Federal officials raided a bunch of apartments in California last month, as part of an investigation into a “birth tourism” scam. It seems that thousands of pregnant Chinese women have flown into the United States on fraudulent visas so their babies would be born in this country — and, thus, become instant U.S. citizens.

Today's Third World poverty is mostly self-inflicted — indigenously created. The growth-promoting characteristics of the non-poor countries that are all but absent in poor countries are protected private property rights, personal liberty, enforcement of contracts, rule of law and a market-oriented economic system.

Since the IRS’s power stems from the tax system, the only way to protect our liberty from this agency is to eliminate the tax code.

Welcoming Chinese into the Rhodes Scholarship program isn’t something Rhodes himself would likely have done. But, if a world government is to be created, China will have to be part of it.

“On the night he was betrayed ...." These words are from the apostle Paul’s account of the Last Supper in I Corinthians 11:23.

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