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Neal Boortz is right: “social conservatives” will cost the GOP more elections

In a recent talk radio show, while filling in for Sean Hannity, conservative-libertarian Neal Boortz (the co-author of the FairTax) warned that Republicans will not recapture the Senate this year, because, says Boortz, they have an insatiable “urge to get into social conservatism”. Boortz believes Republicans will once again prioritize social issues above all others, advocate radical no-compromise policies on ...

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Putting Kids in a Bubble?

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According to new rules from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council, Aussie children will no longer be allowed to blow out candles on their birthday cake. Citing the possibility of spreading germs, the NHMRC recommends parents use single cupcakes with each having one candle on it. Parents, doctors and other caregivers wonder if these new restrictions might be ...

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Nanny B’s Soda Ban Struck Down!

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Super-Sized Soda drinkers across New York City breathed a sigh of relief Monday when Mayor Bloomberg’s large size soda ban was struck down in the courts. Beverage companies argued that the ban was inconsistent since it would still allow grocery and convenience stores to sell sugary drinks in any size. Convenience stores do not fall under the jurisdiction of the ...

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No Pork at TX College? The Nanny State Continues.

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Are you sending your son or daughter off to college? If you are, have you given your adult (or close to adult) child instructions on eating a healthy diet? Or, are you anticipating that the school will make these choices for your young adult? At Paul Quinn College in Dallas (a small private college) the president of the school is ...

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Europe Won’t Work in America

Spain’s economy is under such duress that the country is prepared to request a 40 billion Euro cash injection from the Euro zone this weekend. The request comes after Fitch Ratings reduced Spain’s credit by three notches on Thursday. This move will make Spain the fourth country to need a bailout since the European debt crisis began. The Spanish banking ...

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Big Government Starves the Homeless.. to Keep Them From Getting Too Fat.

Just when the average American thinks today’s government could not fall any further out of touch with reality…N.Y.C. Mayor Bloomberg has stopped food deliveries from charitable organizations that feed the homeless under the guise that… the homeless people of N.Y.C are just too fat!  You just can not make this stuff up folks: From The Daily Caller we see the headline, ...

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Shredding George – The Latest in Nanny State Government

Last December, I wrote an article about a bill lurking in the dark shadows of Congress that would begin production of a fourth dollar coin over the past three decades.  Harmless right?  I mean, so what if the Susan B. Anthony and Sacagawea coins were total busts.  I remember the biggest deal about the SBA coin was that kids kept ...

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Democrats Regulating the Dead

Personal preferences are a reliable method of distinguishing between conservatives and Democrats. Conservatives believe personal preferences are just that: personal and particular to the individual. When others don’t share his preferences a conservative looks for more congenial companions or surroundings. Sometimes he even takes the initiative and creates a like–minded opportunity in the private sector. Democrats believe their personal preferences ...

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American Men are Lazy Because the Government Doesn’t Spend Enough..

If we were to learn about enthusiasm, self-reliance and work ethic from Washington Post op-ed columnist David Brooks, we’d come to understand that American men are lazy due to no fault of their own – it’s because the government hasn’t done enough to energize them. Brook’s opening assertion is that Americans are, by nature, energetic: Americans have always been known ...

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Government Shutdown Rhetoric Contains Major Fearmongering

Friday night at midnight, the U.S. Government will be effectively shutdown, babies will starve to death and Senior citizens will be lined up and shot to death in the public square by firing squads made up of Republican politicians.  While this may seem like a far-fetched scenario,  this is the main theme from Democrats that refuse to even attempt to come to a ...

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Welcome to Obama’s Nanny State

In a post for Conservative Refocus I wrote about the Obama Administration and control. There are many more examples that must be brought to the attention of the American Public. Here’s a video on some of the more spectacular medical suprises that were within the Health Care Bill which was passed and is now law. and here are several articles ...

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