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The Solution To Many Mass Shootings…And Homelessness

Rod Thomson Some of the highest profile ills poisoning American society have the same root cause: closing state mental institutions in favor of out-patient community health centers — not shocking to many people, this is rooted in “reforms” that began in the 1960s. The state mental institutions certainly had some real problems. But perhaps the […]

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Florida Shooting Shows Government Cannot Protect Americans

Rod Thomson In the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting and the wave of well-organized and financed protests using emotionally traumatized students, the Florida Legislature is set to vote on a range of legal responses — including a series of gun restrictions. This, from a state that has some of the strongest Second Amendment […]

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Freedoms Are Expanding Under President Trump

Rod Thomson There is an ongoing narrative in the media and by Democrats that President Trump is a threat to everything American, that he is fascistic and that our most basic freedoms are under assault. Therefor, all must #resist! But the opposite is true when set in juxtaposition to the Obama Administration. The actual facts […]

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Media Ignorance on Capitalism Hurts Low-Wage American Workers

Rod Thomson For whatever reason — ignorance, socialist-leaning worldview or laziness — basic economics of free market capitalism seems all but impossible for most of the mainstream media to grasp. And that is a shame. It means they fall for the emotional appeal of fellow Democrats and others who lack an understanding of capitalism, which […]

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True Constitutional Budgeting Would Eliminate Political Brinkmanship

By KrisAnne Hall, JD Now that the most recent budget panic is momentarily past, let’s speak about the budget truthfully and constitutionally. Politicians and media pundits seem intent upon deflecting, distracting and deceiving the American public to keep the same old divisive politics churning along. The popular talking points do nothing to identify the real […]

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Keep The Filibuster, Limit The Damage Congress Does To Americans

by Rep. Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. “Gridlock is the greatest protection to our personal liberties.” Justice Clarence Thomas, addressing Stetson Law students With Congress’ hyperpartisan posture and the difficulty passing legislation through the Senate, interest has grown in doing away with the filibuster rule. Be careful what is hoped for. Senate rules require a greater […]

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Democrats’ Shutdown A Desperate Diversion from Economic Success

by Rep. Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. Whenever the federal government shutdown ends, there is one inescapable conclusion concerning it’s cause: Democrats’ thirst for a diversion from the series of recent Republican victories in the public forum, specifically in the economy. As explained below, there is no imminent threat to DACA immigrants’ legal status, and no urgency […]

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A Government Shutdown is Absolutely Good and Inspirational

Rod Thomson With all the hand-wringing over the idea of a “government shutdown,” lost is whether this is Armageddon or a little breath of fresh air truth. First of all, let’s discard the political fears that Republicans will be blamed for the shutdown. Of course they will. Even before the media lost their minds 2017 […]

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Entitlement Kicks in Over Oregon Self-Service Gas Pumps

Rod Thomson Most Americans were probably drop-jawed to learn there was a state in the union where government overseers prohibited the people from pumping their own gas. The ultra-progressive and ever-controlling Oregon Legislature had banned this otherwise normal behavior for more than 50 years, ostensibly to provide some form of protection for its residents. This […]

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On Net Neutrality: Do You Trust Government or the Private Sector?

By Doug Logan Net Neutrality is aflame again as the FCC voted today to repeal Obama-era net neutrality regulations. This decision was heavily opposed from such internet giants as Facebook, Google and Twitter, causing the internet to be chock full of statements opposing the FCC’s decision. However, what really is Net Neutrality, and is this […]