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Politicizing the Holy War

Politicizing the Holy War

There are no accidents, just slumber or complicity. The current state of affairs tell us all we need to know as our ever expanding social state proceeds to consume the values and liberties of a reasonably moral majority.

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When are Americans Going to Learn the Lesson?

When are Americans Going to Learn the Lesson?

Americans are caught up with the political games of the day because they actually believe that the candidates are legitimate. It is time to pick the representatives that look and act like real Christians.

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National Values Above Special Interests

National Values Above Special Interests

America is about “e pluribus unum.” Out of many one. Although the origin of the idea “e pluribus unum” was about unity of the different states under one federal government, it is also relevant in terms of the integration of citizens from many different racial and ethnic backgrounds into one national fabric of common values and truths.

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Politicizing the Library of Congress

Politicizing the Library of Congress

President Barack Obama’s nomination of Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden, is a metaphor for what is wrong with the Obama Administration.

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Why Voters are Turning Off and Tuning Out

Why Voters are Turning Off and Tuning Out

Although the current colorful, for want of a better word, presidential campaign is attracting attention from voters, indicators are that this attention reflects voters being turned off to the whole process.

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Are We as Dumb as They Think We Are?

Are We as Dumb as They Think We Are?

I’ve been called a fascist by communists and a communist by fascists. I’ve been called a pagan by Christians and a Christian by pagans. I’ve been called an optimist by pessimists and a pessimist by optimists. All of us have been labeled by others. We’ve all been called this by that and that by this, we’ve all had people try to insult us by how they refer to us, but when people insult our intelligence, they are usually showing their ignorance.

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Can We Trust Republicans and Democrats?

Can We Trust Republicans and Democrats?

As the presidential campaigns churn on, there is a great deal of attention focused upon every detail by the media. Who said what to whom, when and how. Americans are stirred up to believe that it is a huge deal who gets into the oval office. Yet when you look back on the past 27 years of the occupants of that office, it really hasn’t meant a molehill of difference in what has happened in our land which party held that office.

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The Soft Bigotry of Low Political Expectations

McCain, Romney, now Trump…Not surprising, but hard to stomach nonetheless as America is swiftly on the decline.

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FILE PHOTO. Presidential primary caucus (Photo credit: Joe Mabel)

Party Over Principle? Where Democrats and Republicans Agree

Bernie Sanders “crushed” Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, so you’d expect him to have a big lead in delegates to the Democrat National Convention, wouldn’t you? But he doesn’t.

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Do They Really Report and We Decide?

Do They Really Report and We Decide?

Americans will get the president they deserve. Like children, most Americans expect someone else to take care of them. They expect entities such as government, political parties, insurance companies or financial institutions to provide them prosperity, security, physical safety, comfort and convenience in an environment conducive to unfettered playtime.

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