Tag: Government

Government is sanctioned by God, and there are several forms ranging from dictatorships to democracies and everything in between. The United States government is a representational constitutional republic, and while Scripture is not directly referenced in either federal or state laws, it’s obvious that the guidelines for those laws have a primarily biblical origin. We examine how closely, or how far removed, we have maintained adherence to those original principles and guidelines.

The Left’s War On Free Speech

Hillsdale College campus plaza in mid-summer, with walkways between the buildings and green grass laws in the foreground, There are large trees in the center of the picture, flanked by large buildings on the right and left sides, and a bright blue sky overhead.

The following [The Left’s War On Free Speech, by Kimberley Strassel] is adapted from a speech delivered on April 26, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C., as part of

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The Left’s War On Free Speech

Hillsdale College campus plaza in mid-summer, with walkways between the buildings and green grass laws in the foreground, There are large trees in the center of the picture, flanked by large buildings on the right and left sides, and a bright blue sky overhead.

The following [The Left’s War On Free Speech, by Kimberley Strassel] is adapted from a speech delivered on April 26, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C., as part of

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The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement

A large granite building in classical architechture, with large columns in front. There is a flowering trees in the right foreground and an American flag on a pole at left-center. Spray from a water fountain is seen at the far left foreground and blue sky is overhead.

President Trump just fulfilled a campaign promise by withdrawing the United States from participation in the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement.  While withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement was not a specific promise, he repeatedly claimed he would evaluate current US

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How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster 5

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following [How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster, by Tom McClintock] is adapted from a speech delivered on January 11, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C.,

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How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster 4

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following [How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster, by Tom McClintock] is adapted from a speech delivered on January 11, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C.,

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How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster 3

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following [How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster, by Tom McClintock] is adapted from a speech delivered on January 11, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C.,

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How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster 2

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following [How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster, by Tom McClintock] is adapted from a speech delivered on January 11, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C.,

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God Resists the Proud

Lion Lipstick of Rekero Pride late evening in Masai Mara, Kenya - by Maggy Meyer

God resists the proud is a biblical concept that each of us should think about, and for some very important reasons. It’s found in both the Old and New Testaments, and so we know that God places importance on it.

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How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following [How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster, by Tom McClintock] is adapted from a speech delivered on January 11, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C.,

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Who We Are As A People – The Syrian Refugee Question 4

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The following [Who We Are As A People-The Syrian Refugee Question] is adapted from a lecture delivered at Hillsdale College on October 12, 2016, sponsored by the Van Andel Graduate School of Statesmanship and Pi Sigma Alpha. One condition for

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