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DOJ Planning Next Assault on Gun Rights + More – Daily Digest

June 1, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness.” —George Washington, Fifth Annual Message, 1793 EDITOR’S NOTE Sometimes events remind us all that life is more than politics. The death of Beau Biden, son of […]

ISIL in Libya Beheads 21 Christians + More – Daily Digest

February 16, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The law of nature and the law of revelation are both Divine: they flow, though in different channels, from the same adorable source. It is indeed preposterous to separate them from each other.” –James Wilson, of the Law of Nature, 1804 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS ISIL in Libya Beheads 21 […]

The War On Smoking (Except Maybe Pot)

August 1, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ How obscene is it for a Florida jury to award $23.6 billion to the widow of a man who died of lung cancer in 1996? She sued R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company by asserting that her husband had been “fooled” into starting to smoke at age 13. Apparently he had never heard […]

Turning Smokers Into Criminals

September 20, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ America is filled with groups of people clamoring for their “rights” or claiming they are being discriminated against. One group, however, has been successfully silenced and, broadly speaking, turned into criminals. They are people who enjoy a cigarette, a cigar, or a pipe. There is no one left to speak for […]

Fast and Furious Report Card

September 21, 2012 by


“Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people.” –John Adams The report card is in for the Obama Justice Department and its “Fast and Furious” gunrunning operation, and the grade is an “F.” Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his 500-page report this week, and, citing a […]

Playing Fast and Furious With the Facts + More

October 7, 2011 by


The Patriot Post  Digest The Foundation “Facts are stubborn things.” –John Adams Government & Politics Playing Fast and Furious With the Facts “When did you first know about the program, officially called, I believe, ‘Fast and Furious’?” That question was asked of Attorney General Eric Holder in congressional testimony on May 3, 2011. Fast and […]

Labor Day? Hardly + More

September 5, 2011 by


The Patriot Post  Brief The Foundation “To cherish and stimulate the activity of the human mind, by multiplying the objects of enterprise, is not among the least considerable of the expedients, by which the wealth of a nation may be promoted.” –Alexander Hamilton Government “President Obama enter[ed] this Labor Day weekend with a serious problem […]