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Battling the “Religious” Enemies of Liberty

By Thomas DiLorenzo via LewRockwell.com

Tyrants have always known that they must either infiltrate and control the clergy, or destroy it.  For in the tyrant’s mind there can never be two sovereigns.  1,262 more words

Government Corruption

6th Circuit reverses hate-crime convictions of Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacks

A federal appeals court has reversed the hate-crime convictions of 16 members of an Amish sect in Ohio accused of cutting the beards and hair of others. 44 more words

Cults

What Every American Should Know about the Separation of Church and State

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”  This single sentence is the entire foundation for church-state relations in the United States today.  1,367 more words

Humanity

Cole, "Just War and the Ethics of Espionage"

This month, Routledge Publishing releases “Just War and the Ethics of Espionage” by Darrell Cole (Drew University).  The publisher’s description follows:

The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. 142 more words

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Best Thing We've Read All Day: +Chaput Edition

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia recently published an essay on the Public Discourse website.  It is adapted from a talk, +Chaput gave at a symposium in the Archdiocese of Toronto. 247 more words

Annotations

Is greed good? Should it have any place in journalism?

“No longer are we asking ourselves the question ‘Are we violating Church and State?’ whatever that was” (Ripp, 2014). The separation of Church and State often refers to a few different things: keeping religion out of schools, or in this case, the separation of advertisement and journalism. 1,572 more words

Gasaway, "Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice"

This October, University of North Carolina Press will release “Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice” by Brantley W. Gasaway (Bucknell University). The publisher’s description follows: 187 more words

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