David Huntwork column
David Huntwork is a conservative activist, blogger, and columnist and the proud father of three daughters. The son, grandson, and great-grandson of Ministers of the Gospel he brings a unique blended background of theology and ideology to the great debates of the day. He believes that Faith, Family, and Freedom is the formula for success and the key to a good life and a healthy nation. David blogs at Constitutionclub.org. You can contact him at Davehuntwork@juno.com.

President Obama's broad coalition of one
David Huntwork
September 15, 2014

With great fanfare and a nationwide, prime-time presidential address to the American people, President Obama announced the formation of a "broad coalition" . . .

Brother Rachid: A message to President Obama from a former Muslim
David Huntwork
September 11, 2014

Brother Rachid, the son of a Moroccan imam, has posted a video called "A Message to President Obama From a Former Muslim" in which he attempts to give the . . .

John Kerry: Scripture commands USA to protect Muslim countries against global warming
David Huntwork
September 6, 2014

Last Wednesday, at a ceremony to appoint Texas lawyer Shaarik Zafar to be special representative to Muslim communities, Secretary of State John Kerry said it . . .

Meet Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: the leader of ISIS and the new caliph of the Islamic State
David Huntwork
August 31, 2014

The Muslim world has been without a Caliph and Commander of the Faithful for ninety years, and now the new fundamentalist Islamic entity in Iraq and Syria . . .

H.A.M.A.S. (Hides Amongst Mosques And Schools), self-loathing Jews, and the only hope for peace
David Huntwork
August 9, 2014

In 2005 Gaza was unconditionally given to the Palestinians. They quickly handed it over to Hamas, made it a terror fortress, and smuggled in all the weapons . . .

Why does anyone defend Hamas and the Palestinian culture of death?
David Huntwork
July 24, 2014

"Why in God's name does anyone show sympathy, and support for a terrorist organization?" – Former Congressman Allen West And that is the question . . .

Defending liberty
David Huntwork
July 22, 2014

We exist in a vast sea of ignorance and lack of understanding in regards to history, politics, and ideology. Not to mention the implications of each upon our . . .

Flaunt it or cover up? The great public breastfeeding debate continues
David Huntwork
July 20, 2014

This is one of those recurring social debates and issues that seem to pop up quite frequently in one form or another. As a male, it's a bit of a delicate topic . . .

The ancient evil religion of political correctness
David Huntwork
May 12, 2014

With quiet dignity a hooded figure revealed himself from the protective ring of trees. Mounting a small hillock he faced the sea of expectant faces. A . . .

Don't ban bossy, ban Beyonce
David Huntwork
April 14, 2014

Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In and Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, has a line in her book that states "I want every little girl who's told she's bossy . . .

Long live the republic!
David Huntwork
April 9, 2014

For over two hundred and thirty years the American Republic has weathered wars, epidemics, hostile neighbors, worldwide conflicts, economic disasters, internal . . .

Should all political parties embrace liberal values? The left seems to think so
David Huntwork
March 29, 2014

The concept that the whims of public opinion, the fads of the moment, or the opinions of an ideological opponent should fundamentally alter what a particular . . .

Why not Rand Paul?
David Huntwork
March 24, 2014

"Mr. President, we will not let you run roughshod over our rights. We will challenge you in the courts, we will battle you at the ballot box. Mr. President, we . . .

Shame on you! What's your consumption factor?
David Huntwork
March 17, 2014

It is interesting how wealthy liberals are continually blaming the American middle class for global warming, terrorism, and pretty much all of the world's . . .

The left's message to teens: more sex, no guilt, no consequences
David Huntwork
March 6, 2014

Now that our society has officially lowered us all to the level of rutting rabbits, the Coalition for Positive Sexuality (positive.org) is specifically . . .

Zombies, the apocalypse, and the decline of the republic
David Huntwork
February 22, 2014

Apocalypticism has exploded in popularity and, while nuclear war and pandemics have always been a starting point, the concept of the Zombie Apocalypse . . .

Conservative principles and the common man
David Huntwork
February 17, 2014

The raging, twenty-four-seven political debates that virtually consume social media, many news sites, and entire cable stations is mostly filled with cheap . . .

The original, right-wing extremist
David Huntwork
February 11, 2014

One can reasonably presume how today's Left would characterize and attack the person I am about to describe to you. Without a doubt, he would be characterized . . .

The right side of history
David Huntwork
February 2, 2014

Time and time again I have been accused of being on the "wrong side of history" when it comes to the arguments over abortion and, especially, to so-called gay . . .

Twisted understanding of the Constitution leads to things like this
David Huntwork
January 9, 2014

This is what happens when you start acting like all religions have equal merit. We were, and considered ourselves, a Christian nation for close to two hundred . . .

Merry Kwanzaa or whatever
David Huntwork
December 30, 2013

If you didn't know better you might think that the word Christmas was the dirtiest of dirty words and one not worthy of being uttered in public. Salvation Army . . .

Duck Dynasty and the new fascism in America
David Huntwork
December 20, 2013

The network A&E issued a statement late Wednesday branding Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson's recent statements to GQ about sin and homosexuality unacceptable . . .

Liberty, security, privacy, Big Brother, and the concept of the common good
David Huntwork
June 10, 2013

The outrage is palpable and the sudden realization by the average American that they really, truly are now living in an Orwellian surveillance state has been an . . .

Thought crimes and pastry guns
David Huntwork
March 8, 2013

Recently, a school in the once great state of Maryland offered counseling to students "troubled" by a classmate eating pastry into the shape of a gun. You . . .

Time to register books and put reasonable restrictions on the 1st Amendment
David Huntwork
February 28, 2013

President Obama and his progressive allies have recently told us that even the most draconian of gun laws must be passed because "If we save even one life from . . .

Civil unions and the "conservative" enablers of the progressive agenda
David Huntwork
February 21, 2013

Recently, I received the invitation below from a group known as "Liberty on the Rocks." Are you a libertarian looking to meet others in the Denver area? Want . . .

Liberal thinking in regards to "safe schools" is ridiculous
David Huntwork
February 3, 2013

Liberalism, or 'progressivism' if you prefer, can be for many a very puzzling ideology to understand at times. The latest issue where common sense has been . . .

Wikileaks war: no more secrets
David Huntwork
December 22, 2010

As the latest Wikileaks saga unfolded I couldn't help but recall the scene in the film Sneakers where Martin "Marty" Bishop (Robert Redford) and Cosmo (Ben . . .

The rise of the tea party
David Huntwork
March 10, 2010

In less than a year well over a thousand independent groups have sprung up around the nation to organize and demonstrate against the attempted government . . .

Why I signed the Manhattan Declaration: a call of Christian conscience
David Huntwork
December 27, 2009

It is one thing to judge, and another to excuse. The Manhattan Declaration does neither. I found this to be a rather profound statement by a large number of . . .

Boycott The One
David Huntwork
September 6, 2009

As the entire civilized world now knows, President Barack Obama will be addressing the nation's school children on Tuesday, September 8th, 2009. As soon as this . . .

The Kicker of St. John's Wood: A book review
David Huntwork
June 29, 2009

A rational person in a rational world should be able to say that the premise and storyline of the latest book by author Gary Wolf is silly, ridiculous, and . . .

We shall not go quietly into the night
David Huntwork
March 27, 2009

After the schalacking of the Republican Party by the Democrats on November 4th many people are asking themselves "what happened" and "what do we do next." The  . . .

Book review: Dancing Under the Ugandan Skies
David Huntwork
March 20, 2009

Over the past few years I have had the privilege to have known a native Ugandan missionary named Mike Wangolo. He is the leader of a team of Africans called . . .

The 99 most memorable, interesting, and outrageous political quotes of 2008
David Huntwork
December 22, 2008

The year 2008 was politically the most exciting and unusual in a generation. It hosted a long, divisive and drama filled campaign season that featured the rapid . . .

Obama's "natural born" problem
David Huntwork
December 12, 2008

By now you are probably aware that there have been a multitude of lawsuits filed in regards to the question of whether or not President-elect Barack Obama is in . . .

Victory at any cost: ACORN, voter fraud, and illegal contributions
David Huntwork
October 30, 2008

Have you ever wondered about "community organizing" and the swarming "get out the vote" goon squads that the Left increasingly mobilizes for presidential . . .

Palin and those "scary" Christians
David Huntwork
September 24, 2008

Pentecostals number about 10-30 million in the United States depending on how you define the term and make up one quarter of all Christians worldwide. They are . . .

Civility at Saddleback
David Huntwork
August 18, 2008

I watched a good portion the Saddleback Civil Forum on Saturday evening. It was a decent showing for both candidates but McCain probably did the best in what . . .

The coming fascist state
David Huntwork
June 25, 2008

If the government gets into the business of regulating and controlling carbon emissions it will be an unparalleled concentration of power far exceeding the New . . .

Obama: excusing the inexcusable
David Huntwork
March 22, 2008

As the race and religion debate continues to swirl around him, Senator Barack Obama is having trouble keeping his story straight. His close relationship with . . .

In defense of Blackwater and the modern day 'merc'
David Huntwork
October 6, 2007

The mere mention of private military companies is enough to panic the OH MY G-D squad of American society and leaves them loudly shrieking fascism and . . .

The Left attempts to define political correctness
David Huntwork
September 19, 2007

Kai Chang from the blog Zuky wrote a piece titled The Greatest Cliché: The Unexamined Propaganda of "Political Correctness" (http://www.kaichang.net/2006/11/the . . .

The Salt Lake shooter and Sudden Jihad Syndrome
David Huntwork
February 22, 2007

If you only read the news as reported by the Main Stream Media, you would never know that we had just recently experienced another Jihad style attack by a . . .

Successes and setbacks in the "long war"
David Huntwork
January 31, 2007

A year ago the Pentagon released its Quadrennial Defense Review. It was essentially a strategy for a 20-year "long war" and a generational battle plan designed . . .

The rise of the 'anti-jihadists'
David Huntwork
December 6, 2006

The Internet has become a favored propaganda tool for Islamists, terrorists and al-Qaeda types the world over. It is used to distribute their videos, release . . .

Workshop of the Second Self: A book review
David Huntwork
October 29, 2006

We increasingly live in a society where everyone is a victim; and just one step from everyone having a disability. We have gone far beyond the physical . . .

The mystery of 9-11, Dr. Graham, and Jamal Khan
David Huntwork
September 28, 2006

My friend, and fellow blogger, DFV at www.Constitutionclub.com sent me this interesting little story: "Do you like a good 9/11 mystery? "A man named . . .

2996: A tribute to the victims of 9-11
David Huntwork
September 6, 2006

As the fifth anniversary of 9-11 approaches there will be a large variety of memorial services, Freedom walks and remembrance ceremonies throughout the nation . . .

Myths (and truths) of the illegal immigration invasion
David Huntwork
June 18, 2006

Now that the Mexican flags have once again been neatly folded and tucked away in the sock drawer, and civilization has successfully weathered a 'Day without . . .

Out-of-control teacher reinstated after anti-US rant
David Huntwork
March 11, 2006

Perhaps it was inevitable. An MP3 player given for Christmas, a controversial president guided by tradition and constitutional requirement to report on the . . .

Alternating Worlds: A book review
David Huntwork
February 19, 2006

Gary Wolf has released his third novel entitled Alternating Worlds. The subject matter, and its obvious parallels to modern philosophical, cultural and . . .

Defending Christmas
David Huntwork
December 4, 2005

"All the Whos down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot, but the Grinch, who lived just north of Whoville, did not. — Dr. Seuss It is the Christmas season and . . .

The execution of Terri Schiavo
David Huntwork
April 2, 2005

"The essence of civilization is that the strong have a duty to protect the weak. In cases where there are serious doubts and questions, the presumption should . . .

The saga of SpongeBob Squarepants
David Huntwork
January 23, 2005

Unless you have been living in a cave the last few days you are aware of those wacky Christian Right nutjobs taking inexplicable swipes at the beloved cartoon . . .

Embedded reporters: a bad idea
David Huntwork
November 28, 2004

A United States marine now faces possible conviction and punishment for war crimes for finishing off a wounded enemy fighter in Fallujah. An act not unique and . . .

Death of a monster
David Huntwork
November 12, 2004

As I watched the French and Egyptian military honor guards escort the body of the Egyptian, Abdel-Rahman Abdel-Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husseini, better known . . .

Immigration's unarmed invasion: Deadly Consequences -- A book review
David Huntwork
October 6, 2004

I had decided that I was through writing book reviews. They simply took too long to do compared to a normal column and were much too time consuming in a life . . .

Post 47 and RAthERGATE
David Huntwork
September 17, 2004

Poor Col. Killian died in 1984 but I believe he would be surprised at the stir he created some twenty years after his death. On the evening of Sept. 8th CBS's  . . .

Sept 11th: Lives lost and lessons learned
David Huntwork
September 12, 2004

The third anniversary of the deadliest enemy attack on US soil has come and gone and it is important to take stock of what we have learned from that fateful day . . .

An alliance of evil: Saddam and bin Laden
David Huntwork
July 18, 2004

"What we have found is, were there contacts between al-Qaida and Iraq, yes. Some of them were shadowy but they were there." — Tom Kean, the Republican former . . .

The Holy Land -- A book review
David Huntwork
June 18, 2004

The Holy Land is a work of science fiction by Dr. Robert Zubrin. It is a piercing, satirical look at the "problems" of the Middle East and modern terrorism. Dr. . . .

The Embracer -- A book review
David Huntwork
May 19, 2004

I found The Embracer by Gary Wolf to be a strangely disturbing book in many ways. Set in a future eerily devoid of marriage, relationships, or genuine human . . .

The nature of the enemy
David Huntwork
May 15, 2004

The praise of Allah for all Muslims with his support and the humiliating of those who attempt to defeat Islam and who attack it and who entice the unbelievers . . .

Final battle of the culture wars
David Huntwork
February 24, 2004

Already, most people are tired of the pathetic political theater in the streets and courthouses of San Francisco, and the legal tomfoolery in the courtrooms and . . .

They say Trevor made a mockery of MLK Day
David Huntwork
January 22, 2004

Trevor is a junior at Westside High School in Omaha, Nebraska. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Trevor — along with a couple of friends — decided to orchestrate a . . .

Did you lie to your kids at Christmas?
David Huntwork
December 26, 2003

From the moment a child is born there is probably no greater "universal truth" pounded into their head by society and culture than of the existence of a fat . . .

The twists and turns of the Jessica Lynch story
David Huntwork
November 14, 2003

With a book deal, multiple prime time interviews, and a made-for-television movie under her belt, not to mention naked pictures of her frolicking with fellow . . .

Valley of the Dry Bones -- book review
David Huntwork
October 25, 2003

It is rare to find a book that incorporates desperation, history, politics, intrigue, law enforcement, Christianity, biblical principles, radical . . .

Rush and race
David Huntwork
October 5, 2003

"I think what we've had here is a little social concern in the NFL. The media has been very desirous that a black quarterback do well. They're interested in . . .

What's wrong with the Caucasian Club?
David Huntwork
September 25, 2003

Writing a column on race is the political equivalent of walking through a minefield or playing Russian roulette with your reputation. It is also a striking . . .

The seductive temptress
David Huntwork
September 8, 2003

The modern political persuasion called Liberalism can be compared to a beautiful seductive temptress. Alluring and destined to feel good for a while but after . . .

A just war
David Huntwork
August 13, 2003

The justification of the Iraq War should be old news by now, but still the shrill cry of “Where’s the WMD’s?” continues to reverberate across the political . . .

Living the Bill of Rights
David Huntwork
July 11, 2003

Over Independence Day weekend, I threw my Chinese military issue SKS semiautomatic "assault rifle" in the back of the family mini van, grabbed my snub nose .38 . . .

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