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The Qarmout Immigration Plan: Part 2

For the past few months, GOP State Committeeman Rob Eichmann – a pseudo-conservative hatchet man for Mike Doherty and shill for the GOP Establishment – has conducted a ruthless Alinskyite campaign to drive U.S. Senate candidate Bader Qarmout out of … Continue reading

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Obama to Cut Troops’ Health Insurance

Remember when we had a Commander in Chief who actually cared about our Brightest and Best? Here’s a reminder from 2008: For much of the past seven years, President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney have waged a clandestine operation inside the White House. It … Continue reading

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Obama’s Military Cuts: Replacing Men With Machines

Like Yogi Berra, I’m getting a feeling of deja vu all over again and, like Gene Roddenberry, a vision of a Trekkie future to go with it. From the February 2, 1994 edition of the New York Times: President Clinton’s military … Continue reading

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Iraq: A Premature Withdrawal?

On December 14th, 2011, President Obama spoke to America’s Best and Brightest at Fort Bragg who were celebrating the withdrawal of American forces from the country of Iraq: “As the commander in chief and with respect to a grateful nation, … Continue reading

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Overnight Open Thread

“A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today’s military rejects include tomorrow’s hard-core unemployed.” — John F. Kennedy

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Sorbet for the Mind – Testosterone Edition

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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Joining Crazy Uncle Ron in the Padded Cell

State Senator Michael Doherty’s appalling lack of character and integrity has been exposed and well documented on the pages of this website; by now, increasing numbers of voters throughout the Garden State have learned the truth about his refusal to … Continue reading

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Nora Remembers

The question is: do we? In my humble (and sometimes not-so-humble) opinion, Nora Brower represents all that is good about America and the ideals to which those who love this republic aspire. She is one of the most humble, unassuming … Continue reading

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The Reason for a $600 Toilet Seat

It was all the impotent rage in the late 1980s to rage impotently against wasteful defense spending (while conveniently ignoring massively wasteful social spending) and the poster child for this bit of rhetorical excess was the so-called $600 toilet seat … Continue reading

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The World According to Ramirez

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