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The Second Amendment is Here to Stay; So are Guns

January 16, 2013

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There should not be a Congressman living who would allow a presidential order to circumvent the second amendment.  For those who fear we will be just like pre-war Germany, remember, they did not have a history of democracy and certainly no second amendment. Most people are against citizens retaining the mutant military machine guns.  Few […]

Libya: Obama Doctrine – It’s The Right Thing To Do vs. The Law of the Land

June 29, 2011

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Forget the Law,  it’s all in the slight of word, it’s the Obama Doctrine:  “It’s the right thing to do.”  At his News Conference today, President Obama was asked if his actions in Libya were in violation of the War Powers Act.  The President of course built his foundation for an answer that stopped short […]

This Week The US Has “No Greater Friend than China”

January 19, 2011

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                They’re baaaack – the Chinese are here on a state visit.  Time for the President to practice his favorite line to deliver to heads of state:  “The US has no greater friend than….” The problem with communicating with Chinese leadership – especially these days –  is determining […]

Let’s Reduce the Power of the Presidency to One – Pardoning Turkeys

November 26, 2010

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In the coming year, Republicans will not just have their counterparts in Congress with whom to contend but it is hoped that they will keep an ear to the ground for the whisper of a White House power grab via use of executive powers Obama is constantly researching.   The key will be to leave […]

Should Obama Administration Have 20 Billion from BP to Manage?

June 17, 2010

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It’s difficult to conceive of a President hauling in the CEO of a Global company to demand money for reparations to its citizens for ANY reason.  [HT to Frugal Cafe] But as Professor William Jacobson has pointed out at Legalinsurrection.com I am hard pressed to come up with a constitutionally more chilling presidential comment than […]

Does the US Need a Dictatorship to Survive?

February 21, 2010

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A few years ago only Chinese bureaucrats dared suggest that Beijing’s autocratic system of government was superior. Nowadays there is no shortage of leaders from emerging countries, or even prominent American businesspeople, who privately sing the praises of a system that can make decisions swiftly.[The Economist] The Times Online this Sunday pointed in another direction […]

Freedom of the Internet IS Freedom of the Press – The Eagle’s Eye for October 20, 2009rnm

October 20, 2009

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The Eagle’s Eye for October 20, 2009 by SamHenry A recent article in the Washington Post outlined several new measures that might be taken that would lead to a new model as a basis to preserve journalism in this nation. [ Thanks to my colleague, André Bluteau, Cervantes at url  http://abluteau.wordpress.com/ for bringing this article […]

White House Blasts FOX Gives Details Why President Obama Did Not Include the Network in Sunday Fringe Media Interview Blitz – Beyond Belief for October 12, 2009

October 12, 2009

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Beyond Belief for October 12, 2009 By SamHenry Yesterday was that day of the week, Sunday, where we are subjected to media coverage of politics before Sunday sports score touchdowns on most major news stations. This past Sunday on CNN’s Reliable Sources a show that reviews news coverage and comments, White House Communications Director, Anita […]

A PATTERN OF CONTROL OF THE ARTS AND EDUCATION RISES FROM THE OBAMA WHITE HOUSE

September 12, 2009

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Rumor had it this week that a public relations person at the National Endowment for the Humanities had resigned over the following I posted here August 29th under “National Manipulation of the Arts.”  Here is the background of the alleged firing: FoxNews.com has reported a story of a California film producer, PR man and etc., […]