Check out the GOP debate for Congress wrapup at the District 52 GOP web site. Don Lee was moderator.
The full debate video and transcript recorded by The Uptake at this link
Reason and choice, or Accident and force? Are we up to the task of self government?Continue reading
The local GOP is hosting a debate for US Congress for candidates competing to replace John Kline. See here for details: http://sd52gop.org/nov19
This thoughtful commentary on the nature of self government is one of those rare insights that touches the core of what we are. Democracy – self-government – is voluntary, and subject to a higher law. Self government does not work unless the people support it, and sacrifice for it.
We have heard a lot lately about gun control, especially other nations where laws are more confiscatory.
In Austrailia, guns were confiscated and a study done to see if it made any difference. It didn’t.
Read the study here.
Private property. We can secure it for ourselves only if we secure it for our neighbors.Continue reading
Don has a new op-ed in the St. Paul Pioneer Press this morning. It responds to the criticism of Ben Carson and his comments about Sharia and a Muslim president, but more importantly speaks to the role of religion in the political process, and the outrageous practice of calling any political judgement “discrimination” if anyone disagrees.
This article in Townhall.com is called “Anatomy of a Failed Liberal State“. It tells the story of the sad state of affairs in Chicago Illinois. As Margaret Thatcher pointed out – eventually you run out of other people’s money. I have a … Continue reading