Archive for September 2017

Is New England going Republican?

The media is missing the Republican takeover in New England. Last November, while most of the country was either cheering Donald Trump’s presidential win or making an appointment with their therapist about how to cope with the results, New Englanders in four out of the region’s six “blue” states — Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and…

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LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws Turn “Live and Let Live” Into Compulsory Participation in Same-Sex Weddings

Left-wing judges are turning anti-discrimination shields into swords to be used as weapons against the First Amendment: Religion and Expression. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble,…

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The Execution of Maximilien de Robespierre, July 28, 1794

Click to enlarge: This painting is by an unknown artist and hangs today (more likely it’s in a drawer) in the Bibliothèque nationale de France (National Library of France) in Paris. The beheaded man whose head is held up to the soldiers standing in formation is not Robespierre, but Couthon, Robespierre’s ally on the oddly-named…

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Brandon Tatum takes on NFL protest of the flag

Disrespecting the Flag of the United States is not love and unity, it is hatred and disunity. Our flag is a symbol. It stands for unity of millions of people from all walks of life, unity among people who don’t agree on political matters. Millions of us who exercise religion in our own way and…

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Heather MacDonald: “Hard Data, Hollow Protests”

Do you have a short list of authors and writers you like so well you read everything they write? I do. If you do also may I suggest you add Heather MacDonald to your list, that is if she isn’t already on it. She writes so well and always has a bundle of facts and…

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Here Are the Opportunities We Lose by the Death of Graham-Cassidy Obamacare Repeal

Here is the list of things contained in the the recently demised Graham-Cassidy Obamabare repeal act that Senators John McCain, Susan Collins, and Lisa Murkowsky are blocking. Repeal of the individual and employer mandates An end to Medicaid expansion in 2020 Termination of cost-sharing subsidies Legalization of association health plans A green light for catastrophic…

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The Alabama blowout has implications for both McConnell and Trump

The media wants us to think Trump took a beating in the Alabama Republican primary on Tuesday because Trump had campaigned for Luther Strange and Strange lost. Roy Moore won in near blowout  55-45. Was this a setback for a Trump? A poke in Trump’s eye by Republican voters? No way. It was no such…

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Dear Abby: “How can I avoid poverty?”

Dear Abby is an advice column founded in 1956 by Pauline Phillips under the pen name “Abigail Van Buren” and carried on today by her daughter, Jeanne Phillips.  It has been, and may still be, the most popular advice newspaper advice column. That is, if newspapers still existed. If anyone wrote a letter to Dear…

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Campus CCW: Zero crimes after 15 years

There’s a group of people who are horrified by the thought that those who qualify for a CCW permit may be allowed to carry their guns on a university campus. After nearly 15 years of many states adopting campus carry those fears are shown to be unfounded. Campus Carry: Nearly 15 Years With Zero Crimes…

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Law Enforcement: Sanctuary Cities More Dangerous

Washington Free beacon  Sheriffs on the front lines of immigration debate in California are warning that the sanctuary state law the legislature passed over the weekend ties law enforcement’s hands too tightly and is only inviting more tragedy when it comes to illegal immigrants who have repeatedly committed serious crimes. “It’s a hazardous law for…

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