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BY T.F. STERN A curious question, “Do property rights exist in our day”? The reason I asked had to do with recent observations on the social medium Facebook. Most of the articles that I commented on recently had to do with property rights in one way or another; but the issues associated with each comment came across as if the property [...]
BY T.F. STERN The Pledge of Allegiance was written in 1892 by a fellow named Francis Bellamy, a Baptist minister and it was formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942. Bellamy felt strongly that it should be used in the public school system and used Columbus Day to kick start its use as it coincided with the opening of the World's [...]
By T.F. Stern Diane Feinstein and a few other well meaning Senators are in the process of defining who qualifies for 1st Amendment rights, or privileges as she put it, as the Senate Judiciary Committee attempts to iron out a “shield law for reporters or journalists” from having to divulge their sources. This rush for an immediate fix [...]
By T.F. Stern, You read that right, TSA is now selling individuals their unalienable right that protects them from unreasonable and unwarranted searches. It will only cost $100 for the new government entitlement that permits frequent flyers to avoid having to wait in long lines, take off their shoes, expose their toiletries in a [...]
By T.F. Stern, My son William and his sweetheart Abbey were married last night on the same beach he proposed to her a year ago. Bolivar peninsula isn’t the easiest destination, requiring a very long road trip or, as an alternative, a short ferry ride across the ship channel. It was a lovely ceremony in spite of the mosquitoes [...]
By T.F. Stern, Now and then I read where folks deride the Tea Party movement as if it were some sort of blemish on the face of America. Words or combinations of words complete the thought process, crazy, stupid extremists, zealots, insane; you get the picture. My thoughts turned to another time not so long ago when a different group of [...]
Called Unto Liberty, Ezra Taft Benson, 20th Century Sermons When a man stands for freedom he stands for God. And as long as he stands for freedom he stands with God. And were he to stand alone he would still stand with God. Source: Ezra Taft Benson, as quoted in his book, "An Enemy Hath Done This," p. xi, 1969.
By T.F. Stern, The Declaration of Independence offers a starting point, a glimpse of liberty and all its transient meanings. Our basic structure of government is based on the acceptance; change that, demands the acceptance of a separation between natural rights of individuals and powers granted to their government. “We hold these [...]
Prophet Statesmen, Ezra Taft Benson When a man stands for freedom he stands for God. And as long as he stands for freedom he stands with God. And were he to stand alone he would still stand with God. Source: Ezra Taft Benson, as quoted in his book, "An Enemy Hath Done This," p. xi, 1969.
By T.F. Stern, One of the principles of our constitutional form of government has to do with the flow of power from the individual, to a group of individuals and then to our government which is permitted to govern us through powers granted it by that group of individuals and eventually the individual. There is a stipulation buried deep within [...]
By T.F. Stern, For those living in a dark closet, Greece needed a huge bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Union (EU) to avoid declaring bankruptcy. You could say Greece is a microcosm of problems here in America; but I’m getting ahead of myself. Greece took the path to socialism and has reaped the harvest of such a [...]
By T.F. Stern, While on the Fox News site this afternoon I found an article by Mike Levine, Judge: Natl Day Of Prayer Unconstitutional . “In a 66-page opinion issued Thursday, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb said the holiday violates the “establishment clause” of the First Amendment, which creates a separation of church and state.” Of [...]