The Bell Tower

"If government were a toaster, I'd demand a refund"
Edmund Burke here describes the combination of monied interests and what we might call the intelligentsia in an effort to overthrow the existing power structure composed of the king, the nobility and ... [More]

Perhaps the greatest man ever to occupy the White House, Theodore Roosevelt possessed a multitude of qualities. He was almost like all of the greatest Founding Fathers embodied in a single person. J... [More]

Only just scratching the surface of Acton but this short excerpt about ancient Greece should sound eerily familiar to any lover of freedom living in modern America. The erosion of liberty under the t... [More]

“A thousand years will pass and the guilt of Germany will not be erased.” - Hans Frank, Governor General of Poland, before he was hanged at Nuremberg It is often asked by those who do not ... [More]

Appearing as a foreword at the beginning of Cato’s Letters, Thomas Gordon here eloquently describes the fruits of a free conscience and an independent mind. It seems to me that this short excer... [More]

This can be found in many places on the Internet but if you haven’t read it, you absolutely should. In this era of censorship, approved language and sanitized commentary, it is particularly poi... [More]

This is a critical read because too many people in this country are buying into this myth that Bush declared the Iraq war over when he made this speech. Just because CNN, Newsweek and John Kerry want... [More]

“Yet appearances deceive; Baghdad is not a normal city, nor Iraq a normal nation. It is led by a man who has twice invaded his neighbors and precipitated two great wars. He has used diabolical... [More]

“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” We are told, rather often, that the Second... [More]

The Federalist Papers should be read in their entirety by every American citizen. Here lies the most telling window into the meaning of our Constitution and government. While I certainly don’t... [More]