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Two Years Too Late + More – Daily Digest

July 2, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “All sober inquirers after truth … have declared that the happiness of man, as well as his dignity, consists in virtue.” –John Adams, Thoughts on Government, 1776 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Two Years Too Late Vietnam veteran Doug Chase was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2011. He tried to […]

Executive Immigration Action + More – Daily Digest

July 1, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.” –Thomas Jefferson, fair copy of the drafts of the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Executive Immigration Action House Speaker John Boehner […]

GOP to ‘Paralyze’ Obama Agenda + More – Daily Digest

June 27, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[T]o preserve the republican form and principles of our Constitution and cleave to the salutary distribution of powers which that [the Constitution] has established … are the two sheet anchors of our Union. If driven from either, we shall be in danger of foundering.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to Judge William […]

Benghazi Games Approach + More – Daily Digest

May 6, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The virtues of men are of more consequence to society than their abilities; and for this reason, the heart should be cultivated with more assiduity than the head.” –Noah Webster, On the Education of Youth in America, 1788 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Benghazi Games Approach Now that House Speaker John […]

The Other Buffett Rule + More – Daily Digest

May 5, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~   THE FOUNDATION “It is the duty of parents to maintain their children decently, and according to their circumstances; to protect them according to the dictates of prudence; and to educate them according to the suggestions of a judicious and zealous regard for their usefulness, their respectability and happiness.” –James Wilson, Lectures […]

Beating the Minimum Wage Drum + More – Daily Digest

April 28, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is […]

GOP Pulls Back on Immigration + More – Daily Digest

February 7, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Is the power who is jealous of our prosperity, a proper power to govern us? Whoever says No, to this question, is an Independant for independency means no more than this, whether we shall make our own laws, or, whether the King, the greatest enemy this continent hath, or can […]

Time Mag’s Climate Deception + More Daily Digest

January 8, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The Constitution … is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the judiciary which they may twist and shape into any form they please.” –Thomas Jefferson (1819) TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Time Mag’s Climate Deception Here’s what Time magazine had to say about the now infamous “polar vortex” […]

Right Start – Fri 12-13-2013

December 13, 2013 by

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FOUNDER’S QUOTE DAILY “A sacred respect for the constitutional law is the vital principle, the sustaining energy of a free government.” –Alexander Hamilton, Essay in the American Daily Advertiser, 1794 TODAY’S ‘TOP TEN’ FROM RIGHT HOOK Boehner Digs In House Speaker John Boehner isn’t happy with conservative groups who oppose Paul Ryan’s bipartisan budget agreement. […]

Important Benghazi Action Alert!

November 20, 2013 by

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BENGHAZI: THE MORE WE HEAR, THE WORSE IT GETS. by Lisa Piraneo, Director of Government Relations The more time that passes since the September 11, 2012 Benghazi attack that killed four Americans, including a U.S. Ambassador, the more we hear troubling information about it. For example, just last week the following concerning allegations came to […]

Wednesday Digest Strategic Blunders Cost GOP + More

October 16, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “We should never despair, our Situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again.” –George Washington GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Strategic Blunders Cost GOP The Republican strategy is a mess – so much so that Tuesday night the House GOP abandoned its proposal […]

Shutdown Showdown: A Theatrical Review 

October 10, 2013 by

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Excerpts From the Script, Day 10 By Mark Alexander~ “The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.” –Thomas Jefferson (1816) The political theatrics over the current furlough of 17% of federal bureaucrats deemed “non essential,” and the looming deadline for […]

Wednesday Digest Shutdown Showdown Day 9 + More

October 9, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “No pecuniary consideration is more urgent, than the regular redemption and discharge of the public debt.” –George Washington GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Shutdown Showdown Day 9 The federal government’s partial shutdown is now in its ninth day and Republicans and Democrats are still bickering and seeking political gain. What else is […]

Monday Digest Update From Obama’s ‘Make ‘em Suffer’ File + More

October 7, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected.” –James Madison GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Update From Obama’s ‘Make ‘em Suffer’ File The federal government has now been shut down for seven days, and the two parties appear no closer to a deal to fund it. The […]

Monday Digest – National Security and More

September 9, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.”—Alexander Hamilton NATIONAL SECURITY Spies Like Us New revelations about the extent of the NSA’s surveillance program aren’t exactly shocking—now that we know they spy on everyone, the “how” is just details. It […]

Recovery Bummer

September 6, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “This gave me occasion to observe, that when Men are employ’d they are best contented.” –Benjamin Franklin ECONOMY Recovery Bummer At first blush, today’s jobs report once again seems to contain good news: 169,000 jobs added and unemployment dropping a tenth of a point to 7.3%, the lowest since December […]

Debt Ceiling Rerun

September 2, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.” –Thomas Jefferson GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Debt Ceiling Rerun Congress will return from its August recess to face a $16.7 trillion-dollar debt ceiling that the government is expected […]

Chicken Little, Sequester Edition

March 1, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm.” –James Madison, Federalist No. 10 We’re publishing today from a secure bunker in an undisclosed location so as to avoid the fallout from the apocalypse known as the sequester. Today, the $85 billion in federal spending “cuts” take effect now that the […]

The Fiscal Bluff

December 6, 2012 by

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The Jackass Caucus’s ‘Grecian Formula’ for Economic Collapse ~ By Mark Alexander ~ “The multiplication of public offices, increase of expense beyond income, growth and entailment of a public debt, are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.” –Thomas Jefferson (1821) Have you heard about this “fiscal cliff” thing — I mean have you […]

Mr. Boehner, et al., Honor Your Oath!

January 6, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander “If congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one, subject to particular exceptions.” –James Madison The new Speaker of the House, John Boehner, took charge of a […]

Republicans v Democrats The Fight Is On + More

January 5, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post Chronicle The Foundation “[T]he present Constitution is the standard to which we are to cling. Under its banners, bona fide must we combat our political foes — rejecting all changes but through the channel itself provides for amendments.” –Alexander Hamilton Editorial Exegesis “For the last decade, presidents and Congresses representing both major […]

If Republicans Are Serious About Budget Cutting…

November 18, 2010 by

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By Mark Alexander Start by identifying expenditures and taxes which are not expressly authorized by our Constitution, and schedule them for termination “I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.” –James Madison With […]

New House Speaker John Boehner To Travel By Commercial Flights

November 13, 2010 by

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Incoming House of Representatives Majority Leader and Presumptive Speaker John Boehner has said that he will be using Commercial airlines when travelling from his home State of Ohio to Washington DC for House sittings. This is detailed in the article at this link. This is in stark contrast to former Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who used […]

The Monster Under The Bed + More

September 15, 2010 by

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The Patriot Post Chronicle The Foundation “I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “‘As a consequence of us getting 30 million additional people health care, at the margins that’s going to increase our costs — we knew […]

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