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Dialog or Disaster? The 20/20 Election Looms

We have not been this divided as a nation since before the Civil War. In 1858 Abraham Lincoln gave his famous House Divided Speech. In it he said, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” He went on to say, “I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free.” (https://www.ushistory.org/documents/housedivided.htm)  Sadly, events proved him right. However, most ...

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Why the Democrats WON’T Impeach the President

Conventional wisdom is that the Democrats are going to go ahead with articles for impeachment against President Trump and then vote to impeach him. This is in spite of the fact that their impeachment inquiry, even stacked in their favor, hasn’t yet produced bi-partisan agreement that there are actions worthy of impeachment. Nevertheless, according to the consensus opinion, the Democrats ...

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Racism in America Isn’t What the Democrats Tell You It Is

Black leaders and Democrats have said for decades that African-Americans and other minorities are victims of white racism. Lately, their accusations have become more and more strident. They tell us that we are and have always been a racist country first and foremost. I do agree with the Democrats on one thing. There is still some white racism is in ...

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Democrats, Progressives, and the Media Have an Unholy Alliance to Destroy American Values

Media Bias - NY Times - NBC News - CNN - Washington Post - Huffington Post

Two of our most basic American principles are fairness and equal treatment under the law. They made our society a haven of liberty. Now, these and other traditional American values are under attack by an alliance of progressives, Democrats, and the mainstream media. The very first amendment listed in the Bill of Rights guarantees freedom of speech. In governments where ...

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Impeachment Is a Bridge Too Far – Why Would the Democrats Risk It?

In WWII the Allies came up with a bold plan to shorten the war by using paratrooper to seize bridges crossing the Rhine River. They dubbed the plan Operation Market Garden. Sadly, they miscalculated and the paratroopers who seized the last bridge couldn’t hold out until reinforcements arrived. Operation Market Garden failed. Of the 10,000 airborne troops dropped behind German ...

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Hypocrisy – Thy Name Is Democrat

No one admires a hypocrite. For starters you can’t trust them. They aren’t honest. They are double dealing frauds. That pretty much describes the leaders of the Democrat party. For that matter it pretty much sums up the whole progressive ideology. When our leaders, of either party, practice blatant hypocrisy it demonstrates a lack of core principles that is dangerous ...

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Election 2020 Will Be a Referendum on Freedom

“A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.” No one knows for sure who said it first, but truer words were never spoken. And that, a government big enough to give you everything you want, is exactly what the 2020 Democrat candidates are promoting. True, some are promising more than ...

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Guns Equal Freedom; What the Left Just Doesn’t Get.

The Second Amendment to our Constitution, short and to the point reads as follows, “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” The first part is the justification and the second part is the right. The Founders didn’t differentiate about what ...

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The Bernie Sanders Phenomenon – What It Says about America and the Democrat Party Is Nothing Good.

Bernie Sanders, an avowed Socialist, is battling Secretary Clinton for the Democrat Party’s nomination for president. In spite of Clinton’s massive initial lead over him, Senator Sanders is now polling ahead of her in both New Hampshire and Iowa. More importantly Sanders is drawing much larger and more enthusiastic crowds than she does whenever he speaks. A CNN poll shows ...

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Liberal Justice – A Rush to Judgment and Kangaroo Courts?

The American justice system is supposed to be fair and impartial. That is why Lady Justice is depicted blindfolded. When liberals have their way, that’s not always what happens. In politically correct cases the left, with media support, has a tendency to rush to judgment and/or attempt to manipulate conditions to ensure the verdict they want. That their attempts haven’t ...

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California – The Canary in the Coal Mine

I was born in the Golden State. California was the jewel of the nation. It was the greatest state. The state the rest of the nation wanted to be. Now California is the poster child of failed social-progressive policies. Our debt is over $428 billion. We have close to 5 million Californians on food stamps. We have the seventh worse ...

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Trump! Demagogue or Savior; Some Historical Precedents Voters Should Know

Donald Trump campaign ad - Jimmy kimmel

I’m not sure what to make of Donald Trump, but I’m in good company. Most of the so-called experts are just as uncertain. The Huffington Post dismisses him as a folly and  cover his campaign in their entertainment section. Many Republicans claim he is a phony conservative and wonder if his campaign is a Trojan horse put in place to help Hillary’s ...

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