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America Is No Longer the “Land of the Free”

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Is America really the “land of the free?” We may have been initially founded and constructed as such, but each year the land of the free becomes increasingly the land of the regulated, oppressed, disparaged, and dependent. Gallup regularly conducts global polls to assess citizen’s perception of their levels of freedom around the world. In 2006, 91% of US residents ...

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Obama: All for Some But None for Liberty

Evidently history does repeat itself, or at least President Obama’s idea of “justice” is consistent. This is particularly true of moments in time when Mr. Obama is confronted with forces and situations where there is a clear-cut difference between those who champion liberty and the proper application of the rule of law, and the semblance of law as applied by ...

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Obama: All for Some But None for Liberty

Evidently history does repeat itself, or at least President Obama’s idea of “justice” is consistent. This is particularly true of moments in time when Mr. Obama is confronted with forces and situations where there is a clear-cut difference between those who champion liberty and the proper application of the rule of law, and the semblance of law as applied by ...

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Of Freedom, Patriotism, and American Exceptionalism

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“Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave, O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?” Those lines from our National Anthem reflect what has been felt by most Americans over the years; that this country is the land of the free, and precisely because of those who are brave. There has historically been a sense ...

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American Capitalism & The Illusion of Laissez Faire

To draw from an opening phrase, in the beginning, there was capitalism. More accurately, at the beginning of our Constitutional Republic, government was committed to limiting – drastically – it’s footprint in the new American marketplace. Americans were free from the tyranny of government interference leveled at the former colonists at the hand of King George III. Our Founders and ...

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Real Freedom- You Have Another Choice

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The capital “T” Truth. Life before death. You get to decide. Note: The original video posted here was taken down, but this is an extended version of that speech. This is a longer version, and a “not so clean”, unedited version.  

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Our Constitutional Protections of “We, the People’s” Individual Rights and Freedoms

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As the Articles of Confederation was written and established by the States, the unique perspective of our founders were that they gave us a U.S. Constitution written by “We, the People” and ratified by the States. This placed, We, the people over State and federal government. …and gave us certain rights even our local government is infringing on. Our Constitution ...

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The Case for Liberty and an Article V Convention – Part III

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Parts I and II of this series briefly described what an Article V Convention is, and some compelling reasons for the States to call for one. This missive will propose ideas for numerous amendments to our Constitution, the purpose of which is to restore the principles embodied in the document when it was first ratified. Founding Principles The United States ...

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Saturday Night Cigar Lounge July 27th

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When:Saturday, July 27th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor on Blog Talk Radio What: Saturday nights were meant for cigars and politics. Hear Taylor and his co-host Liz Harrison talk about everything from the past week – from politics, to news, to books, and entertainment. Whatever comes to mind, and of course, sobriety is not likely. ...

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We Have a Guaranteed Freedom of Nothing!

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Last week we celebrated over 230 years of protection from the United States Army. These brave men and women have been dying for our freedom to be stupid for a long time. I am enraged by this administration’s recent attack on the military and even more so by the administration’s inability to allow these men and woman to live out ...

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Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor – June 1st 2013

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When:Saturday, June 1st, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor on Blog Talk Radio What: Saturday nights were meant for cigars and politics. Hear Taylor and his co-host Liz Harrison talk about everything from the past week – from politics, to news, to books, and entertainment. Whatever comes to mind, and of course, sobriety is not likely. ...

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Obama Won’t Confiscate Guns?? Are you Blind???

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 Since Barack Obama has said he is going to send federal agents into Oklahoma and other states to enforce Obamacare, what is there to make me believe he won’t send federal agents in to enforce his gun registration/confiscation scheme?  If he “dictates” an executive order that I have to turn in or register any weapons and I refuse, who is ...

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Lady Liberty

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Lady Liberty stands in New York Harbor proclaiming: Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. Lady Liberty: A beacon of freedom the entire world sees.  A symbol of a better way of life anchored in liberty, opportunity and equal protection under the law. Inspiring yes, but that is not the entire story. Lady Liberty ...

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Is Too Much Freedom Bringing America Down?

America is the greatest nation in the world. I hate to think what this world would be like without America. Just look back in history. If America wasn’t around, the whole world might be speaking German right now. And that’s only one example. America has come to the aid of many countries over the years. We have given aid to ...

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John Boehner: “I’ve Learned My Lesson”!! REALLY???

Well, John Boehner took time out from his latest sob-fest to come out with promises that he is going to “do things differently now”, he “has learned his lesson”. We are hearing to same old tired rhetoric we heard before the 2010 mid-term elections. Didn’t he come into the Speaker’s chair promising to “drain the swamp”, to use Nancy Pelosi’s ...

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