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  • Duck Dynasty and the GQ Interview of Phil Robertson: Rejecting Political Correctness

    12/19/2013 5:46:18 AM PST · by tcg · 59 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 12/19/13 | Keith A Fournier
    Duck Dynasty is one of our favorite television programs. Obviously, we are not alone. Duck Dynasty has been a ratings success for the A&E television network. It averages 14 million viewers an episode. The question the main stream media should really be asking is - why? Maybe, just maybe, if they paid attention, they might learn something about this wonderful Nation and the longing in the human hearts of real, regular folks. Perhaps if political observers paid attention, they might actually recognize a growing resistance movement... I am tired of the agendas of the Cultural Revolution winding their way into...
  • “It’s time to step up to the plate” Liberty Uprising in Pittsburgh

    As more American awaken to the reality of out-of-control government, pastor, veteran and family man Tom Fodi throws his hat into the ring on a pro-Liberty platform: "In light of these egregious challenges facing our community, coupled with my passion for liberty, I’ve become an outspoken advocate for a return to more constitutional form of government. But, the time for mere words is over. Throughout the past couple months many have approached me, each effectively asking the same question, “If not you, then who? If not now, then when?” After much personal reflection and consultation with those closest to me,...
  • Giving up? On Work And On This System Of Government?

    12/08/2012 6:54:03 AM PST · by Thad Lost · 16 replies
    Tea Party Nation ^ | 12/8/12 | Jane Galt
    Does anyone know exactly when it was that the government started cooking the books on unemployment, and counting people who have given up and left the work force, as "no longer being unemployed"? Seems to me that that one change in statistic-keeping set the stage for moving people from work onto welfare, and I think it was made during Clinton's regime? Or was it Carter? It appears to allow them to move people transparently from work to welfare, and the unemployment statistics only look half as bad as they really are. Look at: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t15.htm The U3 is the figure that...
  • WAYNE ALLYN ROOT ANNIHILATES PARASITIC SOCIALIST IN HEATED DEBATE

    02/25/2012 7:51:44 PM PST · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 19 replies · 1+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | February 25, 2012
    VIDEO: In this red-hot 16 minute debate, libertarian Wayne Allyn Root, obliterates a pitiful, whiny, parasitic, anti-freedom socialist. It's interesting and noteworthy how the broadcaster seems to label those rightfully afraid of socialism as being afraid of the "big, bad, wolf". Watch how quickly the socialist pulls out the race card (and how Wayne Allyn Root dismantles it). This is universally done by the left, regardless of whether the debate is with a democrat, socialist, or communist. Along with class warfare, it's the only tool they have. It's laudable how Root maintains his composure and pleasant disposition, even in the...
  • Where Were You When They Raised the Debt Ceiling

    07/22/2011 5:44:02 PM PDT · by DrDan4Congress · 1 replies · 1+ views
    http://drdan4congress.com ^ | July 22, 2011 | Dr. Dan Eichenbaum
    Sentinel events arise in everyone’s personal history like a volcano in the middle of a barren plain – obvious and undeniable. I was taking a music composition course in the bell tower on the quadrangle at the University of Michigan when President Kennedy was shot. As the giant bells inexplicably began to toll, the date and time were etched forever in my memory. While an intern at Yale-New Haven Hospital, I watched Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon from the house staff break room. And on an otherwise ordinary morning in September 2001, I watched, horrified, a small TV...
  • Dr. Dan to be Keynote Speaker at Republican Liberty Caucus of North Carolina 2011 Convention

    06/01/2011 8:18:21 AM PDT · by DrDan4Congress · 1 replies · 1+ views
    Dr. Dan's Freedom Forum ^ | June 1, 2011 | Gary Shoemaker
    WILMINGTON, NC – Former U.S. congressional candidate for North Carolina’s 11th District, Dr. Dan Eichenbaum, will give the keynote address at the 2011 Republican Liberty Caucus Convention. The convention will take place Saturday, June 4, at 11:30am at the Front Street Brewery at 9 N. Front Street in Wilmington.
  • Congressman, Wake Up!

    03/11/2011 8:44:50 AM PST · by El Gringo · 11 replies · 2+ views
    Thinkwright blog ^ | 11 March 2011 | JWThinkwright
    Congressman, Wake Up Mr, or Ms, Freshman (or any Congressman seeking tea party support): Please Vote against the Continuing Resolution. The eyes of the Tea Party are watching. The Continuing Resolution is a Democrat Trojan Horse that contains $105 BILLION life support for Obamacare. Mr. Congressman, don’t get fooled by the laid back Republicans who don’t see this as a golden opportunity. This is your chance. Don’t blow it. Pay attention to Michele Bachmann. Forget about Boehner. It will take courage. Do you have the right stuff? Don’t fall under the spell of the go-along, get-along crowd. You were sent...
  • California Reapportionment -- A call to arms

    03/08/2011 2:57:33 PM PST · by El Gringo · 9 replies · 2+ views
    Thinkwright blog ^ | March 8, 2011 | jwthinkwright
    California Reapportionment A call to arms, CALIFORNIA REPUBLICANS! Are you interested in California Reapportionment? You’d better be. The latest issue of The American Spectator has an article by Grover Norquist on page 52 titled “The Battle Moves to the States.” Near the end of his piece, Norquist comments: Perhaps the most important task for state-level Republicans will be redistricting.In California, reapportionment is being done by a committee consisting of five state senators, three liberal Democrats, and two apparently conservative Republicans. California has 53 Congressional Districts. The Democrats could, feasibly, put 20 districts in Los Angeles, 10 in San Francisco, 3...
  • Washington software developers start conservative social media website ["Foundersweb"]

    01/05/2011 2:54:38 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies · 1+ views
    The Examiner ^ | January 4, 2011 | Joe Newby
    As the 2012 election begins to heat up, conservatives will be looking to find alternate ways of getting information, since much of the so-called mainstream press tilts heavily to the left. One way conservatives can connect is through the use of "microblogging". Microblogging is defined as a web service that lets subscribers broadcast short messages to other subscribers of the service. These short posts can be made public on a Web site and/or distributed to a private group. One example of a microblog is Twitter, currently in use by thousands worldwide. Barack Obama used Twitter heavily during the 2008 election,...
  • How to Steal an Election

    12/08/2010 11:25:32 AM PST · by El Gringo · 4 replies · 1+ views
    Thinkwright Blog ^ | 12/8/10 | JWThinkwright
    Let’s say you wanted a way to put fraudulent ballots into innumerable ballot boxes throughout a large county, or even an entire state, even while poll watchers are on duty, and while honest observers are present while the votes are processed at all steps, from the polling places to the data entry points at a secure location. The ideal way to do this is the provisional ballot in the hands of sympathetic municipal union people. continue
  • The Liberty & Freedom Foundation to Host Governor Sarah Palin on October 6th in South Florida

    09/28/2010 10:57:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    PR Newswire ^ | September 28, 2010
    Event is open to the public The Liberty & Freedom Foundation (LFF) is proud to host former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin on Wednesday October 6th, 2010 at 10:30am. Governor Palin will speak at a public forum in the Waterfront Theatre, located in the American Airlines Arena. The 2008 GOP Vice Presidential candidate will address a variety of critical issues facing our nation today and its impact on South Florida residents. Tickets for the forum are available through www.ticketmaster.com, www.aaarena.com or the American Airlines Arena box office. For those interested in sponsorship opportunities or attending the reception and luncheon, please contact...
  • Democrat Rep. Lincoln Davis Approves of Single-Payer Healthcare

    09/27/2010 8:51:28 AM PDT · by brewferr · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Youtube ^ | 9/25/2010 | DemocratLincolnDavis
    Representative Lincoln Davis of Tennessee, described by Democrat Party Chair of Tennessee Chip Forrester as a "key vote" for Barack Obama, is in real trouble in the polls. This video is making the rounds in TN-04 on youtube, showing Lincoln "Houdini" Davis as being in favor of a single-payer healthcare system. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLgpLGh3n5o Davis, a self-proclaimed "blue-dog" democrat, votes one way in Washington and walks a different walk back home in his district. His Houdini act must come to an end. Dr. Scott DesJarlais, of Jasper, TN. is seeking to relieve Davis of his duties. He's a conservative physician that wants...
  • DID SARAH PALIN REALLY SAY THE 'C' WORD? (Cajones)

    08/01/2010 10:56:39 AM PDT · by geraldmcg · 130 replies · 15+ views
    WebToday ^ | 8-1-10 | WebToday
    I'm not sure if we can believe anything in The Washington Post but this one needs mentioning even if they fabricated the story since it has to do with actually making Sarah Palin look good. What's wrong with this picture? Since when would the WaPo want to make a conservative like Palin look good under any circumstances? Nonetheless, Matt DeLong of the Washington Post quoted Sarah Palin as saying Barack Obama lacks 'the cojones' to tackle immigration. Here's the exact quote, copied and pasted from the WaPo story: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Sunday that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer...
  • The "Aid" Flotilla: Yet Another Muslim Act of Aggression and Raw Evil

    06/01/2010 8:31:01 AM PDT · by Zanton · 2 replies · 322+ views
    All those "humanitarians" on the Turkish/Gazan armada were anti-Western, anti-freedom savages, and ENEMY JIHADIS of Israel. Not only should all the boats have been sunk, in my view, but the responsible parties in Gaza and Turkey should have been heavily bombed in retaliation, as well. This open, brazen, shameless attempt to bring "aid" to Hamasistan and their neo-Nazi citizenry was an ACT OF WAR. It should have been dealt with as such.
  • Liberty's Rebirth Possible

    04/19/2010 3:57:59 PM PDT · by El Gringo · 1 replies · 168+ views
    Thinkwright Blog ^ | JWThinkwright
    Rebirth Possible. Experts agree that a rebirth of Liberty is possible if all Americans put Truth and Morals back into their hearts. A people cannot be free, if they prey on each other, and look to improve their lot by obtaining favors from "the man."We must all cast away, and challenge, falsehoods whenever they arise. We must set our values by using the Ten Commandments. We cannot live a life of confusion and muddled thinking. Republicans can counter “CHANGE” with LIBERTY. If the Republicans adopt Liberty and put Truth and morals in their hearts, it will be Viva los Republicanos...
  • Candidate Says "The Constitution is just a piece of paper."

    04/13/2010 12:39:49 PM PDT · by mukraker · 91 replies · 2,220+ views
    YouTube ^ | March 26, 2010
    Roger Roth, Wisconsin Assemblyman and Candidate for Congress, Wisconsin’s 8th District, had this observation about the U.S. Constitution: “The Constitution is a wonderful document. It’s a great piece of paper that’s got a lot of words on it. But you know, at the end of the day, it’s just a piece of paper that’s got a lot of words on it. And we need to elect representatives that believe in that.” “It’s not so much ... I asked a class of, of, uh, you know, I go around to my local schools and talk to fourth, fifth, sixth graders, and...
  • Proposal to Amend the US Constitution: The 28th Amendment.

    04/05/2010 12:49:59 PM PDT · by Presto · 83 replies · 1,682+ views
    March 23rd 2010
    “The federal government did not create the States. The States created the federal government.” – Ronald Reagan “The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.” – Alexis De Tocqueville ******************************************************************************************************************************** AMENDMENT 28. Title: Congressional Powers of Taxation Restricted and Revised. The Congress shall not have power to lay and collect income taxes, excise taxes, sales taxes, property taxes, and capitation taxes within the borders of any State. The Congress shall have power to lay and collect a revenue-tax which shall be based solely on a State’s accrued revenue....
  • California's 29th Congressional District needs John Colbert

    03/27/2010 10:52:14 AM PDT · by El Gringo · 1 replies · 271+ views
    blog ^ | JWThinkwright
    John Colbert for Congress. California’s 29th Congressional District Congress will be immensely improved by the replacement of the nihilist Adam Schiff with the conservative, moral John Colbert. Colbert is seeking the a spot on the ticket as a Republican to replace Democrat Schiff this November. To make a comparison,Go to the John Colbert web site:Colbert link Then visit an eyewitness report on the so-called Townhall Meeting, staged by Schiff: Report on Schiff JWThinkwright
  • Confessions of a Racist

    12/16/2009 8:43:59 AM PST · by jim byrd · 5 replies · 747+ views
    www.jimbyrd.com ^ | 12/15/2009 | jim byrd
    confess. I am a racist of the most nefarious caste. Indeed, a garden variety racist, I am not; I have not wasted my time with the intolerance of other races; I never understood the point of advocating industrial racism at a governmental level; I do not believe my race is necessarily superior to another. No, sir, my racism breaches the boundaries of decency. I am a racist of the most malefic sort. I disagree with almost the entirety of Barack Obama's performance so far as president. I am white, Barack Obama is black, I disagree, and that, according to the...
  • Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

    12/10/2009 3:36:02 PM PST · by Zanton · 6 replies · 596+ views
    Earlier today in Oslo, Norway, President Barack Obama finally, formally accepted his Nobel Prize for "peace." But where are the internationally-acclaimed prizes for "liberty" and "justice"? These are far worthier goals -- far loftier ideals. Politically speaking, and in other ways too, what the world needs above all else -- today and always -- is individual liberty and universal justice! If the Nobel Committee is going to embrace questionable, unworthy goals and dubious, lowly ideals, why not sink all the way down to giving out renowned awards for international "security," or even multinational "stability"? Clearly there are times when peace...
  • Ruth Marcus, the Health Care Reform Bill, the Commerce Clause, and the Ensuing Nonsensical Result

    12/03/2009 6:24:58 AM PST · by jim byrd · 351+ views
    www.jimbyrd.com ^ | 12/03/2009 | Jim Byrd
    The health care reform bill that passed the House of Representatives, as well as the language in the Senate’s health care reform bill, have generated an unhealthy and contentious debate regarding the limited versus unlimited powers of the federal government. This is a debate about the soul of the United States. The heart and soul of the Constitution and this country’s founding principles are threefold:
  • Not-So-Neutral Switzerland

    12/01/2009 10:57:34 AM PST · by Zanton · 10 replies · 906+ views
    Three cheers for the Swiss! As everyone knows, or should know, Islam is at war with the West. Yesterday, via a nationwide referendum banning Muslim minarets in Switzerland, the West finally somewhat fought back. Although this building prohibition is technically an attack on freedom, and only really constitutes a symbolic counter-attack on the evil ideology of Islam, it's still a beautiful thing to see! The ultimate tactic -- in this "clash of civilizations" and cultures -- is to intellectually refute the philosophy of Islam. The secondary tactic is to successfully morally condemn it. The tertiary tactic is to openly hate...
  • When Amateurs Run the Country

    11/30/2009 11:22:30 AM PST · by jim byrd · 3 replies · 555+ views
    www.jimbyrd.com ^ | 11/30/2009 | jim byrd
    Can Barack Obama turn around an economy that is incarcerated within throes of his policies? Can he reverse the double digit unemployment he created? The answer depends on whether or not a President and his cabinet, which less than ten percent, have any real private-sector employment experience. Less than ten percent of Obama’s 432 member cabinet have ever created, operated, fired, hired, dealt with cyclical economies, filed corporate taxes, or had to deal with the oppressive governmental red tape–that these very bureaucrats create–while operating a business.
  • How Much Will Pelosi's Health Care Reform Bill Expand the Government?

    11/11/2009 7:47:39 AM PST · by jim byrd · 5 replies · 601+ views
    www.jimbyrd.com ^ | 11/11/2009 | jim byrd
    Nancy Pelosi's health care reform bill passed by a margin of 210-205. A razor-thin victory (or was it?), thanks, no less, to her political-genius. The political cost of her bill: a potential sweeping of the 2010 and 2012 elections by the GOP, and another nail in the coffin of Barack Obama's constitutional usurping Hope and Change agenda.
  • November 3 election results for Libertarian candidates

    11/05/2009 12:12:49 PM PST · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 28 replies · 1,514+ views
    Libertarian Party ^ | Nov 04, 2009 | Staff
    These are partial results for Libertarians who were candidates in the November 3, 2009 elections. We will post more results as we learn them. In Georgia: Karen Richardson was re-elected to the John's Creek City Council. Chris Neill, running for Mayor of Marietta, got 14%. Richard Segal, running for City Council in Douglasville, got 41%. Jeffrey Sexton, running for City Council in Leesburg, got 22%. Kellie Weeks, running for School Board in Gainesville, got 32%. Dr. Thomas Smoot, running for School Board in Valdosta, got 24%. In Iowa: Roger Fritz was elected Mayor of Roland. Nick Taiber got 46% running...
  • Democrat candidate for AG cannot explain organization of department in a Candidate debate.

    10/20/2009 4:36:07 PM PDT · by Credo · 2 replies · 549+ views
    You Tube ^ | Oct 7, 2009 | gletiecq
    Democrat Steve Shannon gets caught not knowing what the Virginia Attorney General's Office actually does, and not only does he consistently evade the question, his staffers harass and try to assault anyone who documents his reactions to questions from reporters who ask him about his evasive non-answers. Clearly, Steve Shannon doesn't understand the office he's running for and his campaign will stop at nothing to try to hide his troubling lack of competence about the job he's asking voters to elect him to.
  • Florida GOP declares war on Republican Liberty Caucus

    09/08/2009 10:27:15 AM PDT · by freepersunite · 54 replies · 3,399+ views
    Florida Republican Party Wages War on Liberty Caucus: ‘Party Purge’ Expels Caucus Chair and Members from RPOF Positions NO ROOM FOR DISSENT IN FLORIDA REPUBLICAN PARTY JACKSONVILLE, FL — Last Friday, the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) Grievance Committee notified Republican Liberty Caucus of Florida Chairman Will G. Pitts of Jacksonville and four other Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC) members that they have been removed from positions within the RPOF or prohibited from serving in any official RPOF capacity for a period of no less than two years. “This is just the latest action in the ongoing ‘Party Purge’,” said grassroots...
  • Save yourselves while you still can.

    08/28/2009 9:12:57 AM PDT · by Cybercorrespondent · 13 replies · 1,596+ views
    Cybercorrespondent's blog ^ | 8/28/2009 | Cybercorrespondent
    Watch this video. It is the most important video you will ever watch. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAaQNACwaLw&feat... George Soros and the progressive democrats he has in his pocket have a goal to destroy the dollar and to push for a global currency. As a result, George Soros would make billions just as he did from his attempt to destroy the British Pound. To accomplish his goal, George Soros and his team of democrats have chosen a messenger who via teleprompter will spread their message and will not oblige to his constitutional obligation to prove that he is a US citizen. Please view http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qe2bpV1QlkE...
  • GOP Could Use Some John Mackeys

    08/26/2009 8:05:57 AM PDT · by ConservativeHQ · 37 replies · 2,348+ views
    In an editorial published in the Wall Street Journal on August 11, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey outlined a seven-point plan for healthcare reform that sought to marginalize the role of government. Conservatives asked themselves: 'Why didn't Republicans think of that?' Mackey's editorial highlights a very disturbing question with the Republicans' "Road to Recovery:" Where are Republicans? It's one thing to take some time off from the political spotlight to get one's priorities in order, but to disappear completely during this perfect opportunity leaves one to question how serious Republicans are about coming back from the political wilderness. Read the...
  • The Townhall Game, it's all bait and switch

    08/16/2009 7:34:04 PM PDT · by El Gringo · 702+ views
    Thinkwright Blog ^ | JWThinkwright
    The Townhall Game, it’s all bait and switch How can the President turn away the tide rising against his health care plan? (How can he turn the lemon he currently is burdened with into lemonade? Easy. It’s bait and switch followed by propaganda. The bait is the promise of an open forum for “discussing issues.” The propaganda portion comes a day later in the newspaper, in stories proclaiming the soundness and “democracy” of the “open forum.” Here is the “forum” I attended. Think of it as a play with actors, reading scripts. Cast: Congressman (Lord Claptrap) Toadies (A doctor, an...
  • DOJ snatches another teen under Patriot Act!

    08/14/2009 4:20:44 PM PDT · by Sugarpuddin88 · 31 replies · 3,425+ views
    WRAL ^ | 08/14/2009 | Sugarpuddin88
    The US Patriot Act was used AGAIN to incarcerate the juvenile & model citizen for months without being charged with a crime! Arrested March 5 not indicted until July 9 10th He is detained on the basis of "good faith" beliefs on the part of the investigators, as permitted under the Patriot Act, rather than the normal legal standard of "probable cause" to suspect his commission of a crime. Fact: Ashton has an airtight alibi for the night he supposedly made a threat against Purdue University in Indiana; while the real perps go free to brag about hacking his skype...
  • Advice to Townhall Activists

    08/05/2009 10:11:00 PM PDT · by davenalle · 12 replies · 1,392+ views
    Republican Liberty Caucus ^ | 8/5/2009 | Dave Nalle
    (An open letter from the Chairman of the RLC to liberty activists attending health care townhall events this month)I've been studying videos of the Townhall protests which have taken place so far, have talked to participants and have been tracking the media coverage and the spin which the left is trying to put on the protests. As a result I have some suggestions for Republican Liberty Caucus activists who attend these events which I hope you will also share with others who go with you. The line of attack against the protests is to try to discredit them as "astroturf"...
  • Tolerance Camp for Everybody!

    07/31/2009 10:27:31 AM PDT · by Zanton · 15 replies · 1,841+ views
    The world today would be a helluva lot better place if only we would get the government to mandate everyone everywhere go to Tolerance Camp at least once a year -- especially all our impressionable children. We could all go there for various communalist- and identity-type group lessons, particularly Diversity Seminars and Sensitivity Training. Clearly this kind of far-minded, progressive education for all mankind would significantly promote the brotherhood of man, just as it radically enhanced planetary social harmony and worldwide public unity. After graduating from this universally-obligatory Tolerance Camp -- as run by the best of inclusive, egalitarian, truly-enlightened...
  • Our Freedoms and Liberty under attack STOP THE PASS ACT S.1261‏

    07/10/2009 7:02:08 AM PDT · by solarwindspirit · 2 replies · 810+ views
    Campaign for Liberty ^ | July 9,2009 | Kathy Marquis
        EMERGENCY ALERT - Stop the NEW Real ID - S.1261 - The PASS Act Our Freedoms and Liberty under Attack  The act links the biometric body to be able to buy or sellPlease contact all senators below for a one minute call that's just sixteen minutes of your time for Freedom and LibertyMedia   Clip very informative:       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kE8xDMokpM   Two international agencies (AAMVA and the ICAO, an agency of the United Nations) were involved in U.S. policy and law - the Real ID Act 2005 and the newly proposed PASS Act. DHS has called AAMVA the hub and backbone of the Real...
  • At Least Say SOMETHING!

    06/16/2009 2:53:33 AM PDT · by Zanton · 25 replies · 1,775+ views
    With the fate of 70 million desperate, miserable, and mostly-enslaved Iranians hanging in the balance, now is the time for Barack Obama, Gordon Brown, Nicolas Sarkozy, Angela Merkel, and others to declare that freedom is an absolute, undeniable, and irrevocable birthright of man. They need to come out unambiguously on the side of the Iranian people and against the Iranian dictators. These Free World leaders -- if they are leaders, and if they do champion freedom -- should loudly and pointedly make the case that all individuals, everywhere on earth, have an utter and untouchable right to liberty and justice....
  • United In Hate,The Left's Romance with Tyranny and Terror

    06/09/2009 9:30:04 PM PDT · by nakutny · 2 replies · 839+ views
    davidhorowitztv.com ^ | 5/14/09 | Jamie Glazov
    Link to the two part video of Jamie Glazov summarizing his new book "United by Hate".
  • Tiananmen 20 Years Later

    06/04/2009 5:08:53 PM PDT · by Zanton · 9 replies · 1,377+ views
    Today marks the dolorous 20th anniversary of the bloody crackdown and heartless massacre of Tiananmen Square by the loathsome, evil, Chinese dictators. It was a truly black day for world freedom. The idealistic, noble, and quite-brave student-led protest was basically advocating overall reform, less corruption, democracy, and liberty. But it was called a pro-"democracy" demonstration, and now it is almost exclusively remembered as being part of a pro-"democracy" movement. Well, democracy has advanced only minutely in the past two decades. Only to a scattered, inconsistent, and tiny extent do the Chinese people actually get to elect their leaders, and decide...
  • Pure Bigotry

    05/27/2009 1:52:21 PM PDT · by Zanton · 10 replies · 1,488+ views
    Yesterday judge Nadia Sotomayor was nominated for the US Supreme Court by President Barack Obama in a profoundly bigoted way, for notably racist and sexist reasons. And she has ruled in a profoundly bigoted way, with massive racism and sexism in her judicial decisions. One can't help but ask: What about the concept of a neutral, impartial, objective rule of law -- one in which no-one is a second class citizen? What about the notion that "justice is blind?" What about the ideal of equality before the law? And if this loathsome, anti-white, anti-male bigot is promoted to the United...
  • MOXIE, Cheney has it

    05/21/2009 5:47:03 PM PDT · by El Gringo · 20 replies · 1,920+ views
    JWThinkwright blog ^ | JWThinkwright
    Moxie, Cheney has it Here is where the future of the Republican Brand is to be found: MOXIE. And, PARTICULARLY, moxie in calling out lies, liars, and those who try to shout down truth. Moxie, oh, Moxie. Where hast thou gone?< br /> What drives the Demo party over the edge? A: Republican Moxie. Reagan had it. Cheney and Palin have it. Limbaugh has it. Hannity has it .Mark Levin exudes Moxie from every pore. What is Moxie? you ask. Answer: It is guts, assertiveness, and self assurance. It is what it takes to call a liar a liar...
  • Secession: the ultimate states’ right (Ron Paul)

    04/28/2009 11:33:46 AM PDT · by sdnet · 8 replies · 1,528+ views
    Small Government Times ^ | April 28th, 2009 | Ron Paul
    Last week the governor of Texas ignited a media firestorm for his remarks involving the idea of secession. He did not call for Texas to secede from the United States. He merely pointed out that the federal government was treading heavily on the sovereignty of the states and that this can not continue indefinitely without a breaking point. The reaction to Governor Perry’s statements has been nothing short of hysterical. He has been called treasonous for making this obvious point and opening up a discussion. I am not calling for secession either, however there is nothing wrong with a healthy...
  • Viva Teresa

    04/23/2009 3:48:46 PM PDT · by El Gringo · 10 replies · 1,353+ views
    Viva Teresa She will be good for her own district in So. Cal, but she will bring great perspective in honesty, practical reality, and tax restraint. to Washington DC. She is: a mother, a successful business woman, and a very decent, moral, civil and intelligent human being. She has signed a No New Tax Pledge. Her pro-life, pro-family stances have been clearly, unequivocally stated. She was a key speaker at the April 15 Pasadena, CA Tea Party. She is a standard bearer of the Ronald Reagan tradition. Teresa Hernandez is running for Congress(District 32, vacated by Hilda Solis) to bring...
  • Islam is At War with America -- And Barack Obama's Speech Can't Change That

    04/06/2009 9:33:48 AM PDT · by Zanton · 20 replies · 2,178+ views
    Earlier today President Obama spoke to the Turkish parliment and claimed that America and Muslims have "common hopes and common dreams." Now this is a considerable lie. He said we should interact "based on mutual interest and mutual respect." This is also untrue. Obama further opined that Americans have, or should have, a "deep appreciation for the Islamic faith." Wrong again! Finally, and outrageously, the president claimed that "The United States has been enriched by Muslim Americans." Don't know what to say to that post-9/11 whopper! At one point in the speech Barack Obama cited an old Turkish proverb which...
  • Project Overlord

    04/02/2009 3:43:50 AM PDT · by Zanton · 729+ views
    April 2nd, 2009 | Zanton
    Today's G-20 economic summit conference in London is virtually guarenteed to be a ghastly pro-Big Government orgy -- a veritable Lolapalooza for Leviathan. Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan -- not to mention John Locke and Adam Smith -- are going to be spinning in their graves. Nothing is more certain than that this tour de force of politico-economic stupidity and depravity is going to come out four-square against true free enterprize, capitalism, and laissez-faire. Sadly and almost incomprehensibly, the great conclusion of today's deepest thinkers (sic) is that the "Anglo-Saxon" version of political and economic liberty has proven to be...
  • The Conservative Brand [The time has come the Walrus said ...]

    03/12/2009 10:31:17 AM PDT · by El Gringo · 9 replies · 1,480+ views
    Chapter 5 of Bye-Bye Sweet Liberty ^ | el gringo(aka capnThinkwright
    A common starting point for examining conservatism is Edmund Burke(b 1729- d.1797), English statesman, and notable thinker, born in Ireland. As a young man, Burke traveled extensively in France. Burke’s philosophy and world view would fill many pages. The most important thing to know is that he was a staunch opponent of the French Revolution, while strongly supporting the American Revolution. Burke’s antipathy can best be understood by learning what took place in France in the time span from 1789 to about 1845. The events that took place in the early years of this time span are commonly referred to...
  • It takes a village to make a pencil (Some real-world economics, here)

    03/05/2009 7:49:49 AM PST · by El Gringo · 8 replies · 1,598+ views
    Economics versus Politics: Never the twain shall meet ^ | 5 March 2009 | El Gringo (aka JWThinkwright)
    In ‘The Vision of the Anointed’(p.254), Thomas Sowell powerfully observes that the msnufacture of the lowly pencil is vastly beyond the capability of a single person. There are those who select, harvest and prepare the wood; those who find, extract, and prepare the graphite; those who shape and assemble the parts; those who package, transport, sell, etc. Each works within a limited “circle of knowledge.” The sum of these circles cannot possibly be invested in a single individual; further, the participants must must all work, autonomously, and voluntarily as a team. They probably work within a web of trusting relationships...
  • Death to Labor Unions!

    02/21/2009 10:47:00 AM PST · by Zanton · 28 replies · 2,468+ views
    February 21, 2009 | Zanton
    Unions are naturally and inherently tyrannical, collectivist, criminal, corrupt, parasitic organizations. They're based on the theory and marxist-leninist "ideal" of what could be called predatory authoritarian communism for otherwise free-agent labor and naturally liberated workers. No proper, self-respecting, freedom-loving employee should ever belong to a union at his job. No proper, self-respecting, freedom-loving employer should ever allow a union at his company. Unions destroy efficiency, competitiveness, prosperity, success -- and labor-management harmony. They create a kind of company civil war. Ultimately, unions kill business. Even employees who think of joining a union, or who sympathize with the concept of unionism,...
  • Where we're Headed

    02/11/2009 5:47:32 PM PST · by El Gringo · 14 replies · 1,736+ views
    Bye-Bye Sweet Liberty ^ | 10 Feb 2009 | JWThinkwright
    Now we, finally, know what change means...
  • TRANSPARENCY!

    12/04/2008 5:44:24 AM PST · by Zanton · 7 replies · 1,359+ views
    December 4, 2008
    Probably the easiest, quickest, cheapest, and best way to solve the current Worldwide Depression -- other than have it start raining cars and houses -- is to radically improve transparency for every Big Finance company on earth. This means much more honesty -- and much less silence, cover-up, and fraud -- for every large commercial bank, investment bank, investment firm, stock brokerage, insurance company, and similar Big Business. So too, perhaps, for the various national banks around the globe. It's time to put a vast, sudden, and emphatic halt to the general economic "panic," the dearth of public "confidence," and...
  • Upholding the Constitution

    11/16/2008 9:13:13 PM PST · by yellowroses · 6 replies · 1,543+ views
    On one extreme, we have the idea that the Constitution is a written document that can only be altered by a deliberately time-consuming process of amendment. On the other extreme, we have the idea that the Constitution means whatever a group of judges says it means. The Constitution itself belongs to the first group -- it declares that it can only be changed through the amendment process. But ever since Roe v. Wade in 1973, we have watched as, first the U.S. Supreme Court, and now state supreme courts in Massachusetts, California, and Connecticut, make new law by judicial decree,...
  • Peter Thiel, Phony Billionaire Libertarian, Donates $1 Million to Anti-Immigration Group NumbersUSA

    11/16/2008 8:43:48 PM PST · by Samantha_West_2008 · 20 replies · 2,749+ views
    ValleyWag.com ^ | November 14, 2008 | Owen Thomas
    Billionaire Facebook investor's anti-immigrant heresy By Owen Thomas, 11:20 AM on Fri Nov 14 2008, 4,806 views Insiders at Clarium Capital, the $5.3 billion hedge fund run by Facebook investor Peter Thiel, are buzzing about their boss's $1 million donation to NumbersUSA, an anti-immigrant group. The donation is an open secret within Clarium, and it has enraged several staff members who joined Clarium because they believed Thiel shared their libertarian ideals. When I asked Thiel if he'd made the donation, an underling passed on a nondenial saying the company didn't comment on "gossip and heresy." A typo — he meant...