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In Defense of Semi-Automatic Weapons

It seems that everyone in this post-Newtown Massacre debate is either consciously or unconsciously ignoring the 800 lb. gorilla sitting in the middle of the room, namely:  the reason WHY we have a Second Amendment.  That particular gorilla grunts pretty … Continue reading

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Principles, Consistency and Conservatism

Before delving into matters of principle and consistency a decent respect to the opinion of the reader warrants some effort to define “conservatism” and what it means to be a Conservative. After all, the word means different and often contradictory … Continue reading

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Following Through On Rhetoric

Love him or hate him – Mitt Romney talks a good political ballgame. He’s become the consummate campaigner and knows how to deliver a pretty good victory speech at this point. He’s comfortable in front of large crowds, microphones and … Continue reading

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Microbreweries as a Microcosm

Today’s lesson from the Crossroads of New Jersey to our state legislators: DROP THE ATTITUDE New Jersey’s microbrewery and brewpub laws provide a study in microcosm of what is wrong with the government of our state – and our country. … Continue reading

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Who Would Jesus Tax?

It’s a question I’ve addressed over and again in every one of my previous blogger incarnations, if only because it refuses to go away. More precisely, the quasi-religious advocates of “social justice” – be they cynical manipulators for whom Christianity … Continue reading

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Sorbet for the Mind

At the end of a long day that more often than not involves wrestling with the demons of ignorance and the gremlins of stupidity, your mind is funky with an aftertaste of liberalism so fetid it would gag a barn … Continue reading

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The Education Malaise

Previously, Bulldog Pundit described a recent Texas town hall kerfuffle, wherein a teacher hurled the word “Nazi” at a Tea Party leader in a completely unjustified ad hominem  attack.  Bulldog posited that “most public school teachers…are ignorant, clueless, liberal statist … Continue reading

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Barack Delano Obama and the NEW Lord’s Prayer

Our Democrat Party, which art in Washington DC, on the ballot be thy name. Thy hegemony come, thy agenda be done, both nationally and locally. Give us this day our subsidies, health care and other necessities and vote to dispense … Continue reading

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Overnight Open Thread

“The point to remember is that what the government gives it must first take away.” –  John S. Coleman

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On the Practice of Conservatism

Volumes have been written on political and philosophical Conservatism and so my task is made that much more challenging as I endeavor to add my tuppence to the ongoing historical dialog. In the present case, however, the labor is a … Continue reading

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