Author Archives: Food for the Thinkers

About Food for the Thinkers

My name is Doug Newman. I live in Aurora, Colorado, just outside Denver. Food for the Thinkers is mostly about the connection between Christianity and libertarianism. Most Christians do not understand libertarianism. And most libertarians do not understand Christianity. Hopefully, this blog helps clear up those misunderstanding. Check out my old page at www.thefot.us And remember: When you let people do whatever they want, you get Woodstock. But when you let governments do whatever they want, you get Auschwitz.

Do We HAVE to Have a President?

By Doug Newman – email me here. Here I am on Facebook. If you would like to post this elsewhere – who knows why? – please just link to this URL. Thanks! Monday is President’s Day. Why do we celebrate … Continue reading

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Did God Help the Eagles Win the Super Bowl?

Did the Eagles win because several of them are such outspoken Christians? Or does God orchestrate certain outcomes for His purposes and glory? I definitely say yes to the latter. Either way, this is a very thought-provoking article from Pastor … Continue reading

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Blue Lives Matter, But No More Than Anyone Else’s

By Doug Newman – email me here. Here I am on Facebook. If you would like to post this elsewhere – who knows why? – please just link to this URL. Thanks! When police properly arrest violent criminals, I am the first to … Continue reading

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Why I Didn’t Support Trump

I didn’t support Trump because I thought his presidency would be a disaster, destroy conservatism, cause many conservatives to defend the indefensible, legitimize every negative stereotype about us, and lead to years of hard left rule. So far, I have … Continue reading

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The Accuser is not Always Right and the Presumption of Innocence is Sacred

By Doug Newman – email me here. Here I am on Facebook. If you would like to post this elsewhere – who knows why? – please just link to this URL. Thanks! Have you ever been wrongly accused of something? … Continue reading

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To Those Who Would Ridicule Prayer

By Pastor Larry Beane of Gretna, Louisiana. Original Facebook post here. This was written in response to tragic mass murder last week at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. I especially needed to read this upon hearing of … Continue reading

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There Is No Right to Be Free from Gun Violence

By Doug Newman – email me here. Here I am on Facebook. If you would like to post this elsewhere – who knows why? – please just link to this URL. Thanks! There is no such thing as a “right to be free … Continue reading

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