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From Bill Muehlenberg: We know that as the family goes, so goes the nation. No society can survive without strong families. That is why the enemies of society in the West have always worked so hard, targeting families. Once the family is weakened or destroyed, so will be the nation. All the radicals have known… Read More

Jeb Bush is NEVER Going to Be President

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Steve Deace weighs in — here is a particularly good excerpt: Republicans cannot win without their base energized, but they can’t win with just an energized base, either. Yet here, too, it’s about issues and not personalities. The key issue here is the economy, which we all know, except it doesn’t factor in for Republicans… Read More

It Costs More to Make Pennies and Nickels than They’re Worth

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Hundred million dollar trivia from the National Center for Policy Analysis: It costs the United States nearly twice as much to make a penny as that penny is actually worth, writes Christopher Ingraham for the Washington Post, reporting that it costs the government 1.7 cents to make a penny. And pennies aren’t the only problem:… Read More

Gay ‘Marriage’ and the Death of Freedom

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This article by Brendan O’Neill in the British magazine The Spectator has been getting some attention in recent days. Here’s its subtitle: Rather than striking a blow for individual liberties, the dogma of gay marriage is stifling them. Here is its opening: Has there ever been a sweeter-sounding, more goosebump-inducing phrase than ‘Freedom to marry’?… Read More

Seventy Years Ago Today and the ‘Battered Bastards of Bastogne’

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“The battle began on a cold, foggy dawn of December 16,” writes Steven Ambrose in his book Band of Brothers, the true story of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division of the US Army during World War II. The year was 1944. On December 16th — seventy years ago today — the members of… Read More

Racism is Bad, But Lawlessness is Worse

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From Dr. Mark Creech: Prejudice, said Mark Twain, “is the ink with which all history is written.” [1] We’re certainly feeling the import of these words with the Michael Brown case in Ferguson and the Eric Garner situation in New York. Riots, looting, entire city blocks burned to the ground and abundant protests have resulted…. Read More

Christian Asks Thirteen Gay Bakeries For Traditional Marriage Cake, All Deny Him Service

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This is too funny — and it’s guaranteed to confuse a lot of people. From Theodore Shoebat: Christian bakeries that refuse to make pro-homosexual marriage cakes are persecuted throughout America. They get sued, they get fined, they get death threats, and they lose their businesses. So we at Shoebat.com called some 13 prominent bakers who… Read More

Muslim go BOOM!

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By Matt Barber: “When the sacred months are over slay the idolaters wherever you find them. Arrest them, besiege them, and lie in ambush everywhere for them.” – The Quran, Surah 9:5 Islam is anything if not ironic. “A teenaged bomber on Thursday targeted a Kabul auditorium packed with people watching a drama condemning suicide… Read More


A Pretend Policy for Pretend Girl Athletes

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From Linda Harvey: Do any of us really need one more lie from the “LGBT” lobby? But that’s what the parents and families of Minnesota got in a recent vote about whether boys can join girls’ sports teams, use their restrooms and spend the night in their hotel rooms. Never mind the underlying reality that… Read More

Does your Senator need to be replaced in 2016?

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From Bruce Donnelly: If you are unhappy with the Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate, start organizing now to change it in 2016. There are 24 Republicans up for election in 2016, and only 10 Democrats. Of the Democrats, few are easily vulnerable.  Harry Reid should be retired, but many of the others will be… Read More