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Vox Writer: ‘American Independence In 1776 Was A Monumental Mistake’

July 5, 2016 by

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By Tom Johnson ~ On June 16, four days after the Orlando nightclub massacre, Vox’s Dylan Matthews tweeted his endorsement of “letting the [president of the United States] unilaterally ban people (hopefully everyone!) from buying guns.” That’s provocative, but less so than a Matthews article from this time last year that was reposted Friday. In […]

American Minute – The East River Fog

August 27, 2009 by

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By William J Federer AUGUST 27, 1776, British General Howe trapped 8,000 American troops on Brooklyn Heights. Desperate, Washington ferried his army all night across the East River. Morning came yet half his troops were still in danger. A fog allowed the entire army to be evacuated. Never again did the British have such a […]

An Endangered America

June 29, 2009 by

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By Alan Caruba. “My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!” said Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence and our third President. As usual, he was right. Present-day Americans take for granted the story of the […]

King George lll – Barack Obama And The Fairness Doctrine

November 19, 2008 by

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THE BARACK OBAMA-KING GEORGE CONNECTION John Armor Barack Obama seems poised, based on his associates and his appointments to date, to reinstate the Fairness Doctrine for American radio programming. If he does that administratively through his naming of a new Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, he’ll be taking a page out of King George […]

President Obama Rejects President Washington

November 12, 2008 by

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John Armor One of the immediate and major changes that the Obama Administration is planning to do, according to press accounts, is close down the combatants’ prison at Guantanamo, Cuba. The inmates would be brought to the United States and be subjected to trials in ordinary, criminal courts. Does anyone remember George Washington? He used […]

Australia (Part Two) Germ Of An Idea

May 8, 2008 by

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This portrait is of Captain James Cook, who, as Lieutenant, commanding the Barque Endeavour, on 19th April 1770 was the first person to make landfall on the Eastern coast of the Great Southern Land, now known as Australia. This portrait was painted by Nathaniel Dance in 1775, and hangs in The National Maritime Museum at […]