Category Archives: Freedom

Letter to Pope Francis: World Needs Freedom to End Poverty

This is my open letter to Pope Francis that is being published the week of his visit to America.  I share it to shed light on the causes and cures of world poverty. Your Holiness, Pope Francis: Welcome to America! I share your deeply-held concern for the poor of the world.  My concern for global poverty and destitution [...]
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TPA – Poison Pill or Vitamin Pill for Free Trade?

BREAKING NEWS – Monday, June 8, 2015 from – Breitbart reports today that Rep. Duncan Hunter has requested the House Majority Leader, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, to delay voting on any fast-track authority  usually called the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the President, until the President makes public all information and text related to the proposed, [...]
Also posted in America's Future, Economy, Free Trade, Regulations, Tariffs, Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) | Comments closed

Today’s Top News and the Presidential Election

All the top news stories this week might seem totally unrelated, but look closer.  They are all closely related to the 2016 Presidential Election.  What are the top news stories this week?  How are they related to each other?  And, how are they related to the 2016 Presidential Election.  Let’s explore the big news headlines this week and answer all these [...]
Also posted in America's Future, Choosing the Good Life, Constitution, Market Capitalism, Presidential Elections, Rule of Law, The Bill of Rights, The Constitution | Comments closed

Presidential Race Starts with Cruz Announcement

Surprising some, Sen. Ted Cruz has formally announced his presidential bid this week.  That means the 2016 presidential race is now off and running.  With many potential candidates sitting in the wings and probably ready to announce in April, do we know who CAN win?  Do we know who WILL win?  Do we know WHAT policies that candidates will offer [...]
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Will Censorship Replace Internet Freedom in 2015?

There is a real threat that censorship will replace Internet freedom in 2015.  According to a new piece in The Wall Street Journal and from other articles, we learn the administration has decided to give up control of the Internet in September 2015.  Is it possible that foreign governments, authoritative governments, will be able to censor [...]
Also posted in First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, ICANN, Internet, Internet Freedom | Comments closed

Congress vs. The President – An Election Mandate and Next Steps

In my opinion, the 2014 elections sent a clear message to Washington. In fact, I think it gave a very powerful and historical mandate to political leaders that can be summarized as follows: 1. America is way off-track. Get America back on track. 2. As Americans, we are distressed over how the nation is being led. [...]
Also posted in America's Economic War, America's Future, Constitution, Economic Freedom, Elections, Health Care System, Immigration, Rule of Law | Comments closed

America’s Greatest Political and Economic Lesson in the Last 125 Years

What is America’s greatest political and economic lesson in the last 125 years?  Can you guess what it is?  Have you thought about it?  What one lesson would you tell your children and grandchildren about America that stands out over the last century and a quarter? The Wall Street Journal recently took the time and effort [...]
Also posted in America's Future, American Capitalism, Architecture of American Capitalism, Big Government, Economic Freedom, Economic Growth, Prosperity | Comments closed

Will America and the World Lose Freedom on the Internet?

A new op-ed piece in The Wall Street Journal this week brings up the issue once again of the Obama Administration giving up American protection of the Internet.  I have been concerned about the adverse consequences to American freedom every time I read about the idea in the past.  As you might already know, the Obama [...]
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Should Bake Sales and Cupcakes be Regulated?

With all the major problems going on in the United States today like the border crisis and economic issues, it’s hard to imagine Federal and State governments taking the time to regulate and in fact, micromanage, what 30 million American children can eat.  The Wall Street Journal reported recently that restrictions from the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids [...]
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A New Book – It’s Scheduled for an Early August 2014 Launch

My new book on Freedom is scheduled to launch in early August 2014.  It’s about 94,000 words, 344 pages, and includes 359 endnotes.  It’s by far the best book I have ever written. I plan to do a special blog post the day it launches.
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