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  • America's Slouch Towards Gomorrah, March to Socialism Can't Continue (Ted Cruz's Op-Ed)

    11/25/2015 8:50:22 AM PST · by Isara · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | November 25, 2015 | Ted Cruz
    Stop me if you've heard this one before."This is the most important election of our lifetimes!"Washington politicians have been selling us that snake oil for as long as we can remember. And yet year-after-year, election-after-election, the parties in power may change but the results stay the same ‚ÄĒ the Washington Cartel wins and the American people lose.Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.The debt limit rises regardless of who wins. Middle class wages are stagnated regardless of who wins. Amnesty is championed regardless of who wins. The sanctity of life and marriage are abandoned regardless of who wins....
  • On Liberty and Thanksgiving

    11/24/2015 6:52:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | November 24, 2015 | Bill Murchison
    The first Christmas tree on our block popped up the day after Halloween. Soon enough, garlands of white lights began to adorn neighborhood trees and doorways. It's Christmas -- except that it's not. From what I can see, Thanksgiving has yet to be acknowledged, much less observed. I have no particular observations to make concerning our new habit of compressing all our October-December commemorations into "The Holiday Season." I'll remark only on the eclipse of Thanksgiving, which could be due to a number of factors. Perhaps it's the lack of compelling decorating themes, as contrasted with Halloween and Christmas. Another...
  • Donald Trump is now the Leading Second Amendment Supporter

    11/22/2015 5:09:19 AM PST · by marktwain · 32 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 19 November, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    In an exclusive to, Donald Trump has called for Americans to bear arms to increase security in the United States.† From Carrying a weapon is not always feasible or appropriate. However, given the increased tensions that are the result of continued, escalating terrorism around the world, more legitimately armed individuals on the streets is a positive outcome. Each permit holder must make the decision to carry or not carry. I will carry more often than I have in the past, and I am sure other concealed permit holders will do the same. Do we have an obligation...
  • Ted Cruz In Iowa: Obama Can‚Äôt Have Either Our God Or Our Guns

    11/22/2015 11:27:00 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 60 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-22-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    Speaking at the Family Leader's Presidential Family Forum in Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday, Texas Senator Ted Cruz had some harsh words for President Obama. The Republican presidential candidate believes that the president is tearing at the fabric of society by undermining the freedom of religion. And he's not willing to let that happen. "It is the first right protected in the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights. It is the foundation of everything else in America. If you can’t worship God, all other liberties are taken away." Although many people seem to believe that the freedom of speech...
  • This is Free Republic. We're on a mission from God! [Judeo-Christian God Caucus]

    11/09/2015 2:29:46 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 66 replies
    November 9, 2015 | Jim Robinson
    <p>This is Free Republic. Our mission here is to fight against the America-hating, God-hating, Cristianity-hating, Jew-hating, capitalism-hating, abortionist/homosexualist, leftist revolutionaries and marxist/fascist totalitarians who are hellbent on destroying our constitution, our religious freedom, our economic freedom, our Judeo-Christian way of life and the America we love.</p>
  • Reclaim and Rescind - Returning Power to the People

    11/08/2015 6:37:35 AM PST · by dserenda · 7 replies
    Liberty Conservatives ^ | 11/7/2014 | David Serenda
    Our great nation was founded by men filled with integrity and honor who were willing to sacrifice not only their fortune but their lives. They were compelled to leave their homes and careers to help guide our new nation into a direction that would demand restraints upon the government’s role in the lives of the people. They fought to establish a republic that would grant limited power to a federal government, because they understand that any government with central power is a corrupt government. These great patriots understood that absolute power corrupts and a best form of government was best...
  • The Most Rapidly Declining Culture in Modern History

    10/29/2015 7:25:36 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 20 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/29/15 | Jojn Anthony
    Unless more Americans of all stripes, all ethnicities and races, and all political persuasions can unite in understanding why liberty matters and how it is lost, Islam is our future In a reversal of the early America that set the world ablaze with her record-breaking growth of freedom and prosperity, today our nation is experiencing the most rapid decline of any culture in modern history. Political correctness now silences conversations that were commonplace just 10 years ago. Law enforcement can arrest and even imprison people for so-called ‚Äúhate speech‚ÄĚ in the very country that prides itself on a foundational first...
  • Exclusive: Ted Cruz's Warning To Donald Trump: "Policy Differences" Coming Soon

    10/22/2015 6:49:14 PM PDT · by Isara · 438 replies
    CBN ^ | October 22, 2015 | David Brody
    In an exclusive interview with The Brody File, Ted Cruz says he has a plan to begin highlighting, ďpolicy differencesĒ between him and Donald Trump. ďThere are plenty of policy differences and there may well come a time when we start highlighting those more,Ē Cruz tells The Brody File. ďIn a political campaign there are seasons and phases to itÖas the race narrows down, as people start making choices, we may see some more policy contrasts.Ē Cruz has been climbing in the polls and has the money to make a serious run at the nomination. Heís been courting evangelical voters...
  • America Looks A Lot Like Nazi Germany Did Just Prior To World War II

    10/22/2015 2:04:35 PM PDT · by Zeneta · 44 replies
    End Of The American Dream (Blog) ^ | October 18th, 2015 | Michael Snyder
    Once upon a time America fought a great war to rid the world of the Nazis, but now we have become just like them. In fact, I would venture to say that the Nazification of the United States is pretty much complete. As you will see below, we have a heavily socialized economy where tax rates are out of control and lots of freebies are given out just like the Nazis did. And just like the Nazis, our society has become highly militarized and our government has become increasingly obsessed with watching, tracking, monitoring and controlling the general population. But...
  • Getting Home Before Dark

    10/22/2015 7:16:44 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/22/15 | Judi McLeod
    Evil times are on the way and the best way to survive them is to be home before dark A worrisome darkness is settling in over North America and the best place you can be is home before dark. In a now upside-down world, itís reached the point where in essence radical Islam and Marxist governments want the same thing for society: the conversion of all Christian souls over to Islam and Marxism. For Islam to advance its Caliphate, for Marxism to make the end justify its means, itís your very immortal soul that they need. This two-headed enemy wants...
  • Things Are Getting Scary: Global Police, Precrime and the War on Domestic ĎExtremistsí [1984]

    10/22/2015 7:34:56 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 5 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 10/20/2015 | John W. Whitehead
    Are you afraid that the government is plotting to confiscate your firearms? Do you believe the economy is about to collapse and the government will soon declare martial law? Do you display an unusual number of political and/or ideological bumper stickers on your car? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may be an anti-government extremist (a.k.a. domestic terrorist) in the eyes of the police. As such, you are now viewed as a greater threat to America than ISIS or al Qaeda. Let that sink in a moment. If you believe in and exercise your rights...
  • What Threatens Liberty and Increases Abortion, Human Trafficking, Government Debt, and Poverty?

    10/18/2015 9:44:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | October 18, 2015 | Calvin Beisner
    Conservatives, Christian and non-Christian alike, share concerns about ∑ civil and religious liberty, ∑ abortion and the sanctity of human life, ∑ human trafficking and pornography and how they damage families, ∑ fiscal responsibility in government, and ∑ poverty. What many donít know is that there are links between climate alarmism and every one of these issues. Let me take them in reverse order. First, climate alarmism undermines fiscal responsibility in government. Not only do governments around the world spend nearly $1 billion per day just on research into climate change, but also policies meant to reduce global warming would...
  • Cruz Wins 603 Alliance Selection Caucus

    10/17/2015 2:18:53 PM PDT · by Isara · 9 replies ^ | 10/17/15
    The Group Represents Broad Conservative Coalition Supporting CruzContoocook, NH ‚Äď Presidential candidate Ted Cruz won the 603 Alliance Selection Caucus today, receiving a whopping 72.3% of the vote. The 603 Alliance is New Hampshire‚Äôs largest gathering of conservative activists, comprised of a broad coalition of Tea Party, Liberty, faith-based, and Republican women groups from all over the state.The 603 Alliance grew out of conservatives¬í concern that various factions were splitting the conservative vote and allowing establishment moderates to win in New Hampshire. Determined to give the conservative coalition a stronger voice, the 603 Alliance decided to coalesce behind and endorse...
  • In the last stage of corruption, is resistance possible?

    10/12/2015 2:39:10 PM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 18 replies ^ | October 12, 2015 | Alan Keyes
    In previous generations, Americans had the sense to understand that if you vote for people who don't represent you, you get a government that doesn't represent you. That's self-evident. Ė Alan Keyes, LoyalToLiberty post, Sept. 23, 2012 Everywhere I go, I find conservatives complaining. They complain about what John Boehner and Mitch McConnell have done, or rather failed to do, with the GOP majority in Congress. They complain about the GOP's utter failure to confront Obama's treasonous foreign and national security policies. They complain about the party's failure to call Obama to account for his dictatorial edicts on immigration. They...
  • The age of banana Republicans: Scorched earth tactics are damaging the spirit of the US constitution

    10/11/2015 3:03:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Financial Times ^ | October 11, 2015 | Edward Luce
    The problem with labels is they shut down thought. According to Websterís, a conservative is someone who embraces ďthe value of established or traditional practicesĒ. It is hard to find a worse description...
  • Student torches ISIS flag on campus amid chants of ĎUSAí

    10/10/2015 6:48:55 PM PDT · by 100American · 29 replies ^ | 10-9-2015 | Christopher White
    COLUMBIA, Mo. Ė Chants of ďUSA! USA! USA!Ē echoed across the University of Missouri quad Thursday afternoon as a crowd of students cheered on a student who burned an ISIS flag in a symbolic gesture in response to continual human rights violations by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The student leading the ď#MUCKISISĒ flag burning, Ian Paris, 21, president of the Mizzou chapter of Young Americans for Liberty, told the roughly 150 in attendance that the rally was meant to build unity among the people who came to see a flag symbolizing ďhatred and intoleranceĒ burned. It was...
  • Rush Limbaughís Defense of Donald Trump Is Shocking: Conflating license with liberty.

    09/19/2015 5:43:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 124 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/19/2015 | by Avner Zarmi
    Last week, National Review¬ís Jim Geraghty published what may be the most insightful essay yet [1] on the difference between the conservative movement and Donald Trump and his followers. Geraghty has noticed a telling reticence on Trump¬ís part to utter such words as ‚Äúfreedom‚ÄĚ or ‚Äúliberty.‚ÄĚ By contrast, Geraghty notes that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker used the word ‚Äúfreedom‚ÄĚ six times in the 179-word announcement of his plan to replace ObamaCare, and Ted Cruz used ‚Äúfreedom‚ÄĚ twice and ‚Äúliberty‚ÄĚ eleven times in his announcement speech at Liberty University, not counting references to the university itself.The reason for this lack of...
  • Constitution Day

    09/17/2015 10:51:52 AM PDT · by loveliberty2 · 25 replies
    Our Ageless Constitution ^ | September 17, 2015 | Self
    Our Ageless†Constitution "The structure has been erected by architects of consummate skill and fidelity; its foundations are solid; its components are beautiful, as well as useful; its arrangements are full of wisdom and order...." -Justice Joseph Story Justice Story's words pay tribute to the United States Constitution and its Framers. Shortly before the 100th year of the Constitution, in his "History of the United States of America," written in 1886, historian George Bancroft said: "The Constitution is to the American people a possession for the ages." He went on to say: "In America, a new people had risen up without...
  • Castro Prepares for Popeís Visit by Arresting 50 Ladies in White Dissidents

    09/16/2015 3:47:19 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    PanAm Post ^ | 9/15/15 | Belen Marty
    Leader Berta Soler Says 3,500 "Pardoned" Are Common Criminals for Show Just six days before the arrival of Pope Francis in Cuba, the islandís police arrested 50 Ladies in White and other human-rights activists, to make it 22nd consecutive Sunday of detentions and beatings. Berta Soler, leader of the Ladies in White, explained to the PanAm Post the catch-and-release process of intimidation, and that all captives were out of jail by Monday night. The regimeís officers arrested the women, who every Sunday gather to demand the release of political prisoners, and dragged them away as they sat in protest.
  • Liberty University did the right thing when they invited Sanders to speak. (vanity)

    09/15/2015 9:03:46 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 21 replies
    Many colleges routinely turn away conservative speakers, sometimes even disinviting them after they have been invited. That's not the way colleges are supposed to work. They are supposed to be a place for the free expression of ideas. Liberty University understands that. I hope (but doubt) liberal colleges get the message.
  • Bernie Sanders to Liberty U.: America Was Founded on ĎRacist Principlesí

    09/14/2015 5:28:11 PM PDT · by Libloather · 47 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 9/14/15 | Alex Griswold
    **SNIP** ďAnd I would also say that as a nationĖ the truth is, that a nation which in many ways was created, and Iím sorry to have to say this, from way back on racist principles, thatís a factĖ we have come a long way as a nation,Ē he added. ďMy guess is that probably not everybody here is an admirer or voted for Barack Obama,Ē Sanders said. ďBut the point is, in 2008 this country took a huge step forward in voting for a candidate based on his ideas and not the color of his skin.Ē
  • Ted Cruz Press Conference on Kim Davis at 1pm Eastern

    09/08/2015 10:01:28 AM PDT · by NH Liberty · 56 replies
    NHLibety | September 8, 2015 | NH Liberty
    Ted Cruz will be holding a Press Conference at 1pm Eastern today re the Kim Davis case.
  • Profile Updates: Religious Liberty, Jeb's Tax Quagmire, & More Trump

    09/07/2015 8:37:22 PM PDT · by Shery
    Conservative Review ^ | 4 Sept. 2015 | Robert Eno
    The doldrums of summer are about to be over. That can only mean one thing: the race for the Republican nomination for the presidency is about to kick into high gear. Of course, that doesnít mean itís been a particularly slow last few weeks of summer. This week certainly proved that. Once again, Donald Trump has dominated the media cycle. This week saw Trump and Jeb Bush engage in a tete-a-tete via dueling web videos. As Conservative Reviewís Amanda Carpenter writes, Trump baited a trap and Jeb fell for it. The other big news in Trumpdom was whether or not...

    09/04/2015 7:15:23 PM PDT · by huckfillary · 5 replies
    Self ^ | Robert J. Seyko
    THE BIG PICTURE: A PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE OF FIRST PRINCIPLES Iíve always been a ďbig pictureĒ kinda guy. I would rather read a general overview of history rather than a detailed analysis of the Battle of the Bulge. I would prefer reading a concise, insightful summary of human nature rather than the most in-depth study of child development. I would prefer watching a Discovery Channel program on The Big Bang than one on the solar system. For me, the Big Picture is just more fun to think about than the little stuff. My approach to the presidential debates is no different....
  • The Next Front in the War on Religious Freedom: Watch the Cities of Denver And Chicago

    08/28/2015 6:09:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    National Review ^ | 08/28/2015 | David Harsanyi
    Stop bellyaching about Washington. All the countryís best fascists are on your local city council. Not long ago, Colorado became a leader in the fight against religious freedom when its Civil Rights Commission, self-appointed ministers of justice and theology, decided that a shopkeeper who refuses to participate in a gay wedding ceremony must be smeared and fined out of business. A Colorado appeals court says this is kosher, finding that the brittle sensitivities of a cakeless couple outweigh the constitutional rights of Christian business owners. Now, in an effort to save everyone some time, the cultural imperialists at the Denver...
  • New Human Freedom Index, U.S. Ranks 20th [Drops In Overall Freedom Ranking]

    08/19/2015 8:39:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    CATO INSTITUTE ^ | 08/18/2015 | Ian Vasquez
    Today weíve released The Human Freedom Index, a new report that presents a broad measure of personal, civil, and economic freedom around the world. It is co-published by the Cato Institute, the Fraser Institute (Canada) and the Liberales Institut (Germany), and is the most comprehensive index on freedom yet created for a globally meaningful set of countries.My co-author Tanja Porcnik and I look at 76 indicators in 152 countries to capture the degree to which people are free to engage in voluntary exchange and enjoy major liberties such as freedom of speech, religion, and association. We also include measures...
  • Hereís why Bernie Sanders plans to speak at Liberty University next month

    08/18/2015 1:04:43 PM PDT · by mikelets456 · 15 replies
    Wash po ^ | 8/5 | Wash po
    But the independent senator from Vermont , who is vying to be the Democratic partyís 2016 presidential nominee, has been booked to speak there next month at a university convocation. ďIt goes without saying that my views on many issues -- womenís rights, gay rights, education and many other issues -- are very different from the opinions of some in the Liberty University community,Ē Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist who is Jewish, said Wednesday night, in comments relayed by a spokesman. But Sanders said he would like to see if ďwe can reach consensus regarding the grotesque level of income...

    08/11/2015 9:16:51 AM PDT · by gwgn02 · 30 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 8/11/2015 | RightScoop
    This morning Ted Cruz released a new video ad that promises to prosecute and defund Planned Parenthood, also telling people to join him in Iowa for his Rally for Religious Liberty on August 21st.
  • How to Destroy a Country

    08/07/2015 5:28:55 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 13 replies
    Liberty GB ^ | Jun 6, 2014 | Paul Weston
    How to Destroy a Country by Paul Weston, Liberty GB "There is a revolution coming. It will not be like the revolutions of the past. It will originate with the individual and with culture, and will change the political structure only as its final act. It will not require violence to succeed, and it cannot be successfully resisted by violence. This is the revolution of the new generation." Ė Charles Reich, The Greening of America, 1970.Every generation bemoans the slippage of standards and the 'going to the dogs' of society, but history shows that civilisations and peoples really do collapse...
  • Freedom - The Choice Over Unconstitutional Government and Tyranny

    08/05/2015 10:21:40 AM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 4 replies
    Essay ^ | 8/5/15 | Jim 0216
    Previously posted, but I think is worth re-posting every so oftenÖ The ONLY real, valid choice in life is freedom, especially when faced with tyranny. Freedom is at the heart of most issues these days even if many donít realize it. Your run-of-the-mill politician and most candidates for 2016 election see no political future in freedom. Of course that makes sense since political freedom is the absence of government and government coercion. Individual freedom or liberty is tremendously valuable and easily lost and is being drowned out by the deafening drum beats and bull horns of the Leftist MSM, government...
  • AP Poll: Americans prioritize religious liberties over gay marriage by a wide margin

    07/21/2015 11:35:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/21/2015 | Guy Benson
    In the wake of last month‚Äôs Supreme Court ruling establishing same-sex marriage as a nationwide constitutional right, critics and supporters of the decision alike wondered what the future might hold for Americans of faith whose objections to such unions were unswayed by the judicial outcome. Will Evangelical photographers, Muslim florists, and Catholic bakers be coerced into serving gay weddings, or will they be sued and harassed into dust by the Left‚Äôs highly-choreographed pro-‚Äútolerance‚ÄĚ enforcement squad? Early indicators are mixed, so expect a lot more litigation on this front in the coming years, including lawsuits against churches and religious charities....
  • Cruz religious rally to feature Gortz Haus owners

    07/21/2015 9:07:23 AM PDT · by demshateGod · 9 replies
    Steve Deace ^ | July 17, 2015 | Todd Erzen
    The owners of a pizza restaurant in Indiana and a flower shop in Washington state. A cake baker in Oregon and a fire chief in Atlanta. And right here in Iowa, the proprietors of a wedding chapel near Des Moines. Those are just some of the Americans who have suffered this year at the hands of the Rainbow Jihad. The religious freedom guaranteed by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution has been trashed in favor of ĎYou will be made to care.í Well, enough is enough, says GOP presidential candidate Sen. Cruz. The Texas senator will host a...
  • No Growing Pains: De Beque embraces sales, tax revenue from marijuana

    07/19/2015 3:00:01 PM PDT · by GSWarrior · 3 replies
    Grand Junction Sentinel ^ | 7/18/15 | Amy Hamilton
    DE BEQUE ó Most motorists cruising along Interstate 70 likely donít realize De Beque has a downtown. To get there from the interstate, drivers follow a winding road over a broad stretch of the Colorado River and under a railroad bridge. A weathered welcome sign currently lists 501 residents, although those numbers have fluctuated over the years. Yet thanks to the 40-foot-high pillar adorned with a gigantic green cross and a yellow smiley face, Exit 62 off the interstate now is the first outpost for eastbound drivers in Colorado to purchase marijuana. The January opening of Kush Gardens, 4550 U.S....
  • Why Liberals Win

    07/16/2015 5:49:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 64 replies ^ | July 16, 2015 | Derek Hunter
    Tactics are important. History is replete with examples of superior forces being defeated by smaller armies with a better battle plan. Conservatives lose for the same reason: We have no battle plan. For years conservatives were content to be correct. Socialism doesnít work. Fascism was a horrendous failure. Communism collapsed under its own weight. Each time conservatives were vindicated in their opposition to these failed branches of the progressive ideological tree. But at the end of each battle we made the mistake of assuming the war was over. It wasnít and never will be. Every progressive victory was preceded by...
  • Do Democrats Own Blacks

    07/12/2015 7:50:27 PM PDT · by Rides_A_Red_Horse · 22 replies
    The other day a white man referred to Lt Col Allen West's Conservatism as "Stockholm Syndrome." It seems that some white liberals believe a Black man cannot choose his own philosophies and therefore these particular people are the property of the Democratic party. Do you find the concept of the Liberal/"progressive"/Democratic Party owning a particular race of people disturbing? I most certainly do! I'll never be "property." I find myself disgusted by those who chose "benevolent bondage" over dangerous liberty. I feel hostility towards those who would usurp the freedom and autonomy of those who would choose liberty. ¬ďIf you...
  • Wake Up America, Free Speech and Religious Liberty Are Under Siege

    07/11/2015 6:58:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/11/2015 | David French
    Flush with victory following the Supreme Courtís 5Ė4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Left is doing what it does best Ė bringing down the hammer on dissent. In Oregon, a young couple faces a gag order and ruinous fines merely for refusing to bake a cake for a lesbian wedding. Calls to eliminate tax deductions for orthodox religious organizations are increasing, and key Senate Democrats are either waffling on protecting religious schools or expressing outright hostility to their most basic liberties. Even before Obergefell, Christian schools faced threats to their accreditation, and Christian groups endured systematic and comprehensive efforts...
  • Nanny ST8 of the Week: Anti-government messages not allowed on license plates

    07/07/2015 12:46:05 PM PDT · by Sopater · 32 replies ^ | 7/6/15 | Eric Boehm
    Itís the NANNY-ST8 for your license plate. In addition to outright vulgarity and racism, some states prohibit messages on vanity license plates that can be viewed as ďanti-government.Ē In Pennsylvania, for example, where five state employees in Harrisburg get to decide whatís allowed on vanity plates, banned words include ďPUTSCH,Ē a German word roughly equivalent to the more-well-known France term ďcoup díťtatĒ but with an uncomfortable connection to Hitler and the Nazis. But ďENDFED,Ē a reference to libertarian-led efforts to shut down the Federal Reserve Bank, is also on the do-not-license list, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Melissa Daniels explains...
  • The Land That I Love

    07/06/2015 9:54:50 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 2 replies
    Self | 07/04/15 | Me
    Freedom, both the incandescent whisper of revolution and the reduced triviality of commercialism, is the seed from which the most opulent columns of civilization have sprung and the hammer from which the most prolific empires have fallen. If history has taught us anything, other than manís propensity for the most transcendent achievements and the most grotesque atrocities, itís that you cannot fight or defeat an idea, even long after its armies are vanquished. It endures as long as man endures and believes in its undying premise. What is libertyís most quintessential definition? Is it merely a politicianís word, wrapped around...
  • Cruz: Trumpís Bold Focus On Immigration Exposes Gop ĎWashington Cartelí Attitude

    07/05/2015 9:57:56 AM PDT · by gwgn02 · 99 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/5/2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on ďMeet the Press,Ē Republican presidential candidate Sen. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)96% said Donald Trumps comments about Mexico sending itís criminals to the Untied States were ďboldĒ and ďbrash,Ē but put a needed focus on the many Republicans who support the Chamber of Commerce and Wall Streetís cheap labor immigration push. ďI am a passionate advocate for legal immigrants,Ē Cruz said. ďI am the son of an immigrant who came legally from Cuba and Iíll tell you, from the day I started campaigning I traveled the state of Texas talking about how all of us, we are the children...
  • Americans Are Blessed with Liberty, but Not Because We Deserve It

    07/05/2015 6:04:46 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | 7/5/2015 | Kevin Wiliamson
    The American proposition is a theological proposition: ďthat all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights.Ē Just how radical that idea is is difficult for the 21st-century Western mind to comprehend. For the entirety of the human experience, most men had been subjects ó the ruled living their lives at the sufferance of rulers. The American proposition inverts that: We are citizens, not subjects, and government exists at our sufferance, not the other way around. Americans first applied to politics the Christian belief that we are made in the likeness of Almighty...
  • VIDEO: Ruger Version of the Star-Spangled Banner

    07/04/2015 6:35:26 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 26 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | July 4, 2015 | Dave Blount
    What could be more patriotic on the Fourth of July than playing the Star-Spangled Banner with a Ruger 10/22? Chris Cheng demonstrates:
  • Complete 6-part Revolutionary War series free on YouTube

    07/04/2015 9:18:07 AM PDT · by ETL · 16 replies
    PBS via YouTube (individual link to each episode provided)
    LIBERTY! The American Revolution is a dramatic documentary about the birth of the American Republic and the struggle of a loosely connected group of states to become a nation. The George Foster Peabody award-winning series brings the people, events and ideas of the revolution to life through military reenactments and dramatic recreations performed by a distinguished cast. _________________________ EPISODE 1: "The Reluctant Revolutionaries" 1763-1774In 1763, the capitol city of America is London, George Washington is lobbying for a post in the British army, and no one thinks of Boston harbor when they hear talk of tea parties. In a dozen...
  • Complete 6-part Revolutionary War series free on YouTube

    07/03/2015 3:15:41 PM PDT · by ETL · 33 replies
    YouTube (individual link to each episode provided)
    LIBERTY! The American Revolution is a dramatic documentary about the birth of the American Republic and the struggle of a loosely connected group of states to become a nation. The George Foster Peabody award-winning series brings the people, events and ideas of the revolution to life through military reenactments and dramatic recreations performed by a distinguished cast. _________________________ EPISODE 1: "The Reluctant Revolutionaries" 1763-1774In 1763, the capitol city of America is London, George Washington is lobbying for a post in the British army, and no one thinks of Boston harbor when they hear talk of tea parties. In a dozen...

    07/02/2015 8:00:42 PM PDT · by carlo3b · 25 replies
    Cooking With Chef Carlo ^ | July 2 2015 | carlo3b
    HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, and GOD BLESS AMERICAIT'S NOT JUST THE 4th OF JULY, IT IS OUR DAY OF INDEPENDENCEAs Americans, today we set aside the trivialities of everyday life to remember why we enjoy what few in the history of the world have ever experienced, a totally Free Country.. But for the courage of a few, who bravely, at the sacrifice of all they possessed, laid down a marker that the world had never seen, ALL OR NOTHING, FOR FREEDOM..Without their tenacity, and vision, we would be under the boot of some tyrant, struggling to survive at their whim.. Instead...
  • ĎKids Respond to Gay Marriage.í Really? Who Cares?

    07/02/2015 10:13:19 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Michael van der Galien
    [MUST WATCH VIDEO[ No matter how you feel about gay marriage, can¬ít we at least agree that little kids should not be used as props for cheap propaganda stunts? These Australian kids say that you should be able to ¬ďmarry who you love.¬Ē First of all, who cares what kids think? These are very adult-oriented questions and children have neither the life experience nor the intellectual capacity to give a rational response. By saying you should be able to ¬ďmarry who you love¬Ē are they saying that a father can marry his daughter or a brother his sister? Or how...
  • Obamacare Is Here to Prey

    06/29/2015 3:52:10 AM PDT · by rootin tootin · 1 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 6/29/2015 | David Catron
    Saturday morning, fresh from his latest victory over the rule of law, President Obama delivered his weekly address to the bored technicians and sycophantic aides who make up most of the audience for this anachronistic performance. His theme was as predictable as it was Orwellian: ďThe Affordable Care Act is working, and it is here to stay.Ē The first half of this assertion fails to pass the laugh test. And, for those who believe that the whims of the Supreme Court are somehow permanent, I recommend a little research into another SCOTUS ruling much celebrated by DemocratsóPlessy v. Ferguson. But...
  • TEXAS: Governor Abbott Statement On Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

    06/26/2015 1:35:40 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 174 replies
    Office Of The Governor ^ | June 26, 2015 | Governor Greg Abbott
    Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Courtís same-sex marriage ruling: ďThe Supreme Court has abandoned its role as an impartial judicial arbiter and has become an unelected nine-member legislature. Five Justices on the Supreme Court have imposed on the entire country their personal views on an issue that the Constitution and the Courtís previous decisions reserve to the people of the States. ďDespite the Supreme Courtís rulings, Texansí fundamental right to religious liberty remains protected. No Texan is required by the Supreme Courtís decision to act contrary to his or her religious beliefs regarding marriage....
  • Clarence Thomas invokes comparison to slavery in raging gay-marriage dissent

    06/26/2015 11:25:09 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 37 replies
    Business Insider ^ | June 26, 2015 | Brett LoGiurato
    Justice Clarence Thomas on Friday wrote a fiery dissent in response to the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision that gay couples have a constitutional right to marry.
  • Attack on transmission tower behind massive blackout in Pakistan

    06/25/2015 1:30:29 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies ^ | January 26, 2015
    ISLAMABAD (AP) ó The outages began early Sunday morning. Authorities gave no estimate for how many people the blackout affected, though electricity went out in nearly every major city in this country of 180 million people. A spokesman for the Ministry of Water and Power, Zafaryab Khan, said a militant attack on a transmission tower in the southwestern Baluchistan province cause the blackout. Khan said that caused a power surge that eventually affected wide swaths of the power distribution system.
  • Netherlands ordered to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    06/24/2015 5:41:24 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    BBC News ^ | June 24, 2015
    A Dutch court has ordered the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25% by 2020, in a case environmentalists hope will set a precedent for other countries. Campaigners brought the case on behalf of almost 900 Dutch citizens. They argued the government had a legal obligation to protect its citizens from the dangers of climate change. Jasper Teulings from Greenpeace called it a "landmark case". "It shifts the whole debate. Other cases are being brought in Belgium, the Philippines. This is the start of a wave of climate litigation."