Opinion

Hit Piece Journalism

Hit Piece Journalism

on January 2, 2014, 7:53 AM / in Opinion

Written by  Thomas Sowell / The New American Front-page editorials, disguised as news stories, have become such familiar features of the New York Times that it should have been no surprise to discover in the December 28th issue a front-page story about a professor of finance at the University of Houston who has been a paid consultant to financial enterprises. Since […]

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Free Exercise of Virtue Prohibited as of Today in USA

Free Exercise of Virtue Prohibited as of Today in USA

on January 2, 2014, 7:48 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Terence P.  Jeffrey / CNSnews.com As of yesterday–Jan. 1, 2014–a Democratic administration led by President Barack Obama will use a regulation permitted and funded by a Republican-majority House of Representatives to prohibit Americans from freely exercising not just Christianity, but virtue itself in the United States of America. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines virtue as “conformity to a standard of […]

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Christians Awaken For Duck Dynasty Flap

Christians Awaken For Duck Dynasty Flap

on January 2, 2014, 7:10 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. America is tumbling out of control toward a crash-and-burn impact with disaster, and, for the most part, pastors and churches are asleep–I mean in a coma. Both major parties in Washington, D.C., are selling-out our liberties faster than Chris Christie can swallow a Big Mac, and Christians don’t even roll over; George W. Bush and […]

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America is Babylon

America is Babylon

on January 2, 2014, 7:09 AM / in Opinion

This site has three very compelling videos on its main page.  I watched them in reverse order, from the bottom up, shortest first, longest last.  The longest one is just over an hour  long, and is the one most worth watching.  Its importance is more far-reaching than any of the bowl games you might be watching or plan to watch […]

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Troy Senik: A Republic, if we can keep it

Troy Senik: A Republic, if we can keep it

on January 2, 2014, 6:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Today’s electorate seems increasingly focused on empowering government, rather than encumbering it, as the founders intended. If a modern-day politician was trying to find the perfect sentiment to prevent him from ever holding higher office, he might write something like this: “Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security or the […]

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Necessity: The Argument of Tyrants

Necessity: The Argument of Tyrants

on January 2, 2014, 6:28 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Glenn Jacobs Despite admitting that the National Security “vacuums up information about virtually every telephone call to, from, or within the United States,” William Pauley, a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, decreed last week that the NSA’s dragnet approach is constitutional because, well, he believes that it is necessary. […]

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A New Year With the Same Problems

A New Year With the Same Problems

on January 2, 2014, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson Having managed to work every day of my vacation, getting back into the swing of things isn’t really swinging.  I hope you all had a Happy New Year. As we cross over into 2014, there is not a lot that has changed these past couple of weeks.  People will not fully feel the effects of Obamacare.  The […]

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The Trillion-Plus Heist

The Trillion-Plus Heist

on January 1, 2014, 6:37 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Sylvia Bokor / American Thinker Editor’s Note: The Jackson City Council will be considering the matter of raising the pay scale of the mayor’s office during its next council meeting. This is purely a cover for what will happen and if approved it will be a reflection of your wishes by council. If it passes then you will have approved. […]

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NYT Doubles Down: Claims of Al Qaeda Involvement in Benghazi ‘Strictly Political’

NYT Doubles Down: Claims of Al Qaeda Involvement in Benghazi ‘Strictly Political’

on January 1, 2014, 6:20 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by AWR Hawkins / Breitbart.com Smarting from the number of witnesses who came out to challenge The New York Times‘ weekend article downplaying terrorist involvement in the 2012 Benghazi attack, NYT editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal “argued that those trying to claim Al Qaeda was involved” do so “for strictly political reasons.” According to Fox News, Rosenthal said: For anyone wondering why […]

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Vote like the government has its hand in your pocket, because it does

Vote like the government has its hand in your pocket, because it does

on January 1, 2014, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

By CAL THOMAS / Washington Examiner In real life when you find yourself paying more and getting less, you usually search for another product or service. With the federal government, it isn’t possible to take your business elsewhere unless you are prepared to give up your citizenship, as some have done. Such a drastic step is rejected by most of us […]

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A Christian’s Response to Gay Marriage

A Christian’s Response to Gay Marriage

on December 31, 2013, 11:11 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Ken Ham / The Answers Most people have heard of the account of Adam and Eve. According to the first book of the Bible, Genesis, these two people were the first humans from whom all others in the human race descended. Genesis also records the names of three of Adam and Eve’s many children—Cain, Abel, and Seth. Christians claim […]

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Fast and Furious: FBI Now Linked to Murder of U.S. Border Agent

Fast and Furious: FBI Now Linked to Murder of U.S. Border Agent

on December 31, 2013, 8:28 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

In the latest explosive twist to the Obama administration’s deadly “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal, one of the key whistleblowers has now identified the FBI as a crucial player in the infamous 2010 murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. According to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent John Dodson, the criminals responsible for murdering […]

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Void

Void

on December 31, 2013, 8:03 AM / in Opinion

Archived Here In my 77 years of experience on earth, I have never seen the scarcity of capable leadership as critical as it is today. When someone speaks of leadership, most people’s minds go immediately to politics and there’s no doubt that the lack of qualified leaders reaches into the very top echelons of government, but the problem extends deeply […]

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When Risk Is Separated From Gain, The System Is Doomed

When Risk Is Separated From Gain, The System Is Doomed

on December 31, 2013, 8:01 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: I have talked about this before in regards to public / private ventures… the public uses tax gained funds to finance the operation of the privately managed operation. The risk disappears because the audience is captured into funding the exercise.   Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, If the gambler has no feedback from his bets because […]

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Edison Bulb Ban Means Lights Out On Freedom

Edison Bulb Ban Means Lights Out On Freedom

on December 31, 2013, 7:25 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Special Thanks to Janie Johnson @jjauthor Bulb Ban: As of Wednesday, the manufacture and import of 60- and 40-watt incandescent light bulbs will be illegal — one more setback in the fight against government interference into the daily lives of the American people. First they came for our light bulbs. Before the onset of ObamaCare and its mandate to buy […]

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Marc Lamont Hill: Romney Grandson Photo Was Exploitative To Begin With

on December 31, 2013, 6:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Caleb Howe From the Right Scoop On CNN today a segment aired regarding the remarks made by the panelists on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry. Host Don Lemon played the clip and went to his two panelists, Ana Navarro and Marc Lamont Hill for their remarks. Marc Lamont Hill: “Some would say maybe that it’s an exploitative picture that they’re exploiting […]

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Where Do Libertarians Sit in the GOP

Where Do Libertarians Sit in the GOP

on December 31, 2013, 6:43 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Kevin Glass | Town Hall The Brookings Institution’s Public Religion Research Institute conducts what they call the “American Values Survey,” and this year have focused particularly on how libertarians fit into the American political fabric. Libertarians are traditionally thought of as being “on the right” and presumed to be most accurately represented, of the two major parties, by the Republican […]

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Hit Piece Journalism

Hit Piece Journalism

on December 31, 2013, 6:39 AM / in Opinion

By Thomas Sowell Front-page editorials, disguised as news stories, have become such familiar features of the New York Times that it should have been no surprise to discover in the December 28th issue a front-page story about a professor of finance at the University of Houston who has been a paid consultant to financial enterprises. Since professors of all sorts […]

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Live deliberately

Live deliberately

on December 31, 2013, 6:28 AM / in Opinion

by Claire Original Post So your boss is nagging you for that overdue report and you know when you get home you have that worsening plumbing leak to repair. The kids are at that awkward stage (and have they ever not been?) and the spousal unit (or non-spousal equivalent thereof) gives you the dagger-eye for not being attentive enough. The […]

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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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