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Top 5 Gun Control Failures of 2013

Top 5 Gun Control Failures of 2013

March 6, 2014 at 8:45 am 3 comments

Matt MacBradaigh:  Last year was an epic year of fail for gun control advocates. The anti-gun bullies thought they sensed sea change in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting – that sweeping gun control restrictions were all but a done deal. In retrospect, nothing was further from the [...]

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Civil Asset Forfeiture Abuse

Civil Asset Forfeiture Abuse

March 5, 2014 at 9:30 am 0 comments

The Perils of Letting Law Enforcement “Wet Their Beak:” by Derek Cohen: Imagine you owned a successful food truck.  Each month, you take in roughly $20,000 in cash payments.  Since your business’s insurance policy covers only $10,000 worth of cash-on-hand in the event of a theft, you make a trip [...]

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Politics Versus Religion: The Distinction Grows, as Does the Need to Respond

Politics Versus Religion: The Distinction Grows, as Does the Need to Respond

March 4, 2014 at 8:55 am 2 comments

by Prof. Patrick Garry: Religion continues to take a beating in the political arena.  In the wake of Governor Brewer’s recent veto of the Arizona law providing legal protections to business owners who, for deeply held religious convictions, refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings, the political Left has intensified [...]

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Conservatives Evolving on Criminal Justice and the Death Penalty

Conservatives Evolving on Criminal Justice and the Death Penalty

March 3, 2014 at 8:35 am 1 comment

by Marc Hyden: Today’s news is filled with stories about the political right’s feud that is pitting the GOP’s old guard against tea partiers. There is no doubt the conservative world is in the midst of change, but there is another movement afoot that has the potential to galvanize a [...]

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Texas Should Protect Its Littlest Entrepreneurs

Texas Should Protect Its Littlest Entrepreneurs

February 13, 2014 at 8:25 am 0 comments

by Kathleen Hunker: Texas prides itself on being the living model of American entrepreneurship. Our commitment to economic freedom and low taxes—to say nothing of our rugged individualism—all work to ensure that Texas remains a place where job creators are forged. Yet, despite the high value Texans see in free [...]

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Young, Restless, and Re-Formed: Generation Y and American Christianity

Young, Restless, and Re-Formed: Generation Y and American Christianity

February 11, 2014 at 8:30 am 0 comments

by Tim Reuter: Decline always sells. People enjoy discussing or predicting the collapse of civilizations and social systems, whether it is Rome or Communism. Judging by the amount of ink spilled on doom mongering today, the United States is probably hopeless. Fiscal and demographic oblivion beckon as neo-paganism contaminates the culture. [...]

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Government Forces Hobson’s Choice on Business Owners

Government Forces Hobson’s Choice on Business Owners

February 4, 2014 at 11:15 am 2 comments

by Kathleen Hunker: Over 50 briefs were filed at the U.S. Supreme Court last week in support of Hobby Lobby, the national arts and crafts retailer battling the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) for its disregard of religious liberty. Although the legal issues varied, several briefs challenged a very corrosive [...]

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Plutocracy No More: A Conservative Response to Inequality

Plutocracy No More: A Conservative Response to Inequality

January 30, 2014 at 11:30 am 0 comments

by Jeremy Kee: “It is the power of our vote, not the size of our bank account that drives our democracy.” Thus spoke President Obama in his recent State of the Union address. The clear implication is that America is at risk of transitioning into a sort of democratic plutocracy, [...]

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Success Despite the Odds:

Success Despite the Odds:

January 30, 2014 at 8:30 am 0 comments

An Assessment of the Pro-Life Movement During the Obama Years by Steven H. Aden, Esq.: Last week on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., hundreds of thousands of marchers soldiered together in near-zero wind chill temperatures to send an annual message of silent witness to the President, the Congress and [...]

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Dear Governor Cuomo: A Letter From Pro-Life New Yorkers

Dear Governor Cuomo: A Letter From Pro-Life New Yorkers

January 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm 1 comment

by Frank Scaturro: Dear Governor Cuomo, On January 17, you waged an attack against political conservatives, including those “who are right-to-life,” and declared that “if that’s who they are and they’re the extreme conservatives, they have no place in the state of New York, because that’s not who New Yorkers are.” Do [...]

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