Thomas Paine’s ‘The American Crisis’: ‘These are the times that try men’s souls’

Thomas Paine’s ‘The American Crisis’: ‘These are the times that try men’s souls’

CosmicTribune, December 16, 2021.com At the beginning of the Revolutionary War, as the American army was being chased out of New York and New Jersey, Thomas Paine, an aide-de-camp to Gen. Nathanael Greene, anonymously wrote “The American Crisis” in the freezing cold, using the head of a drum for a desk. According to historian Bill […]

Displacing Christianity has made America less free

Displacing Christianity has made America less free

Special to CosmicTribune.com Dennis Prager Here is something any honest person must acknowledge: As America has become more secular, it has become less free. Individuals can differ as to whether these two facts are correlated, but no honest person can deny they are facts. It seems to me indisputable that they are correlated. To deny […]

Will a ‘black robed regiment’ again defend inalienable rights endowed by our Creator?

Will a ‘black robed regiment’ again defend inalienable rights endowed by our Creator?

Commentary by R. Clinton Ohlers Representative democracy, founded on inalienable rights bestowed by the Creator, was the foundation on which New England colonists governed their churches and in turn governed their communities. The Mayflower Compact is a leading example. By 1763 every single right later enumerated in the Declaration of Independence had already been discussed […]

The surprising history of the extraterrestrial-life debate

The surprising history of the extraterrestrial-life debate

Special to CosmicTribune.com  By R. Clinton Ohlers   The debate over the existence of extraterrestrial life has a surprisingly long history — one as old as the history of science itself. Astrophysicist and historian of science and religion, Parandis Tajbakhsh, recently summarized this history for the International Research Network for Science and Belief in Society. […]

The new utopians, like the old, are plunging world into ‘chaos and hatred’

The new utopians, like the old, are plunging world into ‘chaos and hatred’

FPI / March 10, 2020 By Alexander Maistrovoy A century ago, in 1918-20, Europe sunk into the “red terror”. Inspired by the Russian revolution, people with red armbands, red flags and red stars were determined to celebrate the “new bright future”. At factories, the power was transferred to factory committees, banks were nationalized, churches were […]

In November 1989, a political tsunami toppled the wall

In November 1989, a political tsunami toppled the wall

Special to CosmicTribune.com FPI / November 11, 2019 By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Thirty years ago on Nov. 9 1989, the world suddenly changed. Mass civil and religious demonstrations rocking East German cities created a political tsunami which soon reached Berlin. Berlin, the divided city and German capital at the epicenter of the […]

Chairman Mao? Who knew?

Chairman Mao? Who knew?

Special to CosmicTribune.com FPI / September 15, 2019 Recent polling shows more than 50 percent of young Americans embrace socialism. Those who support giving government more control over their lives may want to examine the history of China’s experiment in total government control under Mao Zedong, analysts say. Under Chairman Mao, who is still lionized […]

Evil and the rules of life not taught at today’s universities

Evil and the rules of life not taught at today’s universities

Special to CosmicTribune.com Dennis Prager Our age loves scientific equations. Here’s one you weren’t taught at college but which affects you as much as the law of gravity: GI – W = E Good Intentions (GI) minus Wisdom (W) leads to Evil (E). You weren’t taught this rule at college because the modern university believes […]

Global Islam’s long march and a ‘3-day closed door meeting’

Global Islam’s long march and a ‘3-day closed door meeting’

Special to CosmicTribune.com FPI / September 11, 2019 The attacks carried out by Islamic terrorists on September 11, 2001 in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania were an attack on “freedom itself,” then-President George W. Bush said. “America was targeted … because we’re the brightest beacon for freedom and opportunity in the world … I ask […]