About: Fuzzy Slippers

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

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Fuzzy’s Five Favorite Presidential Moments

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Posted by    Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10:05am 2/20/2017 at 10:05am
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In order to honor President’s Day, I thought I would share five of my favorite presidential moments. I’ll present them in historical, rather than “top” or favorite, order.

Abraham Lincoln: “Gettysburg Address”

Like many conservatives, I have serious reservations about much that Lincoln did, but this speech is a winner from beginning...

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C-SPAN Survey: Obama 12th Best President

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Posted by    Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/19/2017 at 4:30pm

C-SPAN’s latest survey of presidential historians resulted in Obama ranking 12th as “best” president.  You can view the survey methodology here.

The Hill reports:

It’s been less than a month since former President Barack Obama left office, but his legacy is already being remembered fondly, according to C-SPAN’s 2017 presidential historians survey.

Obama ranked...

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Trump Wine Boycott Backfires. Bigly.

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Posted by    Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/19/2017 at 1:30pm
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The hysteria surrounding the election of President Trump has seeped into retail.  From Ivanka products to Trump wine, the regressive left is trying to rouse Americans to boycott all things Trump.

Last week, some group of crybaby leftists demanded that Wegmans stop selling Trump wine because they don’t like Trump.  When they...

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Contender for Education Dept Civil Rights office could skewer SJW campus agenda

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Posted by    Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 9:30am 2/19/2017 at 9:30am
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The Department of Education and its sub-agencies appear here to stay (alas), but there is good news.   The “reforms” the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has inflicted—particularly on higher education—over the past eight years may well be in danger.

The Office of Civil Rights is a sub-agency within the Department of Education...

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Norma “Jane Roe” McCorvey Dies At Age 69

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Posted by    Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/18/2017 at 4:00pm
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Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in Roe v. Wade, died today at the age of 69.  She was the “winner” in that decision, but later regretted deeply her role in legalizing abortion in the United States.  Although she never had an abortion, she says she was consumed by guilt over the Supreme...

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Nine People Flee US Border Agents, Seek Asylum in Canada

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Posted by    Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/18/2017 at 3:00pm
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Nine people flee our border patrol and scoot into Canada to seek asylum.

Reuters reports:

Nine asylum-seekers, including four children, barely made it across the Canadian border on Friday as a U.S. border patrol officer tried to stop them and a Reuters photographer captured the scene.

As a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer...

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Bill Gates: Robots Should Pay Taxes, Too!

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Posted by    Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/18/2017 at 1:00pm

Bill Gates is arguing for a robot tax on businesses and, by clear and obvious extension, on consumers.

Fox News reports:

Bill Gates, the co-founder of  Microsoft and world’s richest man, said in an interview Friday that robots  that steal human jobs should pay their fair share of taxes.

“Right now, the human worker...

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Liberals Starting To Push Back Against the Regressive Left?

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/14/2017 at 7:30pm
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The internal strife within the Democrat party is palpable.  The two warring sides are the moderate centrists who still believe in things like free speech, capitalism, and love for America and the radical progressive left who do not.

In perhaps the most bizarre interview Tucker’s conducted as yet on his new show,...

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Swedish leftist feminist politicians wear Hijabs and Chadors during Iran meetings

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Posted by    Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/12/2017 at 4:30pm
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Sweden’s new “first feminist government in the world” donned hijabs while on a state visit to Iran, as U.N. Watch reports.

Trade minister Ann Linde and other members of Sweden’s “first feminist government in the world” walked past Iranian President Rouhani yesterday as they covered their hair in compliance with Iran’s compulsory...

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Amid Execution Drug Controversy, Mississippi Eyes Firing Squads

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Posted by    Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:30pm 2/12/2017 at 3:30pm
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Facing legal challenges and practical constraints, Mississippi is considering following in Utah’s footsteps and using firing squads for executions.  House Bill 638 was introduced to the Mississippi state legislature this week.

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Socialism Fail: Venezuelans Lead In US Asylum Requests

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Posted by    Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/12/2017 at 1:30pm

Here at LI, we’ve been chronicling the abysmal failure of socialism as it plays out in Venezuela.  The latest development sees starving and desperate Venezuelans flooding the US with asylum requests.

Fox News reports;

New data shows Venezuelans are leading asylum requests to the United States for the first time, as the middle...

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Do We Need A “Federal Job Guarantee”?

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Posted by    Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 6:30pm 2/11/2017 at 6:30pm
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A group of academics has published an article in the socialist publication Jacobin in which they advocate for a “federal job guarantee.”  This proposal entails a guaranteed minimal income of $23,000 per year and “rising to a mean of $32,500” to people who do not have jobs.  This money would come,...

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More Sanctuary Cities Caving To Trump

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Posted by    Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/11/2017 at 4:30pm
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In today’s feel good news: Several more cities have joined Miami in rejecting sanctuary city status in fear of losing federal funding.

Fox News reports:

Several towns, cities and counties around the nation are caving to President Trump’s threat to pull funding, and abandoning their “sanctuary” pledges to shield illegal immigrants from...

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Over 100 Inauguration Day Protesters Indicted For Rioting

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Posted by    Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/11/2017 at 3:00pm
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Protesters at President Trump’s inauguration became violent, setting fires, vandalizing property, and antagonizing—even injuring—law enforcement officers.  The indictments of 146 additional rioters were handed down this week.

The total of those indicted on felony rioting charges is now 209.  A total of 230 persons were arrested in conjunction with the rioting, and...

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Mexican Woman Sentenced To Eight Years For Illegal Voting

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Posted by    Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 12:30pm 2/11/2017 at 12:30pm
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A Mexican woman living in Texas has been convicted on two counts of illegal voting.  She had falsely claimed to be an American citizen and voted—at least five times—in the 2012 and 2014 elections; she received a $5,000 fine and an eight-year prison sentence for her crimes.

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Is It Time To Push Back Against Resist We Much Progressives?

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 7:00am 2/7/2017 at 7:00am
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While I’m enjoying the progressive meltdown as much as the next person, it may be time to think about countering the “resistance.”  We would do well to think about the impact the pressure from the raging “resistance” is likely to have not on their own party but on Republicans in Congress...

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Patriots’ Wide Receiver’s Proudest Accomplishment Isn’t Making the Super Bowl

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Posted by    Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 12:00pm 2/5/2017 at 12:00pm
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In today’s feel good news:  Patriot’s wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell is a remarkable young man who meets with his book club every week and says that making the Super Bowl is not his proudest accomplishment.

CBS News reports:

Generally speaking, Super Bowl pregame interviews aren’t a great source of stimulating conversation. And yet...

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