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Comments on the 14th Amendment


WSJ 11/10/18 Letter to the Editor Parsing Jurisdiction in the 14th Amendment 700 words Regarding your editorial “Rewriting the Fourteenth Amendment” (Oct. 31): The Constitution has two requirements for automatic citizenship: being born on U.S. soil, and being “subject to the jurisdiction” of the U.S. The latter phrase appears to the modern eye to simply…


Left Has the 1% in Hand


LA Doubled Homeless Budget, Doubled Homeless Crime By Daniel Greenfield December 22, 2018 It wasn’t all that long ago that the nation watched transfixed in horror as fires tore apart California, destroying homes and claiming lives. In all the debates about global warming and forestry management, one singular cause of the fire was left unaddressed. Global warming…


Friedman vs. a Young Michael Moore


Teachers found a willing sponge for their espoused pablum in young Moore.


‘Government’ is #1 Problem: Gallup


Gallup: Americans Say No. 1 Problem is ‘Government,’ No. 2 is ‘Immigration’ By Michael W. Chapman | December 18, 2018 | (CNSNews.com) — A new survey showups that the “top problem” cited by Americans is “government,” and the second top problem is “immigration.” For contrast, among the issues seen as least problematic for Americans are “unemployment-jobs” and “gun…


Debt Endangers US Healthcare


Failure to Enact a Federal BBA Could Endanger Medicare –   A November 11 article in the Wall Street Journal says the Congressional Budget Office projects the federal government will spend “more on interest than it spends on Medicaid in 2020; more [on interest] in 2023 than it spends on national defense; and more in 2025 than it spends on all…


Who was Jesus’ Father?


THE GOD OF THE TORAH: THE MOST IMPORTANT IDEA IN WORLD HISTORY  (Dennis Prager: The Torah is composed of the first five books of the Old Testament) The God introduced by the Torah is the first god in history to have been entirely above and beyond nature. And one of the first things God tells…


Say, “Merry Christmas”



I Believe


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Post Office Loses More Money


Post Office Has Boom Year, Loses More Money Than Ever Is it time to privatize the US Postal Service? Craig Eyermann November 28, 2018 For the US government’s 2018 fiscal year, the US Postal Service reports that it successfully boosted its annual revenue by $1 billion over the previous year to $70.7 billion, marking a boom year…


Saturday Quotes


“A free and prosperous society has no fear of anyone entering it. But a welfare state is scared to death of every poor person who tries to get in and every rich person who tries to get out.” Harry Browne “Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.” Daniel Webster “We have learned that…


Which Constitution?



Migrant Terrorism


Muslim Migrants Terrorize a Sleepy German College Town Daniel Greenfield, 11 Dec 2018 29. That’s how many crimes one single Syrian migrant had allegedly committed since entering Germany four years ago. He had already been wanted for drug trafficking and had been investigated for a rape last year. And then he struck again, this time in…


Why the Left Hates Referendums


This is still applicable today as the Left moves further left and the grassroots moves more right or center. (Editor) Dennis Prager, Jun 28, 2016 One of the common laments of leftist commentators in Europe and America concerning Brexit is that holding referendums is a bad idea. The most frequently expressed example is the contempt…


50 Years of Federal Gun Control


The 1968 Gun Control Act: 50 Years of Federal Gun Control Gun owners must recognize that infringements like the GCA of 1968 must never be tolerated by anyone who believes in the right to self-defense. Jose Nino October 24, 2018 This week marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Gun Control Act of 1968. The…


Nationalism is American



The Reason We Need the Electoral College


The Riots In France Perfectly Illustrate Why We Need The Electoral College A popular vote is based on a distorted expectation about government and rewards the wrong kind of leaders — urban demagogues. By Auguste Meyrat DECEMBER 13, 2018 The debate over the Electoral College comes up constantly during American elections, including the midterms last month, with…

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