Why It Matters Secretary Clinton

by Jeff Swanson

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“With all due respect, the fact is we had four dead Americans. Was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided that they’d they go kill some Americans? What difference at this point does it make? It is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again Senator.” Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton.

This is the kind of story told by many whose intent is to obfuscate on the err of their ways. To move the attention from what was done wrong in hopes that the conversation will skim past the glaring failure. Continue reading

Rand Paul to Hillary Clinton: YOU Are to Blame for Benghazi

How to set your tap water — and pants — on fire | WashingtonExaminer.com

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How to set your tap water — and pants — on fire | WashingtonExaminer.com
by Sean Higgins

There is a scene toward the end of Josh Fox’s cult-hit documentary “Gasland” in which liberal New York state legislators and environmental activists hold a press conference on fracking and drinking water safety. Fox was the only person to show up. No other reporter appeared. Continue reading →

Unintended Consequences of a Victim Society

by Jeff Swanson

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Current day America is no longer a nation of self reliance but a nation of victims. No matter your background, there is a smorgasbord of ills from which to choose. If you seek pity or martyrdom, there’s a disorder for you. Real or imagined.

We’ve done little more than revert to our inner child in hopes of no longer being responsible for our very own existence. What we haven’t much done; consider the societal consequences of victimhood.

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Bozell, Hannity Address CBS’s Schieffer, MSNBC’s Bashir Comparing NRA to Nazis

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The Republican Party in Opposition | The Weekly Standard

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The Republican Party in Opposition | The Weekly Standard
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y William Kristol

In March 1975, with the United States in post-Watergate disarray at home, stunned by repeated diplomatic defeats at the United Nations, and about to suffer the humiliation of seeing an ally at whose side we had fought for many years be overrun by the North Vietnamese Communist Army, Daniel Patrick Moynihan asked: “What then does the United States do?” Continue reading →

Second Amendment Isn’t the Answer

by Jeff Swanson

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The Second Amendment to the Constitution is not the answer. It’s not the answer to the debate we are having about guns and gun control. Conservatives should no longer spend time invoking it.

I’m not really joking.

I think it might be important to note that I am a full supporter of the Second Amendment. Lest you wish mental daggers besiege me, ultimately the best support for reasonably unfettered support of gun ownership is the guaranty the Amendment provides. It will continue to provide that blanket of protection.

But it’s not a great argument. Continue reading