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The “Extensive Failure” of Full Body Scanners and the Politics Behind It

I posted this article at another website that I help manage, StopAustinScanners.org. The recent meeting of the Austin Airport Advisory …

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Politics

The Christian’s Political Objective

This entry is part 43 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay concludes the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Christian Worldview

The Christian and Political Activism

This entry is part 42 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Economics

The Lottery is the Best Tax

This entry is part 40 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Libertarianism

The Texas TSA Bill Story – What Really Happened

I had the honor of giving the keynote address at the Third Anniversary Party for Texans for Accountable Government. They …

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Libertarianism

Governments cannot regulate personal relationships

Nate asks: Many Christian conservatives disapprove of Christian libertarians because most libertarians support getting the government’s nose out of issues …

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Politics

Stay Home, Gabby, Stay Home

The vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday night to raise the debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion was …

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Politics

Slavery to the State

This entry is part 27 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Politics

What is the Integrated Authority School of Public Policy Theology?

This entry is part 15 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Politics

Wealth: Spread it or Share it?

Progressives are often advocating social policies that spread the wealth around. They defend this by explaining that shared wealth is …

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Christian Worldview

Sinful Behavior, Government Force, and the Church

A post I wrote about two years ago for the Western Standard: —- My wife and I were visiting a …

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Culture

Bad Arguments Against Immigration

This was originally posted on the Shotgun Blog —- The Economic Argument Arguments against immigration on economic grounds basically boil …

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Politics

The State is Not Benevolent

This entry is part 3 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course essays by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and …

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Politics

Government vs. The State

This entry is part 1 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

John Cobin, author of the great books Bible and Government and Christian Theology of Public Policy, has graciously agreed to …

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Culture

Our Men and Women in Uniform

Our men and women in uniform have stood in the forefront of the war on terror since soon after 9/11. …

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Politics

Federal Government will bring sight to the blind

Reportedly heard in the House of Representatives, supported by many, surprising none. Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of …

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Politics

Egypt and U.S. Foreign Policy

Until very recently, the only things many Americans knew about Egypt were its pyramids they read about in their school …

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Economics

Noah’s Ark and the Sanctity of Private Property

The subject of a proposed religious theme park in Kentucky brings up an issue near and dear to the heart …

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Politics

Tolstoy On Violent Revolution

Running on the coat-tails of yesterday’s post, here is an excerpt I found particularly interesting in The Kingdom of God …

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Libertarianism

Who Owns You?

This entry is part 21 of 22 in the series Great Libertarian Memes

This article is #21 – and the final article – of a weekly series highlighting the former memes of Bureaucrash, …

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Economics

Progressives Against Progress

This entry is part 14 of 22 in the series Great Libertarian Memes

“Progress” is an abused word these days, especially by bureaucrats and the special interest groups that cater to them. Yet such groups, in the name of progress and social justice, support government intervention through intervention in the market, minimum or living wages, and universal healthcare. We find neither progress nor justice in government actions that advance one group at the expense of another.

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Politics

Politics Hurt

This entry is part 13 of 22 in the series Great Libertarian Memes

When confronted with a problem most people today turn to the government—but in reality, it’s often the government that created the problem and its continued involvement only exacerbates the problem. Politics distorts free market signals, quashes rights, and, quite bluntly, kills individuals.

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Politics

It’s Tax Day 2010, have you paid your fee to live?

Today is Thursday April 15th, 2010, and today your tax return is due. Last year I wrote a 10 article series leading up to April 15 called “10 Things I Hate About Taxes,” so here are some links back to those articles with brief quotes.

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Politics

I Am Not a Number

This entry is part 11 of 22 in the series Great Libertarian Memes

When you were born, your parents or guardians gave you a name. At the same time (assuming you were born in a hospital), the government assigned you a number. Government actors view individuals as just that: faceless numbers.

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Politics

Homeland Tyranny

This entry is part 10 of 22 in the series Great Libertarian Memes

This article is #10 of a weekly series highlighting the former memes of Bureaucrash, an organization once headed by my …

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