Opinion

Orwellian Nightmare: Data-mining Your Kids

Orwellian Nightmare: Data-mining Your Kids

on August 12, 2013, 3:47 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

One of the most troubling aspects of the “education reforms” currently being advanced by the Obama administration and its allies is the unprecedented monitoring and tracking of students — invasions of privacy so pervasive George Orwell might blush. Everything from biometric data to information on children’s beliefs and families is already being vacuumed up. Opponents of the “reform” agenda have […]

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The Pledge

The Pledge

on August 12, 2013, 7:40 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Eric Peters – Eric Peters Autos Want to know why Republicans – especially Republican “conservatives” – are getting zero traction politically as well as philosophically against the “liberals” they claim to oppose? Why they are a spent force? It is because they’re hypocrites. Pots calling the kettles black. You cannot – to cite just one example of their intellectual-ethical disconnect […]

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”We don’t need no stinkin’ private business sector”

”We don’t need no stinkin’ private business sector”

on August 12, 2013, 7:21 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Posted  by Molli Nickell, Granny Guerrilla Once upon a time, two high school buddies, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak,  decided they could build a graphics-friendly home computer. They set up shop in  the Wozniak family garage, hand-crafted 50 computers and sold them to a retail  computer outlet. When the computers sold quickly, Steve and Steve realized their  product had potential. […]

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My Brother, My Enemy

My Brother, My Enemy

on August 12, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. Brothers are supposed to be allies; they are supposed to be friends. This is true for spiritual brothers as well as physical brothers. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way. Sometimes, brothers become enemies. Think about it: in our War for Independence, brother fought against brother. How many Christians sided with the British Crown […]

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Do We Really Want a Cold War II?

Do We Really Want a Cold War II?

on August 12, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“There have been times when they slip back into Cold War thinking,” said President Obama in his tutorial with Jay Leno. And to show the Russians that such Cold War thinking is antiquated, Obama canceled his September summit with Vladimir Putin. The reason: Putin’s grant of asylum to Edward Snowden, who showed up at the Moscow airport, his computers full […]

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Do politicians ever speak the unvarnished truth, maybe half-truths, occasionally

Do politicians ever speak the unvarnished truth, maybe half-truths, occasionally

on August 11, 2013, 9:53 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) & U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama are the latest half-truthers or absolute un-truthers. The Fort Smith Times Record, in a lead story—“Crawford Visits Mexican Border” 1.   Congressman Crawford on his claim to have visited the Mexican border contiguous with the U.S. If an elected official was really serious about border security, why would he visit […]

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The Acceptance Con

The Acceptance Con

on August 10, 2013, 10:35 AM / in News, Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke “It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are 20 gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.” This thought, articulated by Thomas Jefferson 200 years ago, aligns well with sentiments espoused today. “I don’t care what adults do in their private lives,” says the libertarian. “But listen, […]

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One More Health Care Rant; well, that is the way it started

on August 9, 2013, 7:41 AM / in Opinion

Several years ago, a friend and talented conservative activist, Bill Hobbs, wrote an article about James Bryant, of Rutledge, Tenn., who was a very sick man, with a hereditary bleeding disorder similar to hemophilia, hepatitis C from blood transfusions, heart problems, diabetes and cirrhosis of the liver. He had been taking a dozen medications a month until TennCare capped prescriptions on […]

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Playing the Race Card, Again

Playing the Race Card, Again

on August 7, 2013, 9:36 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Posted  by Matt Editor’s note: It is strange that because I may be white and old… I am a racist….. therefore those that say I am must also be. Bloomberg Editorial – “Guns Are for White People” I just finished reading an article on the editorial page over at  Bloomberg.com.  The article was written by a guy named Francis  Wilkinson (face […]

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Reince Priebus to CNN, NBC: drop the Hillary propaganda films, or lose primary debate access

Reince Priebus to CNN, NBC: drop the Hillary propaganda films, or lose primary debate access

on August 6, 2013, 6:24 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Moe Lane Their call. The head of the Republican Party threatened Monday to cut out CNN and NBC from the GOP presidential primary debates if the networks do not shelve their plans to air lengthy features on Hillary Clinton — who is widely expected to be a Democratic candidate in the 2016 election. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus […]

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Ethics at every level

Ethics at every level

on August 5, 2013, 10:02 AM / in Opinion

Some time ago Trent Seibert with the Tennessean wrote about a ethics bill that had been created behind the curtains, as I might say. It is not surprising that a compromise ethics bill was pieced together by a compromise crafted out of public sight. That’s how business has long been done on Capitol Hill. Sen. Douglas Henry, D-Nashville, who chairs the powerful Senate […]

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Robichaud: In mood for fiction? Wait for new projects on Hillary

Robichaud: In mood for fiction? Wait for new projects on Hillary

on August 5, 2013, 8:02 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

When did the Clintons 
become the Kennedys? Just what the world needs is not one, but two movie projects on the so-called virtues of Hillary Clinton. Has Obama set the bar so low that Hillary looks like a good alternative? With left-wing Tinseltown celebs in the Clintons’ back pocket, the chances of her scandals being included in the CNN film […]

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“I Go Pogo!”

“I Go Pogo!”

on August 5, 2013, 7:41 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

He that would speak truth must first have one foot in the stirrup.  –   Turkish proverb By Butler Shaffer It was during my freshman year of college that I first encountered the works of that most eminent American political philosopher, Pogo Possum. Channeled through cartoonist, Walt Kelly, Pogo provided an alternative to the “Ozzie and Harriet” mindset that kept most Americans […]

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YOUR CONGRESS CRITTER IN YOUR DISTRICT – ACT NOW OR WE’RE DOOMED

YOUR CONGRESS CRITTER IN YOUR DISTRICT – ACT NOW OR WE’RE DOOMED

on August 5, 2013, 6:58 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Devvy On September 29, 1993, I held a rally (along with a lot of good people helping out) on the steps of the nation’s capitol in Washington, District of Criminals. Park police estimated about 4,000 people. The purpose was to deliver 1,763,000 petition signatures to the liars and thieves in the Outlaw Congress to abolish the IRS and the […]

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The Philadelphia Eagles’ Riley Cooper Would Have Got in Less Trouble for Committing Murder

The Philadelphia Eagles’ Riley Cooper Would Have Got in Less Trouble for Committing Murder

on August 5, 2013, 6:18 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Paul Kersey Under the current Minority Occupation Government, the historic American nation exists only to be exploited. And the worst crime for Americans is not murder, rape, or treason­but whites saying a forbidden word. The destruction of a public figure for saying a forbidden word is now an established American ritual. The dust has yet to settle on the […]

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Another Great Man Has Fallen

Another Great Man Has Fallen

on August 2, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. There are several advantages (I guess) to living over a half-century. For one thing, you figure you have seen just about all the ways that so-called friends can betray you. With apologies to Jay Leno, when I die, I’m going to have it in my will that six of my old traitorous “friends” will be […]

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Finger Lickin’ Frauds

Finger Lickin’ Frauds

on August 2, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson   John Cornyn went on radio yesterday with Chad Hasty (on twitter: @chadhastyradio) on Lubbock’s NewsTalk 790 AM KFYO.  When asked why he took his name off Mike Lee’s letter about defunding Obamacare, John Cornyn said he did so because of a Congressional Research Service report on the implication of Mike Lee’s strategy. There’s just one problem.  […]

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Last Hurrah of the Interventionists?

Last Hurrah of the Interventionists?

on August 2, 2013, 7:07 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  In what a Washington Post columnist describes as a rout of Rand Paul isolationism, the Senate just voted overwhelmingly to send another $1.5 billion in foreign aid to Egypt. The House voted 400-20 to impose new sanctions on Iran’s oil exports, two days before Iran’s new president, elected on a pledge to re-engage the West on the nuclear issue, […]

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A Little Splash From the Past – Feeling Safer Yet

on August 1, 2013, 7:09 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion

In 2007, Mayor Gist created a Safe Neighborhood Task Force, mainly made up by his friends and government employees with a couple sprinklings of actual representatives. On this day in 2007, Councilman Dodd (a convicted felon himself at the time) requested that a ex-convict and gang member be added to the task force. This request overshadowed the request that I […]

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Dear Jon Favreau – There’s No Such Thing As No-Government Conservatives

Dear Jon Favreau – There’s No Such Thing As No-Government Conservatives

on July 31, 2013, 5:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

From the American Glob Editor’s Note: About the only point I might disagree with Mr. R. on this report is the part that “conservatives want a smaller more efficient government.” Typically conservatives want a smaller, much smaller government. Small enough that it is insignificant in its actions. Efficiency would then not be required.  Obama’s former speech writer Jon Favreau wrote a […]

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