Tag Archive: National Security

This Day In History October 13, 1775 – American Revolution: The Continental Navy is formed

  This Day In History October 13, 1775 – American Struggle For Independence: The Continental Congress authorizes the first American naval force, the Continental Navy   On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress authorizes construction and administration of the first American naval force—the precursor to the United States Navy. Since the outbreak of open …

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October 15 – News, View & Issues

    News, views and issues to promote conservative values, liberty, free markets and peace. Various perspectives, domestic and international, right-left, traditional-liberal are offered to challenge careful, deliberate thought on issues that influence the future of America, and the World.   QUOTE “[E]ven our Commercial policy should hold an equal and impartial hand: neither seeking …

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October 14 – News, Views & Issues

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    QUOTE “The first and governing maxim in the interpretation of a statute is to discover the meaning of those who made it.” –James Wilson, Of the Study of Law in the United States, 1790 The Patriot Post   ECONOMY/FINANCIAL/BUSINESS   Grievances of Occupy Wall Street – Cato Institute Does Silicon Valley back Obama’s …

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Economic Freedom Of The World – U.S. Ranking Falls

    The Cato Institute has just released an informative report on economic freedom in the world. A question that emerges from the data, how does growth of government influence economic freedom? Here’s the answer. The foundations of economic freedom are personal choice, voluntary exchange, and open markets. As Adam Smith, Milton Friedman, and Friedrich …

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This Day In History – September 4

  September 4, 476 – Ancient History Western Roman Empire falls to Barbarians Romulus Augustus, the last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed by Odoacer, a German barbarian who proclaims himself king of Italy. Odoacer was a mercenary leader in the Roman imperial army when he launched his mutiny against the young emperor. …

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This Day In History – August 28

  August 28, 1728 – American Revolution Future “Hero of Bennington” John Stark born in Londonderry, New Hampshire New Hampshire’s most famous soldier, Gen. John Stark, the hero of Bunker Hill and Bennington, was the right man in the right place at the right time. His early training with his father in heavy farm work …

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Restoring America’s Constitution, Liberties & Prosperity

Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul, M.D. ‘Diagnosis Of America’s Health & Future’   Conservatives may not agree with a few of Texas Congressman Ron Paul’s political positions, but are compelled to champion the majority. Few politicians have spoke out so vigorously for so long on these important issues. Regardless of who assumes the presidency in …

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Illiberal Policies Undermine Society

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There’s an odd, bitter-bitter-sweet reality becoming evident with the liberal policies that have confounded and ham-strung our American social structure for decades. At a time when communities are having to lay off law enforcement members because of over-liberal state and federal spending and entitlement policies, now 46,000 prisoners will be back on the street in …

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General Douglas MacArthur: “Duty, Honor, Country”

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  On this day in 1962, Gen. Douglas McArthur delivered his famous Duty, Honor, Country speech as he accepted the Sylvanus Thayer Award at West Point. Patriotic, challenging, anciently inspired words that America has sadly not heard for decades. Forsake the challenge America, as McArthur reminded us, a host of wraiths will rise from beneath …

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There is no free money – somebody always pays

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There is no free money. When it’s handed out indiscriminately somebody always pays.

Arizona gov. vetoes presidential birther bill

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As Jan Brewer points out as one of the reasons she does not endorse the “birther” bill, it’s not a good precedent for a single person to vet presidential candidates, at the state or federal level. As a nation we’re running our elections a bit shoddily, we’re doing ourselves a disservice. All candidates of all political parties should be properly vetted officially.

Second Ruling Against SB 1070 – Katie Pavlich

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It is a sad, sobering and not a bit bizarre a state of affairs in America when a state can’t defend itself from illegal immigration, has its hands slapped by the Federal Government for attempting to do so, but could adopt illegal rulings in the state and be ignored by Uncle Sam. “The 9th Circuit …

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Senator Calls ATF on Allegations Agency Is Allowing Guns Into Mexico – FoxNews.com

Senator Calls ATF on Allegations Agency Is Allowing Guns Into Mexico – FoxNews.com. The truth please. An article today at Fox News reveals that Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) has written a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) expressing concerns regarding weapons purchased in the U.S. being smuggled into Mexico. “Last Friday, …

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American Hunters & National Defense

Duck Hunting A reminder of why the heritage of hunting in America is the most basic form of National Security we maintain. In WWII, Japan’s highest ranking naval officer was Isoruku Yamamoto. Although he was Japanese, and his loyalties were unquestionably with The Empire, he studied for many years in America, graduating from Harvard University. ……………

Why Are Mexican Cartels Buying Weapons In The U.S.? Why Hasn’t The Border Been Secured?

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While America leaves its southern border unsecured, restrictions must be placed on gun sales to prevent Mexican cartels from purchasing weapons within the U.S. Is there a disconnect in the way we are dealing with this problem?

The Future: Worst Since 17th Century Financial Collapse?

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Harry Schultz at 87, legendary character in the investment letter industry is signing off with some dire predictions for the US and global economy. He’s not the only knowledgeable person with a finger on the pulse of the financial world warning of future economic troubles. Hope for the best but hedge your bets and keep …

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Don’t Forget ‘Replace’

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Don’t Forget ‘Replace’
Douglas Holtz-Eakin
National Review Online

As Congress is debating repealing Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) more commonly known as ObamaCare, let’s remember to replace it with legislation that creates affordable, private (not government run) healthcare for all American citizens who want it.

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