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Taking the Constitution on Offense

Last week, Misfit Politics posted a video tribute to honor the passing of Andrew Breitbart.  In it, Brandon Morse said that, for the first time ever conservatism is going on the offense… and he couldn’t be more right.  Over the last few years we’ve learned a few things and gotten organized.  All you have to do now is talk to ...

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Exactly how wrong was Markos Moultisas?

In case you missed it, on Tuesday night after Rick Santorum finished speaking Markos Moultisas sent out a series of tweets that seemed like they were designed to prove that he understands absolutely nothing about our Constitution.  It was almost surreal. Here’s the first tweet (both via Hotair.com): After being called out for being completely misinformed about perhaps the single ...

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Have we reversed the Constitution?

It’s pretty obvious at this point that our country is headed in the wrong direction.  And with a little perspective, it’s just as obvious why.  Over the last few decades, in many ways we have actually allowed our politicians to reverse the Constitution. Take a look: We no longer focus on what government can’t do to us.  Our current political ...

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The Republican Party Must Restore its Legacy of Expanding Freedom

The Republican Party must reclaim its mantle as the party that expands freedom. The GOP has a deep history of promoting liberty, both at home and abroad, and it must draw on this legacy to gain moral strength and clarity of vision. The party should thus distinguish itself from the progressive Democrat Party if it wants to regain the trust ...

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History Tells Us We Are Headed For Tyranny

What has destroyed liberty and the rights of man in every government which has ever existed under the sun?  The generalizing and concentrating of all cares and power into one body, no matter whether of the autocrats of Russia or France, or the aristocrats of a Venetian senate.” Thomas Jefferson It’s just a fact that concentrating power in one area ...

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Do our politicians understand why they are passing laws?

“[T]he end of law is, not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom.” John Locke, The Second Treatise of Government The purpose of making laws isn’t to prevent people from doing something, it’s to maximize their freedom.  The proper role of government is to protect our God-given rights** – so the laws passed by governments should make ...

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Freedom of Religion? Not According to the Obama Administration

The Obama administration has once again shown its arrogance and total disregard for the Constitution. In an edict sent out two weeks ago, the administration said every insurance plan would be required to pay for sterilization and abortion on demand, and will not be allowed to charge co-pays or fees. The Catholic Church would be required to provide these services ...

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#NDAA TwitterBomb Monday Night

Today – Monday, January 30, 2012 – starting at 7pm Eastern, Twitter users are encouraged to participate in a “TwitterBomb” for the National Defense Authorization Act or NDAA. The NDAA allows for the unlawful, indefinite detention of American citizens, and has been mostly ignored by the media and politicians.  Only two Presidential candidates oppose this unconstitutional bill: Ron Paul & Buddy ...

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Twensored? – #TwitterBlackout Tomorrow In Support Of Free Speech

WHY ARE USERS PLANNING A TWITTER BLACKOUT (#TwitterBlackout) ON JAN. 28th? Including CDN’s own TJ Thompson (@_TJThompson) , Michelle Ray (@GaltsGirl), and Rich Mitchell (@CDNnow) Twitter has been the backbone of revolutions, regime change, and much more.  The ability to spread information around the world in an instant has changed the way people disseminate vital information.  The free flow of ...

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Keystone Pipeline: Why Obama Said No; And What Happens Now?

Yesterday the Obama administration announced he was declining the Keystone XL pipeline application due to the Republicans setting an “unreasonable timeline” of February 21, 2012 for a decision. That George W. Bush, still causing problems for Obama!!! Obama wanted to put it off until after the 2012 elections so he could continue to draw campaign money from both sides. As ...

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It was sort of fun having a Constitution wasn't it?

“[T]o bereave a man of life, or by violence to confiscate his estate without accusation or trial, would be so gross and notorious an act of despotism, as must at once convey the alarm of tyranny throughout the whole kingdom.  But confinement of the person by secretly hurrying him to [jail], where his sufferings are unknown or forgotten, is a ...

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Of Infamy and Liberty: 70 Years of an Exceptional America

A quiet Sunday morning in paradise.  Balmy and breezy.  The entire world seemed so far away; all the anguish, the uncertainty, the conflict.  But here, here it is different.  Deep blue ocean in every direction.  There’s no depression here, no soup lines, no stock market crashes, just….. peace. The generation we have come to know as the “greatest” saw that ...

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The case for enslaving Justin Bieber

Whether he knows it or not, on Tuesday President Obama is going to make the case for enslaving Justin Bieber. He is headed to Osawatomie, Kansas in a desperate attempt to recreate Teddy Roosevelt’s 1910 New Nationalism speech – in which Roosevelt put forward the same Bieber-enslaving arguments. In that speech, Roosevelt makes the point several times that individuals only ...

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Latest threat to your liberty… bag fees?

Someone needs to let Sen. Mary Landrieu know that the commercials for Southwest are supposed to be funny because apparently she didn’t get the joke.  She thinks we honestly need a bag police: Airlines would no longer be allowed to charge passengers for their first checked bag under a bill being introduced in Congress ahead of the holiday travel season. ...

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Giving Thanks for…. 4%

This is Thanksgiving Day in the United States of America. By proclamations of pioneers, framers and Presidents long since past, we have consecrated this final Thursday of November to be a day that we give thanks for all of the persons and things we hold dear to our hearts. Of course, this started out – and for most Americans continues ...

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