A CROSS TO BEAR / BARE

“A lot of people are bored of all the political correctness.” Clint Eastwood And I would add … angered. Consider this latest case. At Sonoma State University, a 19 year old student was told – you have to remove that cross necklace because it might offend someone. What??? What!!! At…

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FIREFIGHTER TRAGEDY

When everyone else runs from a fire, that’s when firefighters rush in. 19 members of an elite firefighting crew were killed Sunday in a wildfire about 85 miles northwest of Phoenix. They were trapped by flames and had little time to protect themselves; in such cases, they are trained to…

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2ND AMENDMENT NEWS 

First, let’s begin where the 2nd Amendment and 1st Amendment are clashing. Louisiana now has a law penalizing anyone, organization or business publishing names of individuals who own a conceal-carry permit or even applied for one. The penalty carries a potential jail sentence of 6 months and $10,000 fines. The…

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AN AMERICAN STORY: SUMMER JOBS

“My father taught me to work; he didn’t teach me to love it.” Abraham Lincoln This is the time of year when kids start looking for jobs … or at least, if it’s your kids … you hope they do. My parents never had to tell me to get a…

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WOMEN AND GUNS

“I’ve heard it said that God made all men, but Samuel Colt made all men equal. We’d see what Mr. Colt could do for a woman.” ― Cherie Priest / Author My wife subscribes to a magazine titled “Garden & Gun”. The name tells you everything … kind of like…

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SUMMER ROAD TRIPS WITH KIDS

Ah, that time of year, when families load up the car and head off for a road trip. When it starts, Mom and Dad say, kids, this is going to be exciting and so much fun; the kids look at them with that look that says … are you serious???…

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IRS … New Poll

IRS … New Poll A CNN poll shows more Americans believe that senior White House officers ordered the Internal Revenue Service to target conservative political groups. The report just released this morning also indicates that a majority of those surveyed believe the controversy is very important to the nation. Last…

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ARE AMERICANS LOSING LOVE OF COUNTRY?

A reader called my attention to Peggy Noonan’s recent article in the Wall Street Journal. It was titled: Privacy Isn’t All We Are Losing … The Surveillance state threatens Americans’ love of country. Noonan is a weekly columnist for The Wall Street Journal; previously, she was primary speech writer and…

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RELIGION … NEVER A GOOD TOPIC TO ARGUE

I’ve never been one to argue about religion. I will share my beliefs with you, and they are essential to my faith, but I’m not interested in arguing over religion — even if we are of the same religion. So, I’m not going to debate what an Oklahoma minister did,…

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TRAITOR OR HERO?

Edward Snowden admits he leaked details of a secret government program collecting massive phone and Internet data. He immediately triggered a major news story that is still growing; in fact, there are reports that even more information will be coming. Snowden was a contractor with the National Security Agency and…

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