Thoughts, essays, and writings on Liberty. Written by the heirs of Patrick Henry.

January 8, 2008

Who Wrote the Ron Paul Survival Report? Will He Do the Honorable Thing and Step Forward?

On the eve of the New Hampshire primary a staffer made allegations accusing Ron Paul of consorting and collaborating with racists. The first hint came with this interview on the Tucker Carlson show: This was followed by an article published today: Angry White Man: The bigoted past of Ron Paul. by James Kirchick The thesis […]

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December 16, 2007

Iowa’s Pink Locker Room — Federal Issue?

Many years ago, coach Hayden Fry of the Iowa Hawkeyes chose to paint the visiting team’s locker room pink. In the world of big-time college football, he believed that putting his opponents into a pink locker room would pacify them and give the Hawkeyes a better chance for victory. Such a sentiment, though, doesn’t quite […]

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December 10, 2007

Should Governments Promote Religious Holidays?

A perennial question that comes up this time of the year is the question of how Christmas should be celebrated in public places, with a significant amount of anger and heated accusations being traded between proponents and opponents of the idea. The Argument For Christmas is a major part of American culture, especially since it […]

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November 26, 2007

Liberty and Racial Discrimination: Responding to David Duke

However, Mr. Duke, you are right in claiming that your views are far more closely aligned with those of the founding fathers than mine. Some, like Benjamin Franklin, were even more hardcore than you, with his opposition to permitting “ruddy-complexioned” Germans from immigrating to the U.S. This is not to their or your credit. Where the principles of the Declaration of Independence were betrayed, the motivation was generally a racist one. In past generations, white Americans were quite willing to betray or give up the freedoms hard-won by their ancestors rather than extend them to black people, Chinese people, Mexicans or Filipinos.

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October 30, 2007

Ron Paul and the Nazis: My Take

Lately there has been a great deal of brouhaha about Ron Paul’s support amongst white-supremacists and the, er, “racially aware” types that frequent Stormfront. Make no mistake, the support is real. Now, these guys support Ron Paul because they like his policies. The white supremacists are actually making a serious mistake in supporting Ron Paul; […]

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October 10, 2007

Saw this one coming

So, for the last few years, supporters of gay marriage have pretty much given up on the legislative route; and have been depending on judges to try and impose their agenda on the states. While I have no problem with the concept of gay marriage (the state should not be involved in religious marriage; and […]

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September 11, 2007

Penn & Teller Give al Qaeda the Finger

There has been much debate over what should be done with ground zero since the towers fell six years ago. Unfortunately, politics and political correctness has caused the WTC site to remain a giant hole in the ground. So what should be done with this hallowed ground? Build the “Freedom Tower,” turn it over to […]

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August 30, 2007

Let’s Play a Game

A quiz for the readers: what is the drawing below supposed to be? Does this picture in any way seem threatening to you? The answer is below the fold.

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August 1, 2007

One Man’s Freedom of Expression is Another Man’s Hate Crime

We seem to have strayed a long way from our valuing of free speech, perhaps best stated by Voltaire “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” In this age of political correctness, both the Right and the Left has bastardized the idea of free […]

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June 8, 2007

The D-Day Landing As Reported by Today’s MSM

Hat tip: Boortz

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June 1, 2007

The Woman Who Refuses to Submit

Cross-posted here at Fearless Philosophy for Free Minds Ayaan Hirsi Ali is one brave woman who refuses to submit to Islam. Ali grew up in a devout Muslim home in Somalia and witnessed the brutal treatment of women first hand. When her father arranged a marriage to a complete stranger to whom she would be […]

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May 31, 2007

Religious Zealot Fails To Remove Harry Potter From Schools

In Georgia, a holier than thou Christian by the name of Laura Malloy has tried, and failed, for the 5th time to remove Harry Potter from Gwinnett County government school library shelves. Malloy says the books cause children to embrace witchcraft: A judge gave Laura Mallory 64 minutes Tuesday to argue why the Harry Potter […]

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April 17, 2007


No, not the soon-to-be regular feature of this site, where one of us debates another one; this one is in response to some of the responses to yesterdays events. Yesterday, a horrendous attack was carried out by a lone, crazed individual at Virgina Tech. 33 people (including the mass murderer) are dead, with dozens more […]

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April 9, 2007

We Should Make English The National Language

As any regular reader knows, I’m for nearly-unlimited immigration. Basically as long as you can certify that you’re not a felon in your home country, or have ties to terrorist organizations, I welcome you to come on over and work. But in one area, I go the exact opposite direction of most pro-immigration advocates. I […]

Posted By: Brad Warbiany @ 11:52 pm || Permalink || Comments (9) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Government Regulation,Political Correctness,Politics
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April 2, 2007

Political Correctness Run Amok

This time, in Great Britain: Schools are dropping the Holocaust from history lessons to avoid offending Muslim pupils, a Government backed study has revealed. It found some teachers are reluctant to cover the atrocity for fear of upsetting students whose beliefs include Holocaust denial. And, its not just 20th Century history that is getting ignored […]

Posted By: Doug Mataconis @ 6:32 pm || Permalink || Comments (5) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Political Correctness
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Elimination of discriminating thought – The Modern “Liberal”

I’m generally not just a linker, but… you absolutely MUST watch this: I’ve been saying this for years, but never this well, and never to this kind of audience. Here’s his blog post explaining the concept. Here’s a rough and partial transcript (after the fold):

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March 28, 2007

Somebody’s Gotta Say It (Book Review)

(Cross posted here at Fearless Philosophy for Free Minds) As a regular listener of The Neal Boortz Show, I find this book every bit as hard-hitting, insensitive, informative, and entertaining as his show. The High Priest of the Painful Truth pulls no punches in his assault on ignorance whether from the Right, the Left, or […]

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March 25, 2007

Christian Pharmacists And Muslim Cashiers

Just a question. Is there any moral difference between these two? Muslim cashiers won’t ring up pork products So Dsouza was taken aback when the cashier – who had on the traditional headscarf worn by many Muslim women – refused to swipe the bacon through the checkout scanner. “She made me scan the bacon. Then […]

Posted By: Brad Warbiany @ 10:57 pm || Permalink || Comments (34) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Healthcare,Political Correctness,Religious Liberty,Theory and Ideas
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March 13, 2007

Dishonesty and Dishonor

Top US General Calls Homosexuality Immoral By Al Pessin Pentagon 13 March 2007 The top U.S. military officer has said homosexuality is immoral, sparking renewed controversy about the status of homosexuals in the U.S. military. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from the Pentagon. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Peter Pace, told the […]

Posted By: Chris Byrne @ 10:12 pm || Permalink || Comments (100) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Military,Political Correctness,Politics,Sex
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