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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.

Just Because the Cops Say Something Doesn’t Make It True

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! This isn’t about “he said she said”, but … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and the Death of Discernment

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! Donald Trump’s ascent to the White House is, … Continue reading

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What Was Being Worshiped Yesterday at First Baptist Church in Dallas?

Originally posted on the way of improvement leads home:
Thankful to have American hero @JeffStruecker and our own Ensign Phillip Metcalfe with us this morning for Freedom Sunday at @firstdallas. pic.twitter.com/s3oNNoO2Hz — Dr. Robert Jeffress (@robertjeffress) June 25, 2017 Yesterday…

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A Practical Solution: Run Police Departments Like Fire Departments

“It hasn’t always been this way. The modern police department as we know it is a product of the 20th century. Prior to that, peace officers were generally dispatched in response to a complaint by the victim of a real … Continue reading

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Agreeing Can Be Worse Than Disagreeing

Joe Sobran nails it to the plank: Nobody really disagreed with me. That, in fact, was the problem. Nothing creates more awkwardness than saying things people can’t afford to admit they agree with. Disagreement is manageable. It’s agreement that wreaks … Continue reading

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You Are 47 Times More Likely to be Killed by a Cop than by an Islamic Terrorist

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! Published at Independent News Media and The Free Thought … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Fellow Christians Who Voted for Trump

Those Christians who voted for Donald Trump are no different than Esau when he traded his birthright for a bowl of soup – Genesis 25:29-34. Wonderful article by TCU professor Steven Woodworth. “Not Hillary” doesn’t change any of this. The … Continue reading

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