Opinion

Five Members of Congress to Watch in 2014

Five Members of Congress to Watch in 2014

on December 30, 2013, 10:02 AM / in Opinion

By Eric Pianin Call it cockeyed optimism or simply battle fatigue, but we’re beginning to hear some loose talk from Capitol Hill and the White House about the prospects for more bipartisan deal-making in 2014 springing from the budget deal. Congress, of course, just concluded one of its least productive sessions in history and inflicted a 16-day government shutdown on […]

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They Broke America’s Deadlock

They Broke America’s Deadlock

on December 30, 2013, 8:12 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Peter Beinart / The Daily Beast In 2012, Barack Obama travelled the country promising that if he defeated Mitt Romney, in 2013 the Republican Party’s “fever may break.”  Didn’t happen. In 2013, the GOP Congress remained just as hostile to Obamacare, citizenship for illegal immigrants, and a budget deal that includes higher taxes as it had in 2012. That’s […]

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‘Duck Dynasty’ Voters Vs. Dems

‘Duck Dynasty’ Voters Vs. Dems

on December 30, 2013, 8:08 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Keli Goff  / The Daily Beast Until very recently I had no idea who or what Duck Dynasty was. But now I, along with the rest of the English-speaking world, know far more about Duck Dynasty than I care to. But I am preparing myself for the reality that I will be hearing those two words endlessly over the course […]

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ALERT: America’s Not So Bright Future

ALERT: America’s Not So Bright Future

on December 30, 2013, 7:56 AM / in Local News, National News, Opinion

Editor’s NOTE: URGENT! You have but TWO (2) days to respond to the following. I have used Bulbs.com for many years. CALL NOW and get yourself some REAL light bulbs ordered – by the CASE. (JB – 12.29.13) Well J.D. – we HAVE become a Nation of ‘Dim Bulbs!’ Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Back in 2012, the government took our […]

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U.S. education suffers mightily while educantists & enablers “help” Mexico

on December 30, 2013, 7:52 AM / in Opinion

Headline: Arkansas State University to start Mexico campus, Times Record, December 26, 2013 Some quotes:  “A $50 million undertaking that’s being funded with private money”, followed by a statement “with the private foundation underwriting any operating deficits for 3 years after the campus opens”.   Who makes up the private foundation and what is their purpose?   Are the Tysons, Waltons and […]

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REPEAL THESE FIRST, BEFORE WE ADD MORE.

REPEAL THESE FIRST, BEFORE WE ADD MORE.

on December 30, 2013, 7:50 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Mike Gaddy There is a growing movement in our country to have a new Constitutional Convention in which acting in accordance with Article V of our Constitution we add amendments to that governing document. This should be done, we are told, in order to force those we elect to office to abide by their sacred oaths “to uphold and […]

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The best movies I have yet to see in 2013

on December 29, 2013, 9:28 AM / in Opinion

Okay, I haven’t seen them and I can’t suggest you see them for that very reason but this comes from recommendations made by TheWeeks.com writers that apparently have. Now that may not be saying much because typically there is not a brain among them (humor). I feel very fortunate that none of them chose any of the Percy Jackson movies, […]

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Transit supervisor saves girl from beating and gets fired

on December 29, 2013, 6:57 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Posted  by Michael Becker Consider this a rant about the evils of government and unions and following the absolute letter of the rules. We hope the supervisor gets his job back and gets back pay. The bus company says he violated the company “workplace violence policy” by rescuing a woman from an abusive boy friend on the street near where […]

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Mandela, Churchill and the War for the Future

Mandela, Churchill and the War for the Future

on December 28, 2013, 7:47 AM / in History, Opinion

By their heroes shall you know them. In his eulogy, President Obama put Nelson Mandela in the company of three other heroes: Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Abraham Lincoln. What did these men have in common? Three were assassinated, and all four are icons of resistance to white rule over peoples of color. Lincoln waged the bloodiest war in […]

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You Don’t Have to Look Far to Find a Certain Kind of Freedom

You Don’t Have to Look Far to Find a Certain Kind of Freedom

on December 28, 2013, 7:45 AM / in Opinion

Paul Rosenberg / FREEMANSPERSPECTIVE Liberty is important, not for its own sake, but because it’s the condition that allows life to flourish. So, you could call the list below “pro-life.” However, since we don’t want to confuse this with an abortion debate, let’s just call it “Pro-Freedom.” Two weeks ago, I published a list of important history books. Now, I’d […]

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Cruciphobia at Mt. Soledad: The Cross the Left Can’t Bear

Cruciphobia at Mt. Soledad: The Cross the Left Can’t Bear

on December 27, 2013, 7:25 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Michelle Malkin Original Article Consider  this: Taylor Swift wasn’t even born yet when the fight over the Mount  Soledad cross began. How much longer will it drag on? Disgruntled  atheists first filed suit over the memorial at a veterans park in San  Diego in the summer of 1989. The fringe grievance-mongers have clung  bitterly to their litigious activities for […]

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Jesse Jackson defends Rosa Parks’ bus driver in order to attack Phil Robertson…

Jesse Jackson defends Rosa Parks’ bus driver in order to attack Phil Robertson…

on December 27, 2013, 7:19 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By The Right Scoop Jesse Jackson is now defending the bus driver who told Rosa Parks to surrender her seat to a white person all so he can attack Phil Robertson. ABC 11 – Jesse Jackson has decided to weigh in on the inflammatory comments that Phil Robertson made to GQ about gays and African Americans. In an interview with […]

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Life on GLAAD’s Blacklist

Life on GLAAD’s Blacklist

on December 27, 2013, 7:08 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Robert Oscar Lopez Original Article Readers will have to forgive me for sounding angry, but the recent news involving GLAAD has enraged me.  Mark Steyn‘s most recent piece in National Review sums up some of the worst aspects of the epic saga known as GLAAD v. Duck Dynasty.  Steyn resonates with me on one key point: yes, GLAAD is ridiculous […]

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The 10 Best Conservative Columnists of 2013

The 10 Best Conservative Columnists of 2013

on December 27, 2013, 6:51 AM / in Opinion

Who are the most valuable pieces on the chessboard? by Dave Swindle What is the future of conservatism? Which voices should define the priorities of the movement in the coming decades? Who are its most skilled proponents today? How should the movement evolve to face the threats most endangering America? This list is my effort to advocate for both my […]

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Upside Down &Backwards

Upside Down &Backwards

on December 26, 2013, 8:41 AM / in Opinion

I had not planned on writing anything today. Yet here I am. Sometimes when I sit down to write I have a specific idea in mind and I just go about gathering quotes and data to support my position. Other times I’ll see or hear something and it acts like a splinter in my mind; it sits there festering and […]

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Manufacturing Outrage

Manufacturing Outrage

on December 26, 2013, 7:47 AM / in Opinion

Preamble: Wearing a cross on a chain around your neck does not make one a Christian (a believer and follower of Jesus Christ). What makes one a *CHRISTIAN* is what is INSIDE of you – in your Spirit – how you live your life – Who you worship when no one is watching. It isn’t sitting on a pew in […]

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Thanks Duck Dynasty for the Christmas Gift

Thanks Duck Dynasty for the Christmas Gift

on December 26, 2013, 7:31 AM / in Opinion

Duck Dynasty gave me an unexpected wonderful gift for Christmas; a renewed hope in America. Polling on various social issues confirm that liberals have made significant inroads towards secularizing America into a culture in which anything goes. The norm on TV is disrespectful kids scolding their parents, cussing, youths sleeping around, the promotion of homosexuality and poking fun at Christians. […]

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Don’t Be Fooled … By the Duck Commanders

Don’t Be Fooled … By the Duck Commanders

on December 26, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

I am sure many are getting tired of the Duck Dynasty reports-  this one has a few additional items that I hadn’t read in others. This past summer, I was invited to speak at an event to celebrate Southern heritage.  While there, I overheard a few  and how it was wonderful that they ended each show in a prayer.  I […]

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The Birth Of Christ And The Birth Of America Are Linked

The Birth Of Christ And The Birth Of America Are Linked

on December 25, 2013, 6:21 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. On this, the eve of the day in which we commemorate Christ’s birth, I am reminded of a quote by John Quincy Adams. On July 4, 1837, he spoke these words: “Why is it that, next to the birthday of the Savior of the world, your most joyous and most venerated festival returns on this […]

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The Greatest Gift for All

The Greatest Gift for All

on December 24, 2013, 8:00 AM / in Opinion

By Paul Craig Roberts / PaulCraigRoberts.org Christmas is a time of traditions. If you have found time in the rush before Christmas to decorate a tree, you are sharing in a relatively new tradition. Although the Christmas tree has ancient roots, at the beginning of the 20th century only 1 in 5 American families put up a tree. It was […]

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