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  • Conservative versus left-wing tax protests

    04/19/2017 8:27:21 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/19/17 | Daniel Greenfield
    Conservatives want fewer chains. Leftists insist that the problem with the chains is that not everyone is chained down hard enough A conservative tax protest is a protest that taxes are too high, too onerous or illegal. A left-wing tax protest is a demand for more taxes on someone else. Or, in this case, a baseless accusation that someone else isn’t paying enough taxes. It’s hard to think of a better way to summarize the fundamental differences between conservatives and the left when it comes to big government.
  • Huffington Post Blog Suggests Taking Away White Men’s Right To Vote

    04/13/2017 2:36:17 PM PDT · by blam · 70 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 4-13-2017 | Alex Griswold
    A blog post published Thursday on the Huffington Post's South African version of the site advocated stripping white men of their right to vote. Shelley Garland is an activist and feminist completing a Master of Arts degree in philosophy and "working on ways to smash the patriarchy." "Could It Be Time to Deny White Men the Franchise?" she asked Thursday in the title of her blog post. "It is time to wrestle control of the world back from white males, and the first step will be a temporary restriction of the franchise to them," according to Garland. "If white men...
  • INFIDEL WARRIOR A WARRIORS PLEDGE FREEDOM IS NOT FREE

    04/12/2017 6:17:06 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 3 replies
    Infedelwarrior ^ | Infidelwarrior
    This is a you tube video from Our Former President Ronald Reagan on Freedom is not free...
  • Is Anyone Watching Those Who Watch Us?

    04/06/2017 3:51:59 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/06/17 | Dr. Robert Owens
    They will ignore the facts and believe the lie The ongoing tempest in a tea cup concerning Russian hacking and Trump collusion is merely “Why? Oh, why did Hillary lose?” etched out in Washington double speak through the media megaphone. To sum it all up I’m reminded of a quote from the Wicked Witch of the West, “What a world…what a world.” (Not THAT Wicked Witch of the West the one from the Wizard of Oz.) Here we are in an America where the government can listen to and record every word or keystroke without a warrant and the person...
  • The New Civil War

    04/04/2017 12:12:47 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/04/17 | Daniel Greenfield
    This is a primal conflict between a totalitarian system and a democratic system. Its outcome will determine whether we will be a free nation or a nation of slaves A civil war has begun. This civil war is very different than the last one. There are no cannons or cavalry charges. The left doesn’t want to secede. It wants to rule. Political conflicts become civil wars when one side refuses to accept the existing authority. The left has rejected all forms of authority that it doesn’t control.
  • Brexit sovereignty plan set out in Great Repeal Bill

    03/29/2017 11:17:39 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies
    bbc.com ^ | March 30, 2017 | bbc
    The government is due to set out how it plans to remove EU law from the statute book when it publishes details of its Great Repeal Bill later. Having formally triggered Brexit, ministers are promising a "smooth and stable transition" with legislation ending the supremacy of EU judges. It will also incorporate thousands of pieces of EU law into UK legislation. The publication comes the day after the UK started two years of talks using Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.
  • The sooner the president realizes that Ryan is an establishment swamp dwelling snake...

    03/29/2017 4:54:18 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 90 replies
    The sooner the president realizes that Ryan is an establishment swamp dwelling snake...that's going to suck him down into the swampy quicksand and destroy his chances of enacting HIS agenda the better off he and we will be. Ryan represents the enemy within! Trump won the election already! Now it's his duty is to change gears, uphold the constitution, drain the swamp and MAGA. Quit screwing around with unwanted, unpopular, unsustainable, unconstitutional health care schemes. Push for and accept nothing less than a full repeal on Obamacare and then get to work enacting the rest of HIS MAGA agenda!! And...
  • President Ronald Reagan Radio Address to the Nation on Prayer in Schools

    03/28/2017 11:22:29 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 13 replies
    http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=39565 ^ | February 25, 1984 | President Ronald Reagan
    My fellow Americans: From the early days of the colonies, prayer in school was practiced and revered as an important tradition. Indeed, for nearly 200 years of our nation's history, it was considered a natural expression of our religious freedom. But in 1962 the Supreme Court handed down a controversial decision prohibiting prayer in public schools. Sometimes I can't help but feel the first amendment is being turned on its head. Because ask yourselves: Can it really be true that the first amendment can permit Nazis and Ku Klux Klansmen to march on public property, advocate the extermination of people...
  • Repeal Obamacare and replace with freedom. Change House and Senate rules to do so if necessary!

    03/27/2017 12:52:30 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 147 replies
    "Prior to this year, the House voted to repeal Obamacare more than 50 times ---when it was clear that President Obama would veto the bill. The problem we are facing is that some of the people who voted for repeal 50 times will not vote for repeal when it counts, when it is "our moment in time," with Republicans in control of Congress and the presidency." --Rep Dave Brat "This has been my complaint since before Obamacare became law. Nothing I’ve seen addresses the problem of increased costs of medical care. All these bills just shift the rising costs from...
  • Americanism vs. Marxism-Lennonism

    03/27/2017 12:33:34 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 16 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 25 Mar, 2017 | Robert Curry
    I have a friend who is a retired public school teacher. She is very likeable and in some areas an independent thinker. One day in conversation she brought up the terrible poverty and near-anarchy that prevails just on the other side of America’s southern border. It quickly became clear that she believed America was at fault, that America’s prosperity was somehow the cause of Mexico’s problems. When I asked her what the solution might be, she replied without hesitation that we should get rid of that border, and not stop there but get rid of all borders. Then, she said,...
  • Confessions of a hypocritical sinner and confused soul regarding Trump, GOPcare and dodged bullets

    03/25/2017 6:22:09 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 167 replies
    March 25, 2017 | Jim Robinson
    Free Republic stands for God, family, country. We generally look to Judeo-Christian* guidance on issues of law, morality, justice, freedom, life, family and civil society. And we have a Christian self-governing, self-reliant, individual accountability & responsibility, you gotta work if able-bodied and want to eat attitude on cultural and societal issues. And a Christian pro-Constitution, original intent, pro-liberty, pro-life, pro-family, pro-gun, restricted government, small government, states rights, individual rights, free enterprise position on political and civil matters. *Note: I say Judeo-Christian because Jesus was a Jew and referred to the Ten Commandments, Jewish law, beliefs and customs and the scripture...
  • Freedom Caucus drives dagger into heart of young Trump Presidency

    03/25/2017 9:05:20 AM PDT · by ShivaFan · 210 replies
    FOXNEWS Opinion Section: Elizabeth Peek ^ | March 24, 2017 | Elizabeth Peek
    It is hard to overestimate the damage the Freedom Caucus has done to the fledgling presidency of Donald Trump, and to the country. By blocking the American Health Care Act of 2017, the conservative group has guaranteed that Americans will struggle forward under the burden of Obamacare. In the next few months insurers will announce their premium hikes for the coming year; chances are, given the continuing withdrawal of major companies from the marketplaces and the ongoing failure of the bill to attract enough young and healthy participants, the new rates will not be pretty. Last year premiums went up...
  • Kill the Ryan bill! Repeal the unconstitutional Obamacare or let it go bust!

    03/24/2017 1:22:04 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 139 replies
    A no vote on RYANcare/GOPcare is a vote FOR constitutional government. Obamacare, RYANcare, RINOcare, GOPcare, Hillarycare, Trumpcare or ANY form of federal government mandated health care package is UNCONSTITUTIONAL! The constitution clearly reserves health care and health care insurance to the states and the PEOPLE! The founders did not establish the federal government to be a charity or to "care for" the personal needs of the citizens. The founders never intended to create a welfare state! The constitution was intended to severely RESTRICT the powers of the federal government and to leave most governing powers to the states and the...
  • North Dakota: The 2nd Amendment Is Your Concealed Carry Permit

    03/24/2017 6:14:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3/24/2017 | AWR Hawkins
    On Thursday Governor Doug Burgum (R) signed legislation allowing North Dakota residents to carry a handgun concealed for self-defense without a permit. The legislation–House Bill 1169–passed the House on February 21 by a vote of 83-9. It passed the Senate on March 21 by a vote of 34-13. USNews reports that the permitless carry law allows law-abiding citizens 18 and over to carry a concealed handgun for self-defense as long as they “have a valid ID and notify law enforcement of the weapon during instances such as a traffic stop.”
  • Charlie Daniels: What Kind of America Do We Want to Leave for Our Children?

    03/23/2017 7:37:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 3/23/2017 | Charlie Daniels
    ....I know that people of much different political persuasions can not only get along with each other, they can be good friends, and I believe that any problem this nation faces can be resolved by sending in the cooler heads, who are willing to respect the opinions of the people across the table, listen to what each other have to offer, cull through the theories and ideas and mutually and honestly choose the ones which are the best for We The People. Unfortunately, after pondering the situation, I have come to the conclusion that there are many on both sides...
  • The Progressively Frightening Totalitarian and Judgmental Left

    03/20/2017 5:37:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 20, 2017 | Rachel Alexander
    The left has done a 180 since its free speech heyday of the 1960s. What used to be anything goes, and protecting the First Amendment right to say controversial things, has morphed into a treacherous map of what you can and cannot say. Universities, which were once a bastion of free speech, have now become the most hostile areas of all. If you do not agree with the left — even if you are on the left — expect to be savagely targeted. You could lose your job, your career, and reputation over just one social media post. Not to...
  • Britain to trigger Article 50 'EU divorce process' on March 29

    03/20/2017 5:12:38 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 16 replies
    Euronews ^ | March 20, 2017 | Reuters
    The British government has said it will trigger Article 50, formally starting the process of leaving the European Union, on March 29. The move will start the clock ticking on a two-year countdown to Brexit and allow negotiations to start between London and Brussels in the coming weeks.
  • Redneck Paradise

    03/17/2017 10:24:17 AM PDT · by lefty-lie-spy · 2 replies
    https://youtu.be/__HPfmvaWRw ^ | See Link | Kid rock
    It's our TIGF in Tokyo. I haven't posted anything lately, so I'm offering this up for you to enjoy on your Friday as we slip into Springtime. https://youtu.be/__HPfmvaWRw
  • NCAA, ACC challenged by N.C. over HB 2 lobbying

    03/16/2017 5:28:31 PM PDT · by fungoking · 3 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | 3/16/2017 | David Roach
    With March Madness in full swing, Republican state legislators in North Carolina are alleging the NCAA and the ACC violated their federal tax-exempt status by attempting to provoke a repeal of the Tar Heel State's transgender restroom law.
  • 1984 vs. 2017: It Wasn’t Meant to be an Instruction Manual!

    03/14/2017 2:38:06 PM PDT · by davikkm · 4 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    There appears to be a persistent popularity among those that strive to avoid the machinations of the MSM of George Orwell’s novel 1984. It fits in well with those that distrust the “Big State” and who prize personal freedom above all else. And although it is studied in many schools across the world, the lessons and warnings that we can take from it are being largely ignored. Supposed freethinkers and “Liberals” are actively engaged in practices that have almost exact parallels with Orwell’s dystopian classic. This is essentially a list of parallels that those familiar with the book will likely...