Jeff Lukens column

Jeff Lukens is a West Point graduate and U.S. Army veteran. He is also a conservative Christian activist, patriot, rabble-rouser, community organizer, street agitator, freedom warrior, and all-around good guy. He writes from a fresh, conservative point of view.

Congressional spending goes full Weimar
Jeff Lukens
April 21, 2024

It has become a speculative game in the blogosphere to predict what black swan calamities could lead to a breakdown in civil order and the imposition of some . . .

National populism and the rise of Donald Trump
Jeff Lukens
January 23, 2024

When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the nonsense which has connected them with another, they should speak loudly . . .

Time for another great awakening
Jeff Lukens
September 4, 2023

We live in an age of unbelief. The foundations of American life are eroding. America is entering an uncharted, revolutionary time. We are no longer the . . .

The cataclysm to come
Jeff Lukens
May 19, 2023

When nations die, they do so with surprising speed. Ernest Hemingway made a similar observation when a person in his novel was asked how he went bankrupt, and . . .

Will transhumanism end equality?
Jeff Lukens
April 2, 2023

The American people have worked hard to ensure equality for all citizens. So now science has advanced to where a new hybrid super breed of people can be created . . .

The church must speak out
Jeff Lukens
January 4, 2023

Churches have remained publicly quiet for decades on the moral issues of the day so as not to appear too controversial or too political. As a result, public . . .

The age of Trump
Jeff Lukens
July 15, 2022

One hundred years from now, historians will be looking back and calling this the Age of Trump, for Donald Trump has as much clout today in America that only the . . .

ERIC, ballot stuffing, and the 2022 election
Jeff Lukens
March 29, 2022

Leave it to the left to come up with a taxpayer-funded election integrity system that is instead a Trojan Horse for election fraud. ERIC is an organization . . .

A cyber-security option for the 2022 elections
Jeff Lukens
October 19, 2021

If voting machines are connected to the internet, they can be hacked. While there is evidence that there were cyber-attacks in all 50 states, the sad truth . . .

My Christian testimony
Jeff Lukens
August 8, 2021

I always believed there was a God, even as a boy. But I never thought I could have a personal relationship with him or that he would guide me in life choices. I . . .

Joe McCarthy reconsidered
Jeff Lukens
July 21, 2021

Charged with inciting a fraudulent Red Scare in the nation and soiling the names of many innocent persons, Senator Joseph McCarthy is regarded today as a . . .

Election fraud is an issue that will not go away
Jeff Lukens
June 14, 2021

There are many reasons to doubt the 2020 election results. No question, strange things were happening on election night. Democrats' push for universal mail-in . . .

The Fourth Turning Crisis has arrived
Jeff Lukens
May 18, 2021

Sweeping political and cultural transformations occur during times of crisis. Our nation is in such a time now, and significant change may soon be coming . . .

Our growing China problem
Jeff Lukens
March 20, 2021

The People's Republic of China is an existential threat to the national security, health, and prosperity of the United States. Communist China has viewed the U . . .

The MAGA movement is the future of the GOP
Jeff Lukens
February 20, 2021

Donald Trump's "America First" platform empowered the nation to some of its most important days in the republic's history. He had a bond with his supporters . . .

Choosing Electoral College could be a Profile in Courage
Jeff Lukens
November 15, 2020

John F. Kennedy published his famous book Profiles in Courage in 1956 highlighting individuals whose courage and acts of astounding integrity in the face of . . .

The coming national crisis
Jeff Lukens
August 4, 2020

With the 2020 election only months away, it is reasonable to wonder whether the election could spark widespread violence nationwide. With a probable hung . . .

White guilt and black victimhood must end
Jeff Lukens
June 22, 2020

The death of George Floyd set off civil unrest unlike any we have seen in recent years. The protests have placed attention on harsh police tactics and the need . . .

The Second Cold War has begun
Jeff Lukens
May 18, 2020

The People's Republic of China hides its motives in a cloak of mystery. However, their contempt and disregard of others in the Coronavirus pandemic has now . . .

Christianity is under siege in America
Jeff Lukens
June 12, 2019

In this great country, it's not a crime to be a Christian – at least not yet. But the left is working on it. Free expression of religion is not just . . .

The rising China threat
Jeff Lukens
May 1, 2019

China's meteoric rise from an impoverished country to a global superpower ranks as one of history's most remarkable political and economic achievements. It . . .

Is a Second Civil War coming?
Jeff Lukens
February 28, 2019

Civil wars are horrendous and bloody affairs. That's why we should avoid them. They happen when two sides cannot settle on who runs the country. When they can . . .

In defense of Western civilization
Jeff Lukens
January 26, 2019

All people may be equal, but all cultures are not. The rise of Western civilization has led to the greatest progress in human history. It has given the world . . .

Why I am a Republican
Jeff Lukens
June 28, 2017

I often think about Bob Seger's song 'Against the Wind.' To be a change agent, we must be running 'against the wind,' both culturally and politically. As . . .

Book review: Big Agenda: President Trump's Plan to Save America
Jeff Lukens
January 30, 2017

For years, grassroots conservatives have been searching for their voice, only to be stymied by Washington Insiders. Conservative anger has risen to the point . . .

Waiting for a leader to emerge
Jeff Lukens
April 8, 2015

Deep into a second term, Barack Obama is determined to double down on his failed agenda. Virtually everything he says is designed to mislead, undercut, and harm . . .

Emerging consensus that LBJ killed JFK?
Jeff Lukens
March 31, 2014

More than a thousand of books have been written on the John F. Kennedy assassination, yet there remains much controversy as to what happened that day in Dallas. . . .

Florida legislator seeks to amend U.S. Constitution
Jeff Lukens
January 1, 2014

Are you happy with the way the federal government is operating? If not, are you interested in helping us change the way Washington DC operates? These are . . .

Why America is exceptional
Jeff Lukens
December 8, 2013

The United States is the most dynamic and powerful nation in world history. No major issue of global peace or stability can be resolved without involvement by . . .

Women have no business in combat
Jeff Lukens
January 28, 2013

The Obama Administration is forcing the military to assign female soldiers into combat infantry roles. In a future engagement, the result is certain to be . . .

America in need of revival
Jeff Lukens
December 18, 2012

We live in and age of unbelief. We live with America in decline. We are no longer the America of our founders, or even the America that existed twenty years ago . . .

Was election a tipping-point?
Jeff Lukens
November 24, 2012

The unraveling of the American social fabric has now reached critical mass. Barack Obama has succeeded in radically transforming America, and the slide is now . . .

You lie, Mr. President!
Jeff Lukens
October 29, 2012

Vladimir Lenin once said, "A lie told often enough becomes the truth." In the electronic age, the left has hammered this theory home harder than 'ol Vlad could . . .

America after Obama
Jeff Lukens
January 27, 2012

Barack Obama has gone from the "one we've been waiting for" to the one we can't wait to kick out. No one ever thought one man could bring the nation to its . . .

Did hedge funds throw the 2008 election?
Jeff Lukens
August 23, 2011

Hedge fund traders had a great year in 2008. That year, hedge fund short sellers were instrumental in the spike in fuel prices, the bankruptcy of Lehman . . .

The strategic debate we need to have
Jeff Lukens
June 13, 2011

The U.S. federal debt is our nation's greatest strategic weakness. As the debt continues to grow, our military posture around the globe is threatened. Defense . . .

Obama's fake birth certificate
Jeff Lukens
May 6, 2011

We knew the day Barack Obama announced the release of his Birth Certificate that the document would be checked nine ways to Sunday for authenticity. Well, the . . .

A battle we cannot afford to lose
Jeff Lukens
March 2, 2011

Patriots since the founding have always risen to the challenges of their time. Today, we must do the same. As the debt crisis deepens, the time is growing short . . .

Could China's instability threaten America?
Jeff Lukens
December 3, 2010

China's double-digit economic growth over the past thirty years has been breathtaking. Growth has limits, however, and China may soon be reaching them. With . . .

Restoring honor: a new American awakening?
Jeff Lukens
August 16, 2010

If anything good can be said about the progressive left controlling our government, it's that their astonishingly brazen and heavy-handed tactics may have . . .

Uncovering the Obama conspiracies
Jeff Lukens
July 6, 2010

Our worst suspicions about Barack Obama are coming true. He is not a centrist as he claimed to be. He is a leftist, and he is destroying our way of life. Obama . . .

Just finish the dang fence
Jeff Lukens
June 6, 2010

Why did building the fence along our southern border stop? Instead of building the fence, Barack Obama would rather build a political party of illegal aliens . . .

Summoning our inner hero
Jeff Lukens
May 9, 2010

Rarely does the concern of the middle-class reach a point where they start protesting the government en masse. The passage of ObamaCare and the impending . . .

2008 market crash should be investigated
Jeff Lukens
April 8, 2010

Almost two years after the mortgage crisis and stock market crash, no one seems to wonder about the "September surprise" that shifted the 2008 presidential . . .

Change our military can't believe in
Jeff Lukens
February 18, 2010

Many gays and lesbians serve honorably in today's military. That is no secret. It is also no secret that open homosexuality within the ranks could hinder unit . . .

The choice between prosperity and decline
Jeff Lukens
December 28, 2009

This land of a free people and a free-market economy has generated a great wave of innovation that has benefited all of humanity. The essence of freedom and . . .

Giving thanks
Jeff Lukens
November 22, 2009

Thanksgiving is a chance to gather with loved ones and share in a time-honored American tradition. For some, it is an excuse to stuff themselves with turkey and . . .

Obama and the end of white guilt
Jeff Lukens
October 11, 2009

Barack Obama portrayed himself as America's first "post-racial" president, yet he and his supporters continue to play the race card against ordinary Americans . . .

Slouching toward Orwell's 1984
Jeff Lukens
July 18, 2009

George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" tells of an advanced world where there are no individual freedoms, and the state uses fear to manipulate and control . . .

Survivor Uganda team returns home
Jeff Lukens
July 5, 2009

This summer, Bay Life Church in Brandon, Florida is supporting the Village of Hope in Uganda. Scott Ranck led the "Survivor Uganda" team of 13 men who visited . . .

When the Obama backlash comes
Jeff Lukens
April 29, 2009

Public opinion can be very fickle. Barack Obama has ridden a positive wave of opinion all the way to the White House. The public has welcomed him into office in . . .

A crisis too great to waste
Jeff Lukens
January 21, 2009

So Barack Obama proposes massive government spending like we have never seen before as our way back to economic prosperity. Yet wasn't it a mountain of . . .

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