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.

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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Gun Control Isn’t Biblical

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! I have an old friend who is a … Continue reading

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Is There a Right to Keep and Bear Nukes?

The best and most succinct answer I have ever seen from Tom Mullen. Straw man question: So, I suppose you’re fine with private citizens owning nuclear weapons, right? Answer: I wish nuclear weapons didn’t exist, but as they do, yes, … Continue reading

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Mass Shootings Are a Bad Way to Understand Gun Violence

Don’t let yourself be manipulated into calling for more gun control. Great statistical breakdown by Maggie Koerth-Baker.

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The Las Vegas Massacre: They Want You to Panic … So Don’t

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 The Libertarian Enterprise. “You never let … Continue reading

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Was the Constitution a “Con”?

Strict adherence to the Constitution, such as advocated by Ron Paul would undoubtedly result in MUCH smaller government and MUCH more personal liberty. It would be a massive improvement not only on what we have now, but on anything we … Continue reading

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