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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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Answering Objections to the ATPC

Without question, these days capture the essence of the old Chinese curse: “May you live in interesting times,” for these are likely the most interesting times Americans have lived in since 1776. In that year, in the city of Brotherly … Continue reading

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Independence Day in Perth Amboy

Faithful readers know by this time that on June 2 the lovely and ever-gracious Nicole and I were pronounced man and wife by Judge Maria Del Valle-Koch in the drawing room of the Royal Governor’s Mansion (soon to be formerly … 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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The Essence of Conservatism

We can spend all day discussing the esoteric aspects of the political school of thought generally referred to as “conservatism,” including its origins with Edmund Burke and its steady propagation and promotion in the past hundred years by the likes … Continue reading

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On the Precipice

You good people certainly don’t need the likes of me to proclaim what any American with half the brains God gave a smart goose can ascertain after perusing the Internet for half an hour: this nation – a glorious republic … Continue reading

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The Electoral Landscape in 2012 – Part 3

From FDR to BHO: Setting the Stage So where did we leave off last week? Ah yes…FDR and the Dems consolidate the power of the Democrat party and begin increasing the size and scope of the federal government by engaging … Continue reading

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The Electoral Landscape in 2012 – Part 1

Rise of the Progressives I remember having to prepare a long-range business plan for my product line in September of 1999 when I worked for the Zinsser Company. The marketing director asked all of the brand managers to project sales … 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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Time for a Tea Party Manifesto?

In light of the recent revelations about the Boss Lonegan-dominated cabal responsible for vicious attacks on several Tea Party groups both in and outside of the Garden State, there can be no question in the mind of any rational Tea … Continue reading

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