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Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence, (I conjure you to believe me fellow citizens) the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake; since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of Republican Government.

— George Washington

Unforgotten Reading

1920: The Year of the Six Presidents

This is an interesting examination of the influential players leading up to the 1920 election.        

The 5,000 Year Leap

I am actually re-reading this one. It is interesting that I find folks are willing to attack the author of this book, but they never attack the content. Give it a read for yourself.

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The Robert April Program

We take some time to talk about Chris Kyle. His book, the movie, what the media is getting wrong and how Jesse Ventura is kinda nuts.

The Robert April Program

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Chris Kyle, Slayer of Dragons

Chris Kyle, Slayer of Dragons

Todays show is titled “Chris Kyle, Dragon Slayer”. We are going to talk about what the popular media is saying about Mr. Kyle, what they have gotten wrong and maybe even right. Of course, will will slather on a heaping helping of common sense and sadly not so common sense.

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I would have thought that the most understood and accepted amendment to the Constitution would be the First Amendment. After all, how hard is it to grasp what freedom of speech means? Put simply, it means you can express yourself and your point of view without being silenced by someone else. Seems simple, right? Well, apparently the folks over at IO9 have only the most strained grasp of what our natural right to freedom of speech is all about.

The first thing we need to understand about freedom of speech, as it was laid out by our founding fathers, is that it is implicitly designed to cover the speech we hate the most. If it wasn’t there would be no reason to acknowledge it in an amendment. Those words should remind us that there is no need to protect a right that we can all agree with – so the intent was to cover ALL speech – particularly the speech we despise.

Sources :

  1. http://toybox.io9.com/islamaphobic-bus-ads-in-san-francisco-are-being-defaced-1681857271?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+io9%2Ffull+%28io9%29&utm_content=Netvibes
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relations_between_Nazi_Germany_and_the_Arab_world

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Government Healthcare

As so often seems to be the case, we find ourselves again wrestling with things that our founding fathers warned us about. In their day, they referred to them as “Factions”, but we know them as political parties. However, buying into our political parties in the same way that we root for our favorite football or baseball team is inherently self defeating.

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