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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."

Morality is a Function of Religion Not Government

Planned Parenthood (PP) recently made a withdrawal from the Title X family planning program announcement. The decision comes as a result of a regulatory change. The regulatory change requires separation of the abortion business from other health care service businesses in order to retain federal funding. The benefit Choosing abortion over taxpayer funding pretty much …

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R.I.P. Export Import Bank

Export Import Banks are usually government agencies. They ensure the safety and growth of a country’s foreign trade. Creation of the U.S. version came in 1934. It was for providing low interest loan guarantees. It incentivizes American companies selling American products internationally. All good so far, right? Now, as Paul Harvey would say, it’s time …

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Are You Watching…? Planned Parenthood Is Out of Title X Family Planning

Planned Parenthood (PP) has recently announced it will withdraw from the Title X family planning program. The decision comes as a result of the administration’s regulation change. The regulation change requires PP to separate its abortion business from other health care services in order to keep federal funding. What does that tell us? Choosing abortion …

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EU Mulling Anti-Semitic Legislation… What’s Next Stars of David on Clothing?

Yes this is for real. France has already done it on some agricultural products. The EU is proposing this pro BDS move in the name of “neutrality.” We played this game before and it did not end well. This time the EU is targeting the nation of Israel as opposed to individual Jews. They have …

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Shariah versus the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Is Islam A Violent Religion? How can you tell who’s radical?

Should you paint all Muslims with a broad brush? All Muslims don’t hold pernicious beliefs. But of the more than a billion and a half Muslims in the world some do. How do we, non-believers make sense of what’s going on? What’s the right question here? The PC position is that Muslims are tolerant and …

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Government Spending Reform

The issue Higher taxes are not the solution to our out-of-control spending. Taxes are over $3 trillion this year. Our deficit will be over $1 trillion. Raising all taxes by one third only allows us to balance the budget. How ugly is that? It would not allow us to put a dent in our debt. …

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