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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."

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The Integrity of Voter Rolls Is Important… Right?

What happened? NH Secretary of State Bill Gardner has to be watching with interest as Judicial Watch announced signing a settlement agreement in its law suit with the State of California and County of Los Angeles (Judicial Watch, Inc., et al. v. Dean C. Logan, et al. (No. 2:17-cv-08948)). Under the agreement both government entities …

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Understanding Islamic Basics

There’s a lot of money getting spent in America proselytizing for Islam. It is a highly active promotional effort. The effort includes charges of Islamophobia against anyone not accepting of the campaign at face value. There is a growing understanding that Islam is not a religion. By its own description it is a civilizational view. …

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Muslim Congresswomen Wear Hijab And Are Sworn In On The Koran

Two Muslim women wearing ancestral clothing took their respective oaths of office on the Koran prior to entering the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Omar used her late grandfather’s Koran. Rep. Tlaib used the same Koran Keith Ellison used. The media has made stories of the events. So, is this something to celebrate or something …

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Behavioral Economics

You Don’t Need to Vote on That

Behavioral Economics is the study of psychology as it relates to economic decision making processes. That’s quite a mouthful, right? The two most important questions in the field are: Are economists’ assumptions of utility or profit maximization good approximations of real people’s behavior? And, do individuals maximize subjective expected utility? In an ideal world, all …

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Is the Women’s March a Racist Showcase?

Organizers of a Women’s March slated to take place in northern California next month have canceled the event. In announcing cancellation they expressed fear the participants would be “overwhelmingly white.” Why would they announce cancellation of an event for fear of having too much white participation? Wouldn’t the expectation normally be cancellation for lack of …

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Government now controls 50% of all our goods & services

When our nation was founded, we the people allowed the government, all forms of government combined; municipal, county, state and federal, to control about 10 percent of all of the goods and services produced in the American economy, our economy. That status remained true, more or less, for about 150 years. During that period America …

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We Can’t Balance the Budget But We Can Grow Government

What will the new House of Representative bring us? That’s right, and you better believe it. It is called planning to fail. The new U.S. House leadership has big plans for the next two years. More government is better government right? Here’s a preview of what the Democrats intend, besides impeachment hearings, when they take …

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