Opinion

The Threat From the Military and Secret Police

The Threat From the Military and Secret Police

on November 20, 2013, 6:49 AM / in Opinion

By Jack D. Douglas Original Post Sacred Monarchs have been overthrown by military leaders throughout all 5,000 years of statism. Caesarism is ancient. Bonapartism is the modern version of Caesarism. We see it happening every day in the world’s media. The Egyptian Army and secret police just overthrew the first elected, democratic government in Egypt’s history. (I believe for many […]

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U.S. general: Let’s make Obama resign

U.S. general: Let’s make Obama resign

on November 20, 2013, 6:44 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By F. Michael Maloof Original Post Cites Nixon resignation, urges citizens ‘to save republic’ from Washington leadership WASHINGTON – A retired Army general is calling for the “forced resignations” of President Obama, other administration officials and the leadership of Congress for the direction they’re taking the nation, his list of grievances including the systematic political purge of hundreds of senior […]

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A brown-skinned suburban mom responds to Common Core bigot Arne Duncan

A brown-skinned suburban mom responds to Common Core bigot Arne Duncan

on November 19, 2013, 12:03 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Michelle Malkin Ohhhh yes, the red blood underneath my brown skin is boiling. This Obama educrat has stepped in it. Big time. Race card-wielding Education Secretary Arne Duncan is nothing but a corrupt and bankrupt bigot. We’ll get to his diatribe in a moment. But first, let’s step back for some perspective, reflection, and background on this pivotal moment […]

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Black Education Tragedy

Black Education Tragedy

on November 18, 2013, 9:06 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

As if more evidence were needed about the tragedy of black education, Rachel Jeantel, a witness for the prosecution in the George Zimmerman murder trial, put a face on it for the nation to see. Some of that evidence unfolded when Zimmerman’s defense attorney asked 19-year-old Jeantel to read a letter that she allegedly had written to Trayvon Martin’s mother. […]

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RAISE MINIMUM WAGE TO $100.00 AN HOUR

RAISE MINIMUM WAGE TO $100.00 AN HOUR

on November 18, 2013, 8:47 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“When all government, domestic and foreign, in little as in great things, shall be drawn to Washington as the center of all power, it will render powerless the checks provided of one government on another and will become as venal and oppressive as the government from which we separated.” —Thomas Jefferson to Charles Hammond, 1821. ME 15:332 Every few years, […]

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Changes to the Second Amendment won’t halt crime

Changes to the Second Amendment won’t halt crime

on November 18, 2013, 8:41 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Keith Fierro | Daily Titan After every instance of a publicized shooting, the alarm to repeal the Second Amendment or to change its meaning sounds loudly from gun control advocates. The main fallacy here lies in the assertion that the cause of a murderous madman’s shooting spree—such as what recently happened at the Los Angeles International Airport—is a constitutional […]

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Obama’s War on Coal

Obama’s War on Coal

on November 18, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Phyllis Schlafly Campaigning for the 2008 Democratic nomination for President in Oregon (a must-win state in the Democratic primaries), Barack Obama toadied to environmentally conscious voters. He said on May 17, 2008, “We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times — and then just expect […]

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“You Can Keep Your Plan” And The Liberal Failure Of Moral Imagination

“You Can Keep Your Plan” And The Liberal Failure Of Moral Imagination

on November 17, 2013, 7:47 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry Obama lied, people lost their healthcare! I want to put forward a more generous interpretation of the “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan” lie. Obviously in the first sense it is a lie, given that the Administration knew plans would be cancelled and pretended otherwise. But I think there’s a well-intentioned way in […]

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Americans Deserve the IRS

Americans Deserve the IRS

on November 17, 2013, 7:36 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  By Walter E. Williams Individually,  Americans do not deserve to be subservient to such a fear-mongering,  intimidating and powerful agency as the Internal Revenue Service; but  collectively, we do. Let’s look at it. Since the 1791  ratification of our Constitution, until well into the 1920s, federal  spending as a percentage of gross domestic product never exceeded 5  percent, except […]

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Peter Coyne, looking to DR readers for more insights into long-wave theory…

Peter Coyne, looking to DR readers for more insights into long-wave theory…

on November 16, 2013, 7:48 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“I agree with Mr. Rothbard’s opinion that government interference in the markets causes the boom and bust cycles,” writes one reader. “But I also agree with the Elliott Wave and socionomics theories that market changes result from sentiments motivated by the thinking and mood changes of the masses (often unconscious), resulting in periods of economic change, booms, busts, wars, depressions, […]

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Reid, Pelosi — If ObamaCare’s So “Wonderful” Why Aren’t YOU Joining?

Reid, Pelosi — If ObamaCare’s So “Wonderful” Why Aren’t YOU Joining?

on November 16, 2013, 7:37 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Written by  William F. Jasper Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is fuming over Senator David Vitter’s efforts to expose members of the Senate and House who exempt themselves and their staff members from the negative impacts of ObamaCare they are forcing on the rest of us. By Thursday, November 14, Sen. Vitter (R-La.) had Sen. Reid almost ready to […]

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Our Friends Are Killing Us

Our Friends Are Killing Us

on November 15, 2013, 9:20 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. There is a prophetic verse of Scripture that records the conquering Messiah as being asked about the wounds that are in his hands. He responds, “Those with which I was wounded in the house of my friends.” (Zechariah 13:6 KJV) Indeed. It wasn’t the Romans that were fixated with killing Christ; it was the Lord’s […]

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Papal Neutrality in the Culture War?

Papal Neutrality in the Culture War?

on November 15, 2013, 9:18 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  “Pope Francis doesn’t want cultural warriors; he doesn’t want ideologues,” said Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash.: “The nuncio said the Holy Father wants bishops with pastoral sensitivity, shepherds who know the smell of the sheep.” Bishop Cupich was conveying instructions the papal nuncio had delivered from Rome to guide U.S. bishops in choosing a new leader. They chose […]

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Freedom and Federalism

Freedom and Federalism

on November 14, 2013, 9:09 AM / in Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano One of the bedrocks of our governmental infrastructure is federalism. This is the constitutional recognition of the legal origins of the United States as a union of independent states. America started, of course, with 13 colonies, which became 13 states, and gradually added 37 additional states. Though the federal government is a behemoth today, it was […]

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Does Washington Know Best?

Does Washington Know Best?

on November 14, 2013, 7:41 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams According to some estimates, there are more than 100 million traffic signals in the U.S., but whatever the number, how many of us would like Washington, in the name of public health and safety, to be in sole charge of their operation? Congress or a committee it authorizes would determine the position of traffic signals at […]

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Too ‘Smart’ to Do the Job?

Too ‘Smart’ to Do the Job?

on November 14, 2013, 6:31 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

In Germany they can call him Sgt. Schultz. By Ralph R. Reiland The American Spectator In his 2007 biography of Barack Obama, Obama: From Promise to Power, Chicago Tribune reporter David Mendell described the exchange he had with then-Illinois state Sen. Barack Obama just minutes before he delivered the keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston: After […]

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Andrew Huszar: Confessions of a Quantitative Easer

Andrew Huszar: Confessions of a Quantitative Easer

on November 13, 2013, 2:21 PM / in Opinion

By Andrew Huszar Wall Street Journal Op Ed I can only say: I’m sorry, America. As a former Federal Reserve official, I was responsible for executing the centerpiece program of the Fed’s first plunge into the bond-buying experiment known as quantitative easing. The central bank continues to spin QE as a tool for helping Main Street. But I’ve come to recognize […]

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Is There a Way Out?

Is There a Way Out?

on November 13, 2013, 8:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Walter E. Williams Original Post According to a  recent Fox News poll, 73 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the  direction of the country, up 20 points from 2012. Americans sense that  there’s a lot going wrong in our nation, but most don’t have a clue  about the true nature of our problem. If they had a clue, most […]

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Unpayable Debt

Unpayable Debt

on November 13, 2013, 7:19 AM / in Opinion

Today has rightfully been set aside to honor the men and women who have stood in the breech between us and those who would estroy us, devoting precious years in the very prime of their young lives to protect the country, the people and the way of life they love. They all made tremendous sacrifices, up to and including the […]

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Barack Obama’s Iraq

Barack Obama’s Iraq

on November 12, 2013, 9:09 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson In lamenting the sorry state of Meet the Press these days, Dave Weigel reminds me of a Barack Obama quote worth pointing out to Republicans. In an interview with the New Yorker magazine, Barack Obama opined on Iraq, “There’s an old saying in politics: when your opponent’s in trouble, just get out of the way … in […]

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