Congress Adjourned and You Need a Drink

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Original Post: Congress Adjourned and You Need a Drink.

It’s the Heritage Action Christmas Party Wednesday, December 17 at 6:00 pm Scarecrow in Chesterfield ( map ) Heavy Hors d’oeuvres complements of Heritage Action for America. Let’s talk about 2015 and $2.15 gasoline. You don’t have to RSVP, but we’d appreciate it.    

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Why Municipal Courts Matter to Liberty

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Original Post: Why Municipal Courts Matter to Liberty.

I am embarrassed. I am embarrassed that I didn’t know about this problem sooner. Or I heard about it and ignored it, which is even worse. Maybe I thought is was just the usual liberal whining about trumped up racial problems. Whatever, I should have listened. On September 2, I asked a room of about…

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One Irrefutable Definition of Leadership from Tom Landry

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

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

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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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What the ACLU Teaches Us About Cliven Bundy

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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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Yes, the Government Should Fear the People

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

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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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Who Will Be America’s Clothing Czar

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

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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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