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5 Ways to Move from a Great Shaking in 2016 to a Great Awakening in 2017

Michael Brown,   According to the Chicago Tribune, 2016 was, “A year unlike any year.” Merriam-Webster, famous for its dictionaries, picked “surreal” as the word of the year, and Nigel Farage of Brexit fame opined that 2016 was the “Year Of The ‘Political Revolution’ By The Little People.” By all counts, 2016 was a year

Ken Blackwell: If Ben Franklin Could Vote

You’ve got to hand it to Pennsylvania voters. They must be among the most patriotic Americans. After all, as the redoubtable Robert Knight recently revealed, hundreds of voters over 100 have been casting ballots, apparently for years. One was reportedly born on August 7, 1853, making him a very young 163. He voted in both

The Sacrifices Made by the Men Who Signed the Declaration

Michael Sabo, When reading the Declaration of Independence, it is easy to focus only on the sweeping language of the second paragraph and skip over the names and mutual pledge of the signers at its conclusion. Though the principles enunciated in its opening paragraphs, such as the self-evident truth that all men are created equal,

The Tiny Three Percent that Remains Vigilant in the Face of Tyranny

Freedom Outpost – by David Risselada  During the Revolutionary War against the British, it is said that only three percent of the population were involved in trying to win the nation’s freedom.  That number reflects the percentage of patriots that actually volunteered to fight. There were many others, of course, that supported the cause, and contributed

Liberal Idiot Pelosi: Says The Founding Fathers Would Totally Support Obamacare

 America’s Founding Fathers fiercely held to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness—values which Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) claimed align seamlessly with Obamacare. Pelosi explained why the law is “very sound policy” during a press conference Friday: To go to back to our founders once again, they sacrificed it all for life, liberty, and the pursuit

Our Constitution: Do We Sit By And Watch, Or Do We Show Up And Fight?

Constitutional-Revolution

Militia News – by James Wesley Rawles The citizenry, mimicking the Germans of the 1930s passively goes along with each of these baby steps, never quite chafing to the point of outright rebellion. The end result is a society that has made itself voluntarily monitored 24/7, agreed to centralized background checks just to exercise a Constitutional