Ignorance is the quintessential American luxury. For decades knowledge of exactly why millions are risking life and limb to come to this country has not been necessary for maintaining its status as destination of choice for the world. For citizens in general, this exceptionalism has become an entitled and expected way of life with no regard whatever paid to how or why the quality and standard of life for them are the envy of the world. Such has been a luxury we were able to enjoy. Those days are gone.
Concealed in the darkness of mass ignorance there is a thriving ideology, stateism, that has been eating away at the foundations upon which this great county was set; foundations laid by our founding fathers for a prosperous and free society. Mark Levin's book, Liberty And Tyranny, is an easy and quick read in which he breaks this ideology down historically, issue by issue, and liberal institution by liberal institution. In a format resembling an outline for a much larger and in depth expose, he presents in a concise, organized and compelling framework the major problems facing America.
These times demand that Americans educate and inform themselves beyond simply what is being presented to them in the news cycle. This book is an excellent starting point for the person insistent on not sitting idly by as his county, way of life, and liberty fades into history like the setting sun.
Right vs Real - A longtime friend of mine has always drawn a distinction between "right" and "real". Ask a Christian a plainly-known question like "Are we saved by faith o...