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The Return of the God King

by Jessica Pacholski    The earliest civilizations on Earth were ruled by God-Kings – men singled out by the priest class as ordained, by whatever deity, to rule over the citizens.  Their word was law, and immutable law at that; religious despotism was the hallmark of the first city states and with this the first record […]

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House and Senate PASS “The GIVE Act” – Mandatory Volunteerism (HR 1388)

by JC Thursday, March 19, 2009 The House passed a bill yesterday which includes disturbing language indicating young people will be forced to undertake mandatory national service programs as fears about President Barack Obamas promised civilian national security force intensify. The Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act, known as the GIVE Act, was passed  by […]

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Battling Obama by ‘Going Galt’

Conservatives Look to ‘Atlas Shrugged’ for Answers to Keynesian Policies Re-Post – Original by  David Weigel 3/6/09 1:15 PM The Washington Independent Do you ever wonder,” wrote Dr. Helen Smith, “after dealing with all that is going on with the economy and the upcoming election, if it’s getting to be time to ‘go John Galt?’” […]

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What If?

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/FqAF-Alc7CM” width=”425″ height=”344″ allowfullscreen=”true” fvars=”fs=1″ /] Madam Speaker I have a few questions for my colleagues. What if our foreign policy of the past century is deeply flawed and has not served our national security interests? What if we wake up one day and realize that the terrorist threat is a predictable consequence of […]

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