“I’m So Smart I Don’t Need to Go to School”

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Last time I started writing about what I consider to be the most frustrating thing about working in and around politics. What does this have to do with the subject of reaching the uninformed? The wonderful people entering the often ugly arena of politics are failing in the same way most veterans are for one… Read More

“All That’s Needed in Politics is Me”

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My purpose in this series of articles isn’t to be combative or offend but to share what I see as the number one problem — and challenge — facing Republicans and conservatives. What qualifies me to issue such an opinion? Allow me a quick review of where I’ve been during my three decades long sojourn in… Read More

Al-Qaeda: ‘Spreading Like Wildfire’

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From the Heritage Foundation: Last week, a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee held a hearing provocatively titled “Is Al-Qaeda Winning?” The answers that the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade received were profoundly unsettling. Former Senator Joseph Lieberman (I–Conn.) testified that Syria had become a key focal point of al-Qaeda’s efforts. He noted that there are… Read More

Berlin Fears a High Court Ruling Could Threaten the European Union

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From Stratfor’s Geopolitical Weekly: The Greek economy ended its four-year exile from international markets last week with a triumphant 3 billion euro (about $4.1 billion) bond sale. The global financial media trumpeted this somewhat unexpected achievement as a sign that things were finally turning around in the European Union’s most blighted country. Media reports to… Read More

MyGovCost Free Mobile App Calculates Your Lifetime Tax Liability—and More

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From the Independent Institute: To help Americans see how their federal taxes are being spent, the Independent Institute today launched a free mobile app called MyGovCost. Available in the Apple Store for the iPhone and iPad, MyGovCost shows taxpayers how their taxes are spent by the U.S. government. It also calculates a taxpayer’s lifetime federal… Read More

Wasteful Spending is Why Your Taxes are So High

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From the Washington Times: Some of us waited until the last minute to stuff a tax return in an envelope and drop it in the mail at the stroke of midnight, but we share something with those who e-filed months ago. We all wonder why our taxes are so high. Federal agents extract $1.3 trillion… Read More

U.S. Christian Peter LaBarbera Arrested in Canada

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From Barbwire.com: American pro-family advocate Peter LaBarbera and his Canadian Christian host Bill Whatcott have reportedly been arrested in Regina, Saskatchewan. It is believed that biblical “hate speech” may be the charge. Full details unknown. Developing… Peter LaBarbera, the controversial head of an American lobby group that has been labelled a hate group by the… Read More

Pope Francis: ‘The Devil is Here, Even in the 21st Century’

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From CNSNews.com: The Devil does not want people to follow Christ, so he tempts them, and this is not old-fashioned rhetoric because “the Devil is here, even in the 21st century” and we must learn “how to fight against Satan,” said Pope Francis during his homily at Mass on Friday in Rome. Speaking in the… Read More

The Untold Story of American Political Sociopaths & Psychopaths

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This past week my above-titled series ran on Barbwire.com. Here’s the open of part 1 with a link to the 2nd and 3rd installments: First up I need to thank my friend John Sullivan in Palatine, Illinois, for bringing the information below to my attention. For a long time I’ve recognized that the problem with… Read More

U.S. Pro-Family Activist Wins Appeal; Allowed to Speak in Canada

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From LifeSiteNews: REGINA, Saskatchewan – A prominent U.S. pro-family activist who was detained by the Canadian Border Services Agency Thursday for alleged violations of Canada’s “hate propaganda” law has won his appeal of the decision to deny him entrance into Canada. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, will now be permitted to… Read More