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The Assault on the 2nd Amendment begins

Despite the new cliché, “we’re all in this together,’’ as we cope with being forced to stay home, we are not. The politicians have a different agenda.   As each day passes under home confinement, one thing is becoming very obvious — this nationwide lockdown has ulterior motives attached.   To keep us from getting … Continue reading

Who Knows Their Rights?

The Bill of Rights was added to the US Constitution in 1791. While most American knew what their rights were back then, most do not today. How well do you know the rights you have?   Each of the rights violations below is a violation of the rights in the Bill of Rights. Which right … Continue reading

Unclear Thinking

   The times we’re living in are strange and interesting. It’s wondrous how there are so many Americans who think so aberrantly and out of the ordinary.      While there are so many people out there who are fully aware that we are constantly lied to by the federal government and media, there is … Continue reading

Celebrating Freedom When We Aren’t

It’s the Fourth of July. For those who actually don’t know – Jay Leno and Mark Dice proved it – the Fourth of July is Independence Day in the US. This is the day that the 13 American colonies declared independence from Great Britain. The colonies ratified the Declaration of Independence on this day in … Continue reading

Teacher Versus Student

The theme of teacher versus student is an old one. In fact, so old that it’s a cliché — a cliché that’s played over again in TV shows and movies.   But here’s a real version of that tired, old theme.   The teacher was Jeremiah Gridley. The student was James Otis. The time and … Continue reading

The Louisiana Purchase

The Louisiana Purchase was the most important land acquisition in American history. It added 15 states to the US, most of which became our bread basket.   Thomas Jefferson had this providential vision to spread democracy across the continent. Buying such a huge piece of land was the beginning of America’s westward movement; and his … Continue reading

The Influence On the First Amendment

Freedom of the press is one of the rights that is sacred in our free society.  We look at the media as a watchdog, to keep government accountable for its actions. But there has always been bias. Depending on what beliefs it holds, some media organizations blast one set of politicians while praising another; and we … Continue reading

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