Luke Hamilton column
Luke Hamilton is classically-trained, Shakespearean actor from Eugene, Oregon who happens to be a liberty-loving, right-wing, Christian constitutionalist. When not penning columns for ClashDaily.com, Hamilton spends his time astride the Illinois-Wisconsin border, leading bands of liberty-starved citizens from the progressive gulags of Illinois to [relative] freedom. Hamilton is the creative mind/voice behind Pillar & Cloud Productions, a budding production company which resides at www.PillarCloudProductions.com. He owes all to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, whose strength is perfected in his weakness.


Storage Wars: The Midterm Edition
Luke Hamilton
December 4, 2014

Now that the heady rush of jubilation has faded from the election, it's time to take stock of what we actually achieved. The numbers couldn't be more forthright . . .


Conservatism: a thinking man's game
Luke Hamilton
November 17, 2014

It is important that we continue to think. Conservatives must rigorously apply the full capacity of our reason and intellect to evaluate any substantial idea . . .


The perversity of righteousness--a 180-degree moral shift
Luke Hamilton
September 26, 2014

It is downright difficult to shock or awe anyone anymore. The convergence of instant-media platforms and invisible data networks, which connect these platforms . . .


Our new national security policy--never let an ISIS go to waste
Luke Hamilton
September 19, 2014

Boy, turn your head for one minute and suddenly everybody is a war hawk! Wasn't our government in the full-time occupation of blaming Bush for his bloodthirsty . . .


Biden's bullroar: Unions built American prosperity
Luke Hamilton
September 11, 2014

Never one to miss an opportunity to grand-stand, our Vice-President took advantage of the Labor Day weekend to shovel some bullroar on the good people of . . .


Virtue gone mad: postmodernism's assault on truth
Luke Hamilton
July 30, 2014

"The modern world is full of the old Christian virtues gone mad. The virtues have gone mad because they have been isolated from each other and are wandering . . .


The shrill is gone! Who's got next in the Demokratik Party?
Luke Hamilton
July 24, 2014

It is never too early to start planning the completion of a communist coup. We are only midway through Dear Leader's second term, but the Demokrat primary for . . .


I don't want to write about Barack anymore...
Luke Hamilton
July 16, 2014

I am sick to death of writing about Barack the Destroyer. Ever since that cold November day in 2008, when a chill settled into the heart of every American . . .


Men without chests and the women who love them
Luke Hamilton
July 4, 2014

"We make men without chests and expect from them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst." – C.S. . . .


Hillary and Joe: without a pot to whizz in
Luke Hamilton
June 30, 2014

It is Election Season once again and the Democrats are in a world of hurt. How do I know? I haven't heard this many Limo Liberals pleading poverty since the . . .


They did it to ol' blood and guts, they'll do it to us too
Luke Hamilton
April 1, 2014

In the late summer of 1944, the Allied armies liberated Northern France and began to push deeper into Europe. No one was more effective in his advance than . . .


Using the calm before the storm: it's time to prepare
Luke Hamilton
February 24, 2014

The lull is almost over. Now what? I don't need to tell the savvy readership of Clash Daily that this economic "recovery" has been a combination of smoke and . . .


Presidents Day: a mea culpa
Luke Hamilton
February 17, 2014

Dear Presidents Washington and Lincoln, On this, the 283rd and 205th commemoration of your births, I feel it incumbent upon me to write this letter. We have . . .


Free crack pipes and the hidden gospel in America
Luke Hamilton
February 7, 2014

We want everyone to feel good. There is no room in Obamatopia for anyone to suffer deprivation, be it physical, emotional, or social. That is unless you believe . . .


The motivational doctrine of discomfort
Luke Hamilton
January 26, 2014

In a sad turn of events, former-Congressman Anthony Weiner and his wife are reportedly looking to down-size their living arrangements. They are planning to . . .


Why Chris Christie's problem is a problem for American conservatives
Luke Hamilton
January 23, 2014

The scandal involving Governor Chris Christie and a retributive construction project near the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey is bad news for . . .


No justice, no peace -- the fruits of our dilapidated justice system
Luke Hamilton
January 14, 2014

"All the lofty talk about 'root causes' of crime fail to notice the obvious: People commit crimes because they are people – because they are innately . . .


It is time to privatize Christmas
Luke Hamilton
December 21, 2013

Why do we fight to foist Christmas on a public which grows more disinterested each year? Do we seek our own Miracle on 34th Street, where a legal loophole . . .


Has Hollywood seen the light? Biblical films abound!
Luke Hamilton
December 15, 2013

I miss the days when Hollywood ignored God. Until recently, the fastest way to kill your career in Tinseltown was to utter that three-letter-word: G-O-D. If you . . .


A Ghost of Liberalism Past: the Cider House Drools
Luke Hamilton
December 8, 2013

It is easy to forget past beliefs which were held and then rejected. Then, when you encounter them again, stumbling over them like a child's sneakers lurking in . . .


Winter is coming -- grasshoppers fiddle while the nation burns
Luke Hamilton
December 2, 2013

Winter is coming. The phrase was made popular with the success of the Game of Thrones series, but its resonance is elemental. Even in the height of summer, when . . .


The Chicago Hindenburg Academy: now accepting new pilots
Luke Hamilton
November 25, 2013

Last Friday, Representative Jared Polis, a progressive Congressman from Colorado, suggested that to fix the mess created by Obamacare's implementation, we need . . .


A cut-rate president's war on bad apples
Luke Hamilton
November 17, 2013

Is that really the best they can do? After weeks of taking body blow after body blow, the Obama Administration settled on some new talking points which they . . .


The disappearance of heroes -- perception or reality?
Luke Hamilton
November 10, 2013

Our stories are changing. Wonder and Beauty slowly eke from our world, unnoticed and unmourned. I used to think it was a natural cessation from the Neverland of . . .


The coronation of ineptitude: how to do the Obama two-step
Luke Hamilton
November 3, 2013

America has always lauded efficiency. Even before the existence of the United States of America, the colonists cultivated a reputation for being efficient . . .


International Religious Freedom Day (not a typo!)
Luke Hamilton
October 27, 2013

"Whereas the people of the United States enjoy and respect the freedom of religion and believe that the fundamental rights of all individuals shall be . . .


Mental Brita -- develop your inner band-pass filter
Luke Hamilton
October 19, 2013

In the world of audio engineering, there exists a wonderful tool called the band-pass filter. When a sound is generated, waves of energy transmit from the . . .


2013 Nobel Peace Prize nominees
Luke Hamilton
October 12, 2013

This week, all eyes were turned to Oslo where the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize recipient was announced Friday. Surprisingly, I was not issued a press pass this year . . .


Two Americas, one future: the choice is yours
Luke Hamilton
October 6, 2013

Our nation is suffering from multiple-personality disorder. The identity and history of the United States has been revised and rewired to the point where those . . .


Decay is a one-way street -- time to excise the rot
Luke Hamilton
September 21, 2013

When was the last time you cleaned out your fridge? If you were cleaning out the refrigerator and found a Tupperware container with that 3-Bean Dip you made for . . .


The right thing to do: a presidential broken record
Luke Hamilton
September 14, 2013

In what is becoming the most pedagogic Presidency in memory, President Obama has demonstrated his fondness for putting on his rhetorical tweed jacket and . . .


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