Trump the theocrat?

by David Barton -- In 1945, George Orwell penned "Animal Farm." One of his characters was Squealer the pig, who arbitrarily redefined words so that they would mean what he wanted. As more…

The United States of ... not America

by David Barton -- Here's a simple question: "What is America's first-protected, most-important and longest-cherished politically protected right?" The answer? The right of religious conscience. But the Supreme Court of Washington state more…

5 Founding Father standards Obama botched

by David Barton -- President Barack Obama's Farewell Address received many critiques (including that it "was longer than the goodbye speeches of Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush combined"); but more…

The predictable history-haters

by David Barton -- One thing that can be said about atheist and secularist legal groups is that they are dedicated, persistent – and very predictable: Nothing brings them to legal action more…

Obama vs. Jefferson on Islamic terror

by David Barton -- Democrats have long heralded Thomas Jefferson (along with Andrew Jackson) as the founder of their Party. i They traditionally hold annual Jefferson-Jackson Day fundraising dinners, and President Obama more…

What George Washington said about 'ISIS'

by David Barton -- The Obama administration began last week with the assertion that the root cause for ISIS' barbaric behavior was "its lack of opportunity for jobs." President Obama ended the more…

Are federal judges unaccountable demigods?

by David Barton -- You may recall pictures of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sitting on the front row in the House Chamber sleeping during President Obama's State of the Union more…