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Another Brick Removed

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
Our Bill of Rights is the foundation of our protections from government intrusion, a bastion of liberty unknown in most of the world. The essence of the Bill of Rights, what defines us as a nation and a citizenry, is captured by the First Amendment - freedom of religion, speech, press,…
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Rush move to Twitter has boycott organizers worried

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
The advertiser boycott of Rush Limbaugh appears to be cracking, and Rush’s move to Twitter has boycott organizers worried. Behind the scenes, anecdotal evidence suggests that advertising either never really was impacted at the local level, or to the extent it was it has returned to normal.  Via Macsmind: Today listening to the Rush Limbaugh…
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No martial law

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
I’ve received a number of e-mails and comments about an Executive Order signed by Obama on Friday, titled National Defenses Resources Preparedness, and what it means. It appears that this Executive Order is an update of prior Executive Orders signed in 1988 and 1994 which elaborate similar powers in time of war or…
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This is peace

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
The thousands of rockets fired from Gaza randomly into Israeli towns and cities over the past several years into Israel have caused casualties and death, but these have been kept down by defensive Israeli actions such as warning sirens and bomb shelters. But the terror of living under random rocketing should not be…
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Quick, call Joey B.

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
From reader Korie: I saw this bumper sticker in the Democrat stronghold of Scranton, PA and just had to snap a picture of it. Love this one! It was my cell and that was zoomed. I knew it wouldn’t be close enough for you to post but just wanted to share. It s…
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Saturday Night Open

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2012
Please make more of these sort of arrogant and dismissive speeches. It helps motivate and bring out the base.  Our base: Update:  The Eagle has landed, er, pulled into the driveway, and this low blow on Rutherford B. Hayes has him agitated: The quote cited by Obama does exist on the Internet, but we would…
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Another piece of the untold story of Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2012
So many things had to go wrong for Obamacare to evade a Senate filibuster.  Arlen Specter had to switch parties.  Al Franken had to pull out a slight victory.  And Senator Ted Stevens needed to lose relection just after being convicted of corruption. If any one of those had not happened, we…
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Is that the phone I hear ringing?

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2012
Mitt Romney is waking up to the fact that his highly negative, in some cases vicious, campaign against Newt and Rick will create problems down the road, should Mitt win the nomination. So Romney’s senior advisors are putting together an outreach strategy: Mitt Romney, mired in a frustrating slog toward the presidential nomination,…
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When a Rush tweet flapped its wings

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2012
When Rush Limbaugh sent his now famous “first tweet,” Twitter went wild.  It was as if a tweet had flapped its wings in South America causing chaos in the political system. There were many postive reactions.  Surprisingly, there were no negative reactions which crossed any lines, at least none sent to me. But there were…
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Is anything ever “over” in Wisconsin?

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2012
As previously posted, it appears that there were sufficient recall petition signatures submitted to hold recall elections as to Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and several Republican state Senators. One of those state Senators, Pam Galloway, unexpectedly announced yesterday she was resigning and would not run in the recall election due…
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There’s no such thing as a free peace

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2012
From frequent photographer Bill who took this photo at his doctor’s parking lot the other day: Bonus question:  What does the blue sticker below the license plate depict?
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Collapse of Western civilization delayed

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2012
but not averted. al-Qaeda’s master plot to install Joe Biden as President and thereby cause the collapse of Western civilization, or at least the last part of Western civilization which still matters, was set in motion: “The reason for concentrating on them,” the al-Qaeda leader explained to his top lieutenant, “is that Obama is…
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Risk of selecting a nominee before US Sup Ct rules on Obamacare mandate

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court hears argument starting March 26 on various aspects Obamacare, front and center the mandate.  A ruling is expected by the end of June. Purity in opposing mandates is the reason to be of Rick Santorum’s campaign argument:  Mitt is tainted due to Romneycare, and Newt is tainted because he was…
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“Damn you for not running”

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2012
So says Ben Domenech regarding Paul Ryan after seeing the video embedded below:
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