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Kneel Down and Worship the State

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Bremerton High School was justified in punishing their football coach for taking a knee in silent prayer on the football team after a game. The Washington State high s


America, we Need a Divorce

We watched a spectacular display of hatred and ignorance this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia as left wing protesters clashed over their entitlement to America’s dream. White Nationalists, Black Nationalists,


We All Suffer, But Are We Cowards?

The recent suicide of Soundgarden front man Chris Cornell and Linkin Park front man Chester Bennington have offered me a place to reflect on the realities of our suffering. These men were both encased in their miser


Are You a Totalitarian?

A quote that has always amazed me is one from Thomas Jefferson. The words were written in a letter to his nephew Peter Carr on 10 August, 1787. The letter was part of a written, back and forth dialog about Peter&rsq


Steve Scalise and the Bullet that May Have Saved America?

History offers an important insight with the contrast of black and white of the “what could have been.” There are flash moments of the past for us to reflect on, where a single gunshot could be heard aro


Man that shot Rep. Steve Scalise and several others is 66 year old Bernie Supporter

Early reports from The Washington Post detail that the man that shot Rep. Steve Scalise on a ball field in Virgina is James T. Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson is a 66 owner of a home inspection business in Illinois. Hod


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Our mission is to provide fact-based, educational and useful analyses of today's current issues in an effort to unite Americans, regardless of party, around core principles of conservatism including individual liberty, constitutional originalism, personal responsibility, limited government and free trade and commerce.

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We're here to fix the machine.

We are here to fix the machine. The machine is the federal government that has been fundamentally transformed the serve the elite instead of "We The People". Our goal is to engage our fellow Americans on the battlefield of ideas to discover the most ideal way for our nation to be governed to provide the most security with the maximum amount of liberty and freedom for all American citizens. We welcome all people from all walks of life and ideologies to engage with us. Join us on the battlefield of ideas.

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