30 Sep 2017

Like Roy Moore, Martin Luther King, Jr. was “Lawless” and “Theocratic”

Charles Pierce writes for Esquire magazine. He’s a hardcore Leftist who hates Donald Trump and now Judge Roy Moore. Pierce has described Moore as “a lawless theocratic lunatic.” It’s true that Judge Moore “lost his job as chief justice of that state’s supreme court twice” by defying “the authority of

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04 Aug 2015

Treat Gay Marriage Ruling Like Infamous Dred Scott Case: ‘We Don’t Have to Obey’

Not all laws are to be obeyed. There is biblical (Hebrew midwives), historical (underground railroad), and constitutional precedent (Dred Scott case) for civil disobedience. Martin Luther King, Jr., insisted in his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” “that everyone has a ‘legal’ and ‘moral responsibility’ to follow just laws, but that one

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28 Apr 2015

Would GoFundMe Have Shut Down MLK’s Account?

As reported in a previous article, GoFundMe shut down an account that was raising money for Sweet Cakes by Melissa because her bakery refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding and an agent of the state government fined the owners $135,000. What argument did the folks at GoFundMe

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30 Dec 2014

Newsweek’s Bible-Bashing Article Says Criticizing the Government is a Sin

Newsweek magazine has published its first 2015 issue with the lead article “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin” written by Kurt Eichenwald. The question is, however, who is misunderstanding the Bible? Could it be that Mr. Eichenwald is the one doing the misunderstanding? Certainly a lot of people do

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23 Oct 2014

The New Testament and Civil Disobedience

The New Testament has similar accounts of resistance or civil disobedience to tyranny that are found in the Old Testament. When Peter and John were ordered by the rulers and elders of the people to stop preaching in the name of Jesus (Acts 4:18), the two apostles refused to follow

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21 Oct 2014

Is It Ever Right to Resist the Government?

Since the courts have ruled that states can’t bar homosexuals from marrying, it has had an effect on businesses that offer wedding related services. Civil officials are mandating that these business owners serve same-sex clients. Because of their personal beliefs, some have refused. All of them are Christians. A number

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18 Mar 2014

The Civil Disobedience Begins Over Gun Registration

Martin Luther King, Jr. is an icon of the Left. He led a successful civil disobedience campaign. He made this often repeated statement: “One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” Here’s another one: “An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly

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08 Oct 2012

Obama Administration Forces Bible Publisher to Pay for Abortions

The Obama administration is arguing that Tyndale House Publishers, a Christian publisher of Bibles and ministry material, is not religious enough to qualify for an exemption to the contraception mandate — which includes drugs many Christian groups say are abortifacients. The First Amendment does not make a distinction between for-profit

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29 Nov 2011

Leftist Professer Predicting Riots in the Streets

“Cornel Ronald West (born June 2, 1953) is an American philosopher, author, critic, actor, civil rights activist, and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America.” He’s a graduate of Harvard and currently teaches at Princeton University. In 2012 he will teach Religious Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological

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22 Oct 2011

Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire

Protesting what our government does without a long-term purpose and plan is foolish and dangerous. It opens the door to political messiahism, the belief that if we get a new ruler, president, congress, or whatever, everything will be OK. Look what’s going on in Egypt and Libya. Out of the

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