Opinion

Over 1,000 Educators Apply for Armed Teacher Training

on January 14, 2013, 8:34 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Jason Hart (Diary) Original Post   The Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) announced in a January 9 release that over 1,000 educators have applied for its partner foundation’s Armed Teacher Training Program first publicized December 20, 2012. Applications are still being accepted via online survey. “The original intent was to simply offer free firearm training to 24 teachers in order […]

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Having to Choose

on January 14, 2013, 8:18 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, Religion

By: Erick Erickson (Diary) Louie Giglio is a Christian pastor in Atlanta. For the past two decades he has spent his time getting Christians to focus on a topic dear to me — human trafficking.  That has been his calling and focus.  It is a worthy cause.  More than 17,000 people are smuggled into the United States each year to […]

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MR. GOVERNMENT MAN, I DON’T BELIEVE YOU!

on January 14, 2013, 4:16 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Michael Gaddy Mr. Government Man, it certainly looks as if you are dead set on disarming the American Public and are using as your basis, gun violence committed by disturbed people with facts known only to you. Let me be clear here Mr. Government Man; your facts as presented, coupled with your past history of perpetrating lies to accomplish […]

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Ross: Breaking News (Yes, that’s the title of this article)

Ross: Breaking News (Yes, that’s the title of this article)

on January 11, 2013, 4:26 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

Original Post Support Neals’ work by ordering a copy of his new book, ROSS: Unmasked. CLICK on the Pic When my local news station ends their broadcast of the evening news, they always say something along the lines of, “Celebrating 125 years of broadcast excellence.” When I hear them say that it truly angers me, as from my perspective they […]

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Dr. Oz’s Whirlwind of Nonsense Continues

Dr. Oz’s Whirlwind of Nonsense Continues

on January 10, 2013, 11:52 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Daytime television’s shamelessly self-promoting “You Doc,” Mehmet Oz, continued his tradition of providing bad dietary advice in his most recent newspaper column. He claims that eating sugar and fat “trigger withdrawal symptoms when you stop eating them.” This is utter hokum. An examination and commentary by researchers from Cambridge University found “no conclusive evidence of a human withdrawal syndrome for […]

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TURN IN  YOUR GUN

TURN IN YOUR GUN

on January 9, 2013, 12:49 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

After one year since the Gun Owners turned in their weapons. The statistics are in: Australia-wide, homicides are up 6.2 percent Australia-wide, assaults are up 9.6 percent Australia-wide, armed robberies are up 44 percent (yes, 44 percent)! While figures over the previous 25 years showed a steady decrease in armed robbery with firearms, this has changed drastically upward in the […]

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Then there is Al Gore…..

Then there is Al Gore…..

on January 9, 2013, 8:51 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Harwell’s 10-Bill Limit Changed to 15-Bill Limit (with other tweaks) NOTE:  Lots more details on this week will be in the Saturday Leglislative Update. House Speaker Beth Harwell’s move to limit the amount of legislation that can be filed by state representatives was softened Wednesday in the face of criticism – some from fellow Republicans – while Gov. Bill Haslam […]

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Welcome to Romerica 2013 in the Year of Crying Out

on January 8, 2013, 11:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

One of the most dramatic proofs that people do not learn from history is the denial by most people of what cultural anthropologists have determined are the common denominators of fallen civilizations, while our present culture is steeped in the very same social toxins. They include corruption in government, debasement of the currency, violence in sports, obsession with entertainment, disregard […]

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Quote of the day

on January 8, 2013, 4:20 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Old Rebel (Mike Tuggle) “This, then, remains a country in a Cold Civil War – not far off the geographical contours of the first, but with the inheritors of the Confederacy concentrated in the South and now also with serious pockets of absolutists in the more rural parts of the country as a whole.” Andrew Sullivan, pseudo-conservative Sullivan’s right, […]

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Alabama vs. Notre Dame—Politically Correct Football vs. Historic America

Alabama vs. Notre Dame—Politically Correct Football vs. Historic America

on January 7, 2013, 5:20 PM / in Football, Opinion, Sports

By Peter Bradley Original Post Majority white Notre Dame is pitted against mostly black Alabama in Monday night’s national championship college football game. Despite having a black quarterback, Everett Golson—whose performance had to be salvaged several times this year by his white backup, Tommy Rees—Notre Dame starts up to twelve whites at a time and probably has a 70 percent […]

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Death brings the Ultimate Loss

on January 7, 2013, 9:48 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Death has always come easy to me and I suspect several reasons that is true. I didn’t have this perspective in the beginning but while this all may seem strange to a great many,  as I grew I viewed life as no more than a transition period, a stepping off place; a place where we learn to be closer to […]

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The Rule of Law

on January 7, 2013, 4:27 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Americans just want us … not to be concerned if they can be constitutionally justified. … Why, if we had to do that (follow the rule of our Constitution), we could not pass most of the laws we enact around here.” – former Sen. John Glenn, parentheses added The man in the Oval Office brought in the New Year with an […]

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A Politically Incorrect Guide to ‘Sexual Orientation’

A Politically Incorrect Guide to ‘Sexual Orientation’

on January 7, 2013, 4:05 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Explaining the latest alphabet designations for behavioral deviants By Matt Barber It’s a mixed up muddled up shook up world … ~ The Kinks Through the secular-”progressive” looking-glass, the term “sexual orientation” has, in a few short years, evolved to accommodate an ever-expanding fruit basket of carnal appetites. First it was “LGB” – liberal shorthand for “lesbian, gay and bisexual.” […]

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Bloggers Retaliate Against Newspaper That Published Gun Information

on January 6, 2013, 8:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 Compiled by Pastor Greg Wilson, Landmark Baptist Church, Archer, Florida Thomson/Reuters Three days after a New York newspaper published the names and addresses of licensed gun owners in Westchester and Rockland counties, gun-rights advocates and privacy activists struck back. Two bloggers published the names, […]

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The Truth About Guns Blog

on January 6, 2013, 8:29 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 Compiled by Pastor Greg Wilson, Landmark Baptist Church, Archer, Florida …Because Government Troops Have High Capacity Magazines by Tim McNabb When I am asked why I need a magazine for my “assault rifle” larger than 10 rounds, the answer is “because soldiers carry magazines […]

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Gun Registration Is Gun Confiscation

Gun Registration Is Gun Confiscation

on January 6, 2013, 8:27 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Dean Weingarten Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 Compiled by Pastor Greg Wilson, Landmark Baptist Church, Archer, Florida The holy grail of the anti-self-defense and anti-rights special interest groups is gun registration. This is because once your gun is required to be registered, it is in effect, already confiscated. […]

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Highway 61 Revisited

on January 6, 2013, 4:43 AM / in News, Opinion

Emmie (not her real name) had asked me to go to Tunica with her. It’s a good two hour drive, maybe 1-1/2 if the traffic is light. Emmie said, “We’ll just go, play for a while, have dinner and come home.”  I like to play slot machines as much as the next person who likes to play slot machines (this […]

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Joel Bowman reckoning today from Buenos Aires, Argentina January 5th 2013

Joel Bowman reckoning today from Buenos Aires, Argentina January 5th 2013

on January 5, 2013, 8:34 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Before diving into today’s penultimate installment of The Daily Reckoning Best Of 2012 Series, we’d like to wish the Federal Reserve a very unhappy birthday. This year will mark the 100th anniversary of that rotten institution, a hideout for scoundrels and highwaymen of the academic class and for perpetrators of untold crimes against monetary sanity. Over the past century, the […]

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My Line In The Sand Is Drawn Here!

on January 5, 2013, 8:01 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Chuck Baldwin Archived column: http://chuckbaldwinlive.com/home/archives/5345 If Barack Obama and his gaggle of gun grabbers have their way, the American citizenry will have all of their firearms taken away. If their current attempt to outlaw semi-automatic rifles is successful, does anyone think it will stop there? Don’t be naïve! The goal of people like Barack Obama, Dianne Feinstein, Charles Schumer, […]

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Off the Edge

on January 4, 2013, 8:44 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

It used to be, in simpler times, people could use hyperbole in exclamations of frustration (e.g. “I’m gonna kill him for playing that prank on me!”) without striking paranoia and fear in those who heard it, and without being scrutinized as a potential murderer. Not that the person was actually going to kill anyone, but just that he was reacting […]

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