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U.S. Constitution

A Tale of Two Senators

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Guest Commentary by Mike Lavengood In 2008, I consciously convinced myself that John McCain was “conservative enough,”  just so I could vote for him and not feel bad about my choices. The fact is that, with unbelievable frequency, John McCain makes the most outrageous choices, in word and in deed, of any Republican I know.Before … Continue reading »

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What’s Next for the Grassroots?

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Since 2009, America’s grassroots activists dedicated millions of hours to taking the country back from a central government leading us down the debt-laden path to European-style socialism. In the months and years leading up to November’s elections, engaged conservative activists warned that President Obama’s reelection and continued Senate control by the left would signal the … Continue reading »

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Constitution on the Rocks

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The Constitution was a contract between “We the People” and a new Federal government (with the States as the people’s representatives and intermediaries) which gave that new government certain limited powers and responsibilities which were carefully prescribed to avoid future tyranny.  In the last few weeks, we have seen that none of the three … Continue reading »

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Frozen at the Edge of Tyranny

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Tyranny sucks. What happened to our freedoms?  I swear we used to have them.   Quietly, in the name of “safety”, we have lost them. The terrorists of 9/11 didn’t just target the World Trade Center; they targeted our way of life. Our complicit government was eager to “ensure” our safety and create new bureaucracies … Continue reading »

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Families We Can Believe In

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America’s founders believed in the family, not as a rhetorical slogan to justify the growth of government, but as the primary unit of self-government.  The nuclear family, given fawning praise by modern liberalism, is actually the thing they most fear and despise.  Two loving parents raising children, instilling their own values has always been a … Continue reading »

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Obamacare and the Supreme Court

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock this week, you are probably already aware that the Supreme Court has finally taken up the Obamacare case.  At this point everyone pretty much knows which camp they belong to regarding whether they are for or against it.  Certainly the final outcome will have a profound impact on … Continue reading »

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The World Prefers a Constitution that Promises Utopia

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A recent study published in the NYT’s claims that new countries around the world no longer look primarily to the U.S. Constitution as a model to emulate in creating their own founding documents.  This reverses a trend that gained steam after WWII  and began to diminish in the 1980′s and 1990′s.  It’s possible that people … Continue reading »

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