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Tag: constitutionalist

Violence is never the answer: Except when it is…

Here is a post that is a long time coming.  First some caveats:  my target audience here is the Bible-believing Christian, namely the kind that takes the Scriptures as authoritative.  That said, I believe that Christianity manifests the true account of the moral code, and as such I think that what follows might apply to non-Christians, too.

Ok, now, this will sound like a weird place to start, but stick with me a moment.  I consider myself a conservative (although more precisely, a libertarian-constitutionalist-voluntaryist) but I wasn’t always one.  I grew up on default… that is, more or … continue reading...

The Train Wreck that was Ron Paul at the GOP Debate Sponsored by Fox News

I don’t put much weight on political debates.   When I see one I don’t expect my position or views to change and I am always surprised to hear that other people’s views are effected.  I think the debate format has limited value.  There is usually no way you can elucidate your position in a short span of time, the moreso when you are talking about complex and complicated issues such as illegal immigration, foreign policy, and economics.  It is hard enough in the written format I prefer (www.sntjohnny.com/smf).  In fact, if you take the time to lay out your position … continue reading...