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A New Year’s Resolution: Hope and Change – Time To “Reboot”

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What should hope and change really mean? “Free health care!”  “Free cell phones!”  “I don’t have to make my car payment any more!”  Such were the excited ravings that accompanied the political slogan/promise of “Hope and Change.”  Really?  Is that

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American Exceptionalism: Nationalistic Arrogance or Historical Fact?

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American Exceptionalism.  The very term evokes highly charged emotions backed by two very distinct schools of thought diametrically opposed to one another: Traditionalists declare that America marches to a different drummer, its uniqueness seen through its history, size, geography, political

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European Euthanizers Hold Conference… at Auschwitz

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They claim that they only chose Auschwitz as a reminder of everything they oppose—that it “is the antithesis of everything that they hope to achieve, and they are seeking to reflect there upon what it means to kill out of

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John Adams on Property

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Property is surely a right of mankind as really as liberty. Perhaps, at first, prejudice, habit, shame or fear, principle or religion, would restrain the poor from attacking the rich, and the idle from usurping on the industrious; but the

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“To Acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God”

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Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and—Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by

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Is Mormonism Getting Ready to Return to Polygamy?

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Allow me to correct the language regarding polygamy used by the Washington Post in reporting this story (“The Mormon church finally acknowledges founder Joseph Smith’s polygamy”), to make it more accurate: The Mormon Church is finally acknowledging that founder Joseph

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Islam Instruction an Opportunity for Conservatives

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Islam instruction in public schools must be monitored carefully by citizens. The study of religions is being reintroduced through “Core Knowledge” curriculum and is now being taught in public schools and in choice schools. Core Knowledge Foundation was created by E. D.

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FDR’s Second “Bill of Rights”

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This is, perhaps, the most remembered phrase attributed to the cartoon character Pogo in a syndicated cartoon strip of the same name.  Pogo was the invention of cartoonist Walt Kelly and first appeared 66 years” We Have Met the Enemy,

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What Makes You an American?

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Are you an American? If you are, can I ask you a question? In your way of thinking, what makes you an American? Is it where you were born? Is it because of where you presently live? Does a SSN

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The Importance of History

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“We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” The passage I just read,

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Dumb on the 4th of July

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A prophet of old once said “my people perish for lack of knowledge.” Today, our stunning lack of knowledge of what it is we’re really celebrating this weekend means we could be the generation that sees liberty perish in America.

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Pentecost: The Real World Revolution

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The Duck Commander, Phil Robertson, patriarch of the famed Duck Dynasty show, was one of the featured speakers at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans the other week. He had the following message for the Republican Party. “GOP, you

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