Those who signed the Declaration of Independence certainly seemed to believe that the principles contained therein were
worth dying for. Do you think they might have had similar convictions about a Constitution that
(today) essentially means whatever a five-person majority on the Supreme Court says it means, no more, no less?
Not Yours to Give, an account of a story from around 1830, when Col. Davy Crockett was a
The film WACO: The Rules of Engagement
and its sequel continue to shock and dismay wherever they are seen. We don't want to believe that our government
is capable of atrocities like this, but the evidence continues to overwhelm our disbelief.
A Cato Institute study discovers that the reason so many choose welfare over work is
that in many cases welfare pays better.
The federal government has no constitutional authority to be in the pension business. Is it worth the effort
to privatize Social Security? According to these Cato Institute studies, the answer is
definitely Yes. Cato has also set up a separate website dedicated
to genuine Social Security reform.
Your tax dollars at work. And this is the same government that the Clinton
administration wanted to be in charge of every health care decision that you make!
09/09/95 AP Story. In upholding the "background checks" provision of the Brady Law,
the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals missed the point entirely. (Note: On June 24, 1997,
the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the background checks portion of the law. Writing for the majority, Justice Scalia
said, "The federal government may neither issue directives requiring the states to address particular
problems, nor command the states' officers ... to administer or enforce
a federal regulatory program.")
Larry Burkett on the national debt and our government's spending practices.
How much the federal government spent on social programs in 1994.
Crypto.com, Matt Blaze's cryptography page. Good resource on Carnivore,
the FBI's Internet snooper.