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Constitution Day

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By Gary Spina This 17th day of September is the anniversary of our Constitution. But in 1787, when the founding fathers convened the Philadelphia Convention, their only intention was to amend and improve the Articles of Confederation. Or so it seemed. Secretly, some of the delegates were there to write a whole new constitution. Patrick…

U.S. Is Training Taliban So They Can Kill Us

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“We call on the Afghans who still stand with the stooge regime to turn to full-fledged cooperation with their Mujahid people like courageous persons in order to protect national interests and to complete independence of the country. Jihadic activities inside the circle of the State militias are the most effective stratagem. Its dimension will see…

North Korea Imprisons An American Tourist Over a Bible -Unsurprising

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We’ve given our enemies no reason to fear us diplomatically, economically, militarily, or even in the arena of public opinion. The tried and true doctrine of “peace through strength” doesn’t work after an American president lies shamelessly through a myriad of personal scandals, when his words mock all logic and respect for truth, when he…

Morality and the VA Scandals

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by Gary Spina The most disheartening thing about the Veterans Administration Hospital scandals are how they expose the pandemic cancer of immorality across the broad spectrum of our governmental bureaucracy – and maybe across American society in general. Across most of America, how could so many people in positions of authority and so many subordinates…

It is Safer to Carry a Gun Than It Is to See Your Doctor

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  by Gary Spina Senate confirmation is still pending for Obama’s nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General. It would seem that at age 36 Murthy is too young to have had time to build a distinguished medical career. He has however, quite a resume of political activism, especially in his zealous opposition to…

Do You Remember Logan?

  by Gary Spina If you are an old-timer like me, you may remember our boyhood friend Logan, a Mingo chief, who issued a famous speech predicated on misinformation – admittedly a speech of dubious authenticity, but one which enjoyed the imprimatur of none less than Thomas Jefferson himself. Chief Logan Logan’s Indian name was…

The First Battle of the American Revolution

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by Gary Spina We are coming up on the 239th anniversary of the skirmish at the old North Bridge in the Battle of Lexington and Concord, April 19, 1775, and the “Shot Heard Round the World” that marked the beginning of armed conflict in the American Revolution. But history can be complicated and confusing. Margaret…

“Rabble in Arms” won the Bundy Ranch Battle

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by Gary Spina “A rabble in arms, flushed with success and insolence,” British General John Burgoyne called us back in 1775 as then, too, We the People stood armed against a corrupt government. If you watched the television news coverage of the Bundy Ranch Battle against the federal government, you may not have seen any…