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Wayne Allyn Root had an excellent opinion piece published on the Fox News website on 10/21/2013. I've included the full article below. There are two major political parties in America. I’m a member of the naïve, stupid, and cowardly one. I’m a Republican. How stupid is the GOP? They still... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
By this point everyone is aware that The Affordable Care Act (ACA) (Obamacare) is complicated and full of loopholes and exceptions for targeted groups and individuals. To most people it's not really all that surprising considering the behemoth was created in the backrooms of Washington and passed before it was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
Painting by Anthony Freda: How Many Constitutional Freedoms Do We Still Have? This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution – and provides a scorecard on the extent of the loss of each right. via Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 12, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
Typically I wouldn't even comment on this whole Tom Cruise/Afghanistan fiasco. I'd just chalk it up to another Hollywood hero saying something stupid. However a lot of people, including many Conservatives and Libertarians are up in arms over his supposed comparison of acting to fighting in Afghanistan. Unfortunately, what he... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
My vocabulary is smaller than many but larger than some. So when I was thinking about the future of America and the phrase Dystopian Future came to mind I had to look up the definition of dystopia to make sure I was right. Wikipedia defines dystopia as; A dystopia is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
In the aftermath of the Navy Yard shooting the now infamous words uttered by Hillary Clinton at a hearing on the Benghazi affair come to mind. She said, "What difference does it make?" Well in this case, it's a lot. Most major news outlets like the AP, CNN, MSNBC, The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
In my last blog entry I wrote about an Op-Ed in the New York Times that was written by Russian President Vladimir Putin. In it he stated his reasoning for how he felt the situation in Syria should be handled. However, I didn’t address the last paragraph of the piece... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s opinion piece in the New York Times is a slick piece of propaganda. It belies his real reason for the article which is to bolster support for his friend Syria and by extension his ally Iran. The Times should not have given him a platform to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
Significant events from our lives burn in our minds and never go away. Some we wish would could forget others we hope we never will. Even though it was a terrible thing, the planes flying into the Twin Towers is one of those events I never want to forget. On... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
With all the talk of an attack on Syria lets not forget about the ugly truth of Terrorist activity in Latin America and the ability of these organizations to exploit our porous border with Mexico. According to a November 2012 Report from The United States House Committee on Homeland Security,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
In 2003 under the Bush Administration, the U.S. and its allies invaded Iraq. Among the many reasons given in the Iraq War Resolution was Iraq's "capability and willingness to use weapons of mass destruction against other nations and its own people." Now in 2013, the Obama Administration wants to attack... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
A feature argument in the gun control debate is that accidental deaths represent a large portion of total gun deaths. The gun control advocates essentially posit that if people are killing themselves or others by accident then they simply can’t be trusted with guns. My response to those gun control... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
The fact that the Ft.Hood shooter, Major Nidal Hasan has received the death penalty for the murder of 13 and the injury of 32 military personnel is good news and I’m glad to hear it. However, wasn’t it already a foregone conclusion that he was either going to receive a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
The Department of Homeland Security said Friday that an employee who runs a racist website predicting and advocating a race war has been put on paid administrative leave. Ayo Kimathi, an acquisitions officer for Immigration and Customs Enforcement who is in charge of buying weapons and ammunition for the government,... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 27, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
Russia and China have stepped up their warnings against military intervention in Syria, with Moscow saying any such action would have "catastrophic consequences" for the region. The US and its allies are considering launching strikes on Syria in response to deadly attacks last week. The US said there was "undeniable"... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 27, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
VA Workers Bag Millions in Bonuses Despite Record Disability BacklogPrint Article Send a Tip by Wynton Hall 26 Aug 2013 post a comment The Department of Veterans Affairs doled out millions of dollars in bonuses to workers for "excellent" performance despite the fact that the number of veterans waiting for... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 27, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The US Open got off to a frustrating start for many fans. The USTA has implemented new safety procedures for this year’s tournament. All fans will have to go through metal detectors for the first time. As WCBS 880′s Peter Haskell reported, the additional security checks... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 27, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
The murder of college baseball player Chris Lane is big news these days. Unfortunately, it's not the result of the reaction to the horror that a bright young man was senselessly killed because the perpetrators were "bored". Instead, for many bloggers it's because a "white man" was killed by "black... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
The Brotherhood has been going on an orgy of destruction in revenge for the ouster of Mohamed Morsi. The property damage includes 40 churches and an unknown number of homes, businesses and cars belonging to Christians. In some cases the sites are marked with red paint and later burned. Today... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 20, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
Have you ever wondered why one story gets national attention and others don't? Well thanks to the researchers at Judicial Watch we have a good idea how this happened in the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman story. Through their requests for documents from local, state and federal authorities, Judicial Watch researchers were... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
Many of my conservative friends will find my beliefs a little surprising. Why? Well, let me explain. I'm a liberal in some ways. I say live and let live. If you're gay, that's fine, it doesn’t really bother me. If you want to dye your hair pink and put a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
Since the election of Barak Obama to the presidency the race baiters have simultaneously lost and gained material for their race baiting activities. When Obama was elected they lost a large portion of their platform because an African American proved that he could be elected to the highest office in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
These illegal immigrants are smarter than the average Chupacabra! Okay, so let me get this straight. You're in the country illegally and you leave just so you can re-enter as part of a protest against deporting illegal aliens. Then the U.S. government grants you asylum when you come back. Nicely... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2013 at We are Paying a Price
Photo courtesy Drudge Report Documents obtained recently by McClatchy have revealed details of a plan to reduce the number of 'leakers' within the government. Obama instituted this plan by executive order in October 2011 after Army Pfc. Bradley Manning downloaded thousands of documents from a classified computer network and gave... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2013 at We are Paying a Price