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Islamist fellow travelers planning smear to silence critics

(By Frank Gaffney, ’76 Contributor) Islamic supremacists are desperate to silence effective opposition to their efforts to subvert America from within.  For example, Muslim Brotherhood front groups like the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) are panicking as they see Republican presidential candidates gaining traction for the idea that we shouldn’t import more jihadists, […]

Morning in America: Celebrating Reagan’s Birthday

(By Ellen Densmore, 1776 Scholar) Ronald Reagan’s 105th birthday is today, and it’s making me consider just what a beloved American hero he was. He had a passion for liberty, a sincere love for the people of this great nation, and a determination to remind America that the sun always rises again. […]

By |February 6th, 2016|Categories: 1776 Scholars, America|Tags: |

Iowa: The Establishment’s Waterloo

For weeks, I’ve been describing Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucus as the republic’s Waterloo. Donald Trump, the rampaging despot-to-be was Napoleon, on a collision course with conquest, seemingly unstoppable. I’ve made the case that if an ethical, [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Publius #3 – Our Factious Nature

“The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man; and we see them everywhere brought into different degrees of activity, according to the different circumstances of civil society. A zeal for [...]

Publius #2 – No Angels Among Us

“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature, that such devices should be [...]

Publius #1 – Oh, Posterity! We Need to Talk …

“Posterity! You will never know, how much it cost the present Generation, to preserve your Freedom! I hope you will make a good Use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven, that I ever took half the Pains to preserve it.” – John Adams, 1777 My Dear Descendants, We need to talk about this election. You see, for far too long, your forbearers have been dismayed at all the ruinous ways in which you are sullying the fruits of our labor and sacrifice, our legacy, our gift to you and the rest of the world: a free, constitutional republic. To paraphrase my dear friend Dr. Franklin, we gave you a republic, if you could keep it. […]

By |January 28th, 2016|Categories: America, Conservatives, Elections, Liberty, Politics|Tags: , , |

Persecution, prosecution & government intimidation

(By Mark Hillman, '76 Contributor) "I love my country, but I fear my government" once struck me as a bit paranoid.  However, recent accounts of citizens who've fallen into bureaucrats' crosshairs is a reminder that [...]

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

Multiculturalism’s latest victim: women

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) The news from Cologne Germany is getting worse every day. Ever since the news broke about German women being sexually assaulted by migrants on the New Year's Eve in Cologne, [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

The Founders would vote to impeach Barack Obama

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) The American Founders and signers of the Constitution, despite their brilliance, failed to anticipate a president who would take the law-making powers they had given solely to the peoples’ Congress [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

Jesus was a rabble-rouser, so why are today’s preachers silent?

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Whether it’s Christian bakers, florists, photographers and even pastors being fined thousands of dollars or shut down because their Biblical beliefs don’t embrace gay weddings; Christian military chaplains reprimanded, demoted [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , |