The Hobby Lobby Decision Was Too Close For Comfort

It’s always great to win and to have our fundamental rights re-affirmed.  But keep in mind that the Hobby Lobby decision was only 5-4, meaning we were only one vote away from having the First Amendment line-item vetoed by the Supreme Court, and losing our right to religious freedom.    There is nothing complicated about […]

A Conservative Case for Tuition Equality for Children Brought Here Illegally

In recent months the issue of tuition equality has come to the forefront of the political debate in New Jersey.  In short, proponents seek to change the laws to allow children of immigrants who have come to this country illegally and reside in this state to attend public universities and colleges at in-state rates.  I […]

AlietaCare: the Obamacare Alternative Conservatives Have Been Waiting For

You likely have not heard of Dr. Alieta Eck.  Don’t feel bad.  She’s not the kind to seek the spotlight.  Dr. Eck is a gentle soul, soft spoken, humble, and unassuming.  She also has a great heart for charity, and this was undoubtedly the impetus behind her choice to study medicine in the first place, […]

Of Course College Athletes Should Be Paid!

March is, historically, the NCAA’s favorite month, with tournament basketball in full swing and revenues cascading into league coffers.  But this year’s festivities come as the entire collegiate athletic establishment finds itself suddenly faced with two legal challenges to its collusive practice of prohibiting college athletes from earning money: one in which the players seek […]

Egypt Pits Obama 2009 against Obama 2011

By Jordan B. Rickards, Esq., and Dr. Timothy Michael Law, Ph.D., a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford Egypt, one of the world’s oldest civilizations and arguably its first great empire, today finds itself in the throes of birthing pains attendant to progress.  As the world watches waves of protestors […]

The Republican Party Needs a Big Tent

In a recent article posted on a libertarian website called UnitedLiberty.org, Jeremy Kolassa argues that the Republican Party “must repudiate Rick Santorum and social conservatism” and “expel the social conservatives from the party,” lest they “throw the 2012 election and perhaps relegate themselves to a non-party as early as 2024.”  In other words, in order […]