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Will She Or Won’t She? Sarah Palin Says There’s Room For More In The Race

Will she or won’t she? That’s the burning question in the minds of anyone in America who keeps up with politics. Will Sarah Palin run for president in the 2012 election? Or will she stay on the sidelines, cheering on the “spirited debate” of the other candidates? According to a Fox News poll, the majority of Americans say that she ...

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Babysitter Bill for the Nanny State

The powers that be in the government of Californiastan are addicts.  They are not addicted to drugs or alcohol or Dancing With the Stars (not all, anyway).  They are addicted to lawmaking.  They are addicted to laws.  The People’s Republic of California is a state with a full time legislature made up of a never-ending stream of “your money is ...

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The More We Dig Into “Fast and Furious,” The More We Find

History of “Fast and Furious” In 2009, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) office in Phoenix, Arizona, sold weapons to gun buyers, hoping to track them to weapons buyers traffickers along the southwestern border and into Mexico. This operation has become known as “Fast and Furious,” a.k.a. “gun walker.” Their efforts failed. The number of unaccounted for ...

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Oriana Fallaci, and the Nameless Child from The Emperor’s New Clothes.

  Oriana Fallaci was a remarkable woman from Italy who saw the truth and did not hesitate to speak and write about it.  As I read about her life – as I learn about what she endured to get to the heart of a matter either in an interview or in her writing, I become more and more enamored with her. ...

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Oba-Entrepreneurship

The kids filed back into class Monday morning. They were very excited. Their weekend assignment was to sell something, then give a talk on productive salesmanship. Little Sally led off: “I sold girl scout cookies and I made $30,” she said proudly, “My sales approach was to appeal to the customer’s civil spirit and I credit that approach for my obvious success.” “Very ...

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Define “conservative”!

This is a subject I long ago should have posted about. It started to come up again as I posted comment to Wayne’s topic “Don’t Be Conservative”. The point I want to open for discussion here is just what is a conservative. Each person’s answer is rather subjective and based upon their experiences and observational perceptions. To open this up I should ...

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Foster Home Needed for Military Kitties

When our service members are deployed, they’re frequently unable to find a temporary home for their pets and are forced to leave them with an animal shelter. Guardian Angel For Soldier’s Pet is a nonprofit organization created to help find foster homes for these pets so that service members may be reunited with them upon their return. Right now, Guardian ...

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Osama bin Laden dies an Ignoble Death but Lady Liberty lives on

Once upon a midnight dreary, Osama pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While he plotted, clearly scheming, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some SEAL gently rapping, rapping at his chamber door. “‘Tis some visitor,” he muttered, “tapping at my chamber door – Only this, and nothing more.” And the silken ...

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Ex-lax and Quarters: Initiating Noob Voters

Upon completion of Boot Camp, new soldiers in the Israel Defense Force (IDF) hike to the top of an isolated mountain fortress. The fortress is Masada – where in 73 A.D. a group of Jewish rebels committed mass suicide rather than allow themselves to be taken prisoners or killed by the Roman Legion besieging them. Once the IDF soldiers reach ...

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Question Arises: “Is Obama Certifiably Insane?”

Rumors as to Barack Obama’s alleged mental instability have swirled just under the surface of the public’s knowledge for quite some time. Now, those rumors are gaining strength. The main stream media continues to ignore the story in order to protect Obama, but their firewall against the story is starting to crumble. The blogosphere is starting to pay attention to ...

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