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Tired of fighting alligators? Drain the DC swamp with a Convention of States!

Posted: November 15, 2013 at 1:00 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

As the old saying goes, when you’re up to your [elbows] in alligators, it’s easy to forget that the initial objective was to drain the swamp. Entitlement growth, exploding debt, rapacious taxation, oppressive regulation, illegal immigration, IRS/DOJ/EPA/DHS/HHS/NSA abuses, …, and the list just keeps on growing. What’s a conservative activist to do? Should we continue […]

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Merely maintaining sequester cuts is no GOP victory

Posted: October 24, 2013 at 12:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Non-tea partying Senate Republicans insisted upon cruising to debt limit and government shutdown-showdown defeat  after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) dared prevent the raising of the white flag on their exclusive clubs floor for over 22 hours. And no amount of postmortem-spin of the sequester status quo can deny McCains and McConnells their latest longed-for losses at […]

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Mark Levin’s Liberty Amendments, a Review

Posted: October 6, 2013 at 4:45 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

  Mark Levin’s new book, The Liberty Amendments, has been written at what one could argue is the most opportune time. Consider it a concise and reasoned guideline for the restoration of our republic that is long overdue.   In particular, Levin’s Liberty Amendments provides historic context to many of the progressive strategies that have […]

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Editorial Cartoonist Portrays Cruz as a Clown

Posted: October 4, 2013 at 11:00 am   /   Entertainment, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Using Art to Push an Agenda 101 While clipping news articles for some upcoming mixed media projects, I came across this cartoon: You and I may find it absurd; but we are not the target audience. This cartoon is from the Athens Banner Herald in Georgia (hometown to the University of Georgia). As one might […]

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Video: “Convention of States” Can Amend U.S. Constitution without Federal Approval

Posted: August 31, 2013 at 3:20 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Here is a brief (5-minute) video from Huckabee that neatly summarizes how the Constitution’s Article 5 can be used by the state legislatures to rein in a runaway Congress, President, and Supreme Court. Huckabee’s guest, Michael Farris, is a leader in the Convention of States movement that aims to help state legislatures do exactly that […]

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A First Look at the Book “The Liberty Amendments”, by Mark Levin

Posted: August 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Entertainment, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Mark Levin has just published his much-anticipated book The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic. Three of his eleven proposed Constitutional amendments appear below, and a Sean Hannity interview of Levin appears at the bottom of this post. Levin’s book is centered around the Constitution’s Article V (aka “Article 5”). That article specifies two methods for amending […]

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The New Obamacare Data Services Hub — A Goldmine for ID Thieves

Posted: July 19, 2013 at 10:17 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

On the morning of July 19, Reps. James Lankford (R-OK), Pat Meehan (R-PA), and Diane Black (R-TN) held a conference call to warn about a looming debacle of fraud and/or ID theft associated with eligibility-checking for Obamacare subsidies. The Obamacare (PPACA) law simply says that eligibility must be verified before granting Obamacare subsidies to individuals.  […]

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Will the House Defund Obamacare? Or Surrender Yet Again?

Posted: July 14, 2013 at 9:15 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

“We’re only one-half of one-third of the government.” That’s one of John Boehner’s favorite bromides for failing to use the House’s 100%-power-of-the-purse to defund and kill Obamacare.  While there may have been room for some doubt in the past, it’s now clear to everyone (okay, not Nancy Pelosi) that Obamacare is one giant white elephant […]

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Mark Levin, Constitution Article V, and the “Liberty Amendments”

Posted: July 11, 2013 at 3:31 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Entertainment, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

On his July 10 radio show, Mark Levin previewed contents of his new book called The Liberty Amendments.  Levin points to Article V of the Constitution, which prescribes the methods by which the Constitution may be amended to reverse the federal power grab and runaway spending. In the past, most conservatives have pushed off any […]

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