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Only in Duryea, Pittston, Pa.

September 12, 2017 by

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Only in Duryea, Pa. If you are in a jazzy wheelchair you cannot get into the Duryea borough council meetings because the lift they use for people who cannot use the steps is not even close to CODE or size needed for an electric wheelchair. Only in Duryea do you scan the morning classified to […]

Sochialism Humor

February 10, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ Smokey’s Advice U.S. Border Opening the Box Upon Closer Inspection A Misunderstanding   Read more excellent articles at The Patriot Post Related articles How Do You Solve a Problem Like Korea? Humor Comparing Obama to Mandela Humor Undocumented Humor

The Bible, As Seen on TV

March 18, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “The belief in a God All Powerful wise and good, is so essential to the moral order of the world and to the happiness of man, that arguments which enforce it cannot be drawn from too many sources nor adapted with too much solicitude to the different characters and […]

A Tale of Two Budgets

March 15, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “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 It’s budget time in Washington, which for the last four years has meant the Democrat-controlled Senate not passing a budget. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Chairman of […]

Apocalypse Now

February 27, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “No government, any more than an individual, will long be respected without being truly respectable.” –James Madison, Federalist 62 Editorial Exegesis “And when the Republicans opened the seventh seal of the sequester, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black and the stars fell unto the Earth; […]

A Big Win for 2A

February 25, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “[T]he people are not to be disarmed of their weapons. They are left in full possession of them.” –Zacharia Johnson Inspiration “The Second Amendment Foundation [Friday] won a significant victory for concealed carry when the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals let stand a December ruling by a three-judge panel […]

‘There Oughta Be a Law’

February 22, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.” –Richard Henry Lee, Federal Farmer XVIII Ever since the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the Left has rabidly pursued […]

Hysterics Over ‘Cuts’

February 20, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “During the summer 2011 debt ceiling battle, President Obama’s White House came up with the idea of sequestration. It is a mechanism designed to trigger automatic spending cuts in the event that a congressional […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

The Economic Punishment Agency

January 9, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “I think all the world would gain by setting commerce at perfect liberty.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “Georgia Power … announced this week that it is asking state regulators for permission to shut down 15 electrical generating units — the closure of four power plants in all. The utility […]

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 […]

Resolved for 2013

January 3, 2013 by

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For the New Year and the Future of Liberty! By Mark Alexander “Let it be told to the future world, that in the depth of winter, when nothing but hope and virtue could survive, the city and the country, alarmed at one common danger, came forth to meet and to repulse it.” –Thomas Paine (The […]

Raw Deal With Silver Linings

January 2, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ 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 to […]

A Defining Case for Marriage

December 14, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families.” –John Adams The Supreme Court is set to hear a challenge against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a statute passed by Congress in 1996 to protect marriage (i.e., to define it as a contract between one man and one […]

Stop Playing Games

December 5, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “Both the White House and House Republicans are pretending that their goal is ‘reducing the deficit,’ which they suggest means making real spending choices. … Since 1974, Capitol Hill’s ‘baseline’ […]

If I Were Dictator – (Foreword)

June 13, 2011 by

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By Marlin6 Our good friend and contributor at our Blog, Marlin6 has been Posting a continuing series on what America might look like if an ordinary person was running things according to what should be happening. This part of that series is the Foreword, an introduction, and gives us some insight into just why ordinary […]