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Random Thoughts, May 2017 Edition: “Kept Historians,” Economic Ignorance, and Eroding Civility

Posted: May 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

In the spirit of Selena Zito’s famously succinct summation of President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, “The press takes him literally, but not seriously; his supporters take him seriously, but not literally,” I would like to share a few other (not so famous) random thoughts. ~~~ After reading Jack Cashill’s recent commentary about a new […]

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Book Review: Reasons To Vote For Democrats by Michael J. Knowles

Posted: March 29, 2017 at 1:41 pm   /   Elections, Entertainment, Features, Liberty Shop, Politics, Sections, Top Stories

I have to admit, at first I wasn’t sure what to make of this book.  I had first heard of it from the podcast of the incomparable Andrew Klavan.  It seems Michael J. Knowles is a member of his show’s staff, and has now decided to try his hand at writing.  The end result, of […]

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An Analysis of Alinsky and the Ethics of Means and Ends

Posted: February 22, 2017 at 1:10 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Forward: As a student in social work I was taught how to disrupt political rallies; if you can believe they would even teach a thing like that at a higher learning institution. We were shown a video of a Scott Walker rally after he won the Governor’s race in Wisconsin. Left wing protestors, like the ones […]

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The 9th Circuit Court, Illegal Immigration and Virtue Ethics

Posted: February 13, 2017 at 10:30 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Forward: As a student in a social work program I found myself involved in many debates concerning immigration. I could never wrap my head around the idea that the students around me actually believed people had the right to immigrate here while foregoing any responsibility to assimilate to our culture. This however is exactly what […]

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The Hegelian Dialectic and Single Payer Health Care

Posted: February 1, 2017 at 10:30 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

President Trump’s first week in office has unfolded like a conservative fairy tale. The Donald seems to be signing away the unconstitutional edicts and strangling regulations in the same manner in which Obama enacted them, with a stroke of his pen.  He is acting on immigration, he has put an end to the Trans Pacific Partnership Treaty, he has signed […]

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President Trump’s Inaugural Address – A Watershed Declaration

Posted: January 20, 2017 at 11:59 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

The news media report that President Donald Trump worked on his inaugural address for about 2 weeks. It was refreshingly bold and positive, with few platitudes and lots of positive promises. It may become known as the “Forgotten Man Address” for obvious reasons. But it’s worth reading several times for tone as well as content. Regarding our […]

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California Taps Holder to Fight Trump

Posted: January 4, 2017 at 12:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

In the state that perhaps best embodies liberal policies, California has indicated it will call upon Eric Holder in fighting the Trump administration. Holder, who served as the nation’s Attorney General until 2015, now serves with law firm Covington and Burling. This move is merely the latest sign of Californian opposition to the President-Elect. Electorally, […]

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Puttin’ Putin To the Test on Russian Hacking

Posted: December 19, 2016 at 7:00 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

There must be sweat on the brow of Russian President Vladimir Putin after hearing President Obama’s end-of-year news conference on December 16. Obama recalled seeing Putin in China at the G20 summit last September, which prompted him to take the opportunity to address Russia’s alleged hacking into the DNC emails. According to the president, he […]

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BOZELL: ‘Seriousness’ Meets The Outgoing President

Posted: December 16, 2016 at 11:45 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Conservative Twitter wit Stephen Miller unleashed his latest “President Ash Carter” joke recently with regard to the lack of seriousness of the outgoing president. He said: “President Ash Carter has made an unannounced visit to troops in Afghanistan. Barack Obama announced he’s going on ‘The Daily Show.’” While liberals complain that President-elect Donald Trump will […]

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