Taxes...a word that inspires much discussion and emotion. "The rich don't pay enough!" "My taxes are too high!" "We need to hike taxes to pay for the things we need!" Personally, I think two things: taxes are too high and we need to pay taxes. In the world of big government politics, though, those who … Continue reading Taxes & Accountability
The power of our government is in the people. We would do well to educate our friends, family, and neighbors—instead of politicians who pay lip service to our pleas—so they might become informed voters, not cult of personality voters. We must also dismiss this ridiculous notion that exercising our morality against the conventional political wisdom … Continue reading Protecting Our Liberty & Inalienable Rights: Part II
To take something away from this article, it matters not if you believe in God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, or the Easter Bunny...because the principles I am going to speak about are written in the laws of nature and in the conscience of each individual man. The Apostle Paul wrote in the Book of … Continue reading Protecting Our Liberty & Inalienable Rights: Part I
Tocqueville said that “Providence has not created mankind entirely independent or entirely free.” He was right. He is dependent and accountable, in equal station, to the “Laws of nature and of Nature’s God.” Will government lead men to servitude or freedom?
When it comes to fairness and ethics in the 21st century, people have different ideas about what is right and moral. This disagreement–or difference in the application of morality–is the foundation, I believe, for engaging in the serious discussion of fiscal policy and the divide between government and Middle America. In our post-modern world, where … Continue reading Taxes, Budgets, & Free Markets: The Bible Speaks