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Government is Our Greatest Threat

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By John W. Whitehead The reality Americans must contend with is that the world is no better the day after President Obama’s State of the Union address than it was the day before. Indeed, if the following rundown on the actual state of our freedoms is anything to go by, the world is a far more dangerous place. Americans have ...

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Poll: Federal Leviathan Too Big, Powerful

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Rights suffer under the weight of a massive centralized government, as a majority of Americans have begun to realize, according to a just-released Gallup survey. In its “Mood of the Nation” poll, Gallup reported that fully 65 percent of Americans are “dissatisfied” with the way government works, the highest level since 2001. Moreover, dissatisfaction “with the nation’s system of government ...

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How Will Freedoms Fare in 2014?

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By John W. Whitehead In Harold Ramis’ classic 1993 comedy Groundhog Day, TV weatherman Phil Connors (played by Bill Murray) is forced to live the same day over and over again until he not only gains some insight into his life but changes his priorities. Similarly, as I illustrate in my book A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State, we ...

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Progressives Declare Patriots a Threat

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To date our country has spent $472 billion to create and run the Department of Homeland Security since 9/11. We’ve given $8 billion a year to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and its still not enough. We’ve discovered a rat hole. This rat hole is caused by the easily abused paranoia, “You Can’t Be Too Careful.” We’ve successfully thwarted all additional acts of terror by ...

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More More More… Ammo

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Andrea True asked us in the 1970s, “How do you like it, how do you like it?” She was talking about our love and obviously, it was more, more, more, but do we feel the same way about the government with purchasing ammunition for the Department of Homeland Security? In the past 10 months, estimates show that DHS has stockpiled ...

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What Would Django Do? Arms and “The Man”

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by Jonathan David Farley, D.Phil. (Oxon.) Why do African-Americans side with liberal proponents of gun control?  Historically, guns have been the African-American’s greatest friend.  The great Ida B. Wells, who, like me, had to flee Klan supporters in Tennessee after writing a newspaper article, said that “a Winchester rifle should have a place of honor in every black home….”  The ...

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