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What Does Freedom of Religion Mean?

There seems to be a great deal of confusion these days on both sides of the political aisle with regard to the concept of freedom of religion, especially in context of the Constitution of the United States. The First Amendment says, in part, “Congress shall make no law regarding the…

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Post Trump Revisited

I have a lot of thoughts about the events of this weekend; Trump’s inauguration, the protests that day, the Women’s march the next day, too. I wanted to get them down now before we find ourselves full tilt into a Trump administration. Each of these items could have been made…

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Dear Jackwagons – An Open Letter to You Jerks

Dear Jackwagons, I understand how invested in the outcomes of political contests you’ve become. After all for the last eleventy years or so, we’ve all been told that ‘THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION OF OUR LIVES!’ The government controls so many things, that it matters more than ever who…

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Off Target

Steven Crowder’s latest man-on-the-street video trended on Facebook last week! In it he shows how clueless people are about guns, even going so far as to rattle off absurd and made-up-sounding terms like “Fully Semi-Automatic” only to have his marks completely fooled! What rubes!  Fools!  Schmucks! People who are still…

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Two Sad Storeys

It’s 2016.  There have been terrorist attacks on American soil.  Race riots.  Police shootings and assassinations.  Two of the least liked candidates in the history of American politics are running for President. And Gregory Storey (Husband of Roselle Park, NJ, Democrat Councilwoman Charlene “Holiday Tree Resignation” Storey) is upset. What…

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Uphill Liberty – Part The Sixth – Leftwashed

We’ve all seen crime dramas and courtroom shows where the criminal mastermind gets some low-level associate to do the dirty work while he stays safely insulated behind lawyers and money and an intimidating network of threats and enforcement.  Police and prosecutors will scoop up these lower status perpetrators and try to…

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Uphill Liberty – Part The Fifth

Part The First – How We Choose Candidates Part The Second – Electoral Math Part The Third – The Trump Campaign Part The Fourth – Trends in the Electorate   So far, if you’ve been following along, you’ve walked with me through several of the challenges conservatives face in the…