Category Archives: Western Civilization

Terrorism Spills Blood on the Streets of Germany

Terrorism Spills Blood on the Streets of Germany In the recent days, Germany has suffered four bloody attacks by men of Middle Eastern origins. The violence has shaken Germany and all of Europe, with many blaming refugee policies that allow … Continue reading

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The Best-Ever Argument for Federalism | Dan Mitchell

The Best-Ever Argument for Federalism December 19, 2014 by Dan Mitchell I’m a big fan of federalism for both policy and political reasons. Returning programs to the states is the best way of dealing with counterproductive income-redistribution policies such as welfare, Medicaid, and food stamps. Federalism … Continue reading

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Should Christians be committed to small government conservatism? | Wintery Knight

Should Christians be committed to small government conservatism? I found a paper (PDF) on the University of Washington web site that makes the case for why Christians ought to care about more than just social issues. Here’s the abstract: What accounts for cross-national … Continue reading

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The United States of Gomorrica by Dennis Leap

The United States of Gomorrica From the September 2014 Trumpet Print Edition » How Americans have transformed their morals—and why it matters to you. By Dennis Leap When was the last time you sat down in solitude and seriously thought … Continue reading

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A Weakened Superpower: What is America’s Role in the World? by Dr. J. Eckman

A Weakened Superpower: What is America’s Role in the World? May 24th, 2014 | By Dr. Jim Eckman | Category: Culture & Wordview, Featured Issues, Politics & Current Events In 1796, when George Washington decided not to seek a third term as president, he warned … Continue reading

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The Social Sciences and Public Policy, by Dr. Jim Eckman

As a result of the 18th century Enlightenment, Western Civilization began an intellectual journey to develop, in the words of philosopher David Hume, a “science of man.” The Enlightenment leaders sought for the social sciences a level of certainty achieved … Continue reading

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The Death of Marriage as Defined by God

The Supreme Court and Marriage Jul 20th, 2013 | By Dr. Jim Eckman | Category: Featured Issues, Politics & Current Events That marriage and family are changing is now a given.  Law, insurance practices and government policies all reflect this change.  Both are defined … Continue reading

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