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Christians: How Great Is That God Of Yours?

Can you really blame religious skeptics, here in the West, for their doubts? Don’t Christians have to wear some blame? Have we really been doing a great job of that whole “ambassadors of Christ” thing? They don’t think God is great (no surprise) — but do we? Truly? Militant Islam deserves most of the criticism […]

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*Social Security…Pin the Tail on the Donkey!

Franklin Roosevelt, a Democrat, introduced the Social Security (FICA) Program. He promised: 1) That participation in the Program would be completely voluntary, No longer Voluntary 2) That the participants would only have to pay 1% of the first $1,400 of their annual incomes into the Program, Now 7.65% On the first $90,000. 3) That the […]

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Supreme Court lifts ban on aggregate campaign donations

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court took another step Wednesday toward giving wealthy donors more freedom to influence federal elections. The justices ruled 5-4, in a decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts, that limits on the total amount of money donors can give to all candidates, committees and political parties are unconstitutional. The decision frees […]

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Chinese “Warfare Three Ways” is great “out-of-the-box” thinking

From the Office of Net Assessment, the Pentagon has released a report concerning how the Chinese play to move the United States out of Asia.  Read  Bill Gertz wrote from The Washington Free Bacon concerning the report and how the United States military is far behind the eight ball on this one.  Read the full […]

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44 stocks on the takeover target radar: Morgan Stanley

With U.S. corporations sitting on more than $1 trillion in cash and many companies facing organic growth challenges, investors are on the lookout for the next big multi-billion dollar acquisition. About 44 multi-billion dollar cap companies have a high likelihood of receiving at least one tender offer over the next 12 months, according to a […]

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What Is Religious Freedom?

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British defense analyst blasts Obama military and foreign policies as “clueless”

This comes not from an armchair analyst, but a senior adviser to the British military — our closest allies in war and diplomacy. Sir Hew Strachan doesn’t think highly of George Bush’s foreign policies and war strategies, but as he says, at least Bush had strategies. Barack Obama …not so much: President Obama is “chronically incapable” of […]

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Could Obama’s Unlimited Faith in Himself Explain His Sudden Loss of Interest in Protecting Americans’ Privacy?

In anticipation of President Obama’s speech tomorrow on the federal government’s surveillance programs, a front-page story in today’s New York Times considers how his views on the subject have changed since he was elected. While running for the Senate in 2004, Peter Baker notes, Obama condemned the PATRIOT Act for “violating our fundamental notions of privacy,” declaring that “we don’t […]

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Gallup Poll: Large Percentage of Americans Worse Off Financially Now than a Year Ago

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Amazon Workers Reject Big Labor

The only thing declining faster than labor force participation is union membership. Indeed, growing skepticism toward Big Labor resulted in this week’s decision by a group of Amazon warehouse workers based in Middletown, Delaware, to overwhelmingly reject joining the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW). The 21-6 vote means that, for now, the […]

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China’s Treasury Holdings Climb to Record in Government Data

China owns Washington, DC.  And Japan too. China’s holdings of U.S. Treasuries increased $12.2 billion to a record $1.317 trillion in November, data released on the Treasury Department’s website showed. The figures, scheduled for release at 9 a.m. tomorrow in Washington, were inadvertently posted on the Treasury’s website. Japan’sholdings rose $12 billion to $1.186 trillion, the figures showed. […]

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All Heck is Breaking Loose! – Gun Owners of America

“The real agenda of the gun-hating Obama administration is to strip gun rights from law-abiding Americans ….” — GOA’s Legislative Counsel Michael Hammond, The Washington Times (1/7/14) Four issues in which you have been heavily involved have come or are coming to a head this week. We are putting out this emergency alert to keep […]

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Why Everyone Should Own A Gun

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Congress to intelligence community: Show me the money

A bipartisan group of members of congress is asking the White House to declassify the so-called black budget, the budget that funds intelligence operations and make public the amount of money spent on by each agency involved. There are 16 agencies that are involved in intelligence for the U.S., and the budget for doing so […]

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Iran’s Rouhani: ‘World Powers Surrendered to Iranian Nation’s Will’

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is taking to Twitter to gloat about the nuclear deal his country struck with the U.S. and other Western countries. “Our relationship w/ the world is based on Iranian nation’s interests. In #Geneva agreement world powers surrendered to Iranian nation’s will,” Rouhani tweeted about an hour ago. Our relationship w/ the […]

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Rule of Man or Rule of Law?

I think of myself as a nice guy. I have a spotless record, a clean-cut appearance, a nice family. I go to church. I went to college. I’ve even taught at FEE seminars for several years. Sometimes I think I’d be a good ruler, especially when I compare myself to the current crop of politicians. […]

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Top Ten Reasons: Sandy Hook Was An Elaborate Hoax

our nation’s newspaper of record (which records the “official history” of the United States), has reported that, with its “final report,” the criminal investigation of Sandy Hook by the State of Connecticut is over.  The New York Times, remarkably, the report does not even include the names, the ages or the sex of the alleged […]

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Is the Supreme Court presiding over the Constitution’s destruction?

Today the US Supreme Court will hear the case regarding unconstitutional actions taken by President Obama. Part of this stems from three “recess appointments” to the National Labor Relations Board during a time when the Senate was, per the Constitution, still in session. It seems that rules — just like the 60 vote threshold/filibuster – […]

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Atheist Sunday: A Church Without A God

It sounds like a misnomer, or at least a mistake. A church without a God? What kind of incongruity is that? However, that is just what the Sunday Assembly is creating. They are working to spread this new kind of godless church throughout the world; and most shocking of all, it’s working. Originally founded in […]

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