Airport Security Starts Long Before You Check In

Preparing to fly back home to Virginia from the Clearwater, FL airport, I told a TSA agent I was an ‘opt-out’ for the full body scanner. Standing in stocking feet, with my belongings spread about on the baggage scanner, I waited for 10 minutes until a woman came out of the back to do a full body pat-down. As others went through the scanner and collected their belongings, I … [Read more...]

What Does Smaller Government Really Mean?

Smaller government is the foundation upon which conservative political philosophy is built. In this multi-part series, we’ll look at exactly what smaller government really means. Not only is small government the bedrock of conservatism, it is also a political tool used by Republicans and Democrats alike. A tool used to feign conservatism when the political situation warrants … [Read more...]

The Nature of Freedom

Freedom has changed. What was once the inspiration that compelled men to lead their families to a distant land in order to begin a new life unencumbered by smothering totalitarianism, it has become some vague notion given only scant lip service when politically expedient. Freedom must be redefined to its original splendor. It must be pushed back up to the status that was … [Read more...]