Posts Tagged ‘ democracy ’

American Minute with Bill Federer Religious Freedom Day-A Lesson in Liberty!

Jan 17th, 2017 | By

By: Bill Federer “Each year on JANUARY 16, we celebrate Religious Freedom Day in commemoration of the passage of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom,” -wrote President George W. Bush in his 2003 Proclamation. The 114th Congress Resolution issued January 16, 2017: “Whereas American democracy is rooted in the fundamental truth that all are created

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Another Useless Iraq Surge

Sep 30th, 2016 | By

Pessimists and cynics are annoying, mostly because events prove them to be right far more often than they are proven wrong. Sometimes pessimism is the necessary result of an examination of history. Our Pentagon leaders are reportedly readying a request to President Obama to send another 400 or 500 U.S. troops to Iraq. They would

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Tunisia:  Arab Democracy’s Last Best Hope?

Aug 12th, 2015 | By

American-led military campaigns for democratic regime change in Iraq and Libya have failed miserably. Tunisia is Arab democracy’s lone fragile success and illustrates that liberty under law is not amenable to export, but demands indigenous roots. Will the West support the Tunisian experiment?



The Magna Carta:  Celebrating Our foundation of Freedom

Jun 15th, 2015 | By

The formation of the United States Constitution in 1789 is rooted and grounded in the English Magna Carta. Early American colonists were deeply influenced by this document. It is still an extremely important symbol of freedom and liberty even today. In essence, the Magna Carta became “the law of the land” in the United States of America and the foundation of Western democracy.



Freedom’s Founding Document Turns 800

Jun 15th, 2015 | By
King John was forced to sign the Magda Carta on June 15th, 2015 at Runnymede on the Thames. (From James Doyle's 'A Chronicle of England'

The Magna Carta, which marks its 800th year on June 15, 2015, richly deserves being called, in the words of British Member of the European Parliament Daniel Hannan, the “most important bargain in the history of the human race.” From the Magna Carta springs the power of elected assembly over single rulers and thus the birth of the Western Democracy,



AG Eric Holder Seeks To Legalize Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ In All States

Jul 15th, 2014 | By
President Obama and Eric Holder only uphold laws they agree with

Obama’s ruthless Attorney General Eric Holder has just announced that he will use the Department of Justice to seek the overturn of all bans on “gay marriage” in the remaining states where it is still banned. Federal judges are already busy overturning the will of the American people on the issue of homosexual couplings. Holder wants the Supreme Court to issue an edict to overturn all remaining bans on homosexual “marriage.”



Turkey’s Erdogan: Following Footsteps Of Hitler, Mussolini

Apr 17th, 2014 | By
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Hitler was elected by popular vote. Mussolini was elected. They were elected, but after a while, they started to see themselves as the state. And humanity had to pay a very high price. Such events also took place in our democracy. We sent prime ministers, young people to the gallows. Supremacy of law is a most important concept. Everyone should internalize it.



Taliban Attack U.S. Embassy On Christmas Day

Dec 26th, 2013 | By

The Taliban, the terrorist group we’ve been fighting in Afghanistan for more than a decade, has just celebrated Christmas by lobbing rockets into our U.S. Embassy in Kabul. The attack failed to kill Americans, which was the goal, of course. According to Afghan President Karzai, during a visit to the U.S. last year to visit with Obama, Tom Donilon (Obama’s national security advisor) told him: “The Taliban are not our enemies and we don’t want to fight them.”



Egyptian Style Democracy for America?

Aug 31st, 2013 | By

The Founders of the United States produced a solid framework of government allowing for a limited democratic election process within the Constitution, a document of absolute laws derived from thousands of years of Judeo-Christian principles of justice and fair play.



U.S. Congress: Calls To Cut Off Egypt Aid Due To Civil Suppression

Jun 14th, 2013 | By
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During a hearing held by Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S House of Representatives, members of the congress called for reducing Egypt’s financial aid, as a result of the rulings to prison members of non-governmental organizations that support democracy.