Gun Control?

Amendment II A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.             What with recent events, the debate on gun control has again come...

Updated: Declaration

We are all familiar with the original (a post of the original text: http://sec.thoughts.com/posts/the-reason-for-this-day) .  Maybe it is time for an update.  The following is a proposed draft of what the Declaration of Independence would look like if...

Justice

In our founding the principle of justice was held to be that man being created equal were equal before the law.  We got around to codifying it in the Constitution with the 14th Amendment.  We recite it in the Pledge of Alegiance "with liberty and...

Studied ignorance

  The most disturbing results of our current education trends in non-judgementalism and self-esteem protectionism is not that our citizens are losing the innovation competetive edge but that by the inability to apply critical thinking to circumstances...

Quotes for Why

It is something that to me is core that we should learn from the past and that it is the challenge passed down to the present that we should build on what we have been given. "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results...