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Delay Is ‘Hardship Exemption’ + More – Daily Digest

February 12, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is then no recourse left but in the exertion of that original right of self-defense which is paramount to all positive forms of government.” –Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 28, 1787 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Delay Is ‘Hardship Exemption’ On Monday, […]

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 […]

The Perfect Storm: ObamaCare and DemoDebt

September 19, 2013 by

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The Left’s Formula for Economic Decline By Mark Alexander “If the federal government should overpass the just bounds of its authority and make a tyrannical use of its powers, the people … must appeal to the standard they have formed, and take such measures to redress the injury done to the Constitution as the exigency […]

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; […]

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 […]

How About a Bit of Good News for a Change? 

January 7, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “[A] good moral character is the first essential in a man, and that the habits contracted at your age are generally indelible, and your conduct here may stamp your character through life. It is therefore highly important that you should endeavor not only to be learned but virtuous.” –George […]

Leftists Exploit Pain for Political Gain

December 21, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “The right of the citizens to keep and bear arms has justly been considered as the palladium of the liberties of a republic.” –Joseph Story The nation is still reeling over the dreadful events in Newtown, Connecticut, one week ago. We mourn the tragic loss of life, and we weep and […]

Lawmakers Rally for D.C. Scholarships, Promise to Fight Obama’s Funding Cut

February 15, 2012 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ A bipartisan group of lawmakers today promised to defend the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program for low-income families following President Obama’s decision to eliminate funding in his budget. “The bipartisan, grassroots coalition responsible for keeping the Opportunity Scholarship Program alive will continue speaking out, and I’ll be standing alongside them every step […]

Following Obama’s Lead Gets You Nowhere + More

December 9, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “No taxes can be devised which are not more or less inconvenient and unpleasant.” –George Washington Government A Taxing Debate Congressional Republicans and Barack Obama’s merry band of class warriors spent much of the week battling over whether or how to extend the payroll tax cut before it […]

Circumventing Congress + More

October 28, 2011 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 Bypassing Congress to ‘Fix’ the Economy The Democrat Pity Party Barack Obama wants everyone to know that he’s the president, and by golly he’s getting impatient. “We can’t wait for an increasingly dysfunctional […]

Is Social Security a Ponzi Scheme? + More

September 16, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest Essential Liberty Join thousands of Patriots who have already signed on to the Oath Accountability Civil Action for Constitutional Integrity. To enforce our Constitution’s limits on the central government, we believe a formal legal action is necessary. This action, if successful, would require that all members of the Executive, Legislative and […]

The Good and Bad of the Debt-Ceiling ‘Deal’

August 1, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Brief The Foundation “Public affairs go on pretty much as usual: perpetual chicanery and rather more personal abuse than there used to be.” –John Adams Editor’s Note The debt-ceiling “deal” agreed to by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), and President Barack Obama over the weekend is […]

What Power to Tax and Spend?

July 28, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander The Question Americans Should Be Asking “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 Barack Hussein Obama’s refusal to send a Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) to the states as condition of House Speaker John […]

Obama Seems to Think He Is Caesar + More

July 27, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle The Foundation “[T]he duty imposed upon [the president] to take care, that the laws be faithfully executed, follows out the strong injunctions of his oath of office, that he will ‘preserve, protect, and defend the constitution.’ The great object of the executive department is to accomplish this purpose.” –Joseph Story Upright […]

Harry Reid and the Debt-ly Hallows + More

July 22, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest The Foundation “Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.” –Thomas Paine Government & Politics To Deal, or Not to Deal After weeks of intense debate, the White House and Congress may be […]

Obama’s Pink Slip Jobs Council + More

June 15, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle The Foundation “If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “[P]resident Obama says he’s 100% focused these days on creating jobs. So why is he taking advice from a bunch […]

Is Boehner a Braveheart? + More

May 13, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest The Foundation “The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.” –Thomas Jefferson Government & Politics Is Boehner a Braveheart? “It’s true that allowing America to default would be irresponsible,” House Speaker John Boehner […]

Overreaction to Nuclear Troubles in Japan + More

March 18, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “In planning, forming, and arranging laws, deliberation is always becoming, and always useful.” –James Wilson Government & Politics Beware Nuclear Fallout The March 11 earthquake off the coast of Japan and the ensuing tsunami is a tragedy hard to comprehend. Thousands are dead, entire villages are gone and hundreds […]

The Debt Bomb Showdown

February 10, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander 112th Congress vs. Obama’s Error of Big Government “We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude.” Thomas Jefferson There’s currently a lot of talk about deficits and debt among the new House Republican majority; much of […]

A Deeper Look At The ObamaCare Ruling + More

February 4, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “[A] wise and frugal government … shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government.” –Thomas […]

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