Theologically, of course, we all did. Our sins plaited the crown of thorns and jammed it on His brow, wielded the whip tearing the muscles from His back, drove the spikes impaling Him to the cross through His arms and feet. 

But humanly, legally speaking, government murdered our Savior. Rulers staged a mock trial in a kangaroo court; politicians from two factions, the conquered and the conquerors, united to murder a Man one of them openly proclaimed innocent (though mere murder didn’t satisfy them, so they tortured Him for hours with some of the most unspeakable brutality government ever devised); the State’s soldiers pounded metal through living, pulsing flesh. 

Walter WilliamsThe average American, as parent, student and taxpayer, has little idea of the academic rot at so many of our colleges. Save for a tiny handful of the nation's colleges, what distinguishes one college from another is the magnitude of that rot.

Liberty DefinedWhen was the last time you opened a book by a contemporary politician — or more accurately, his ghostwriter — to see Lysander Spooner mentioned, much less discussed, and intelligently so? If you crave so exceedingly rare and rarified a pleasure, treat yourself to Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-Texas) newest effort, Liberty Defined.

Thomas SowellThere is a lot of talk from many people about bullying in school. The problem is that it is all talk. There is no sign that anybody is going to do anything that is likely to reduce bullying.

Ralph Reiland"The rich can pay for it all. That is Obama's tax policy."
 
That was the morning-after analysis last Thursday by Clive Crook of the "deficit-reduction" speech that President Obama delivered a day earlier.