DEFENDING THE LANGUAGE: They are NOT ‘Immigrants!’

The next time I hear someone call these people 'immigrants,' I think I am going to have a Samuel Jackson -- Pulp Fiction moment on them.  You know, something like this (the G rated version, anyway): "Say immigrant one -- more -- time!  I dare you!  I double darn dare you!" These people are not … Continue reading DEFENDING THE LANGUAGE: They are NOT ‘Immigrants!’

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ENEMIES OF LIBERTY: Destroy the Language, Destroy the Whole of Society

"Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.*" -- Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1735 Have you ever heard someone say something to the affect of 'Words mean things?'  I'm reasonably sure that all of us, at some point in our lives, have heard something similar to this, but … Continue reading ENEMIES OF LIBERTY: Destroy the Language, Destroy the Whole of Society

LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Importance of the ‘Definition’

Regular readers will note that I often start a post by focusing on the definition of a word or term that is going to be discussed.  This is because the meaning assigned to a word is usually the foundation to whatever argument is being made.  However, that meaning can often be the strongest defense or … Continue reading LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Importance of the ‘Definition’

ORIGINAL INTENT: What did the Founders Mean by ‘Arms?’

Now that we know the Founders said the People are the militia, the militia is independent of government and is intended to be a bulwark against government tyranny, let's address a more difficult subject.  What did the Founders mean when they said the People have the right to 'arms?'  Did they leave us anything to … Continue reading ORIGINAL INTENT: What did the Founders Mean by ‘Arms?’

ORIGINAL INTENT: The 2nd Amendment is Meant to Resist Government Tyranny

Now that we have seen that the Founders said the militia is the People, and that, as such, the militia is subject to but independent of the government, let us look at why the Founders were so concerned about retaining an independent militia.  In other words, let's see if the Founders told us what the … Continue reading ORIGINAL INTENT: The 2nd Amendment is Meant to Resist Government Tyranny

PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: ‘Borderless’ or ‘Open Society’ = Lawless Or Tyranny

There is a growing movement in America to have a, 'open' or 'borderless' society.  This is lawlessness.  If we take the time to actually look at the definitions for the words being used and apply a little basic logic, this is easy to prove.  If you have a moment, I'd like to show you how. … Continue reading PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: ‘Borderless’ or ‘Open Society’ = Lawless Or Tyranny

BASIC PRECEPTS: ‘Principle’ Is Just Another Word For ‘Moral Law’

Morality is a Natural Law.  As a Natural Law, it is fixed: it does not change.  As a Natural law, it is also universal: it applies equally, to all individuals, everywhere, at all times -- past, present and future.  Now I want to explain that 'principles' is just another way of saying 'morality.' Here is … Continue reading BASIC PRECEPTS: ‘Principle’ Is Just Another Word For ‘Moral Law’