Tag Archives: democracy

Jerry Bowyer: America Is Indebted To Martin Luther

Luther, tax reform, Impeachment

500 years ago Martin Luther’s started a debate by nailing a document with 95 theological assertions to the door of the Wittenberg Cathedral, triggering the Reformation. No matter which side of that theological debate you’re on, you should be grateful for the ultimate effects of this action on Western liberty...

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David Davenport: We’re Number 45

45, religious rights, civic education, free speech, democratic system, bully federalism, health care, Free Speech, freedom, tax reform, Trump Doctorine, Trump, international law, rugged individualism, economic freedom

For nearly 50 years now, Freedom House has published its annual survey of the freest countries in the world. This year’s report contains some troubling news. First, with an increase in authoritarian regimes and populism, overall freedom in the world declined in the past year. Second, the United States, after...

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David Davenport: Civic Education To Save The Republic

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A recent report reminds us that if the future of the American republic is in question, doing a better job with civic education is the answer. The report for the “ Democracy at a Crossroads National Summit ” provides plenty of reasons for pessimism: people don’t trust their government, they don’t vote, they don’t take part...

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Hugh Hewitt: Venezuela’s Maduro Is Now a Dicatator

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Nicolas Maduro, president—really dictator—of Venezuela recently held a sham election to rewrite the country’s constitution. The pretext for the vote was to create a new National Constituent Assembly to draft a new Venezuelan constitution. Speaking in the White House briefing room, General H.R. McMaster said, “The sham election of the...

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