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Monday, July 7th, 2014 @ 6:48PM

One Irrefutable Definition of Leadership from Tom Landry

Original Post: One Irrefutable Definition of Leadership from Tom Landry.

It’s funny, really, that America celebrates the day we signed up to fight a brutal war for independence, not the day that war was won. But I want to write about football. I’ve always hated the Dallas Cowboys. Cut me a little slack, though. I was a Big Red fan from childhood, and a season ticket…

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Saturday, July 5th, 2014 @ 1:25PM

I Saw Dinesh D’Souza’s America So Now You Have To

Original Post: I Saw Dinesh D’Souza’s America So Now You Have To.

What if America didn’t exist? That’s the premise of Dinesh D’Souza’s new movie America: Imagine the world without her. (Find a theatre near you.) Last Wednesday, my wife took Samantha, Jordan, and me to see the movie to kick off Independence Day weekend. Even without the movie, this July 4th was special for me. My son, Jack, re-enlisted…

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Sunday, May 25th, 2014 @ 6:47PM

Why Don’t We Have an Anti-establishment Party?

Original Post: Why Don’t We Have an Anti-establishment Party?.

I’m totally envious of Europe, and I think two American generations can fix it for me. Gen X (born ~1961 to ~1981) is a thoroughly anti-authority generation. Millennial (born ~1982 to ~2002) is a completely anti-institutional generation. It’s time for these great generations to get together and form an anti-establishment movement. Maybe even a party.…

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Saturday, April 26th, 2014 @ 4:35AM

What the ACLU Teaches Us About Cliven Bundy

Original Post: What the ACLU Teaches Us About Cliven Bundy.

In 1977, the National Socialist Party (Nazi) applied to march and rally in Skokie, Illinois. Few communities want Nazis marching down their streets, but Skokie held a stronger case against the Nazis than most towns in America. About one person in every six of Skokie’s large Jewish population was a Nazi prison camp survivor. The…

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Sunday, April 13th, 2014 @ 9:02AM

Yes, the Government Should Fear the People

Original Post: Yes, the Government Should Fear the People.

Every inch of US territory is a Constitutionally guaranteed free-speech zone. I am all for arresting and prosecuting without mercy any government employee–including military–who attempt to limit the size or scope of this zone. During the Bundy Ranch standoff in Nevada, the Bureau of Land Management set up “free-speech zones.” I prefer to call them “First…

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Saturday, April 12th, 2014 @ 4:03PM

The Government’s Surrender to Cliven Bundy Destroys Taleb’s Weak Argument for Gun Control

Original Post: The Government’s Surrender to Cliven Bundy Destroys Taleb’s Weak Argument for Gun Control.

Events of the past week show the power of the Second Amendment to challenge government tyranny, regardless of the government’s firepower advantage. Let me back up, though. A Smart Man’s Stupid Argument for Gun Control A year ago, the gun control lobby pumped a Facebook post by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, one of my favorite thinkers.…

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Thursday, September 12th, 2013 @ 4:05AM

Who Will Be America’s Clothing Czar

Original Post: Who Will Be America’s Clothing Czar.

Are you ready for America’s first Clothing Czar? According to RightQuestion.org, this person, “will decide what you will wear every day for the next four years. If you’re a Goth, what if the Czar disallows Goth? What if he’s an 80s fan and orders collars up? What other questions do you have for the new… Read more »

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Saturday, August 24th, 2013 @ 10:22AM

50 Years Later Dr. King’s Dream Becomes a Night Terror

Original Post: 50 Years Later Dr. King’s Dream Becomes a Night Terror.

It was one of the greatest speeches in the history of speaking. It promoted two self-evident goods: freedom and equality. He spoke first of equality. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all… Read more »

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Sunday, April 7th, 2013 @ 10:10AM

A Letter to America From a 12-Year-Old Boy

Matthew Hellmann was 12-years-old when he wrote this. He wrote it the day after the 2012 election. I’ll make sure Matthew and is mom see your comments, so comment away! Have we forsaken our freedom? I believe we have. Debt is mounting higher and higher each day and we are…

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Thursday, March 21st, 2013 @ 11:30PM

We Need a Stronger Third Eye

Original Post: We Need a Stronger Third Eye.

What do we look like to people who aren’t politics wonks?  And why does it matter? This question is for my friends on the right. By “on the right,” I’m talking about conservatives and right-leaning libertarians. (I’m not going to debate definitions, so accept mine or stop reading.) Developing a Third Eye When I was an acting student many long years ago, I had a director, Don Garner, who stressed the importance of the actor’s

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