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Am I a Terrorist?

Last month, NBC News uncovered a confidential 16-page Justice Department memo that concluded the US government may execute a drone strike on an American citizen it believes to be a “senior operational leader” of al-Qaeda or “an associated force.”...

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The First Tea Party

On 16 Dec 1773, in Boston Harbor, a group of Massachusetts colonists disguised as Mohawk Indians boarded three British tea ships and dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbor. The midnight raid, popularly known as the “Boston Tea Party,”...

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The future of our Republic

The front page of the Washington Post today shows a bearded, long-haired hippie guy tackling a uniformed policeman from behind as a flower-child lady looks on approvingly. Below the photo is the caption for the story, “Obama looks to harness...

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The battle has just begun

Yes, the Republicans kicked butt last Tuesday. But it was not really a big win for Republicans. Many of the new members of congress are what the media calls “Tea Party” Republicans–though many of them were not involved in the Tea...

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Tea Party

This past Tues I spoke at a Tea Party meeting in Zeeland, MI. The Japanese National TV folks were there to let their viewers see Americans in action, I guess. I spoke on the history of our nation; our founders absolutely did not want a large...

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Fort Knox foolishness

Last week when I heard about the foolishness at Fort Knox, I thought it was the drugs I was still on.  I knew nothing like this could happen in the US Army.  But it did.  According to the official response some unauthorized subordinate added the Tea...

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Banning supremacists in the military

A new Defense Department directive providing policy on dissident and political activity was issuedlast November, but has only now been made public. It says that servicemembers “must not actively advocate supremacist doctrine, ideology, or causes.”...

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Tea Party

I was honored to be the master of ceremonies at the Grand Rapids Tea Party today. About 1500 people were there. All were very concerned about the future of our nation. There is no doubt that in the first 6 months of his presidency President Obama...

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Tea Parties and the US Constitution

I teach American Government at the local Community College. I always teach the Constitution. It’s very, very clear that our nation and its government are not even close to being in line with our own Constitution. The driving force behind Tea Parties...