Opinion

The Beat Goes On: Opposing Obama is Racist.

The Beat Goes On: Opposing Obama is Racist.

on April 16, 2014, 2:51 PM / in Opinion

Alas, another reporter asked me the same question I have been repeatedly asked for the past five years. “As an African American, why are you a member of the Tea Party?” It dawned on me to ask the reporter, “If you are a thinking patriotic American, why are you NOT a member of the Tea Party?”  It is stunning that […]

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The End of Ideology?

The End of Ideology?

on April 15, 2014, 9:05 AM / in Opinion

On our TV talk shows and op-ed pages, and in our think tanks here, there is rising alarm over events abroad. And President Obama is widely blamed for the perceived decline in worldwide respect for the United States. Yet, still, one hears no clamor from Middle America for “Action This Day!” to alter the perception that America is in retreat. […]

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Equality in Discipline

Equality in Discipline

on April 15, 2014, 7:55 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams George Leef,  director of research for the North Carolina-based John William Pope  Center for Higher Education Policy, authored a Forbes op-ed article  titled “Obama Administration Takes Groupthink To Absurd Lengths.” The  subtitle is “School Discipline Rates Must Be ‘Proportionate.’”  (http://tinyurl.com/mxnlg9h). Let’s examine some of the absurdity of the  Obama administration’s take on student discipline. Last January,  […]

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Money, Corruption and the Free Thinker Principle

Money, Corruption and the Free Thinker Principle

on April 15, 2014, 7:53 AM / in Opinion

(Editor’s Note: While the text may include a few explicit words that we would not normally condone, we have decided not to remove them because of the point they make) By James Campion / Political Analyst, ‘The Aquarian Weekly’ Original Post   Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship God and over these ideals they dispute […]

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Aiming High

Aiming High

on April 15, 2014, 7:27 AM / in Opinion

(Editor’s Note: Do we give enough credit to our student’s abilities to learn? I think so…. for we have allowed them to fail. This however can not be solved on a national level… only at own level can we find competence.) By Mona Charen There’s an MRCTV video circulating on the Internet that features a man with a microphone asking […]

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Bundy’s Case: Feds Do Not Own the Land Where His Cattle Graze

Bundy’s Case: Feds Do Not Own the Land Where His Cattle Graze

on April 15, 2014, 7:15 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The standoff in the Nevada desert seems to have cooled a little by the federal government’s decision to return over 100 head of cattle to rancher Cliven Bundy. A deal was reportedly struck between Bundy and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requiring that the federal agency release Bundy’s livestock that was reportedly seized because of the rancher’s refusal to […]

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Escape from Liberal Despair?

Escape from Liberal Despair?

on April 14, 2014, 8:21 AM / in Opinion

By Andrew Thomas / American Thinker If you want to understand why there are so many liberals in New York City, listen to the story of a couple I know all too well.  Donna and Frank, earning six-figures in salary, lived in relative squalor in Brooklyn, NY, as I related to AT readers in February.   They resided in a dark, dingy, […]

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Dems’ latest false wedge issue

Dems’ latest false wedge issue

on April 14, 2014, 7:25 AM / in Opinion

By Salena Zito    / TribeLive She gave a dramatic eye-roll in reaction to all of the fuss that Democrats and the president attempted to create over equal pay for women last week. A Democrat herself, she said she has carved out a decent, comfortable life for her family over the years as a waitress at a local restaurant. “I am […]

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Obama lashes out at Republican efforts to restrict voting

Obama lashes out at Republican efforts to restrict voting

on April 13, 2014, 7:12 AM / in Opinion

Editor’s Note: Sounds a great deal like a broken record….. By Jeff Mason NEW YORK (Reuters) – Closing out a week of commemorating progress from the Civil Rights Movement, President Barack Obama on Friday sharply criticized Republicans for leading efforts in some parts of the country to prevent citizens from voting. (Lie number 1) Obama’s administration has challenged states that […]

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Iran and the Coming Crisis

Iran and the Coming Crisis

on April 12, 2014, 7:22 AM / in Opinion

It seems most all of the diplomatic energies of America have lately been directed toward Vladimir Putin and his first steps at reconstituting the old Soviet empire, or at least the parts he deems desirable for economic and strategic reasons, and, in my opinion, America and the Western World will be dealing with Russian aggression from now on as Putin […]

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On Pot Nullification, AG Holder Admits Limits to Federal Power

On Pot Nullification, AG Holder Admits Limits to Federal Power

on April 12, 2014, 7:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Testifying before the House Judiciary Committee this week on the recent nullification of federal marijuana prohibition in Colorado and Washington State, Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder found himself stuck in a tough spot. On one hand, Holder and the Obama administration have been brazenly threatening governors of states that have nullified unconstitutional federal usurpations on everything from gun rights to […]

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The Cliven Bundy Standoff: Wounded Knee Revisited?

The Cliven Bundy Standoff: Wounded Knee Revisited?

on April 12, 2014, 7:07 AM / in Opinion

By William Norman Grigg Pro Libertate Blog We took away their country and their means of support, broke up their mode of living, their habits of life, introduced disease and decay among them, and it was for this and against this they made war. Could anyone expect less? General Philip Sheridan, who presided over the expropriation of the Plains Indians, […]

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Insight from The Patriot Post

Insight from The Patriot Post

on April 11, 2014, 8:01 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Constitutional Protection The House Ways and Means Committee voted Wednesday to urge Attorney General Eric Holder to pursue criminal charges against former IRS official Lois Lerner. The House Oversight Committee will vote Thursday on contempt charges as well. Lerner, of course, played a key role in the IRS’s political targeting of Tea Party and Patriot groups. She infamously began testimony […]

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A Little Past Due Love for Cousin Glen

A Little Past Due Love for Cousin Glen

on April 11, 2014, 6:11 AM / in Opinion

As a 9 or 10 year old, my knowledge of the situation was limited. Therefore, I can not pass judgment on the adults. I do not know what was done or not done to rescue my cousin Glen, a little boy who was severely abused by his mom, my late aunt Bummie (a nickname). My dad threatened to report Aunt […]

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Obama Administration: Center Of Gravity in a Corrupt Political-Media Culture

Obama Administration: Center Of Gravity in a Corrupt Political-Media Culture

on April 11, 2014, 5:59 AM / in Opinion

by LAWRENCE  SELLIN, PHD / Family Security Matters Bierce, a 19th century political satirist, once described Washington D.C. as: “a strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles and the conduct of public affairs for private advantage.” Today few American institutions remain untouched by political malfeasance. The United States is heading for a financial meltdown. Projected government spending rates over […]

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The News and Other Items According to Devvy Kidd April 11, 2014

The News and Other Items According to Devvy Kidd April 11, 2014

on April 11, 2014, 5:56 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Coalition of Western State Legislators, Sheriffs, and Veterans Stand Vigil in Support of Embattled Nevada Rancher, Cliven Bundy ‘To Prevent Another Ruby Ridge or Waco” “A Delegation of state legislators, lead by Washington State Representative Matt Shea, along with a  delegation of current serving Sheriffs, lead by Sheriff Richard Mack of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, and military […]

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Standoff In Nevada: Another Federal Siege Against The Innocent

Standoff In Nevada: Another Federal Siege Against The Innocent

on April 11, 2014, 5:45 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. With the memory of Ruby Ridge, Idaho, and Waco, Texas, still very vivid in the collective memory of the American people comes another example of a federal government run amuck. A rancher in Nevada is watching the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seize his cattle and arrest his son for simply taking pictures of the […]

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What Would Reagan Do?

What Would Reagan Do?

on April 11, 2014, 5:30 AM / in Opinion

President Reagan was holding a meeting in the Cabinet Room on March 25, 1985, when Press Secretary Larry Speakes came over to me, as communications director, with a concern. The White House was about to issue a statement on the killing of Major Arthur Nicholson, a U.S. army officer serving in East Germany. Maj. Nicholson had been shot in cold […]

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Tennessee Republicans: A party divorced from its base

Tennessee Republicans: A party divorced from its base

on April 10, 2014, 9:48 AM / in Opinion

By Judson Phillips, Communities Digital News Every year in Nashville, the Tennessee Republican Party carries on a tradition called the Statesman Dinner. Republican politicians from all over the state attend, and the event usually brings in a big name Republican speaker. This year, the Party went through the list of big name Republicans they could bring in. Then they chose Chris Christie. […]

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Is the Tennessee GOP Blocking Conservatives from Being on the Ballot?

Is the Tennessee GOP Blocking Conservatives from Being on the Ballot?

on April 10, 2014, 9:42 AM / in Opinion

By Scottie Hughes / Original Post There are just some people in life who I believe like an environment of conflict.  These people do not like it when folks get along or when the drama is at a minimum.  Growing up, these people were either called drama queens or troublemakers. One would hope that as they matured, they would grow out […]

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