Norway caves to international pressure, returns children to Christian family

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– The Washington Times – Tuesday, June 7, 2016

After international protests were held demanding the return of children who were taken away from their “radical” Christian parents, the Norwegian government last week agreed to let the children go home.

“The Naustdal Municipality of Norway has come to terms with Marius & Ruth Bodnariu for the return home of all of their five (5) children,” the family said in a June 3 press release. Continue reading “Norway caves to international pressure, returns children to Christian family”

Incredible: In Germany, home schooling is a crime against the state

Jayme Metzgar

Verboten Values – Home Schooling in Germany and the Future of Freedom

By  18, 2013

Dirk and Petra exchanged anxious glances. As Dirk went to the window, his heart sank. Official-looking vehicles had descended on Darmstadt, and a team of 20 armed police officers, special agents, and government officials was pouring into the street. Continue reading “Incredible: In Germany, home schooling is a crime against the state”

Read About Norway Stealing These Kids, Then Tout ‘Democratic Socialism’

Jayme MetzgarBy   18, 2016

Scandinavia is in vogue on the American Left. Throughout this campaign season, Bernie Sanders and his disciples have pointed to the region as a shining example of their vision for “democratic socialism.” (After all, images of quaint Nordic streets are far more appealing than disaster zones like Venezuela.) While opinions vary on just how economically socialist Scandinavia really is, its nations undoubtedly offer a far more comprehensive social safety net than the United States.

But a recent child welfare controversy in Norway shows the dark side of this utopia. When government assumes a “nanny state” responsibility for its citizens, it also tends to assume a frightening degree of control over their daily lives. The results can be devastating—and decidedly undemocratic.

Continue reading “Read About Norway Stealing These Kids, Then Tout ‘Democratic Socialism’”

Libertate fără libertate – Noua definiție a libertății!

Mussmann-Anna-cropped-300x300By Anna Mussmann

În trecut, libertatea însemna capacitatea de a asculta convingerile (credințele) cuiva. Acum, libertatea este abilitatea de a solicita și pretinde altora să asculte (subordoneze) propriilor tale convingeri (credințe).

Cu alte cuvinte, odinioară, libertate însemna libera exprimare a opiniei, credințe și convingeri liber consimțite de propria conștiință; acum, libertatea s-a redus la a pretinde altora să se supună convingerilor mele. Continue reading “Libertate fără libertate – Noua definiție a libertății!”