Articles by John Biver
SPLC Admits Defamation, Conservative Organizations Threaten Lawsuits
By John Biver   |   06.25.18
It’s often difficult to distinguish truth from satire on websites like The Onion and the Babylon Bee, and a few days ago many woke up to this headline: Southern Poverty Law Center Apologizes for Mislabeling Group as Anti-Muslim Extremists, Agrees...
Important U.S. Supreme Court Decision Summaries (and Some Much-Needed Good News)
By John Biver   |   06.21.18
Many pro-family conservatives ask, “Isn’t there any good news to report?” Yes, there is. Some examples are the growing national economy, record low unemployment numbers for minorities, foreign policy changes from the G.W. Bush and Obama years, and, lately, even...
Ireland Votes to Kill Unborn Babies with the Help of Facebook, Twitter and Google
By John Biver   |   06.01.18
Last week the people of Ireland voted to repeal Ireland’s Eighth Amendment that granted “equal protection of the right to life of the preborn child and his or her mother.” After the repeal, “legislators will have the power to legalize...
Illinois is Insolvent and It is Time to Admit It
By John Biver   |   05.29.18
Many will see the proposal outlined in my previous article as a ridiculous fantasy and politically impossible. To them I’d say that almost everything is politically impossible until it is made politically possible. Selling a plan will be hard work,...
A Big and Bold Illinois Tax Reform Plan is Needed
By John Biver   |   05.25.18
As many readers are aware, Illinois families and jobs have been fleeing the state in record numbers in recent years due to the heavy tax burden. It’s not just time for a change in Illinois tax policy, it’s time for...
Compasses, Canteens, Campfires and Condoms
By John Biver   |   05.24.18
The newly renamed "Scouts BSA" is in the news again – this time amid reports that both condoms and alcohol will be available at next year's World Scout Jamboree.
Identity Politics: Statism, Paganism, and Cultural Marxism
By John Biver   |   05.16.18
American political conservatives continue to offer the American public a vision for how we should govern ourselves. While it is outlined in the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution (as well as state constitutions), a more specific approach is delineated in the Republican Party’s National Platform. The Illinois GOP Platform is also a conservative document. Here are just a few specifics in a nutshell:
Illinois Pro-Life Coalition Issues Joint Statement in Opposition to the ERA
By John Biver   |   05.12.18
If you pay just a little attention to the political fray that engulfs the country, you quickly realize that Leftists have trouble with the truth. They never disclose their real intentions when it comes to public policy. A “modest” tax...
English and Math Proficiency Takes a Back Seat to LGBTQ Propaganda
By John Biver   |   05.09.18
Here was the headline: “Only 33 Percent of Students Proficient in English, Math.” Last month, IFI’s Laurie Higgins wrote: “Devilish Details in School Sexuality-Indoctrination Bill.” And in a recent IFA Spotlight podcast, Higgins discussed the Illinois state senate’s approval of...
A Progressive Income Tax Proposal Will Not Satisfy the Illinois Taxeaters
By John Biver   |   05.02.18
Back in the 1990s, Illinois conservatives watched as Republican governors cooperated with General Assembly Democrats to lay a foundation for our state’s current fiscal disaster. Today, as 25 percent of the state’s budget goes to paying overly-generous pensions for government...
The Dark Forces Behind the Transgender Revolution
By John Biver   |   04.20.18
Long-time conservative activist Cliff Kincaid recently interviewed Liberty Counsel’s Mary E. McAlister. They covered a lot of important ground in a little over 30 minutes. Here is the intro to the video interview (see below): Mary McAlister of Liberty Counsel...
‘Net Neutrality’ in Illinois: Just One More Leftist Act of Deception
By John Biver   |   04.17.18
Last year the Federal Communications Commission overturned the Obama-era policy (referred to as “net neutraliy”) that “had placed Internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon under the strictest-ever regulatory oversight.” The “net neutrality” debate has gone for several years but...
Barack is Immune to Embarrassment about the Obama Library Boondoggle
By John Biver   |   04.03.18
Here is U.S. News and World Report (yes, it’s still in business) introducing our topic, the Obama Library: Chicago: Obama Library Infrastructure Could Total $175M CHICAGO (AP) — Private dollars will pay for building former President Barack Obama’s library, but...
Paraphilias of the Day: Abasiophilia, Agalmatophilia, Algolagnia, and Andromimetophilia
By John Biver   |   03.27.18
“It’s who they are,” we’re told. “It’s about love,” we’re told. To disagree is bigotry, we’re told. The problem is, the “LGBT” agenda is being sold deceptively. What Leftists don’t want to admit is that as the letters are added,...
President Trump Needs to Hear From Us on 3 Important Issues
By John Biver   |   03.19.18
Having worked for a member of Congress in Washington, D.C., and for state legislators here in Illinois, I can vouch for the fact that most elected officials care about what you think. No, really, they do. Even when they go...
John Biver
John Biver

John Biver is a Christian, an American citizen from Illinois, and works in the arena of applied political science. He is a writer, activist, and analyst with over twenty-five years of experience in the political arena. John has worked in politics and government in Washington, D.C., and in Illinois at the state and local level.

His personal website is johnbiver.com.

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