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It Is Time to Honor the Spirit of the Republic
Originally Posted: 04/12/2013 - 12:38pm | Type: Blog

It is time — it is way past time — to honor the spirit of the republic and the wisdom of the founders by ending our idolatrous worship of guns and our prostration before an interpretation of the Second Amendme ...

Founders Declare War on Religion!
Originally Posted: 02/06/2012 - 2:23pm | Type: Blog

As we ponder historian Newt Gingrich's ever more vigorous denunciations of President Obama's "war on religion," it is worth recalling the first time an American politician charged the polit ...

Colbert on OWS Evictions: "Linking Arms is a Dangerous Act of Aggression."
Originally Posted: 11/16/2011 - 11:41am | Type: Blog

"The founders never intended indefinite free speech. They assumed after two weeks any protest would be wiped out by small pox.” — Stephen Colbert The Colbert Report ...

Awkward: Obama's Press Secretary Corrects the Boss, Invents Bible Verse
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 10:13am | Type: Blog

He meant well. It sounded right. But it was ... wrong. He meant well. It sounded right. But it was ... wrong. Poor White House spokesman Jay Carney misquoted -- invented, ...

Evening Links of Awesomeness: Banned Books Edition
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 5:24am | Type: Blog

HUZZAH! IT'S BANNED BOOK WEEK! HUZZAH! IT'S BANNED BOOK WEEK! If you're anything like us, you've probably been too busy to read much of anyth ...

Guantanamo: When Will It Get Foreclosed?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:51pm | Type: Blog

Please keep in your prayers those who are fasting and praying at the U.S. capitol between January 11 to 21, keeping vigil for the closing of the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo. As an opening to their prayer vi ...

Campaign Ads: Scarier Than Halloween Decorations?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

<blockquote><p>"Elections, my dear sir "Elections, my dear sir Campaign Ads: Scarier Than Campaign Ads: Scarier Than Halloween Decorations? ...