Election 2016, Politics

The Death of Liberty

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Seven score and thirteen years ago Abraham Lincoln stood on the battleground at Gettysburg and publicly pondered whether “a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal… could long endure.” This great nation, the United States of America, was at the time wracked by a great civil war in the which six…

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Election 2016, Politics

The deafening sound of silence; Hillary’s non-indictment.

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Yesterday, FBI Director James Comey personally released the findings of a lengthy FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private E-mail server and the repercussions for national security. His conclusions: “Although there is evidence of potential violations of the statutes regarding the handling of classified information, our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case.” A…

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Election 2016, Favorites, Politics, President Donald Trump

The Donald in lipstick.

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We once were a great country. We were proud of our heritage. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, General Robert E. Lee, etc. Now we see their flaws. They were slave owners. Instead of assessing their character with the morals of their time, we slap the stencil of our politically correct “modern and enlightened” values and evaluate their actions according to our…

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The Four Horsemen of the American Political Apocalypse

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Revealed now to a nation in the throes of a nasty Presidential Election, are four politicians bringing destruction and chaos to the American electorate. Lacking in truth, moral character and viable ideological beliefs, these empowered political equestrians are analogous to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse as revealed in the Book of Revelations. Where John’s foreseen biblical chastisement portends war,…

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Bernie vs. Donald; the main event?

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Imagine the distinct possibility of a national election touting Bernie and The Donald as the main event. It seems to be the political apex for a divided nation hooked on television with consummate one liner put downs and where politics are gleaned from bumper stickers or Pinterest platitudes. The possibility while moving from unthinkable to almost probable, would certainly be…

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Carly Fiorina, Presidential Candidate

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I have been wanting to write something about Carly Fiorina however, today I ran across this article in The Week magazine from Michael Brendan Dougherty and I find that it fits with my feelings quite well. What the GOP field can Learn from Carly Fiorina: by Micahel Brendan Dougherty   Carly has no political experience and so at best she is a…

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Election 2016, Politics

The Moral Middle| Ted Cruz

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Ted Cruz, Texas Senator, successful son of a Cuban immigrant, Tea Party ideologue, darling of “The Blaze,” and lover of Green Eggs and Ham, bravely took the plunge and was the first candidate to officially jump into the 2016 Presidential race. Rather uniquely, he chose Liberty University, a Christian school founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell to announce his…

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The Disillusionment of “The Moral Middle”

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American politics have abandoned me in a sea of disillusionment. I know what I want in a Presidential candidate. However, both parties have become so dysfunctional that any candidate for whom I would be excited to vote, can never win their primary. Instead I will once again be obligated to cast my only vote for one of three possible candidates.…

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