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Taxes Pay For Civilization? No, Bruce, They Don’t!

I think that DCE over at Weekend Pundit has the right in regard to Bruce Currie’s constant wailing that “taxes pay for civilization.” Hardly.  What it really does is, and let me emphasize it, is that –

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National Guard Finally Says Enough

The occupation of our nation’s capital continues and now has a growing feeling of permanence strengthened by the recent decision of the unelected Secretary of Defense indefinitely extending the Guard deployment to Washington.

Quote of the Day

‘Where the people fear the government you have tyranny. Where the government fears the people you have liberty.’ — John Basil Barnhill (often attributed to Thomas Jefferson) So, we’re getting closer to liberty, right?


We Don’t Need No Freaking “Reality” Czar

Today in America from journalists, academics, and politicians; all we are hearing is groupthink. Their concerns are how to combat disinformation and extremism. It is weak-minded crap. The New York Times (NYT) recently ran this disconcerting headline, “How the Biden Administration Can Help Solve Our Reality Crisis.”

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The Founders Knew the Difference Between Majority Rule and Consent

How do we know?  Consider this little gem from Article V of the Constitution: No State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of equal Suffrage in the Senate. Note that the amendment process to which this refers already requires super-majorities:  2/3 of both houses of Congress, and 3/4 of the state legislatures. Would it be …

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