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Bootleggers and Baptists

We all know bootleggers and Baptists rarely see eye to eye. Ask one group and its members will probably tell you they despise the other group. Yet, when it comes to government regulation, both bootleggers and Baptists work together. Prof. Bruce Yandle explains that this happens because both groups actually desire the same outcome. The Baptists benefit, for example, from laws that make the sale of alcoholic beverages illegal on Sundays. Bootleggers benefit because now they can sell alcohol on Sundays.

Dependence Day

Bill Whittle thinks that the Freedom of Speech is in peril, and so is the Freedom of Religion. Hear why on this Afterburner as Whittle reminds you of the importance of our most important civil liberties, and how each is threatened by the expanding welfare state. H/T PJTV

Gay Marriage Debate

Bill Whittle as the Virtual President discusses the recent Supreme Court ruling on Gay Marriage and proposes a simple solution that ensures our Constitutional protections and may leave both sides offended, but free and un-coerced.

 

Christians Most Persecuted

A new report has determined that Christians are the world’s most persecuted religious group, particularly in Islamic nations. But little is being done to aid the victims because political leaders in Christian countries are either afraid of being dubbed racists or else simply spineless. Christine Williams addresses the issue in a speech given this week in Toronto on the occasion of “A Day Of Mourning For Persecuted People In Islamic Regimes.” H/T Blazing Cat Fur

Christianity and Conservatism

Alfonzo Rachel answers critics who think that he is advocating for conservatives to be Christian. You don’t have to be. Hear why on this ZoNation. H/T PJTV

Middle East Just as Treacherous

The dramatic Arab Spring protests raised hopes of a freer and safer society across the Middle East, but according to a recent survey, government restrictions on religious freedoms throughout the region have continued to rise. In other words, the region is just as insecure and just as monolithic, if not more so, than before.

Can a Conservative Be an Atheist

PJTV Member Hambone2 wants to know if a conservative can be an atheist. Andrew Klavan and Bill Whittle toss this issue back and forth, and their answers may surprise you. Find out what they have to say on this episode of Klavan & Whittle.

If I Were the Devil

The late Paul Harvey, American radio broadcaster, offers his prophetic prescription for how to destroy America.

Stop Drinking the Haterade

AlfonZo Rachel is tired of liberals telling him to stop talking about faith and politics. Why don’t liberals just stop watching his videos? Listen to Zo tell you why liberals are the ones drinking the Haterade on this Zo Nation. H/T PJTV

Separation of Church and State

“The Separation of Church and State.” Probably no phrase has had more impact on American history in the last fifty years than this one. Where did it come from? Who coined it? And, what does it mean? Distinguished law professor, John Eastman, has some surprising answers. H/T Prager University

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