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By the Numbers: Big Oil and Wealthy Already Sharing Sacrifice

The Obama administration, big-labor, and far-left extremist (a.k.a. progressives) are repeating a destructive mantra: tax the rich, tax the big oil companies, share the sacrifice. According to Forbes the three oil giants in America are paying more than the standard corporate rate and certainly much more than Obama’s favorite company GE. America’s three biggest oil companies, ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM – ...

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Debunking Global Warming in Nine Minutes [Video]

This video makes a strong case for climate change as nothing but hysteria and profiteering by the Al Gore crowd. Watch all nine minutes to get the full picture. (oh, and that UPS whiteboard guy sure does get around.)

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Casey Anthony, Not Guilty! Well Kinda

“If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit” seems appropriate as the news media pounces Casey Anthony’s jurors for making what they consider the wrong decision. In the court of public opinion, she is guilty! As the news media creates the newest reality star, they did not fall short on the accusations of the flaws within our judicial system. If you ...

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If Not Now, When?

The debt ceiling is coming! The debt ceiling is coming! Alarmist? Quixotic? Fear-mongering or Real? There are two perspectives in-play: the fiscal and the psychological. Fiscally – on a purely logical level – yes, it is that simple. The U.S. could service existing debt, defund Obamacare, and let a government shut-down occur while real cuts take place. Psychologically, it’s not ...

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Celebrating The Life Of An Iraq War Hero

There is a song that that hit the charts in 1982 that became quite popular during that time, titled “War is Hell (On the Homefront Too)” . It was written by Curly Putman, Bucky Jones and Dan Wilson, and was recorded by T.G. Sheppard in 1982. The song does not necessarily depict the life of the war hero this article ...

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Some of America’s Infrastructure has Made in China Stamped on it?

With unemployment in California at 11.9% why on earth would they want to “outsource” the easiest jobs that can be created – construction jobs? The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood had assured people in the U.S. that everything to do with all these infrastructure projects will be built using American Made products. Why is China building a section of the ...

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Holding Holder to The Truth

Operation Gunrunner has been in the news a fair amount of late. Mostly the deal was this: “The undercover operation carried out by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives which intentionally allowed large numbers of firearms to be bought in this country by so-called ‘straw purchasers,’ and then sent across the border to Mexico’s drug cartels, known as ...

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A New Idea For Compulsory Military Service Availability

It’s not a question of to have or not to have. It’s a constitutional responsibility imposed upon Americans in Article I., Section 8. of our Constitution, wherein the enumerated powers of Congress are noted and among them are “To raise and support Armies,..” and “To provide and maintain a Navy;”.  This plan does NOT meet the definition of  “conscription”. It does NOT mandate ...

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Obama’s Plan to Lose More American Jobs – Comes with a Price

The unemployment rate averages 9.1 percent in the United States today, it will likely increase because of Obama’s job crushing cross-border trucking deal with Mexico. Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes Dionisio Arturo Pèrez-Jàcome Friscione joined together in Mexico City to sign agreements resolving the dispute over long-haul, cross-border trucking services between the United ...

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AMERICA: AT A MORAL CROSSROADS

We have a major moral issue brewing in America today. The issue is thatthe vast majority of people considered ‘leaders’ (i.e. political, social,educational and even religious leaders) in America have strayed a longway from the moral teachings of the One true God of the Bible and havereplaced the wisdom of God with the foolishness of man’s wisdom. TheFounding Fathers who ...

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Patriotism and The Draft

After viewing this video, sent to me by a good friend… …I was reminded of the reality that now in America, the FEW are bearing the burden of responsibility of the MANY. Since principle bereft and weak-kneed politicians caved in and made the draft an obsolete thing of the past our National Guard and Reservists have been assuming the responsibility ...

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Oh Say Can You See

I remember several years ago while looking to buy a house the realtor kept bring up properties that had HOA’s (Home Owners Association). I told her don’t even worry about pulling the files on the properties. I knew then that it would just cause grief and trouble if someone tried to tell me what I could do on the property ...

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Restore freedom and reduce deficit: Defund TSA

The story of a 95-year-old woman’s TSA search is just another example of the agency’s abuse of power and continued attack on our fourth amendment right. (For details on the story, check here.) If you’re not familiar with YouCut, it’s a site put up by Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Citizens vote in the poll on proposed spending cuts, and can ...

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Touchdown and Homerun!

I would like to start off by stating that I am not a very big sports fan unless it deals with burning rubber and raw exhaust, or preying on delicious animals. I do occasionally take in a ball game, be it baseball, football or even soccer. Yes I do enjoy sitting in my recliner watching TV, so don’t try to ...

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Blago Convicted, Asks “What Happened?”

It appears as though former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich may have just had the realization that he is not just waking up from a very bad dream! In fact, he seems to be having to face the fact that his life has become a nightmare. From the beginning of this Chicago-style drama Blago has said the truth has come out. Indeed ...

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