toward California-style chaos.
Why Texas Couldn’t Keep the Lights On
What were the real causes of why the Texas grid couldn’t handle the cold weather?
Texas Leading the Way in Surrendering to Big Business
The greatest threat to liberty we face?
A Look at the Public Utility Commission of Texas
What does the Public Utility Commission of Texas do? Bill Peacock has the answers.
The Liberty Budget
Texas has a real chance to cut spending and reduce the size of state government.
Is Government Above the Law?
Government has once again risen above the law, what can we do to change this?
If Not Now, When, Mac Thornberry?
Will Texas Republicans ever get serious about fighting for liberty?
Why Government “Protection” Usually Leads to Oppression
Most government efforts to “protect” us usually lead to oppression.
Liberty or Bust
The current state of politics exposes the fact that Americans – including many Republicans and Christians – are not sure if they want liberty.
How Politicians Keep Secrets - Part 1
Bill Peacock and TPPF's James Quintero discuss how politicians keep secrets and what can done to get information—and power—back to the people.
What President Trump and the Houston Astros Have in Common
This week, Bill Peacock explores the connection between the Houston Astros and President Donald Trump.
Church/State and Trump/Biden
What happens in the church is a pretty good predictor of what is going to happen in the culture.
There’s No Such Thing as Freedom of Religion
Scripture is full of direction both for civil rulers and citizens about the limits of civil government.
How the Texas GOP Missed the Revolutions
Missed opportunities and some steps on the path forward to liberty.
Why I Am Still Voting for Trump
Bill Peacock explains why he will now vote for President Donald Trump after choosing not to vote for him in 2016.