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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."

Conservative Vs. Progressive… Where Do You Fit?

Conservatives and progressives have different views. We think about individuals and communities from fundamentally different places. Let’s look at an example. A conservative will ask: “What can I do for myself, my family, my community, and my fellow citizens?” A progressive asks: “What is unfair?” “I am owed what?” “What has offended me?” “My country …

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Separation of Powers… Required but Denied… Gundy v. U.S. …

The framers of the Constitution knew the job of keeping the legislative power confined was tricky. They understood doing so is key to the nation remaining a representative republic. The power of the legislative branch couldn’t be trusted to self-policing by Congress. Separation of powers… Often enough, legislators face rational incentives to pass problems to …

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Ilhan Omar

Why Is Ilhan Omar Not Treated Like David Duke?

Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota did an Al Jazeera interview. In that piece, she claimed Americans should be fearful of white men. The reason to fear white men is they are “causing most of the deaths within this country.” What do you think? Is this racist?

Israeli History WWI – WWII

Balfour Declaration World War I dramatically altered the geopolitical landscape in the Middle East. In 1917 British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour came to submit a letter of intent. The letter was supporting the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. The letter was done at the height of WWI. The hope was that a …

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