This nation was developed by self-reliant, self-motivated people. Yet today, many people seem frozen in place, waiting for the government to do something for them.
The problem of Nannyism does not lie only with those in authority; the actions of the people may invite the government to assume the people's responsibility.
The average American is so accustomed to subservience that he has no desire to leave it. The nanny state has so coddled him that he is afraid to venture forth.
Character is born out of struggle—out of pitting ourselves against circumstances or our own nature. Without struggle, we will never spiritually develop.
Jesus does not want 'serving' through iron-fisted control and ruling by fear, nor does He mean 'benevolently' doing for them what they can do for themselves.
Some politicians are proposing legislation to give cash handouts on a regular basis - a new, permanent entitlement program without regard to employment.
John Ritenbaugh, describing the deceptive religion of humanism, suggests that although the adherents appear to be charming people, they have intense antipathy toward God. President Obama is a perfect example of a secular humanist, using Jeremiah Wright's liberation theology as a convenient stepping stone into politics. …
The argument should not be over whether parents want their children to be safe, but whether parents are ultimately responsible for their own children's safety.
Just as love can be feigned to get a spouse's money or loyalty can be faked to attain a promotion, so can compassion be put on to gain sympathy, votes, and power.
If we govern ourselves, God will take care of us. Government of any kind will not work unless people govern their own nature. Self-control enables us to show love.
Gullible people habitually accept Satanic concepts, proffered by progressive liberal forces without scientific proof, such as that people can change genders.
Richard Ritenbaugh, challenging the 'progressive' agitators' demand that plastic straws be banned, examines the charge that plastic straws massively destroy wildlife and fill our oceans with trash. Objective analysis of land- and ocean-based repositories of debris consistently show the presence of plastic straws to be …
Jesus Christ was not a sunshine patriot, but sacrificed everything He had for the sake of God's people and the Kingdom of God—His holy nation.