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Percy Blakeney

"They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven or is he in hell? That damned elusive Pimpernel."

Trust a Democrat

The vote Tuesday the Senate of the United States rejected the non-binding Green New Deal resolution. The vote was 57 -0. Wait, aren’t there 100 senators? Why yes, yes there are. Do you suppose the other 43 were sick on Tuesday? Why no, no they weren’t. As it turns our 43 courageous senators, including all …

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Justice Denied

Have you been following the machinations of the Justice System in Chicago? Tuesday the charges were dropped against Jussie Smollett. Prosecutors say to not take that to mean he’s innocent. On what planet does that make sense? If Smollett is guilty prosecute him. If he is not, exonerate the man and let him go. It …

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Less Money & More Educational Responsiveness

What ETC does do The Education Tax Credit saves local school districts money. The program does that while giving lower-income students a chance to find the educational program that best fits their needs. It is an inexpensive and cost-effective way to invest in educational opportunities for lower-income children whose families believe they are not best …

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Democrats Are Black Lives Matter.

Mueller Plus Nadler Equals Zero

BS by any other name smells just the same The charge that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government to defeat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election was a lie. The president’s description of it as a “witch hunt” was accurate. Despite the fact the Mueller Special Counsel Report found no actionable evidence; …

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Mueller Report Fallout

The report After 24 months and tens of millions of dollars the report is in. What we know is the report does not indict anyone who has not already been arrested. Those arrested to date are faced with charges having nothing to do with Russia collusion. President Trump is clearly not indicted. That does not …

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Federalist 49 & 51

From 49th Federalist Here are a couple of samples from The Federalist Papers that may serve to raise your interest and encourage you to read them. My favorite Federalist writer was James Madison. The first selection is from 49th Federalist, in which Madison writes about the separation of powers. He explains why you have to …

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No Respect

Sanctuary Did you know that in 1966 the Congress of the United States passed Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA)? They did and it passed with support from both political parties. Did you know, the IRRIRA requires local governments to cooperate with federal officials in apprehending illegal immigrants? Sanctuary involves religious congregations declaring …

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