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  • College Made Me a Conservative

    03/18/2018 8:08:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 20 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/18/18 | Jay Stephens
    Have you ever heard the old saying that a conservative is just a liberal who got mugged? Well, I got mugged – to the tune of $60,000 a year. It’s called “tuition.” Like everyone who cons themselves into attending a liberal arts college, I was captivated by the idea of changing the world. I would immerse myself in a diverse pool of academic thought, theory, and action. Well…it didn’t quite work out that way. Over the course of four years, I was transformed from a plucky, free-thinking free spirit into a cranky, get-off-my-lawn conservative. The process started not long after...

    03/17/2018 8:15:25 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/17/18 | Unk
    Hat Tip: H. Gregory Badger Enigmas (1) Isn't it weird that in America, our flag and our culture offend so many people, but our benefits don't? (2) How can the federal government ask U.S. citizens to pay back student loans, when illegal aliens are receiving a free education? (3) Only in America are legal citizens labeled "racists" and "Nazis," but illegal aliens are called "Dreamers”. (4) Liberals say, "If confiscating all guns saves just one life, it's worth it". Well then, if deporting all illegals saves just one life, wouldn't that be worth it? (5) I can't quite figure out...
  • National Gun Control unnecessary; solution to assassination/mass murder is simple

    03/15/2018 9:32:02 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 24 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/15/18 | Unk
    Hat Tip: karinsue1 In 1865, a Democrat shot and killed Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States . In 1881, a left wing radical Democrat shot James Garfield, President of the United States - who later died from the wound. In 1963, a radical left wing socialist shot and killed John F. Kennedy, President of the United States. In 1975, a left wing radical Democrat fired shots at Gerald Ford, President of the United States. In 1983, a registered Democrat shot and wounded Ronald Reagan, President of the United States. In 1984, James Hubert, a disgruntled Democrat, shot and killed...
  • Will Banning Guns Ban Bad Behavior?

    03/12/2018 8:07:24 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 10 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/12/18 | Mark Herr
    If we ban guns will we finally ban bad behavior? In 2017, a lone individual killed 80 plus in France using a rental truck. If we ban rental trucks will we be able to ban bad behavior? In 2014, ten knife-wielding men killed 29 and injured over 130 in China. If we ban knives will the human race find the cure for bad behavior? Worldwide, over 1.3 million die annually in auto accidents, 20 to 50 million are injured or disabled, yet would we consider banning automobiles due to poor or impaired driving? On February 21, 2018, Senator Ben Nelson...
  • Parents, Politicians And Protecting Our Children

    03/08/2018 8:22:07 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/8/18 | David Crowe
    "Permit the children to come to me; do not hinder them; for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these." - Jesus in Mark 10:14 Throughout the world by God's design - and apart from mankind's fallen and sinful nature - there is nothing more universal than the love of parents for their children and the desire to protect them. It is incumbent upon parents and all citizens to do whatever they can to protect America’s children, teachers and staff in our schools. Tragically, the increase of heinous, immoral and murderous acts perpetrated on our young from the womb...
  • Parents, Politicians And Protecting Our Children

    03/02/2018 8:10:36 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/2/18 | David Crowe
    "Permit the children to come to me; do not hinder them; for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these." - Jesus in Mark 10:14 Throughout the world by God's design - and apart from mankind's fallen and sinful nature - there is nothing more universal than the love of parents for their children and the desire to protect them. It is incumbent upon parents and all citizens to do whatever they can to protect America’s children, teachers and staff in our schools. Tragically, the increase of heinous, immoral and murderous acts perpetrated on our young from the womb...
  • The General Welfare Clause: It’s Not About Money

    02/28/2018 8:16:26 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 13 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 2/28/18 | KrisAnne Hall
    Article 1 section 8 clause 1 of the Constitution reads: “The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States…” From this clause, many have construed the “general Welfare” statement to grant practically unlimited power to Congress to collect and spend the tax payers’ money on whatever cause Congress may invent for the “good” of the government or the people. Is that what the designers of our Constitution intended when they penned those words “general Welfare?” James Madison, the...
  • Help Rick Saccone keep Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District Republican

    02/26/2018 9:23:29 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 2/26/17 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    A recent Politico story about how Democrats see their chances of winning back the House contained this telling paragraph: “Now many Democrats say they’re watching nervously as polls start to trend in Republicans’ favor — and worry they’re witnessing the beginning of a slow-motion train wreck that they have no idea how to stop.” We can make their nightmare come true; but only if we pitch in and FIGHT! We have to support Rick Saccone, Republican candidate, 18th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. He is fighting to keep a liberal Democrat from taking our Republican seat in a special election on...
  • Today we honor the men of Iwo Jima

    02/19/2018 8:09:54 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 55 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 2/19/18 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Seventy three years ago today the United States Marine Corps sent waves of teenaged men onto the black foreboding beaches on a Japanese held island called Iwo Jima. Capturing Iwo Jima was essential to the American war against Japan as it offered a place for battered bombers to safely land which would save the lives of hundreds of airmen returning from sorties over Japan in barely flyable planes. The average age of these men was just under nineteen. They knew what was at stake and charged up Iwo’s beaches sometimes straight into enemy machine gun fire that would have stopped...
  • Presidential Power Over Immigration

    02/16/2018 8:36:00 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 2/16/18 | KrisAnne Hall
    Does the President have authority over immigration? That question cannot be answered by quoting a particular article, section, and clause. The Constitution must be applied. First, we must consider whether immigration involves a power delegated to the federal government. The answer to that question is yes and no. The authority to create “a uniform Rule of Naturalization” is vested in the federal government. However, not everything our federal government currently considers as immigration falls under this delegation. The power over foreign immigration is delegated through Article 1 section 8 clause 4; “To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization.” Because it...
  • Hollywood Wants Your Money and Your Mind

    02/08/2018 8:17:43 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 2/9/18 | Ben Shapiro
    Imagine a group of activists so powerful that they could beam their propaganda directly into your brain. Now also imagine that they’re so sophisticated, they actually get you to pay them to do it. Unfortunately, you don’t have to imagine it. It’s real. It’s Hollywood. As big as the internet has become, Hollywood—and here, I’m talking specifically about television—is still king. Not only does it reach hundreds of millions of people with its messaging, it embeds that messaging in seemingly innocuous stories—stories that distract us from the hardships of daily life; stories that make us feel good, compassionate, and decent....
  • Term limits: a palliative, not a cure

    02/04/2018 8:15:41 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 2/4/18 | Publius Huldah
    What's the real problem with our federal government? That people in Congress serve too many terms? And if we get an Amendment to limit their terms, will our Land be healed? Of course not! The real problem is that the politicians we elect ignore our Constitution – yet we keep reelecting them. As a result, the federal government exercises thousands of powers not delegated; but everyone goes along with it. The States get federal funds for going along with unconstitutional federal programs; the People get all sorts of benefits, subsidies, and free stuff; and many live altogether at other peoples'...
  • Homosexuals marry at west point chapel

    01/24/2018 8:49:05 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 27 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 1/24/18 | Military
    <p>Where was GEN. Robert Caslen when two male Army captains got married at the West Point chapel earlier this month? With all the "changes" at the once-highly respected U.S. Military Academy, one would think the Obama general would pose for the cameras to prove how "progressive" he is, but instead he was a no-show.</p>
  • Is America’s tax system fair?

    01/17/2018 8:32:25 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 10 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 1/17/18 | Amity Shlaes
    Tax the rich some more. That recommendation comes from many politicians. It seems obvious to tax the rich. We tell ourselves they won’t miss that little extra bit we take. And after all, it’s only right that they pay their fair share. The technical name for taxing the rich more is progressivity. And it’s hard to oppose a concept that shares its roots with an optimistic word like progress. But this surface logic obscures some important truths about progressivity. So let’s stand back. The first thing we see when we take our distance is surprising. It is that many people...
  • “Reset,” American Style

    01/12/2018 8:42:23 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax
    The Coach's Team ^ | 1/12/18 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    A huge American ‘Reset’ is underway as, “Trump has gone to war; has 'them' on the run,” says news analyst Greg Hunter in a lengthy youtube video. Hunter describes the Trump train barreling down the rails to punish corruption, human trafficking and general political malfeasance at the highest levels of our government. The extraordinary importance of President Trump's Executive Order of Dec. 21, 2017 has been virtually ignored by partisan news outlets. But this EO has begun a Second American Revolution; an impact which Hunter believes will be extraordinary as we look back on it a few years from now....
  • Social Security Won't Give You Security

    01/10/2018 8:07:57 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 91 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 1/10/18 | Chris Hogan
    If you’re counting on Social Security to finance your retirement, you’re in for a big surprise—and not the good kind. Let me give you two reasons why. One: Social Security is going broke. And, two: Even if it weren’t going broke, it couldn’t possibly cover the cost of a decent retirement. Let’s look at these two reasons in a little more detail, and then I’ll propose a solution. Social Security is going broke. When this government program was set up in 1935, the average life expectancy was 60. But you couldn’t collect your first check until you reached 65. In...
  • Obama, Red States and the Opioid Crisis: Coincidence or Connection?

    01/06/2018 8:15:05 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 41 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 1/6/18 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Coincidence or connection? It’s odd how statistics showing the escalating opioid crisis show the same yearly growth during the waning years of the Obama administration! The 2014 list of ten states with the most opioid deaths show eight to be red or leaning red states with only Delaware, at number nine and Rhode Island at # 6, being clearly left-voting states. Number one in the year 2014 was West Virginia which still held that awful title in 2016. Note here how W.Va is a long standing red state, full of working class employees and coal miners. New Mexico was second...
  • The Lavoy Finicum killing is being made into a bio-documentary

    01/04/2018 1:00:28 PM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    "Lavoy: Dead Man Talking" is now in production phase "LaVoy: Dead Man Talking" is a bio-documentary on the life and death of LaVoy Finicum – the Arizona rancher killed in Oregon by law enforcement authorities on January 26, 2016. This film is the organic progression of an unfolding epic drama in the “Governed V Governing” series, produced by Center for Self-Governance. The Finicum family and Center for Self Governance are raising funds to complete this ongoing project. Will you please join with us? We invite you to SUPPORT THE PROJECT HERE with your tax deductible donation. A special message from...
  • American Woman

    12/28/2017 8:19:47 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 26 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 12/28/17 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    The folks who provide comments on our email list are having a proverbial field day with the hot news concerning men and sexual harassment. We are a loosely linked group of about 30 plus e-mailers, some from CA, at least one, myself, from FL. We are engineers, teachers, health pros, you name it. When one male lister sent out the following Biblical sounding quotes in regards to Joe Scarborough I hit red alert. "The lips of an adulteress drip with honey and her mouth is smoother than oil. But in the end she is as bitter as wormwood, as sharp...
  • Dying Nation

    12/20/2017 8:26:58 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 30 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 12/20/17 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    "We do not need to go to war with America. America is committing collective suicide," Vladimir Putin told his assembly members recently. "We just have to wait until they are all in the psychiatric hospital," the Russian President said. Putin pointed to the "way they are using electricity" to define what he sees as a death spiral trend for the country that once considered the Russian threat to be at an end. International authority on the dangers of electromagnetic fields (EMF), Dr. Dietrick Klinghardt says America is racing itself to extinction because of three horrible, self-imposed threats, namely Autism, Alzheimer's...