What Has Happened to Our Brains?

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A windshield shot on the way to Big Spring, Texas.

American politics and culture are now characterized by… insanity. Or at least half-witted thinking. Why?

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Conservatives Must Be Prepared to Destroy the Party in 2016 in Order to Win Tomorrow

The Republican Party has gone the way of the Whigs.

Last December, Jeb Bush declared what true conservatives realize will transpire come the Republican National Convention in 2016 — that the party must reject its conservative principles and lose the primary if it is to win the general election. But in […]

Successful Secession: Could Mexico Be a Path?

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Time to redraw the map… again?

Could our cultural descent into the abyss lead to a fertile valley if we step carefully rather than allow ourselves to be pushed in?

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The Psychology of Blame in 2015

In 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor no one sat around wringing their hands and wondering “why did they do this to us?” Instead, they responded that if the Japanese want war, we will give it to them. They then declared war and went off to fight. Compare that with today when we have […]

Duly Noted - Beyond Greek Tales

Duly Noted

 

Re-examining a perennial topic.

 

You might have gotten tired of the “Greeks” who have dominated the news for the past six months. Since you were, without wanting to know it, closely involved in the consequences, you seem to be wrong. In case you overlooked […]

Did Barack Obama’s Chicago Connections to “El Chapo” Lead to His Escape?

The lack of a border with Mexico has taken a catastrophic turn with the escape of Joaquin Guzman (“El Chapo”). Only a month and a half ago, a major drug cartel across the border shot down an U.S. Border Patrol helicopter. It is forgotten why Operation: Fast and Furious, alongside President Obama’s ties […]

If “Jeb!” is Right About “The Donald”, My Party Just Took a Wrong Left Turn

Donald Trump on Thinking Big

The fast-sinking Titanic we know to be the Republican Party is unwittingly authoring its demise. Personally, if the rise of the Tea Party and “The Donald” trump the most unprincipled politicians on Earth, I will not shed […]

Identity Download: How the High-Tech Society Commits Suicide

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Is this literacy? Is it thought?

Support for progressive causes among the under-thirties isn’t deliberate or considered: it’s an electronically projected identity.

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George Handlery - Migration’s Miseries

Duly NotedSome troubles stay perennially newsworthy. Hardly is the “last one” about them penned, they revive through unforeseeable issues and, by sanity’s standards, surprising scandals. These re-animations of the plot are of a nature that the rational brain could not predict without ingesting dope.

A growing number of […]

How the Tea Party May Fundamentally Transform America’s Political Economy By Aligning with Unions

Switzerland the Chosen Economy

In light of the political marriage between establishment Republicans and President Obama while Tea Party conservatives and pro-union Democrats oppose passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, clearly the political duopoly in Washington is an united front with plutocrats cooking with […]

Cancel the Retreat--We’ve Been Pushed Enough

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Nick Adams as Johnny Yuma

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Howard Dean parasitizing the Yuma character.

What have the ban of Confederate flag and the promotion of gay marriage in common? Under the surface… everything.

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Hollywood's Liberal Love Affair - Far From Original

Celebrity Patronizing Has Gotten Out of Control

Celebrity Patronizing Gone Awry

Hollywood is just such an incredible study in human behavior. Sure, most Americans enjoy the entertainment industry, brilliant acting, and a great movie; but, I have never in my life […]

What Facebook Taught Me About Middle America’s Moral Stamina

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On issues like gay marriage that require saying “no” out of principle, the average American’s sparkling self-image–or sometimes just his spiritual weariness–freezes the word on his tongue.

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The Rules of Engagement for Restoring Our Liberties, Legal Legitimacy and Our Civil Society

Quote by Ray Bradbury on reading and critical thinking.

Quote by Ray Bradbury on reading and critical thinking.

RESOLVED: In seeking the restoration of our religious and civil liberties, the strategy is critical to ensuring the legitimacy behind our cause is just. For 227 years, our […]

All Flags Lowered: The Decline of Common Sense, Fair Play, and Grown-Up Composure

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The few days since the “flag flap” already illustrate how far the hysteria reigning in our society is from confining itself to a single issue.

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Duly Noted - Aid, Atonement, and Feeding Delusions

Duly NotedAlthough committed to exhibit proper behavior, your correspondent must notice a few disturbing elephants. This is so even if those that command us how to think place a PC rat to block the view into the foreground. Facing facts might be commanded by common sense: even so, […]

The Logic in Climate Skepticim

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Al Gore has turned Global Warming into a $500 million dollar personal fortune

Today is June 25, 2015. According to ABC News’ Bob Woodruff in a June 2008 segment, NYC should be underwater by now, gas should be at $9 per gallon, and a carton of milk […]

21st Century Immigration

Southern Invasion and undermining American Sovereignty

Southern Invasion and undermining American Sovereignty

 

Why must we spend so much effort at so much expense to American culture to cater to every immigrant these days? This is a nation of immigrants! My name is Hans Comprix for God’s […]

Religion, Morality and the “Gay Marriage” Decision

With the impending decision on a constitutional right for people of the same sex to marry, there have been a variety of different commentaries crossing the net. One recent piece by former Arkansas Governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee suggests that the result of a favorable decision could result in the criminalization of Christianity because […]

The Futility in Minimum Wage Hikes

 

Warriors for Mediocrity

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”

This has been an interesting month here at ‘Liberal Watch’. We’ve seen the GOP establishment, including some of who we thought outliers from said establishment, ferociously and vehemently lobby, push, and now defend […]

Give Us Back Our Thoughts: The Hostile Colonization of Words and Symbols

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Does history have a role in determining a symbol’s meaning–or does popular culture get the only vote?

Why should we allow those who would strangle free expression to impose perverse, ahistorical meanings on words and symbols, and then to shame us away from them?

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The Two Variants of the Antichrist: A Contemporary Expose of Islam and Socialism

Present Weakness and Resurrection

Caption from 2 Corinthians 4:1-12. “Present Weakness and Resurrection Life”

“Hell would be heaven for me. All my life I’ve been with the have-nots. Over here, if you’re a have-not, you’re short of dough. If you’re a have-not in hell, you’re short […]

South Carolina Gunman Partially a Product of Left-Leaning Culture

100_2115A pattern is beginning to emerge regarding gunmen who go on shooting rampages, and it’s bad news for the left and their values. Deranged shooter Jared Loughner, who shot former Congresswoman Gabbie Giffords in 2011, was a creepy leftist. Sandy Hook school shooter Adam Lanza spent all day […]

The Shoes Of Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton, Rand Paul And Others Reveal The Truth

hlryclntnpntstsForget the speeches, the debates, the Dark Money, the white papers, the talking points, the high gloss commercials. The secret to the character — and agenda — of the presidential candidates is hidden in plain sight. Don’t “follow the money.” Follow the shoes.

No less of a […]

Is It Be Hip to Be Square Again for Social Conservatives?

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Ronald Reagan is considered by most scholars the last great president, leading one to recognize the sheer dearth of well-qualified leadership from his successors since leaving office in 1989. During the Reagan years, America experienced a phenomena of social simplification from the previous generation of […]










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