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Scapegoating: An Old Religious Excuse for Persecution

Despite the so-called apologies by Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson for blaming liberal groups for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the same ignorant and hateful theme continues to be echoed by others.

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Secular Foundation of the U.S. Government

The Religious Right claims that America was founded on Judeo-Christian principles and therefore government can promote those principles. The history of the U.S. Constitution refutes their position.

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Social Environment Contributes to Crime

Syndicated columnist Cal Thomas argued in 2002 that crime is caused by human flaws and not external factors. But he ignored a huge amount of evidence that social environment contributes to crime.

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Successful Lawsuit Exposes Bureaucrats and Lobbyists Betraying Employers in Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation System

A successful class-action lawsuit revealed serious corruption in Ohio’s monopolistic workers’ compensation system. Special interests made huge sums from rigged premium rates for over 15 years, while tens of thousands of employers were financially destroyed or devastated by the wrongdoing. This article is part 1 of a 2-part series originally published in The Columbus Free Press.

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Why Minority Views Must Be Protected

Some Americans think government should have the right to censor opinions that the majority finds offensive and un-American. They overlook the fact that majorities are often wildly mistaken.

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