About: Fuzzy Slippers

I am a constitutional conservative, a writer, an editor, and a citizen activist.

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CBO Projects National Debt Will Reach $28.2 Trillion Over 10 Years

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/national-debt-hits-record-11-trillion/
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Posted by    Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 6:00pm 8/27/2016 at 6:00pm
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/national-debt-hits-record-11-trillion/

When Obama took office, our national debt was $10.6 trillion; as of today, it stands at over $19 trillion.  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has issued a report that states our national debt will reach $28.2 trillion over the next ten years.

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Report: UK PM To Trigger #Brexit Without Parliamentary Vote

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jul/17/australia-eager-to-start-free-trade-talks-with-britain
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Posted by    Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 12:30pm 8/27/2016 at 12:30pm
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jul/17/australia-eager-to-start-free-trade-talks-with-britain

Despite concerns that Prime Minister Theresa May will not uphold the June 23rd Brexit vote, it doesn’t look like she is willing to let a three-ring circus develop in which protesters tout bogus climate change links to Brexit or equally bogus claims of economic doom.

The Telegraph is reporting that she will...

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Obama creates world’s largest marine reserve – good for fish, not so good for fishermen

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Posted by    Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 7:00am 8/27/2016 at 7:00am
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In a move that is being hailed as cementing his conservation legacy, Obama has, with the stroke of his pen, expanded a national marine monument off the coast of Hawaii to over 582,578 square miles.  This move will, however, destroy commercial fishing and potential drilling and mineral collection in a vast...

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Report: Germans Told to Stockpile Food and Water in Case of Attack or Catastrophe

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 6:30pm 8/21/2016 at 6:30pm
Angela Merkel

As Germany’s Angela Merkel faces increasing pressure regarding her nation’s security, the German government has issued a civil defense report addressing the role the German people are to play.

Reuters reports:

For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the German government plans to tell citizens to stockpile food and...

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College Professor: Stop Having Children to Save Them from Climate Change

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Posted by    Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 7:30pm 8/20/2016 at 7:30pm
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Here at LI, we’ve been covering the various attempts by the left to use global warming climate change as an excuse for everything from a falsely predicted “bee-pocalypse” to #

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College Students Seek Non-white Roommate, “I Don’t Want to Live with Any White Folks”

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Posted by    Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 6:30pm 8/14/2016 at 6:30pm
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An advertisement on Facebook for a roommate has sparked a debate about race at a California college that has, in turn, become a national dialogue about race.

The Washington Post reports:

In most respects, the roommate-wanted notice seemed routine. Three students at the Claremont colleges in Southern California were looking for a fourth...

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“Progressive Education”: Children Color a Unicorn to Match Their “Gender Identity”

http://www.transstudent.org/gender
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Posted by    Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 5:00pm 8/14/2016 at 5:00pm
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The progressive left is apparently intent on confusing and traumatizing children when it comes to “gender identity.”  The latest example of this mission is a unicorn coloring exercise in which children are asked to color their unicorn to match the gender they “feel” is their own.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

“Gender Unicorns”...

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Chaos, Violence, Looting In Milwaukee; UPDATE: Gov. Walker Activates National Guard

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Posted by    Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 11:18am 8/14/2016 at 11:18am
milwaukee riots _ gas station on fire

Chaos, violence, and looting erupted in Milwaukee late Saturday night following the shooting of an armed suspect by police.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports:

A standoff between police and an angry crowd turned violent Saturday night in the hours after a Milwaukee police officer shot and killed an armed suspect during a foot chase on the...

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Bloomberg Group Focuses on State-by-State Gun Control Strategy

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Posted by    Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 5:00pm 8/13/2016 at 5:00pm
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Here at LI, we’ve been covering the various progressive attempts to pass anti-Second Amendment legislation at the state and federal levels.

While gun “control” advocates from the White House down are “disappointed” that there hasn’t been more progress in this area, they are signalling a change in tactics.  The representatives of the...

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Anthony “Carlos Danger” Weiner Catfished

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Posted by    Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 1:00pm 8/13/2016 at 1:00pm
Weiner WADR 7-7-16

Anthony “Carlos Danger” Weiner‘s online sexual predator persona is very well known.  His lewd forays on social media made him a disgraced laughingstock, and he ultimately resigned his House seat and then withdrew his bid for mayor of New York City as a result.

The latest page in Weiner’s “

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Iran Executes Nuclear Scientist For Giving Information To “the Great Satan”

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/07/iran-executes-nuclear-scientist-shahram-amiri-returned-country-from-us
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Posted by    Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 5:00pm 8/7/2016 at 5:00pm
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/07/iran-executes-nuclear-scientist-shahram-amiri-returned-country-from-us

The Iranian government hanged Shahram Amiri, a nuclear scientist, for giving “vital information to the enemy.”  The enemy being, despite Obama’s desperate groveling, the United States:  “This person who had access to the country’s secret and classified information had been linked to our hostile and No. 1 enemy, America, the Great...

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Hillary Snubs Police Union, Declines To Seek Endorsement

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Posted by    Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 3:00pm 8/7/2016 at 3:00pm
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Hillary Clinton’s relationship with law enforcement, like her involvement with any issue, has evolved over time. Sometimes over night.

There are reports that Hillary, as First Lady, had little respect for—and was even verbally abusive toward—the Secret Service agents assigned to protect her . . . with their lives if necessary.  Apparently,...

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Girl with a gun wins USA’s first Olympic gold

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2016/08/06/virginia-native-ginny-thrasher-19-shoots-her-way-to-first-u-s-gold-medal-in-rio/?postshare=1521470493616245&tid=ss_tw
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Posted by    Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 11:05am 8/7/2016 at 11:05am
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Yesterday in Rio, 19-year-old Ginny Thrasher won the USA’s first gold medal in the 2016 Olympics; she won the women’s 10-meter air rifle finals to the excitement and pride of every American.  Well, almost every American, the backlash from the left runs the gambit from droll to downright nasty and mean-spirited.

Ginny...

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Alabama regulators want personal info on beer purchasers

http://www.fox10tv.com/story/32695216/breweries-required-to-collect-personal-info
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Posted by    Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/6/2016 at 12:00pm
http://www.fox10tv.com/story/32695216/breweries-required-to-collect-personal-info

Back in March, Alabama’s governor, Robert Bentley, signed into law legislation that will legalize brewers’ direct sale of beer to customers for home consumption.

Alabama.com reported at the time:

The new law will:

  • Allow breweries that make less than 60,000 barrels per year to directly sell up to 288 ounces of its beer per...
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California risks $135M in DOJ grants over ‘sanctuary city’ policy

Santuary cities boom
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Posted by    Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 8:30pm 7/31/2016 at 8:30pm
Santuary cities boom

Sanctuary cities have long been a problem, but the heightened public awareness in the wake of  high profile murders like that of Kate Steinle has prompted Congress to take action (finally).  To that end, Congress h...

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Study Shows Raising Minimum Wage in Seattle Did Little to Help Workers

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Posted by    Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 2:00pm 7/31/2016 at 2:00pm
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Minimum wage hikes sound great on the surface, but as we’ve been reporting here at LI, such hikes tend to do the opposite of their proponents’ stated intention.  From forcing businesses to fire employees, cut hours, and find technological replacements for workers, minimum wage hikes are counter-productive, even destructive to...

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Venezuelan President Maduro’s New Decree: Forced Farm Labor

Venezuelans walk to Colombia for food
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Posted by    Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 6:00pm 7/30/2016 at 6:00pm
Venezuelans walk to Colombia for food

Here at Li, we’ve been covering the failure of socialism unfolding in Venezuela.  Toilet paper, sugar, and food shortages have resulted in violence and thus far unsuccessful attempts to oust President Nicolas Maduro.  With the country’s citizens tired, hungry, and angry, Maduro has landed on a “solution” that would make Pol...

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