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NYT: That’s weird, our new poll shows people really seem to like the GOP tax overhaul

NYT: That's weird, our new poll shows people really seem to like the GOP tax overhaul
They knew this would happen.  They desperately wanted to derail the Republican tax bill because, behind closed doors, they were always terrified it would turn out to be as popular as it is. “They” are the Democrats and their slavish media allies, and “they” have been having a tough go of it lately.

As it turns out, oh so shockingly, people actually like keeping the money they earn.  Go figure.

By Robert Laurie - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - Full Story

5 million Americans have more than $50,000 in student loan debt—most pay none of it back in first 4

5 million Americans have more than $50,000 in student loan debt, and most pay none of it back in the first four years
What makes this even worse is that, in 2010, Obama shoved the banks aside and forbid anyone but the Department of Education from making government-guaranteed student loans. Worse in the sense that, while banks aren’t as much on the hook from the inevitable defaults, the taxpayers are.

Total student loan debt now totals $1.4 trillion, and the borrowers carry that debt for a very long time - incurring mounting interest charges in the process. They take years before they start paying off any principal, so their balance gets even higher. That’s especially true if you continue incurring debt through grad school, which might keep you in school for another three to seven years after you get your bachelor’s degree. You’re still spending, still borrowing, not doing much earning. And once you finally do start earning, you’re either turning around and turning it over to your lender or, in the case of far too many, you’re paying off nothing at all:

By Dan Calabrese - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - Full Story

Words, Laws, and Attitudes Are To Be Feared More than Guns

Words, Laws, and Attitudes Are To Be Feared More than Guns
There are many ways to commit mass murder, with explosives, fires, chemical weapons, biological weapons, hijackings, trucks, knives, and so on. But far more dangerous than guns and other physical weapons are words, laws, and attitudes.

It has become clear that many if not most mass murderers have given advance notice of their evil intentions, either directly or indirectly, and the guns that have caused the mass shootings generally would never have been cocked and shot had people who had advance warnings not been afraid to notify authorities in advance of their suspicions. People are more afraid of being accused of profiling than they are of being responsible for shootings. People are more afraid of being wrong than of being shot. People are more afraid of hurting the feelings of others than of preventing mass murderers who deprive innocent people of their feelings on a more permanent basis – their lives – as well as the feelings of all who knew them and loved them for the rest of their lives.

By Ron A. Y. Rich - Monday, February 19, 2018 - Full Story

Dem Senator warns Mueller not to release his final report before the 2018 midterms

Dem Senator warns Mueller not to release his final report before the 2018 midterms - because they want the non-issue kept alive
If the Democrats - oh, sorry, I mean “the totally unbiased and ideologically pure Robert Mueller” really had the goods on Trump colluding with Russians, they’d want you to know about.  It would do nothing but serve their 2018 narrative to have that information available to the public.  They’d put it in their ads, mention it on every TV broadcast, and use it as the central plank in their midterm platform.  “Elect us, and we’ll impeach the Russian conspirator.”

By Robert Laurie - Monday, February 19, 2018 - Full Story

Presidents’ Day 2018 Message We All Need To Hear

Presidents' Day 2018 Message We All Need To Hear
Mr. President:

In a few words you should come out and state that it was Hillary, Obama, Soros, and their fake-media cronies that colluded with the Russians in a concerted attempt to keep you out of the Oval office, and that these same scoundrels in their fury have INVENTED the “Trump Russian collusion” myth, hoping to attain the same end.

Too many Americans are being daunted and swayed by these fake-media lies, so it’s important to set the record straight that the Russians not only generated all the media detraction in 2016 to try to prevent your election, but are now working with Hillary and Obama to propagate the “collusion” lie. It’s a sneaky way of concealing their involvement in 2016 while keeping the anti-Trump propaganda going. A few words can go a long way. Speak and America will listen.

HAPPY PRESIDENTS DAY!

By David Martin - Monday, February 19, 2018 - Full Story

Idaho defies ObamaCare by permitting noncompliant plans…Trump Administration has to stop them

Idaho defies ObamaCare by permitting noncompliant plans…Trump Administration has to stop them
I’ll admit to you that when I first read about this, I was cheering Idaho on. It seemed both heroically defiant and strategically shrewd. The federal government should not be telling states how to fashion their health care laws, and the manner in which ObamaCare does so is foolish to an extreme.

So what should a state do? Simple: Pass the sane, sensible laws you should have every right to pass, then sit there and dare the federal government to stop you. You’ve got an administration that probably agrees with you on the merits, so why not essentially nullify ObamaCare by defying it. Let the Trump Administration exercise “prosecutorial discretion” as it were, and just like that, you’ve established the precedent that states are free to flout the law.

By Dan Calabrese - Monday, February 19, 2018 - Full Story

VIDEO: Pence responds to Joy Behar calling him mentally ill for listening to Jesus

VIDEO: Pence responds to Joy Behar calling him mentally ill for listening to Jesus
To call out Behar, and by extension ABC, for an attack on faith as tantamount to mental illness is so obviously needed that it’s more like a box-check than any example of real courage. Even so, Pence is decidedly firm and unapologetic in laying out his case, and he needed to be:



By Dan Calabrese - Monday, February 19, 2018 - Full Story

NBC rewards Adam Rippon for his fight with Pence by hiring him for remainder of Olympics

NBC rewards Adam Rippon for his fight with Pence by hiring him as correspondent for remainder of Olympics
I guess that statement comes with an important qualifier. You don’t have to be respectful to the vice president of the United States, who has tried his best to be kind and supportive to you only to have you refuse to even talk to the man.

Respectful is a relative term, huh?

But if you hate the same people NBC hates, it will get you a job, and fast:

By Dan Calabrese - Monday, February 19, 2018 - Full Story

The Leftist shadow state

The Leftist shadow state
The American Left, their subordinate Democrat Party, and their media outlets, the mainstream media, have been wholly functioning in the tradition of Pravda and Communist Party centralized decision-making for several years now.

And the defeat of the Democrats in holding onto the White House by the election of Donald Trump to the White House has now revealed the extent to which the Democrats have gone to try and abolish a multi-party system and replace it with a government wholly run by one Party.

By Rolf Yungclas - Monday, February 19, 2018 - Full Story

The Humanitarian Hoax of “For Your Own Good”

The Humanitarian Hoax of For Your Own Good
The Humanitarian Hoax is a deliberate and deceitful tactic of presenting a destructive policy as altruistic. The humanitarian huckster presents himself as a compassionate advocate when in fact he is the disguised enemy.

Professional politicians have produced a breed of humanitarian hucksters selling policies and products that benefit themselves rather than the American public they are entrusted to serve. Politicians are necessary in our representative government but career politicians are not. Term limits are necessary to protect the public against abuses of power created by career politicians living insulated lives inside Washington where their self-serving deals have become normative.

Historically politicians were citizen legislators who provided short term patriotic service to the country without remuneration. They were citizens from all walks of life bringing a variety of perspectives to Washington in service to their constituents. What happened? LOBBYISTS.

By Linda Goudsmit - Sunday, February 18, 2018 - Full Story

Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars
Whenever some lunatic or liberal (but I repeat myself) goes on a murderous rampage the Left immediately demands we ban guns. Like children nagging their parents for some toy or treat, they scream, kick their feet, and cry with the goal of eventually wearing the parent out and getting their way. And despite the fact that they cannot make a reasonable argument that their demands will do any good, they simply become louder and more desperate, and less wiling to look at actual solutions to the problems of mass shootings. Just like spoiled children they want what they want and refuse to even attempt to think their way through the problem.

Here’s a thought; there are more than [link=Guns In America by the Numbers three hundred million guns in the United States. Liberals want to ban them, or at least to curtail them via “sensible” gun control laws. Well…

By Timothy Birdnow - Sunday, February 18, 2018 - Full Story

The 51st State: Denial

The 51st State: Denial
Denial is not a river in Egypt. Denial is a psychological condition where the person or persons suffering from it refuse to acknowledge that a problem or reality exists. Alcoholics are really good at this. They don’t have a drinking problem. It’s the rest of the world that has the problem. But over the past 30 or 40 years, Americans of all sorts have entered into what amounts to a state of national denial.

For instance, the majority of Americans are patriotic capitalists, but we have allowed the Ministry of Leftist Propaganda, aka, the “mainstream” media, to convince us that we are a minority. This, in spite of election after election empirically indicating otherwise. And on the flip side of this, in spite of election after election having the candidates who claim to be conservative, patriotic capitalists that we put into office, almost immediately upon taking said office, vote with the communist/fascist cabal to spend, spend, borrow and spend, and take away our God-given freedoms. There’s a reality that exists here, a genuine problem, that we seem unable to admit to ourselves. Denial.

By Michael Oberndorf, RPA - Sunday, February 18, 2018 - Full Story

What if Trump is proving a ‘not normal’ president is not a problem after all?

What if Trump is proving a 'not normal' president is not a problem after all?

I know it seems like a long time ago, but in the run-up to the 2016 election, the predictions of catastrophe in the event of a Donald Trump win were quite something.

  • He would touch off a nuclear war, we were told, with some intemperate remark on Twitter.
  • He would destroy the vaunted public institutions of America with behavior decidedly un-presidential.
  • He would diminish the office by getting into flame wars with people like Rosie O’Donnell and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  • He would empower Nazis, fanatics and haters to run rampant in the streets.
  • He would be an authoritarian strongman who would shred the Constitution and trample on everyone’s rights.
By Herman Cain - Sunday, February 18, 2018 - Full Story

Here’s the real sordid skinny on the FBI

Here's the real sordid skinny on the FBI

In a recent column published in Canada Free Press “This Is Your FBI”, I posited the notion the FBI enjoyed an undeserved favorable reputation fabricated by the entertainment media that produces fanciful stories for public consumption attesting to spectacular exploits of its agents. It’s all BS! The truth is the FBI has since its founding been mostly a political institution with a sideline of fighting crime.

By Bob Christie - Saturday, February 17, 2018 - Full Story

Trump Hating Romney Still Wants to be President

Like his father, Mitt Romney has a burning desire to become President
In 1968, Michigan Governor George Romney failed in his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. The ambition to serve as our nation’s Commander-in-Chief was shared by his son, Willard “Mitt” Romney, who attempted to win the presidency four decades later. In 2008, Romney, the former Governor of Massachusetts, lost the GOP nomination battle to U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), who was subsequently destroyed by Barack Obama in the general election.

By Jeff Crouere - Saturday, February 17, 2018 - Full Story

Two Americas: Freedom or ‘Safety’

Two Americas: Freedom or 'Safety'
We live in two Americas. One cherishes freedom, the other demands safety and is willing to give up freedoms to achieve it.

Recent surveys have shown a stark difference between the Left and Right on issues of patriotism and government’s role in our lives. The Left wants and depends on big government, almost to a point of religious fervor. Liberals feel government is the only entity that can control the malevolence of mankind. The Right sees government as a necessary evil. Controlling the hostile tendencies of men and women belongs both to government and religion.

By Ray DiLorenzo - Saturday, February 17, 2018 - Full Story

Harvard’s new rule replaces free thinkers with goose steppers

Harvard's Intolerance
RALEIGH, NC— Harvard, like many elite universities, has become increasingly intolerant.  It has sought, through a series of administrative decisions, to substitute its own values for the individual moral consciences of its students and to punish those who stray from the university’s narrow dogma.

Most recently, Harvard moved to ban all exclusive social clubs, including fraternities and sororities, by 2022.
Despite Harvard’s promises that student rights are of primary importance on campus, the proposal would deprive students of their fundamental right to freedom of association, enshrined in the First Amendment.

By Jenna A. Robinson - Saturday, February 17, 2018 - Full Story

NY Abortionist - “Taking Life” Empowers Women

NY Abortionist - Taking Life Empowers Women
BROOKLYN, NY - Merle Hoffman, president and CEO of Choices Women’s Medical Clinic (Choices) in Jamaica, New York, who was questioned under oath yesterday by Liberty Counsel, has said that the “act of abortion positions women at their most powerful” because abortion gives women “power-and the responsibility-of taking life” so that they may control their own lives. “Merle Hoffman has acknowledged the obvious—that abortion is the taking of human life. What is shocking is that she believes killing a helpless child empowers women by enabling them to achieve their selfish goals,” said Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel.

By Liberty Counsel - Saturday, February 17, 2018 - Full Story

Is CA Senate Rigging Report In Harassment Probe of Sen. Tony Mendoza?

President Pro Tem Kevin DeLeon, Sen. Tony Mendoza
In an exclusive interview to the Flash Report, a California State Senate senior staffer revealed a behind-the-scenes plot to save, or at least continue the Senate paycheck of Democrat Senator Tony Mendoza (Artesia), who in multiple media reports and news articles is alleged to be a serial sexual harasser of women in his own Senate office.

The Senate staffer, who has worked several years in the Legislature under multiple leaders, requested anonymity for fear of workplace reprisals.

By Katy Grimes - Friday, February 16, 2018 - Full Story

Next Discussion on “The View”—Will Joy Behar Hear the Voice of God?

Next Discussion on
After a half century of teaching eschatological doctrine found in the Bible I was not too surprised to hear of Joy Behar’s recent comments about Vice President Mike Pence.

Years ago I began to tell students of second coming doctrines that at the beginning, those who become militant about their secular world view will begin to accuse Christians of mental disorders. The first people jailed under the coming antichrist, will be held for their own protection as mentally deficit.

Not long after that they will be jailed under mandate of the world’s last dictator. By then, using the pretense of “mentally unstable” will no longer be necessary. Elimination is what scriptures say is next.



By Rev. Michael Bresciani - Friday, February 16, 2018 - Full Story