Proof of Low Expectations: Civics Test is “Dangerous?!”

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The leadership in the GOP-dominated Wisconsin legislature has pushed forward a measure (AB 194) that would require high schools in the state to administer a civics test before handing them a diploma. The tests most often proposed are 100 questions long, and … Continued

Localize Government, Don’t Just Fight It

  Since the beginning of human government some 5,000+ years ago an “age of conscience” caused mankind to seek a way to bring about a civilized society among the masses. Before Sumerian city-states there were tribes and patriarchal rules and … Continued

Why We Shouldn’t Take the Dare to Impeach the President

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I call it the double-down blunder. Perhaps more daring than a Junior High taunt and more surprising than a Raiders Superbowl, President Obama has addressed the impeachment topic on his own several times, calling what he sees as a bluff among Conservatives – I … Continued

Missouri Votes To Constitutionally Protect Firearms With Sweeping Law

In what may be the most significant victory for gun rights advocates in years, the voters in Missouri approved Amendment 5, a constitutional measure to protect the rights of people to carry arms and use them in the defense of themselves and … Continued

Mayberry Meets Gotham (1/2): Is America Changing, or Are We More Afraid?

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This is the first part of a two-part series | Part two can be found HERE   THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON; THE PATIENCE OF JOB We ask a lot of law enforcement. And for a litigious country, the standard is higher than ever before … Continued

Mayberry Meets Gotham (2/2): Is America Changing, or Are We More Afraid?

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This is the second of a two-part series | Part one can be found HERE   THE STORY OF THE MAIN STREET WAR After gathering signatures, and forcing another public hearing, the city council approved the purchase a month later. Keene now … Continued

Military Bans Reps from Participating in Kids’ VBS Event

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It appears that local National Guard installations are forbidden from participating in public show-and-tell events at churches, even if it’s for children. When a small Baptist church in Carthage, Missouri requested the local National Guard participate in a weeklong “Rescue Squad” event with the … Continued

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