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Hillary or Donald?


by Mike Kapic  11/4/16 I have to make a decision about whom I’m going to vote for next Tuesday and considering the candidates, I’m facing a touch decision. I assume you are too. I have decided on two criteria I’ll use in weighing each candidate: the first is how each holds the principals our Founding…


Feds Writing Unauthorized Law


Feds Are Making Laws Without Our Authorization by Mike Kapic 11/3/16 Article I, Section I of the US Constitution, states, “All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.” It does not say that a federal bureaucracy may make…


Junk Science Funding


U.S. Taxpayers Funding Overseas Junk Science Posted Tuesday, October 25, 2016   |   By The Association of Mature American Citizens from – Polizette – by Brian Darling Our national debt is fast approaching $20 trillion. The debt has been racking up over the past decade and a half. The debt started at $5.7 trillion in 2000, soared to $13.6 trillion…


Corrupt Immigration


The ‘Untold Threat’ Responsible for 40% of Illegal Immigrants  By The Association of Mature American Citizens   Nov 1, 2016 from – The Daily Signal – by Josh SiegelWhile the debate over illegal immigration tends to focus on how to control and treat those who make it across our nation’s borders, a more enduring challenge for…


More Cronyism


After This State Blocked Online Eye Exams, a Health Care Startup Is Fighting Back by Melissa Quinn  Oct 31, 2016 Opternative, a Chicago-based startup, developed technology allowing customers to conduct online eye exams. The company operates in 39 states, but Opternative is effectively prohibited from doing business in South Carolina because of a new state…


Capitalism, Not Crony-capitalism


Legislating a “Market” By Eric Peters  Oct 31, 2016 Ever wonder why reading glasses are so easy to get – and inexpensive to buy? Could it be because you can just walk into any drug store or supermarket pharmacy and try on a pair, find the one that works for you and buy them … without…


California Gun Laws


Gun Control Measure Divides California’s Politicians, Law Enforcement Fred Lucas October 30, 2016 Voters will decide the fate of California’s Proposition 63, which would require a license to sell ammunition and a background check to buy it. (Photo: Jebb Harris /Zuma Press/Newscom) A gun control measure on California’s ballot Nov. 8 is pitting sheriffs, police…


The Free Market or Capitalism


The Necessity of Laissez-Faire Economics POSTED: OCTOBER 29, 2016 AT 4:19 PM   /   BY MELISSA WILLHOUSE The term “laissez-faire” has its roots grounded in the French culture and language therein. It translates to “leave alone” and has been defined as a “hands-off” (regarding government) way of addressing economics – and leadership, for that…


Can Government Last?


What’s Government Done For You Lately? Jeffrey Tucker Sunday, October 30, 2016 If national politics were an app, its user ratings would be epically low and no one would download it.How sustainable is the policy model of the 20th century in the digital age? Not very. The failures of the status quo are becoming too…


Pot Industry Not Exactly Capitalism


The Regulatory Haze Befogging the Marijuana Industry Greg Robinson Monday, October 31, 2016 Raymond Hogler Monday, October 31, 2016 Congress continues to resist decriminalizing marijuana even as a popular crusade to legalize its use state by state may soon mean almost a quarter of Americans can smoke up at will, not including the many more…


The Dumbest Generation?


The Astonishing Ignorance of Young Adults Walter E. Williams / October 26, 2016 Do you wonder why Sen. Bernie Sanders and his ideas are so popular among American college students? The answer is that they, like so many other young people who think they know it all, are really uninformed and ignorant. (Photo: Richard Ellis/Zuma…


Are the Polls Lying Too?


by Mike Kapic The way the media is ganging up on Trump and portraying Clinton as the clear winner it’s a wonder, according to the left, why we’re even bothering to have an election. Sure, Trump has made some un-defendable statements, but they’re just that, statements. Not criminal deeds like Miss Hillary’s actual crimes that…


Thomas Sowell History Lesson


Dunbar High School After 100 Years Thomas Sowell Oct 04, 2016 One hundred years ago, on October 2, 1916, a new public high school building for black youngsters was opened in Washington, D.C. and named for black poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. Its history is a story inspiring in many ways and appalling in many other…


Obama Said “No Major Scandals”


9 Controversies Obama Didn’t Mention When He Denied Any ‘Major Scandals’ Fred Lucas / @FredLucasWH / October 24, 2016 President Barack Obama discarded eight years of controversies surrounding his administration, including the targeting of conservative groups, veterans lacking health care, the administration’s response to a terrorist attack weeks before the 2012 election, and a botched gun sting. During…


A Rigged System


by Gary L. Bauer Oct 24, 2016 Donald Trump is getting clobbered by Democrats, the media and some in the GOP establishment for saying that Washington is corrupt and that the system is rigged. For that, Trump is being accused of “undermining our democracy.” But when did Ronald Reagan’s party, the party of smaller government,…


Anti-Gun Toting Dem


Anti-Gun Democrat State Senator Arrested In Ferguson Carrying A 9mm Here’s an interesting story that somehow escaped the notice of the liberal media. A Democrat state senator from Missouri who’s anti-gun was recently arrested carrying one. Anti-Gun Senator Jamilah Nasheed Arrested In Ferguson Carrying A 9mm FERGUSON, Mo. – Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed had…

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