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Effective Gun Control

[Adaptation of post originally written on February 5, 2013] The President of the United States of America is proposing “common sense gun reforms.” First, I’ll note that a reform is a change, usually implying the improvement of something. If the … Continue reading

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Immigration

Liberty includes the right to locomotion. When free government is formed, it is by the consent of the people in forming that government. What is it that binds those who were born in that nation to obey its laws when … Continue reading

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Principles of Society

What are laws? Laws are rules that are based on the values of the rulers in a society. What is a society? A society is a group of more than one person that is bound by the Principles of Society, … Continue reading

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Bloated Government

The US Government was wisely divided into branches in order to diffuse the power. These competing sources of power provide checks and balances against attempts the natural tendency of people, or groups of people, to attempt to act beyond their … Continue reading

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Secondary Rights

In addition to our primary natural rights of life, liberty, and property, there are also secondary rights that are necessary to ensure those primary rights under a government. John Locke clarified the relationship between men and a just government when … Continue reading

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Restoring Liberty

In previous posts, I have discussed our primary rights (individual rights to life, liberty, and property) and their origins (from our Creator). I talked about the necessity of a belief that our rights were granted by our Creator in order … Continue reading

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Endowed By Our Creator part II

This blog addresses several points about rights and politics: 1) Laws always reflect the values of the rulers in any society. 2) Values are interconnected with morals, or judgments about what is right and wrong. 3) Beliefs about the origin … Continue reading

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