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Times that Try Men’s Souls

1346851259537798 "A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right…" So wrote Thomas Paine in a pamphlet called Common Sense, which caused quite a stir back in 1775. It is widely believed that Thomas Paine's philosophy greatly aided the cause of American Independence with a logic and a passion […]

New York Fusion Center Declares Oath Keepers, Other Liberty Groups as ‘Extremist Threats’

Oath-Keepers-250x250 The New York State Intelligence Center — a known Fusion Center with the stated purpose to, "collect, evaluate, analyze, and disseminate information and intelligence data regarding criminal and terrorist activity relevant to New York State" — issued a Counter Terrorism Bulletin last June identifying Oath Keepers in addition to other liberty related groups as "far-right extremist group […]

Constitutional Literacy - Does It Matter?

2898686447_cb19bfda3d_o Pop quiz: What holiday do Americans celebrate on September 17? If you said, "Constitution Day" congratulations! You are among a very small minority of Americans who know something of their history. But, is that really important? Why celebrate the Constitution? Who even knows what it says? A couple years ago the Ohio General Assembly passed […]

ACLU Threats: Obstacles or Opportunities?

7403731050_9a1ee480de_b Do you find yourself discouraged over the sheer volume of battles we face as progressives continue to interfere in so many areas of our personal and public lives? Education, property rights, marriage…the list is long. Many Tea Party and Liberty Groups are losing members who are weary of not seeing the changes they desire. It's […]

The Star-Spangled Banner Celebrates 200 Years

Fireworks_556 On SEPTEMBER 13, 1814, just weeks after they burned the U.S. Capitol, the British attacked Baltimore, Maryland-the third largest city in America.On their way, they caught an elderly physician of Upper Marlboro, Dr. William Beanes.The town feared Dr. Beanes would be hanged so they asked attorney Francis Scott Key to sail with Colonel John Skinner […]

Maxine Waters: Americans are Bigots for Opposing Sharia Law

101130_maxine_waters_ap_328 I confess I've been called a bigot for lots of things simply because I have a Christian worldview. I've been called it by atheists, homosexuals and Islamists, but they always use that because they simply cannot defend their positions, and so, they resort to name calling. It shouldn't surprise anyone then that socialist Representative Maxine […]

Obama Wants to Delay Immigration Reform by Executive Fiat till after Mid-Term Elections

US President Obama speaks during annual conference of the National Council of La Raza in Washington Obama is set to delay any executive actions regarding "immigration reform" until after the midterm elections to "save" his unpopular immigration boosting stance from an American voter backlash that could affect Democrat's chance at election. According to White House Spokesman Josh Earnest, "By injecting [the immigration issue] into the highly charged political debate six or […]