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“We waged a war on poverty and poverty won.”  President Ronald Reagan, 1988 State of the Union Address The dust has settled and the evidence is in: The 1960s Great Society and War on Poverty programs of President Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) have been a colossal and giant failure. One …
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I, for one, back any and all elimination of the welfare state, as well as the warfare state.  Both of them seem to get us in the most debt and the most trouble in this nation.  While “military spending” is up (that means not just defense but the empire we’ve …
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In 1935, the year that FDR signed the Social Security Act into law, the birth rate was 18.7 per 1,000. In 1940, when the first monthly check was issued, it had gone up to 19.4. By 1954, when Disability had been added, the birth rate at the heart of the …
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The US Treasury’s recent announcement that the government will reach the debt ceiling on November 3 means Congress will soon be debating raising the government’s borrowing limit again. Any delay in, or opposition to, raising the debt ceiling will inevitably be met with hand-wringing over Congress’ alleged irresponsibility. But the real …
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Unless a moral crime has been committed, one for which parents would stand trial before a jury of their peers, children should never be removed from a home. In fact, even if parents are arrested and tried and even found guilty, children should be in the care of the other …
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“This is not doing unto others as they would have them do unto themselves.” First off, I would say that by no means am I saying that there are not people that do need our help. There are legitimate poor people in this country, no doubt (Galatians 2:10). However, the …
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If you’ve traversed the world of social media or other technology platforms, you know the problem with algorithms and how they can lead to ridiculous actions by Artificial Intelligence. While most algorithms are used to monitor, track and gather data on users for advertising purposes, other more insidious algorithms are …
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The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and …
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The Convention Of States has now seen the House and Senate of the South Carolina legislature pass a resolution supporting an Article V Constitutional Convention, and yes, it is a Constitutional Convention. I point out that founder Mark Meckler called it that when he first started ConConCon.org, which you can …
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Riverview, FL — All too often in this country, police are called out to check on the health of an individual who may be physically or mentally troubled. And, all too often, instead of providing that person with help, police show up and hurt, arrest, or even kill them. This …
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