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Stop fanning the flames of violence against cops

Bryce Reeves, America’s elected officials have long been a source of inspiration and hope for our own people and millions of others across the globe. For more than 240 years, politicians in our country have given voice to our collective joys while addressing some of our deepest fears. Their words matter. The men and women

Allen West: A Nation in Need of Ritalin

Ritalin is a central nervous system stimulant that affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. As I sit back, examine and assess our American culture, I see a real need for this nation to get a dose of Ritalin. I remember being a young Army Captain stationed at

Health care law-Holocaust comparison criticized “Thought of the Day”

A state Senator’s blog post likening the insurance requirement under President Barack Obama’s health care law to the forced deportation of Jews during the Holocaust drew swift condemnation Monday from leaders of both parties in Tennessee. Republican Sen. Stacey Campfield of Knoxville wrote the comment in a post titled “Thought of the Day.” “Democrats bragging

Ted Kennedy Jr. to be on Ballot for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr. has had his famous name bantered about for years as a potential candidate for high political office as he worked for the disabled, campaigned for others and gave a stirring eulogy for his father. Now the son of the late U.S. senator from Massachusetts has decided to make his first bid for

Scott Walker responds to attacks by cutting taxes, again

 The establishment press first went for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s throat. The attacks may not be fatal, but they put Christie off his game and delayed and maybe ended his opportunity to become the prohibitive favorite for the 2016 Republican nomination. Now they are coming for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. This week all the