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America is Not a Democracy


WSJ August 3, 2019 Here’s Why We Aren’t—and Never Should Be—a Pure Democracy Jarrett Stepman  August 29, 2019 / Is America a democracy or a republic? This debate, if you can call it that, was launched on Twitter by two freshmen lawmakers, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas. Crenshaw noted on Twitter that the…


True History vs “1619 Project”


Our Founding Fathers Risked Beheading—And Changed the World By Nancy Thorner On Sep 7, 2019 Chicago author and lawyer, David Shestokas, shared his fascinating story about his book, “Creating the Declaration of Independence” at the 4th Annual Conservative Activist Conference held at Bolingbrook, IL, on Saturday August 24, 2019. David Shestokas began his presentation by imparting why it…


Last Gasp of Republics


by Rodney Dodsworth July 19, 2019 Collapse the Rule of Law. Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), winner of two Pulitzers, gave an assessment on the demise of nations in world history: “When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had…


Happy Birthday U.S. Constitution


Sept 17, 2019 By Michael Kapic Today marks the 232nd birthday of the creation of the Constitution and its release to the states (and the Confederation Congress) seeking the required ¾, or nine states approval. The white, male, landed, wealthy, and networked founders remanded their work to a convention of states per Article VII to…


Losing Our Republic


Current Elitist Threats to Our Republic by Mark Hendrickson September 6, 2019  “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.”—Ronald Reagan “The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it.”—H.L. Mencken “There are men [and now women] in all ages who mean to govern well,…


NY Times Revises American History


America’s Founding Announced A New Era For Humanity The Fallacy of Project 1619 by Dr. William Scott Magill  Sept 1, 2019 In the days today, where right is wrong and wrong is right, The New York Times has orchestrated the most diabolical lie intended to secure a win for Socialism and the devastation of America in 2020….


America’s End is in Sight


More Evidence Article V Needs to be Used … NOW –  Stuart MacPhail  September, 2019 In the past month numerous writers and thought leaders have continued to emphasize the unaddressed fiscal plight of the federal government.  Click on any of the articles below to read the entire piece. An August 14 commentary in The Daily Signal…


Remembering…


As a meek memorial, this space will remain empty today except for this. It is in commemoration to those who were slaughtered and those whose lives were changed forever by the evil souls who attacked the greatest country on God’s earth this day eighteen years ago! Those innocent Patriotic American’s did not deserve the cruel…


Confronting China


Gary Bauer September 3, 2019 The New York Times and the Washington Post have featured opinion pieces by Chinese dissidents warning that China under Xi Jinping must be confronted. The Post op-ed was published with this title:  “Trump Has The Right Strategy On Beijing.” The column was written by Chen Guangcheng, a blind human rights activist who spent years in prison for…


Deadly Environmentalism


Environmentalists Killed More Europeans Than Islamic Terrorists Did Daniel Greenfield, 21 Aug 2019 “Do Americans Need Air-Conditioning?” a New York Times piece asked in July. Air conditioning, it argued, is bad for the environment and makes us less human. It ran quotes suggesting that, “first world discomfort is a learned behavior”, and urging “a certain degree…


Our Growing Debt


WSJ Aug 24, 2019 It’s Time to Start Worrying About the National Debt Expecting economic growth to rescue the U.S. from unprecedented federal deficits is a dangerous gamble, as history shows. By Valerie Ramey | 940 words For much of the 20th century, the U.S. government operated under the principle that it should finance its…


Why Bernie Sanders is Wrong About Sweden


WSJ Aug 24, 2019 The ‘Nordic model’of socialism, which he and other leftists tout, is more like ‘ruthless capitalism,’ says Johan Norberg. By Adam O’Neal | 1730 words Gothenburg, Sweden What is socialism? Some of its advocates have trouble defining the ideology. “Being a socialist means different things to different people,” a leftist podcast host…


Guns & Rational Thought


WSJ Aug 24, 2019 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR What Do We Do About Violent Young Men? As a guardian ad litem, I dealt with severely disturbed, violent boys. These boys invariably were from fractured families without any involvement by their fathers. 446 words In “Violent Young Men, Here and Abroad”(op-ed, Aug. 14), Reuel Marc Gerecht…


Article V & the People


Article V convention gives the people power to take control To the editor: The Convention of States is coming. Just like Paul Revere spread the alarm that the British were coming, patriots today are working hard to rein in a federal government that has become increasingly monarchical and oppressive. I dare say that Americans on…


Opposing Red Flag Laws


7 Reasons to Oppose Red Flag Guns Laws Here are seven reasons red flag laws should be opposed, particularly at the federal level. Jon Miltimore, August 10, 2019 The Associated Press reports Congress is seriously considering red flag gun laws. These laws, also called “extreme risk protection orders,” allow courts to issue orders allowing law enforcement to seize…


Has Xi Jinping Stirred a Backlash?


WSJ Aug 17, 2019 China’s leader is using his country’s new might to challenge the Western-led global order—spurring an argument at home and risking pushback around the world. By Yaroslav Trofimov | 2211 words When relations between China and the West frayed in the wake of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping…

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