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What Happened to the Bill of Rights?

billofrights "The National Government was itself the creature of the States... Yet today it is often made to appear that the creature, Frankenstein-like, is determined to destroy the creators." -President Dwight Eisenhower, Governors' Conference, June 24, 1957 The original thirteen States were afraid that the new Federal Government they just created might become too powerful, as […]

Lies and Dang Lies Environmentalists Tell

truth-and-lies "Romantic love is often blind. This is nowhere made more evident than in the environmental infatuation, if not worship, of a natural world which the modern greens will never be able to save no matter how totalitarian the movement becomes." – R. Mark Musser, author The green infatuation and Gaia worship were prominent in Hitler's […]

Liberal Socialism: Pickpocketing our Freedom

socialism-thatcher Norman Thomas, the best known leader of the Socialist Party of America and six-times Socialist Party candidate for President of the US, has been attributed for this in a 1944 speech: "The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of 'liberalism,' they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program, until […]

It Didn’t All Start With Barack Obama

111205_obama_tr_ap_328 Richard Willard Armour, an American writer of humor and satire, wrote a parody history of the United States entitled It All Would Have Started With Columbus. He subtitled it A Merry Mangling of American History from Columbus to Nixon. In it, he recounted American history in the manner of the old "Fractured Fairy Tales" cartoons […]

Former EPA Chiefs Aren’t Buying White House Climate Agenda

U.S. President Obama gestures while participating in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer Three former Environmental Protection Agency heads were brought to Capitol Hill Wednesday to convince senators to act quickly on global warming, but were skeptical of the impact the Obama administration's new power plant regulations will have on the climate. The current EPA is planning on cutting emissions from existing power plants by 30 percent by […]

Why “Nicer than God” Won’t Win the Culture

minimal-desktop-wallpaper-be-nice-to-people Faced with unprecedented threats to religious liberty on one side, and excommunication by the Republican Party ruling class on the other, social conservatives are engaging in a major internal debate. Since this debate could determine the fate of the sturdiest leg of Ronald Reagan's famed "three-legged stool coalition," how it shakes out could have a […]

Senator Mike Lee to Make Election about Crony Capitalism

mike_lee Republicans could make the 2014 election about business bailouts and crony capitalism, if they wanted. "If Republicans want to grow their party into a national majority, we must begin, as Reagan did in 1981, by confronting our present crisis: America's large and growing Opportunity Deficit, namely, immobility among the poor and insecurity in the middle […]

Big Government Neo-Con Rick Santorum: Rand Paul’s Not My Leader

hqdefault7 Appearing on CNN's "Crossfire," Rick Santorum said that "libertarian" Rand Paul will not win the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. Santorum's speculation is based on his understanding of the direction of the Republican Party: "Well, first off, I don't think that will happen because a Republican Party is not a libertarian Party. It is a conservative […]

2016 Republican Presidential Hopefuls & Their Advisors

PresidentialStrawPollFullGrid080613 It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. Patrick Henry Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But then I repeat myself. -- Mark Twain What this country needs are more unemployed politicians,--Edward Langley, Artist (1928-1995) From Yahoo, comes an article entitled, The Brain Trusts Behind […]