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“The corrupt alliance of money and political power.”

Yesterday? Robber barons who used money to buy politicians and destroy competition. Today? Robber baron public employee unions who use money to buy politicians and screw the taxpayers. Like I said, I like this guy Bill Whittle. Makes a lot of sense. It’s nice to hear about the self-organizing Third Wave building in opposition to …

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Guest post: “Our Elastic Constitution in Crisis and the GOP”

Guest post by ‘Grok friend, Matt Kittredge Our Elastic Constitution in Crisis and the GOP In 1803, after much thought, Jefferson signed a treaty with France, purchasing the Louisiana Territory without express Constitutional Authority. When he sent the treaty to the Senate, it was ratified. He later wrote, "[a] strict observance of the written law …

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Who is being schooled, again?

(H/T: Townhall) In the same vein, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), a TEA Party favorite, showed once again that this freshman class may not have to work long to show that it has already earned its chops.  With the decision of Judge Vinson in Florida that since the Individual Mandate in Obamacare is unconstitution, the whole …

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You know, sometimes they just

 Given that the Republicans in the US House just had their Constitution reading, many of the Liberals have brought out the canard that since Republicans (and by association, TEA Partiers) with to go back to when Constitutional values held sway, we all must be in favor of going back to slavery at worst, and at …

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Reading The Constitution…

Reading the Constitution to progressives on the floor of the US House is like a priest reading from the bible at an exorcism. They scream out and writhe, swear, insult, spew hatred, and do everything in their power to intimidate you before you can get to the end. They started screaming days ago, actually.