Opinion

How Much Did It Cost

How Much Did It Cost

on April 5, 2013, 4:26 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

There are times when I get a little unnerved by images such as this because in comes a little close to home. A shiver runs down my spine, a tingle in my fingers, a quickening of the heart and the knowledge of the outcome. The reality of death and having seen death occur on a daily basis still rings clear […]

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So You Know What the Democrats Are Doing

So You Know What the Democrats Are Doing

on April 4, 2013, 6:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  Washington, DC is a literal crime scene this week, a classic whodunit. Not even Jon Tester, a member himself of the United States Senate, can get anyone to tell him who secretly slipped language into the emergency spending bill that purports to forbid both the Department of Agriculture and the Courts from containing unsafe GMOs. This provision would purport […]

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Jackie’s News

Jackie’s News

on April 4, 2013, 6:48 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Trump warns GOP moving too fast on immigration reform Real estate mogul Donald Trump on Monday said Republicans are moving too fast on immigration reform, and warned it would have consequences at the polls because Hispanics tend to vote Democratic. “The Republicans are just absolutely rushing to do whatever they can to get out of the box they’re in,” Trump […]

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Inherent Creator given individual Rights vs regulated privileges

on April 3, 2013, 8:17 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

An email to news@wvlk.com, Kruser@wvlkam.com from Mark Lowry sent to us via Jackie Juntti. Inherent Creator given individual Rights vs regulated privileges (rights of the people at large) Sorry I pissed you off Scott. I try to rely on logic,  and fact rather than emotion. A touch of commonsense also helps. Check the case law. hope this helps Your “gun” […]

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Gun Control can be Passed Only

Gun Control can be Passed Only

on April 3, 2013, 8:41 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Gun-control measures that seemed destined to become law after the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., are in jeopardy amid a fierce lobbying campaign by firearms advocates.”  The Washington Post, April 1, 2013 We realize that you have been receiving several messages from Gun Owners of America in recent days. And while we apologize for filling your inbox so frequently, we hope […]

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Today, Cyprus, Tomorrow…

Today, Cyprus, Tomorrow…

on April 2, 2013, 6:40 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Government is theft.” The old libertarian battle cry came to mind when the news hit, two weeks ago, that Cyprus was about to confiscate 7 percent of all the insured deposits in the island’s two biggest banks. Nicosia also planned to siphon off 10 percent of uninsured deposits, those above 100,000 euros ($130,000), and use that cash as well to […]

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In search of equality equality

on April 2, 2013, 6:36 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: John Hayward Last week, Rush Limbaugh said he thought the battle over marriage was lost as soon as rhetorical concessions such as “same-sex marriage” versus “traditional marriage” were made: The language game, the left really excels at changing the language to benefit them politically, and they do it in such a way that a lot of people on our […]

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Obama’s Amnesty: An Attack on the Poor

on April 2, 2013, 6:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Arnold Ahlert Last Friday, the so-called “comprehensive immigration reform” effort received a boost when U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue and AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka reportedly came to an agreement regarding a guest-worker program. The deal indicates that one of the bill’s major stumbling blocks — the worry that a flood of unskilled, low-wage workers would crowd poorer […]

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Is America Still a Good Country?

Is America Still a Good Country?

on March 29, 2013, 6:34 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  “Not until I went to the churches of America and heard her pulpits aflame with righteousness did I understand the secret of her genius and power. America is great because she is good, and if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” So wrote Alexis de Tocqueville. Yet, judged by the standards of those […]

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Resurrection Day 2013

Resurrection Day 2013

on March 29, 2013, 6:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, Religion

In observance of Good Friday and in celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, we take leave from the rigors of analyzing the week’s news, policy and opinion in order to focus on an eternal message. To our readers of faiths other than Christianity, we welcome you to read on, and we hope that this edition serves to deepen your […]

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Video For The Day

on March 29, 2013, 4:37 AM / in National News, News, Opinion
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When Affordable Health Care Died

on March 28, 2013, 8:48 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Arnold Ahlert On Tuesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was forced to concede that some people who will be buying health insurance for themselves next fall will face higher premium costs due to provisions in the healthcare bill. A new study released the same day reveals that insurance companies themselves will be paying out an average of […]

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DROPPING THE BATON

DROPPING THE BATON

on March 28, 2013, 8:16 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

God will not be mocked!!!! LEV  18:22  You shall not lie with a man, as with a woman: it is abomination. Jude 1:7,8  Just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire, serve as an example by undergoing a  punishment of eternal fire. Yet in like manner these people also, […]

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Video For the Day

on March 28, 2013, 4:34 AM / in National News, News, Opinion
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Who Killed the New Majority?

Who Killed the New Majority?

on March 28, 2013, 4:06 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The Republican National Committee has produced an “autopsy” on what went wrong in 2012, when the party failed to win the White House and lost seats in Congress. Yet, the crisis of the Grand Old Party goes back much further. First, some history. The Frank Lloyd Wright of the New Majority was Richard Nixon, who picked up the pieces of […]

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Return-free filing and interest-free politics

on March 27, 2013, 9:01 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: John Hayward An interesting story at ProPublica, prepared with assistance from NPR, chronicles efforts to bring “return-free tax filing” to the United States.  It’s a system already used in a few other countries, and more-or-less duplicated by a few business partnerships in the U.S., but it’s something the Internal Revenue Service could implement nationwide. Basically, the idea is to […]

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The Silver Lining

The Silver Lining

on March 27, 2013, 8:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, Religion

By: Erick Erickson There are many, many people denying that gay marriage and religious freedom are incompatible.  Many of those who deny it are, in fact, hostile to religious freedom to begin with or, when the fight becomes more clear, will be against the church. That is a silver lining in the gay marriage fight.  Many pastors in America who […]

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How many times do we need to repeat the same errors?

on March 27, 2013, 8:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, Religion

I read this yesterday and I thought to myself – How many times does this need to be repeated before God’s people straighten up and obey His Commandments? Throughout history God has provided us with one event after another of what we are to do if we desire His  Blessings and for a time we will obey and comply but […]

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Video of The Day

on March 27, 2013, 8:29 AM / in National News, News, Opinion
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In Gold, Not Cyprus, We Trust

In Gold, Not Cyprus, We Trust

on March 27, 2013, 7:04 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Poor Antreas Artemis. What’s he to do now? It’s not as if the 57-year-old, now former head of the Bank of Cyprus, can just decide to join the circus. At least, not a different circus. He’s chosen a career in the unfortunate carnival that has become the world’s banking industry, and now he must suffer the consequences. He’ll just have […]

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