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Defunding: Framers’ Remedy For Presidential Lawlessness

August 3, 2013 by

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by BETSY MCCAUGHEY, PHD ~ Two weeks ago, the House Appropriations Committee stripped the scandal ridden Internal Revenue Service of nearly one quarter of its 2014 budget as punishment for its targeting of political groups and its costly boondoggles. Shockingly, Senate Democrats voted to increase the IRS’ budget. Last week, numerous Republicans in both chambers […]

Cartoon Round Up

August 3, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ © Alan Caruba, 2013 Alan Caruba blogs daily at Warning Signs . http://factsnotfantasy.blogspot.com/  An author, business and science writer, he is the founder of National Anxiety Center . http://www.anxietycenter.com Related articles The Great Defunding Obamacare Debate (papundits.wordpress.com) What “Phony” Scandals Is Obama Talking About? (papundits.wordpress.com) Is Obama Committing Treason? (papundits.wordpress.com) Fearing […]

Defund Obamacare: Make Your Voice Heard This August

August 2, 2013 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ Members of Congress head home tomorrow for a month-long recess. Although they are escaping Washington, they won’t get a break from important issues that are awaiting them in September. Chief among them is the fight to defund Obamacare. With just two months until enrollment opens for Obamacare’s insurance exchanges — a […]

Fearing Obama

August 2, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I have been sensing something about the mood of many Americans that I think is unprecedented in the history of the nation. It is a fear of the President. A fear that one observer, Daniel Henninger of The Wall Street Journal, calls “the president’s creeping authoritarianism.” Obama has had four and […]

Liberty — Endowed by Whom? The Eternal Bequest

July 3, 2013 by

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By Mark Alexander “God who gave us life gave us Liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed a conviction that these liberties are the gift of God? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, that His justice cannot sleep forever.” –Thomas Jefferson (1774) […]

An Immigration ‘Game Changer’? Not Exactly

June 24, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discriminations.” –George Washington Government “It’s been called a both a ‘game changer’ and a major ‘breakthrough’ for the Senate Gang of Eight’s immigration […]

The Loss of Presidential Trust

June 21, 2013 by

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By Thomas Sowell ~ Amid all the heated cross-currents of debate about the National Security Agency’s massive surveillance program, there is a growing distrust of the Obama administration that makes weighing the costs and benefits of the NSA program itself hard to assess. The belated recognition of this administration’s contempt for the truth, for the […]

Balancing Liberty and Security

June 10, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “Liberty is not to be enjoyed, indeed it cannot exist, without the habits of just subordination; it consists, not so much in removing all restraint from the orderly, as in imposing it on the violent.” –Fisher Ames Essential Liberty “America is built on the principle of ‘ordered liberty,’ which seeks […]

The Crimes Of An Ideological Agenda

June 10, 2013 by

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By Frank Salvato ~ “Let us disappoint the men who are raising themselves upon the ruin of this Country.” — John Adams The number of scandals involving the encroachment of the Obama Administration into – and onto – the constitutional rights of American citizens is beyond stunning. And it is without question criminal in many […]

Assault on Free Speech in Tennessee

June 4, 2013 by

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By ACT for America ~ The Latest Assault on Free Speech Tomorrow night (June 4th) a meeting that appears to be unprecedented will take place in Manchester, Tennessee.   A representative of the Department of Justice–a U.S. Attorney–and an FBI agent will appear at a meeting sponsored by a Muslim organization to warn people about […]

Obama to DoD: Courts Martial for the Faithful

May 2, 2013 by

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By Mark Alexander “While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian.” –George Washington (1778)   Summary: Under the pretense of […]

Beware ‘Comprehensive’ Immigration Reform

April 3, 2013 by

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Congress is working on immigration reform once again, but they should refrain from cramming everything into a single bill again. That's a recipe for bad law. Also, Ed Feulner says farewell from the Heritage Foundation, Obama continues his shameful gun control push and the left turns Easter theology on its head. [Read more…]

We The People? Or, We The Slaves?

March 27, 2013 by

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By Edward Cline ~ The Preamble of the Constitution reads: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this […]

Connecticut Legislators Get Schooled

March 25, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “Laws that forbid the carrying of arms … disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. … Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be […]

Time To Register Books And Put Reasonable Restrictions On The 1st Amendment 

March 4, 2013 by

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By David Huntwork ~ President Obama and his progressive allies have recently told us that even the most draconian of gun laws must be passed because “If we save even one life from gun violence, it’s worth it.” While that’s an amazingly ignorant, infantile, and even downright silly statement, it does neatly sum up a […]

The Next Sunrise — The Light of Liberty

February 21, 2013 by

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Illegitimi non Carborundum! By Mark Alexander “No morn ever dawned more favorable than ours did; and no day was every more clouded than the present! Wisdom, and good examples are necessary at this time to rescue the political machine from the impending storm.” –George Washington (1786) From our family home in the mountains of East […]

The Twenty-Eighth Amendment

February 8, 2013 by

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By Edward Cline ~ The rectangle of light in the acres of a farm was the window of the library of Judge Narragansett. He sat at a table, and the light of his lamp fell on the copy of an ancient document. He had marked and crossed out the contradictions in its statements that had […]

Centralizing Power Is Really Expensive

February 6, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “[W]hen all government … shall be drawn to Washington as the center of all power, it will render powerless the checks provided of one government on another.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “The latest Congressional Budget Office calls the lie on President Obama’s claim that the nation’s debt crisis can […]

Enemies Of The Constitution

February 3, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Perhaps the stupidest idea given an airing in a recent edition of The New York Times is Prof. Louis Michael Seidman’s opinion, “Let’s Give Up on the Constitution.” According to his commentary, Prof. Seidman has “taught constitutional law for almost 40 years” and he was “ashamed” it took him that long […]

‘I, Barack Hussein Obama…’

January 24, 2013 by

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Betraying Oath and Country By Mark Alexander “The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government. But the Constitution which at any time exists, ’till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole People, is sacredly obligatory upon all.” –George Washington […]

Response To Newtown: Addressing A Complex Issue

January 18, 2013 by

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By Amy Payne ~ Americans of all political and philosophical convictions have grieved over the killing of innocent schoolchildren and adults in Newtown, Connecticut. In responding to this attack, we must consider with great care how to proceed to protect precious lives in a way that is consistent with our laws and traditions. “The serious […]

Assault on the Second Amendment

January 10, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ ‘I Will Not Comply’ By Mark Alexander “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” –Second Amendment to the United States Constitution Though tens of millions of American Patriots have already said […]

Would States Secede to Protect Their Citizens?

January 9, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Many, if not most, Americans are unaware that the nation is composed of separate republics with their own constitutions. They are, of course, the individual states. “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved respectively, or to the people.” […]

A Day Late and a Trillion Dollars Short 

January 4, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” –John Marshall Waiting until after the U.S. technically plunged over the so-called fiscal cliff on Jan. 1, Congress and the White House finally reached a […]

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