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Only in Duryea, Pittston, Pa.

September 12, 2017 by


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 […]

IRS: The Left’s Weapon of Choice and More Friday Digest

December 13, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” –Thomas Jefferson GOVERNMENT & POLITICS IRS: The Left’s Weapon of Choice Here’s a question: When did it become acceptable for the IRS to be used as a tool to target enemies of the president? Moreover, […]

The e-Tax Scam Republicans Back Colossal e-Commerce Tax Scheme

April 25, 2013 by


By Mark Alexander “We may be assured by past experience, that such a practice [as some states charging high taxes on goods from other states] would be introduced by future contrivances…” –James Madison (1788) …… Executive Summary: Senate Democrats and Republicans voted 74-20 in a cloture to move S743, the “online sales tax,” to the […]

Lady Thatcher, RIP

April 8, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” –Thomas Paine Inspiration […]

700 Retired Military Special Ops Tell Congress to Form Select Committee on Benghazi, Libya

April 8, 2013 by


Seven hundred retired Military Special Operations professionals from the organization “Special Operations Speaks” sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to support H.Res 36, which will create a House Select Committee to investigate last September’s deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. “It appears that many of the facts and details surrounding the […]

Gay Java and Cultural Entropy The Latest Cultural Entropy Entries

April 4, 2013 by


By Mark Alexander “Marriage is … in its origin a contract of natural law. … It is the parent, and not the child of society; the source of civility and a sort of seminary of the republic.” –Justice Joseph Story (Commentaries on the Conflict of Laws) There’s never a dull moment when it comes to […]

A Healthier Alternative to ObamaCare

March 27, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “In the first place, it is to be remembered, that the general government is not to be charged with the whole power of making and administering laws: its jurisdiction is limited to certain enumerated objects, which concern all the members of the republic, but which are not to be […]

Connecticut Legislators Get Schooled

March 25, 2013 by


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 […]

Memo to the GOP: Liberty Is Colorblind

March 21, 2013 by


Promote Freedom in Every Quarter of America! By Mark Alexander “A little matter will move a party, but it must be something great that moves a nation.” –Thomas Paine (1791) A record number of conservatives, from grassroots Patriots to national GOP leaders, gathered for the 2013 CPAC confab last week, sponsored by our friends at […]

Mind Changing on Missile Defense

March 20, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “To judge from the history of mankind, we shall be compelled to conclude that the fiery and destructive passions of war reign in the human breast with much more powerful sway than the mild and beneficent sentiments of peace; and that to model our political systems upon speculations of […]

A Tale of Two Budgets

March 15, 2013 by


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 […]

Bronze Star Power Point? Getting it WRONG — Drive-by Journalism at Its Worst

March 14, 2013 by


By Mark Alexander “The best and only safe road to honor, glory, and true dignity is justice.” –George Washington (1779) In keeping with our publishing deadlines, every Tuesday morning I send notice of my topic for Thursday’s column to our editorial team. This week, I sent notice that I was writing about “military award inflation,” […]

Paul Ryan’s Budget, Take Three

March 13, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ Editor’s Note: Tomorrow, Mark Alexander will publish his column under the title “Bronze Star PowerPoint?” If you have read conservative news reports about an Air Force Chaplain who received the BSM for a powerpoint he developed that was subsequently adopted as part of the orientation training for incoming military and civilian […]

They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To  Humor

March 12, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~   Today’s Non Compos Mentis Award Winner: “Tax cuts are spending. Tax expenditures, they are called. Subsidies for big oil, subsidies to send jobs overseas, breaks to send jobs overseas, breaks for corporate jets. They are called tax expenditures. Spending money on tax breaks.” –House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) And […]

The Firearms Equality Movement

March 11, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “[T]he unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.” –Tench Coxe Inspiration “[A] growing number of firearm companies have suspended the sale of guns […]

Venezuelan Thug Dies, Socialists Mourn

March 6, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “In a despotic government, the only principle by which the tyrant who is to move the whole machine means to regulate and manage the people is fear, by the servile dread of his power. But a free government, which of all others is far the most preferable, cannot be […]

The Farce Is Strong With This One Humor

March 5, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ “Even though most people agree that I’m being reasonable; that most people agree I’m presenting a fair deal; the fact that [Republicans] don’t take [the sequester deal] means that I should somehow do a Jedi mind-meld with these folks and convince them to do what’s right.” –Barack Obama, confusing Star Wars […]

Remembering Breitbart

March 4, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “The right of freely examining public characters and measures, and of free communication among the people thereon … has ever been justly deemed the only effectual guardian of every other right.” –James Madison Inspiration Editor’s Note: Friday marked the one-year anniversary of Andrew Breitbart’s death. He never feared to […]

Chicken Little, Sequester Edition

March 1, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ “Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm.” –James Madison, Federalist No. 10 We’re publishing today from a secure bunker in an undisclosed location so as to avoid the fallout from the apocalypse known as the sequester. Today, the $85 billion in federal spending “cuts” take effect now that the […]

The ‘Republican Sequester’ Setup Obama’s Real Sequester Agenda

February 28, 2013 by


By Mark Alexander “He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time, till at length it becomes habitual…” –Thomas Jefferson (1785) Addressing the National Governors Association this week, Barack Hussein Obama proclaimed, “At some point, we’ve got to do some governing. And […]

‘There Oughta Be a Law’

February 22, 2013 by


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 […]

The Next Sunrise — The Light of Liberty

February 21, 2013 by


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 […]

Hysterics Over ‘Cuts’

February 20, 2013 by


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 […]

The Most Interesting Rebuttal in the World Humor

February 19, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ So God Made A Liberal… This parody of the Paul Harvey / Ram Superbowl ad is hilarious: Watch Video » This Week’s Non Compos Mentis Award Winner “We avow the First Amendment. We stand with that and say that people have a right to have a gun to protect themselves in […]