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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."

Honest Talk About Abortion

Current events Democrats want to you to believe they care for children and they stand for protection of American children. For example, they claim they will protect your children from the evils of trans fats, okay. They claim they would protect your children from gay conversion therapy, okay. But somehow, they don’t care if doctors …

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Sanctuary: Imposition of Religious Belief?

What is sanctuary? Sanctuary involves congregations declaring themselves official “sanctuaries”. That means they are committed to providing support to refugees. Various denominations participate. Movement members act in defiance of federal laws they oppose and they uphold laws they think their government violates. Where did sanctuary come from? The historical roots of the movement derive from …

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Is Planned Parenthood a Monopoly?

What’s going on? American Life League’s (ALL) STOPP program recently released its 2018 Planned Parenthood Facilities Report. The report is its annual survey of all Planned Parenthood (PP) locations in the United States. The report showed a continued decline in the total number of PP locations and a loss of seven surgical abortion centers. To …

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Ho, Ho, Ho… Medicare for All… Ho, Ho, Ho… Free Stuff for All

Free Health Care… Leftists are pushing ‘Medicare-for-all’. Sixteen senators publicly support Bernie Sanders’ vision of “Medicare-for-all.” Sanders’ bill, S.1804, was explicit about outlawing private health insurance. It will mandate participation in a government run system. The determination of what care would be available, to whom and when would be usurped by the federal government. The …

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burning money

Our Gross Overspending … $1 Trillion Again

Fiscal insanity Fiscal insanity continues to reign in the District of Columbia. Congress steadfastly refuses to budget for the nation. It continues to authorize spending while refusing to acknowledge responsibility for repayment. There are no signs of a return to fiscal sanity in sight. A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) indicates that …

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Daddy, What are taxes for?

Function: The proper function of taxation is to raise money for core functions of government. It is not the function of taxes to direct the behavior of citizens. Closing the budget gaps created by overspending too is a misuse of taxation. This is true regardless of the size or level of government. Taxation always imposes …

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Immigration Reform… For America Not Of America

Instead of focusing on amnesty, Congress should focus on immigration reforms that would benefit America. There is nothing wrong with having the American Congress take action to benefit America. The needed immigration reforms should include ending chain migration, adopting an skills, education, and investment capital based system and getting rid of the diversity quotas. Chain …

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