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Will we manage to keep our republic?


Our founders gave us a near-perfect system of government and then were forced to trust its posterity to imperfect beings, so it’s no wonder we have Obama, feckless Republican leaders and a constitutional crisis on our hands “A republic, madam, if you can keep it.” That is the reply Dr. Benjamin Franklin gave to a woman who asked him, upon ...

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GOP pushback on AR-15 ammo ban might be worse than useless


President Obama is continuing to play ‘catch me if you can’ with Republicans as he instructs his BATF to reclassify a popular ammunition caliber so the agency can ban it Barack Obama, the “constitutional law professor,” must have finally figured out there is no way he can avoid running up against the Second Amendment when it comes to one of ...

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FCC’s Net Neutrality rules nothing more than ‘lawless’ act


The Federal Communication Commission’s planned ‘Net Neutrality’ rules are going to do to the Internet what the ‘Affordable Care Act’ did to healthcare Throughout the course of the nation’s history there has always been political intrigue, political theater, and political posturing in Washington, D.C. Parties, presidents, judges and Congress have all competed for power, stretching the limits of their authority ...

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Congress fiddles (and spends) while our debt prepares to burn


The national debt, coupled with trillions in unfunded liabilities, is a debt bomb waiting to explode, and few on Capitol Hill seem interested enough to address it How do you know when Democrats are not being serious about the federal budget and spending? When, during election time, they pretend like our national debt is an issue that needs addressing. Of ...

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The White House loves costly regulations more than giving Americans a raise


President Obama says he’ll veto a new bill that would cut the costs of federal regulations and give businesses a chance to expand, hire and boost pay President Obama has rediscovered the Constitution, now that Republicans control both chambers of Congress, and he plans to follow it just long enough to stick it to struggling Americans. There isn’t much “bipartisanship” in uber-polarized ...

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