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Election Eve 2014: Thoughts and Reflections

GOTV

Get out and vote November 4, 2014! Or don't complain! Read More »

Oregon’s Ballot Measure 86: Shock Doctrine Comes as Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Trojan Horse

Measure 86 is proposing that the government of Oregon change its constitution to allow the state to go into debt to banks. Read More »

Democratic Disappointment

2014

Why are Democratic candidates running from President Obama when they should be embracing his policies? Read More »

Youth of Hong Kong Yearn for Democracy, Protests Persist

APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest

Supported by their parents and friends, students assembled in Hong Kong this weekend as "occupiers," protesting the government decision to quash promised democratization. Read More »

Killed by Police: Not Only in Ferguson, But All of America

Eleanor Bumpurs: Shotgunned to death by police in 1984

There is a long, long history of white cops receiving immunity after shooting and killing black people needlessly. Read More »

The National Debt: Why Putin Doesn’t Fear America

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As America withdraws from the world because it cannot afford to stay engaged, Russia and China will expand their spheres of influence. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Brothers Forever’ by Tom Sileo and Colonel Tom Manion

brothers forever

A Marine and a Sailor formed an enduring bond before giving their lives for what they truly believed in. Read More »

Snowden’s Leaks Irrelevant in the Long Term

Edward-Snowden-NSA-spy-scandal

In the long term, espionage doesn't matter. Read More »

Rappers, Congressmen, Comedians Gather at Conference of Climate Change Skeptics

Austrian rapper

The Heartland Institute sponsored the 9th International Conference on Climate Change. Read More »

Landmines, Princess Diana, and the Danger of First Glances

image showing princess diana in a mine field

The 1999 Ottawa Convention banning landmines has been ratified by 161 nations, including every country in Europe. Noticeable by its omission is the United States, as well as Russia, China, India, and Pakistan. Read More »