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Recent articles by Scott:

Americans Have Much To Learn From The Pilgrim Story

The Pilgrims' story reveals remarkable insight into who we are and the qualities of character we need to overcome our present challenges. → Read More

Labor Day: The Untold Story Of American Exceptionalism

Labor Day should be recognized as a celebration not only of labor, but also the ideas and job creators central to our nation's flourishing. → Read More

How The Declaration Of Independence Inspired Washington To Win

Deeply moved by the power of the Declaration’s words, George Washington ordered copies sent to all generals in the Continental Army. → Read More

Mounting U.S. Debt and Misguided Foreign Policy Risk a Dollar Doomsday

The U.S. dollar is getting perilously close to losing its status as the world’s reserve currency, and there is less room than ever for error on the international stage. Blunders in U.S. foreign policy are likely to have more harmful effects on ... → Read More

Jesus's Resurrection Is Probably The Best-Documented Historical Event

Because of their experience with the resurrected Jesus, the apostles were in a unique position to know Jesus was truly the Son of God. → Read More

Election Integrity: The Firewall That Keeps America Free

Commentary During the last year and a half it’s become obvious to anyone whose head is not in ... → Read More

Far More Than a Culture War Rages in America

America’s two greatest presidents, Washington and Lincoln, both believed that the ultimate threat to the United States wouldn’t come from abroad in the form of a foreign enemy but rather from within. In his Farewell Address, Washington warned of the... → Read More

How the U.S. Can Solve the Current Trade Tariff Impasse With China

Trade talks between the U.S. and China have hit an impasse, but there is surprising bipartisan support for the Trump administration to stay the course on what will be a long process to resolve the full range of trade problems... → Read More

Washington and Lincoln Are As Relevant Today As Ever

Presidents Day is unique among American holidays in providing the opportunity to remember and appreciate why George Washington and Abraham Lincoln — whose birthdays fall in February — were the two greatest U.S. presidents. While Washington was the founding father... → Read More

Celebrating Presidents Day

Washington and Lincoln are as relevant today as ever. → Read More

The Deep State Digs DeeperThe

As we approach Martin Luther King Day, it seems timely to reflect on King’s statement from a Birmingham jail in 1963 that “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Arguably, the greatest injustice and worst crime against the democratic republic of the United States is for an elite cadre to engineer and attempt to carry out a coup that subverts the government elected by the people.… → Read More

Thanksgiving: The First and Essential American HolidayThe

Many Americans — Christian, Jewish and secular — find Thanksgiving to be their favorite holiday of the year. And for good reason beyond the joy of a feast. Thanksgiving was the first holiday of the Pilgrim forefathers, who spoke of their voyage to the New World in terms of a flight from persecution to freedom, much like the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt to reach the Promised Land. Thanksgiving… → Read More

Thanksgiving: The First and Essential American Holiday

Time are very different from nearly 400 years ago at the time of the Mayflower's voyage to the New World. But the qualities of character that made the Pilgrims exemplary are as relevant today as they were back then. → Read More

Why this Midterm Election is Critical

The most important issue this midterm election is less the candidates and more where political parties stand on rule by Constitutional Law vs. rule by deep state elites and mob rule. → Read More

Constitutional law versus mob rule at the core of Tuesday’s midterms – San Bernardino Sun

Although not on the ballot, the most important issue this mid-term election is less the candidates, and more where political parties stand on rule by Constitutional Law vs. rule by deep state elite… → Read More

Why This Midterm Is CriticalThe

Although not on the ballot, the most important issue this midterm election is less the candidates and more where political parties stand on rule by Constitutional Law vs. rule by deep state elites and mob behavior. → Read More

Con job or hit job?

There is likely a lot more to the Kavanaugh confirmation saga than meets the eye. → Read More

The Whirlwind Is Already HereThe

In Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s defense before the Senate Judiciary Committee to refute the unsubstantiated allegations by Christine Blasey Ford regarding an alleged sexual assault 36 years ago, he charged the Democratic senators on the committee with sowing “the wind for decades to come……the whole country will reap the whirlwind.” → Read More

The Whirlwind Is Already Here

To understand the political tumult of contemporary times, it’s necessary to go beyond the immediate issues and understand the sources of cultural transformation that set the stage for all contemporary politics. → Read More

Constitution Day, the most instructive holiday of 2018

Constitution Day, which falls on September 17, is the national observance holiday that most Americans never heard of. Yet this year, 2018, it may well be our most important holiday. → Read More