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Climate Brown Shirts

My Unhappy Life as a Climate Heretic My research was attacked by thought police in journalism, activist groups funded by billionaires and even the White House. Tropical storm Arthur off the coast of Florida, July 2, 2014. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES By ROGER PIELKE JR. Dec. 2, 2016  Much to my surprise, I showed up in…

Climate Data Deniers

Climate Data Deniers Are Trying to ‘Bork’ Trump’s EPA Transition Leader Nicolas Loris  December 01, 2016 With the incoming Trump administration, the wind energy sector stands to lose $176 (billion) in federal subsidies. (Photo: Kevin Dietsch/UPI/Newscom) President-elect Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency transition leader, Myron Ebell, is a huge threat to the green gravy train.…

Here’s a Dem to Get Behind

An Island of Rationality in Blue-State New England As her party sprints left, Rhode Island’s Democratic governor is going after faster economic growth. By Allysia Finley 11/19/16 Rhode Island was founded as a refuge for heretics and outcasts, and staying true to the state’s heritage, Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo is proclaiming a message decidedly at…

Prager: Left Cuts Family

10 Reasons Left-Wingers Cut Trump Voters From Their Lives Dennis Prager Nov 29, 2016 Many Hillary Clinton voters have ceased communicating with friends, and even family members, who voted for Donald Trump. It is so common that The New York Times published a front-page article on the subject headlined, “Political Divide Splits Relationships — and…

County to Limit Taxing Authority

By wide margin, Madison County votes to limit taxing authority  Rob Natelson | Contributed photo| 11/28/16 A referendum passed by Madison County voters to limit their tax rate hasn’t received much press, but is a good example of how taxing and spending should be handled by voters — rather than lawmakers — a conservative senior…

Jeb Bush Calls for Term Limits

Jeb Bush is calling for a constitutional convention to impose term limits on members of Congress. Writing in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal , the former Florida governor said that the GOP should use its newfound power to remake the way the government works. […] Click here to view original web page at…

A Trump-Ryan Constitutional Revival

Wariness of Trump might inspire Republicans in Congress to give up lazy delegation and relearn the art of legislating. By Christopher DeMuth |11/26/16 A central purpose of the American scheme of checks and balances is to draw out the distinctive strengths of the two political branches, executive and the legislature, while containing their distinctive weaknesses.…

Washington’s Thanksgiving

George Washington’s 1789  Thanksgiving Day Proclamation WHEREAS it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favour; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me “to recommend to…

One Healthcare Solution

The Kibbe Plan for Fixing Health Care Matthew B. Kibbe November 16, 2016 There is so much wrong with the American healthcare system. It is hobbled by mandates, subsidies, price controls, and every manner of middleman standing between you and what you want. Fixing all of this – and the bad regulations date back decades…

The Real Thanksgiving Story

Thanksgiving Was a Triumph of Capitalism over Collectivism Richard M. Ebeling November 21, 2016 This time of the year, whether in good economic times or bad, is when we gather with our family and friends and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal together. It marks a remembrance of those early Pilgrim Fathers who crossed the uncharted ocean…

Illegal’s Health Care

What Illegal Immigrants Cost Our Health Care System November 4, 2016   |   By The Association of Mature American Citizens from – HealthZette– by Robert Tenery The number of people living illegally in the U.S. is said to be well over 11 million, although some estimates are as high as 30 million. With the…

Left’s Vicious Attacks

Monday, November 21, 2016 By Gary L. Bauer Attacking Sessions This weekend saw a ramping up of attacks against Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, whom President-elect Donald Trump has tapped to be attorney general. The substance of those attacks is that Sessions is a neo-Confederate, racist, misogynist, anti-immigrant obstructionist, as one leftwing headline put it. Of…

A Crony Capitalist

It’s Time to Stop Spending Taxpayer Dollars on Elon Musk and Cronyism David Williams / November 13, 2016 / Elon Musk, chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks Oct. 2, 2015, at SolarCity’s Inside Energy Summit in New York. Among SolarCity, Tesla, and SpaceX, Elon Musk’s interests got at least $4.9 billion in…

Conceal/Carry Help Police

Right-to-Carry Permit Holder Saves Officer from Violent Attack; Continues Tradition of Armed Citizens Assisting Law Enforcement NRA-ILA, NOVEMBER 18, 2016 Law enforcement is at its best when police can rely on the support of the communities they serve to assist in their fight against crime. This cooperation between citizens and police can come in many…

Hidden Poverty Facts

15 Facts About US Poverty the Government Hides Robert Rector / Rachel Sheffield  September 13, 2016 More than half of poor families with children have a video game system, such as an Xbox or PlayStation.  On Tuesday, the Census Bureau released its annual poverty report declaring that 43.1 million Americans lived in poverty in 2015. We…

The Media’s Plan to Waylay Trump

By The Association of Mature American Citizens    Nov. 16, 2016 from – Polizette – by Jim Stinson For Donald Trump, the president-elect, there will be no honeymoon. Instead, there appears to be an ongoing strategy by the media to aid the Democrats in driving a wedge between the Republican Party and Trump. The plot is…


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