He who convinces you that getting angry at evil is wrong or undesirable, has already conquered you without firing a shot. — Unknown

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Vietnam B-52 Veteran to speak on August 9

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Major Curtis Nupen (USAF ret) of Piedmont will offer a PowerPoint presentation about his experiences as an Electronic Warfare Officer in B-52s during the Vietnam War's Operation Linebacker II on Saturday, August 9, at Western Dakota Technical Institute in Rapid City, 9-11 am, sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group.

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What Makes You an American?

Michael Peroutka

Are you an American? If you are, can I ask you a question? In your way of thinking, what makes you an American? Is it where you were born? Is it because of where you presently live? Does a SSN make you an American? Or a passport or driver’s License?

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrest (Photo credit: Department of Homeland Security)

The Bread of Life

David Whitney

The crisis on the border has just begun its planned devastation on our republic. It turns out there is an obscure Obama administration policy that’s deliberately driving this flood of illegal unaccompanied minors. “This policy [and executive order] issued in August of 2013… is called the ‘Family Interest Directive,’ and it essentially forbids Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents from deporting, arresting or even detaining any illegal immigrant who is the caretaker of a child.

The IDF continues to search for hidden terror tunnels in the Gaza Strip, used by Hamas to carry out attacks on Israelis.

The Darkening World of Intolerance

Victor Sharpe

We are witnessing Arab and Muslim war crimes in a never ending spiral of horror inflicted upon Israel’s civilian population as endless salvos of missiles fired by the Hamas occupiers of Gaza rein down upon Israeli villages, towns and cities - and the world yawns. But then, remarkably, it awakens when the Jews have the unmitigated gall, temerity and chutzpah to defend themselves.

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Why Have a Bill of Rights?

Dr. Robert R. Owens

Today we endure levels of control and taxation that make the causes of our own Revolution pale in comparison. It is hard not to believe that if Washington, Henry, and that generation were with us today, they wouldn’t be issuing declarations and raising the alarm, “The Totalitarians are coming! The Totalitarians are coming!!”

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A Vision of Achievement for America

Bob Ellis

What can I really add to this excellent Afterburner from Bill Whittle?  The current generation(s) of Americans have no vision of excellence and achievement for us as a people.

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The Importance of History

Michael Peroutka

In the last few years, the idea of learning about our freedom documents has fallen out of favor in our government schools and perhaps has been neglected in our families, our churches, and our communities as well. Regrettably, more and more, as Americans, we know less and less about where we come from.

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The Wealth Of Nations Is Their Freedom

David John Marotta

In 1776, Adam Smith in "The Wealth of Nations" theorized that "When institutions protect the liberty of individuals, greater prosperity results for all." Institutions are significant national practices, rules or organizations that frame the environment in which goods are produced. Institutions help determine acceptable behavior and establish the incentives that stimulate or prevent economic growth.

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Defense of Liberty is Still No Vice

Rick Manning

The 50th anniversary of Barry Goldwater's clarion call for liberty acceptance speech for the Republican nomination passed this week. In a modern world where politicians talk, but their words are hollow, listening to Goldwater's message a half a century later is like a drink of fresh water. But the words were no less scary to politicians less than a year from President Kennedy's assassination.

Illegal immigration protest in Chicago (Photo credit: Michael L. Dorn)

Have Some Compassion for America

Michael Day

While immigrants of previous generations worked hard to become inculcated as Americans, an opposite trend has developed. The number of illegal immigrants (people who simply walk across the border) has become so great, no one really knows how many there are. Those who come from Spanish-speaking nations aren’t as motivated as their legal predecessors to learn the English language, obey American laws or “melt” into our American culture.

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Check and Mate

Dr. Robert R. Owens

According to Zach Taylor, an outspoken former Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent who is the chairman of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers, “As the government allocates resources to South Texas, it is systematically leaving areas within the U.S., as well as vast swaths of land along the border, unguarded.” Taylor continues, “This gives people that are trying to get their infrastructure, their personnel, their drugs, their dirty bombs, their biological weapons, their chemical weapons into the United States without being noticed” the opportunity to do so, “because this part of the border is open, it is not being controlled.”

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Get More for Your Money

Woodrow Wilcox

So many senior citizens tell me about their money troubles that I’m always on the lookout for ways that seniors can make or save money. So, when I had chance to attend the REI EXPO in Schaumburg recently, I did so. I was not disappointed. I have been to many expos and seminar events. The REI EXPO was the best organized and best managed seminar event that I have ever attended. It was organized by REI EXPO from Kansas City, Missouri

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How to Grant Refugee Status to Illegal Aliens

Robert Romano

The nation was taken by surprise on July 28 by an Associated Press (AP) report stating that the Obama administration was planning to arbitrarily implement executive action that could suspend most deportations, grant legal status to millions presently here illegally, and excuse visa overstays.

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Why All the Global Antisemitism?

David Pepe

The question by many Jews today is why is anti antisemitism so rampant and where is the G-d of Israel to intercede on the Jews behalf? The Jew today has hardened their hearts against the G-d of Abraham , Isaac, Jacob and Moses and possess a resentment of heart and a bitterness against Almighty G-d for their horrific treatment over the centuries since 586 B.C.

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Only Fools Don’t Judge

Dave Daubenmire

My experience has taught me that there is one Bible verse that all of America believes…those who call themselves Christians as well as those who do not. These two words have become the standard by which all Americans are to live their daily lives. These words are, “Judge Not…!”

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