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The Fourth of July is About Reaffirming Freedom

Independence Day is known for fireworks, barbeques, and American flags sprawled on lawns like no other day of the year. Through all of the fun and revelry, it’s extremely important to remember that it’s not just a commemoration of the freedom that was declared in the Declaration of Independence. It should be a day of reaffirmation.

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ACLU Dumps Support of Religious Freedom Act for Gay Marriage Ruling

The timing couldn’t have been any better. Once the American Civil Liberties Union learned earlier this week that the Supreme Court was going to rule in favor of nationwide gay marriage, they knew it was time to abandon an old friend. The¬†Religious Freedom Restoration Act¬†(RFRA) has been one of their most powerful weapons in fighting conservative ideologies for over two …

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Talks with Iran Should be Closed

It’s time to call it. There’s no way a good deal can be made with Iran to curb their nuclear ambitions. Instead of discussing removing the sanctions that are hurting the country, the position of the United Nations should shift to one of threats. They simply aren’t listening. This comes as further games are being played by the Iranians, this …

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If We Send Tanks to Europe, It’s a Message to Europeans

There may be something to the concept that sending tanks and other heavy weapons to Europe is intended to be a message to Vladimir Putin as many journalists are saying. Of course, the only reason it’s a possibility is because the Obama administration has a tendency to make poor decisions on foreign relations. The reality is that this is a …

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The First to Leave Should be Santorum

We like Rick Santorum. We believe in his passion and on a good chunk of the issues he seems to be conservative. We even pushed his nomination in 2012 when it came down to a race between him and Mitt Romney (though he was fourth on our overall list of GOP candidates when others were in the race). Now, we’re …

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Social Security Overpaid Beneficiaries by Nearly $17 Billion

As the government promotes cost saving measures and increased tax revenues while trying to create jobs and stabilize the economy, there is a good chunk of it going out the window as nearly half of those who have received social security benefits in the last decade were overpaid according to a government watchdog group. The overages on payments totaled nearly …

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The NY Times is Descending to Hit Pieces Against Marco Rubio

There will be attacks from the left and attacks from the right. That’s today’s political structure and it’s not very different from the way things were a century ago. The tactics are the same but the information available to the general population is increased which is why many media outlets have turned towards spin and trumpeting to make issues out …