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So, survival of the republic has come down to birth control?


Liberals were positively apoplectic over the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in which justices ruled 5-4 that the owners of the Hobby Lobby retail chain could choose, under the religious freedom protection of the First Amendment, not to cover four abortifacients in employees’ health insurance plans, because abortion is at odds with their Christian faith. And liberals hate two things ...

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Time for a second Declaration of Independence


After being named House Majority Leader last month, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said one of his primary goals was to bring together a fractured Republican Party. Ho-hum. Heard that before. But McCarthy also made some comments that caused me to actually pay closer attention because he hit on a concept I think is vitally important for the future of liberty ...

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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


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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