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Bribe the Vote + More

April 27, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.” –James Madison Government & Politics A $6 Billion Bribe for the Youth Vote Leftists are to be judged only by a promised future, never by the present or by what has been delivered. Case in point: student […]

The Ant and The Grasshopper  Humor

April 3, 2012 by

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The Ant and The Grasshopper TRADITIONAL VERSION: The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away. Come winter, the ant is warm and well fed. The […]

ObamaCare Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics + More

March 16, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.” –Thomas Jefferson Government & Politics ObamaCare Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics ObamaCare was built upon so many lies and deceptions it’s hard to keep track, but this week revealed three in particular. What […]

Who Really Won? + More

March 14, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle   The Foundation “If we move in mass, be it ever so circuitously, we shall attain our object; but if we break into squads, everyone pursuing the path he thinks most direct, we become an easy conquest to those who can now barely hold us in check.” –Thomas Jefferson Upright Editor’s […]

The Politics of Self-Destruction

March 8, 2012 by

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By Mark Alexander Republican Party Divides and Conquers — Itself “We must be unanimous; there must be no pulling different ways; we must hang together.” –John Hancock (July 4, 1776) With Super Tuesday concluded, the citizens of 23 states have cast votes in the 2012 presidential primaries. The conventional wisdom is that of the four […]

Super Tuesday Review + More

March 7, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle   The Foundation “Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.” –George Washington Upright Editor’s Note: The Patriot Post has not endorsed any GOP candidate in the primary. “Each candidate won where he should have. … Romney won in Massachusetts, Vermont, and Virginia — […]

ObamaCare’s Continued Chaos + More

March 2, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” –Thomas Paine Government & Politics ObamaCare’s Continued Chaos To no thinking person’s surprise, the Obama administration admitted this week that another element of ObamaCare […]

Beating Obama Is Paramount + More

February 29, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle   The Foundation “Every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle. We have called by different names brethren of the same principle.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “For all of his struggles as a campaigner, Mitt Romney doesn’t lack for resilience. That character trait is essential in a President, and […]

Leftmedia Control of GOP Debates + More

February 22, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle   The Foundation “We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections.” –John Adams Editorial Exegesis “The semiotic search for the racism beneath Newt’s food-stamp […]

Obama’s Contraception ‘Compromise’ + More

February 13, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Brief The Foundation “Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of […]

‘Doing Good to the Poor’ + More

February 3, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest The Foundation “I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it.” –Benjamin Franklin Government & Politics ‘Doing Good […]

Romney Wins Big in Florida + More

February 1, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle   The Foundation “In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.” –Alexander Hamilton Upright “Last week Mitt Romney got skunked in South Carolina by Newt Gingrich. Over the course of five days […]

Poisoning the Well of Political Rhetoric + More

January 30, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Brief   The Foundation “Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.” –George Washington Political Futures “The Republican candidates’ circular firing squad now seems to be using machine guns. Whoever the eventual ‘last man standing’ turns out to be, he may not be standing very […]

The Tired Refrain of Class Warfare + More

January 27, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee […]

Chronicle: State of the Union + More

January 25, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle   The Foundation “Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.” –Benjamin Franklin The Demo-gogues To sum up the SOTU: “I went … I know … My … My … I took office … I’m president … I will work … I intend … I […]

Gingrich Wins Big + More

January 23, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Brief   The Foundation “Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.” –George Washington Political Futures “Newt Gingrich won South Carolina. Big. If you had bet me Monday morning you would own my house, my car and my cat. I thought Romney had a lock […]

With Conservatives Like These…

January 22, 2012 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~   Santorum, Gingrich and Perry, all condemned Mitt Romney’s Bain Financial for putting people out of work. If anyone should be sidelined, it’s Santorum, Gingrich and Perry. For one thing, as every conservative who isn’t running behind in the primaries knows, venture capitalists put their money where their mouths are. Nothing ventured, […]

GOP Race Is Still a Race + More

January 20, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “Public affairs go on pretty much as usual: perpetual chicanery and rather more personal abuse than there used to be.” –John Adams Government & Politics The Campaign Trail: GOP Race Is Still a Race For a week with no presidential primary contests so far — South Carolina’s is […]

Romney’s Bain + More

January 13, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man.” –James Madison Government & Politics Romney’s Bain Mitt Romney won Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary easily, followed by Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman and the rest, but it wasn’t what led the news cycle. Rather, the news […]

The GOP Field in New Hampshire + More

January 11, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle   The Foundation “It is on great occasions only, and after time has been given for cool and deliberate reflection, that the real voice of the people can be known.” –George Washington Editorial Exegesis “Mitt Romney’s victory in New Hampshire Tuesday takes him one step closer to the GOP Presidential nomination, […]

The Stimulus Didn’t Fix Unemployment + More

January 9, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Brief   The Foundation “It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.” –Thomas Jefferson For the Record “Message to my fellow conservatives: Please don’t blame the mainstream media for the improvement in jobs, unemployment and economic growth. Reporters are not making this up. The economy […]

No Newt, Now or Ever

December 20, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba Back in March I wrote about “The Newt-ster” and ended by saying, “I like the Newt-ster. I just don’t want him to run.” I still don’t. As Speaker of the House and since, Newt’s legislative record has been all over the political spectrum. He has long been known to have various enthusiasms […]

The Republican Field in Iowa + More

December 16, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “In selecting men for office, let principle be your guide. Regard not the particular sect or denomination of the candidate — look to his character.” –Noah Webster Government The Field in Iowa In less than three weeks, the Iowa caucuses will be upon us. Time flies when you’re […]

NYTimes Rips Gingrich’s ‘Doomsday’ Nuclear Scenario, But Takes Enviro Apocalypse Seriously

December 13, 2011 by

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By Clay Waters The New York Times devoted a front-page story Monday to casting doubt on a theoretical nuclear threat publicized (among his many, many other ideas) by Newt Gingrich — what scientists call electromagnetic pulse (EMP), a burst of electromagnetic radiation released by a nuclear explosion that could damage or destroy electrical service. Science […]