Democracy in America

Could anyone have predicted the future of America 200 years ago? Alexis de Tocqueville foresaw a society fraught with materialism and “soft despotism” in his classic study of self-governance, freedom, and equality, Democracy in America. Pete Peterson, Dean of the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, and Michael Knowles discuss what we can learn from de Tocqueville’s … More Democracy in America

Democracy Isn’t a Worldview: Politics Can’t Answer Our Deepest Questions

Though election day is behind us and the direction of the country set, politics will most likely continue to overstep into most of our lives and our culture. After all, the presidential campaign season has already begun. Without abandoning the political sphere altogether or downplaying its importance, Christians must push back against the all-consuming nature … More Democracy Isn’t a Worldview: Politics Can’t Answer Our Deepest Questions

Luther & the Protestant Reformation’s Political Repercussions on America’s Founding

American Minute with Bill Federer . On OCTOBER 31, 1517, an Augustinian monk named Martin Luther posted 95 debate questions or “theses” on the door of Wittenberg Church, which began the movement known as “the Reformation.” Luther’s initial objection was to the methods employed by Johann Tetzel to sell indulgences. He was then fiercely attacked by Johann Eck… READ MORE > > … More Luther & the Protestant Reformation’s Political Repercussions on America’s Founding

Dumbing Down K-12 Education – Plus More

The inability of U.S. students to perform on par with the majority of other developed nations should cause alarm, given its implications for America’s global leadership. Instead, while other countries take their K-12 education seriously, American leaders are satisfied with pumping more money into an outdated system that continues to fail students and produced mediocre … More Dumbing Down K-12 Education – Plus More

America’s Military Strength Is Declining / Transforming the Air Force Academy / Military’s ‘religious exemption’ to vax

America’s Military Strength Is Declining. Here’s How to Fix It. The U.S. military “is at growing risk of not being able to meet the demands of defending America’s vital national interests,” according to a new report from The Heritage Foundation. READ MORE > > > Activist Generals Are Transforming the Air Force Academy The Military’s … More America’s Military Strength Is Declining / Transforming the Air Force Academy / Military’s ‘religious exemption’ to vax