Resolved to Fight

Resolved to Fight

Or, will we chose the ease of surrender? Islamic terrorists thought on Sept. 11, 2001, that by toppling buildings that could destroy America, and that in shedding the blood of civilians we would worship their god. On this 20th anniversary of that horrible day, there...
Become A Hammer

Become A Hammer

Citizens must fight harder, even against their political heroes. Michael Quinn Sullivan discusses the lessons we can take the from the Maccabean period of Jewish history. He finds citizens must not allow the liberty achieved through self-governance to be sacrificed by...
Two-Card Monte?

Two-Card Monte?

We’ve been hustled by the Elephants and Donkeys. It’s time to stop playing the games. An old street hustle is three-card monte, in which the con man distracts you while robbing you blind. In politics, we’re encouraged to be distracted by the “game” between the...
What Kind Of Zealot Are You?

Choosing A Side

In this 50th episode of the Reflections on Life and Liberty podcast, Michael Quinn Sullivan continues from last week his look at the plains of Jericho. He says we need to be less worried about which side other people are on in a coming fight, and more focused on being...
Be Nice Or Else?

Be Nice Or Else?

The gooey, saccharine-sweet niceness demanded of us by politicians isn’t found anywhere in the Bible. When it came to the ruling elite of the day, those people who profited from self-dealing and cronyism, Jesus was anything but nice. He called them “serpents” and a...
Not Enough Fear

Not Enough Fear

Fear is powerful. Improperly applied, fear can cause us to make irrational choices without thinking. Yet as we find the words of the Book of Proverbs, it can also be the “beginning of wisdom.” The difference is what we fear. Sticking with Proverbs 9:10 for a moment,...