By David J. Theroux | Saturday May 3, 2014 at 1:47 PM PDT | Comments Off on New Video with Ron Paul: “Defining Liberty: The Future of Freedom”
How can Americans overcome record government spending and debt, escalating healthcare costs, intrusive federal surveillance, endless wars, ongoing economic malaise, high unemployment, failing schools, and increasing abuses of civil and economic liberties? In this superb, new video from the recent, sold-out event sponsored by The Independent Institute and The Smith Center for Private Enterprise...
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By Jonathan Bean | Tuesday January 11, 2011 at 7:23 PM PDT | 6 Comments
According to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and other Kennedy-friendly biographers, the young president was a victim of the political atmosphere, not Marxist Lee Harvey Oswald. Conservative criticism of Kennedy led a disturbed young man (Oswald) to kill Kennedy and The Dream. Man, this is an old left-liberal script: Go straight to Schlesinger’s A Thousand Days:...
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By James L. Payne | Saturday October 30, 2010 at 12:46 PM PDT | 11 Comments
Recent electoral tides have brought conservatives to the fore—again. The last time this happened, in 1994, the overall effect of a “conservative revolution” was precisely . . . nil. Today the country is still lurching toward big government. Unless a new approach is adopted, the conservative surge in the 2010 election is likely to...
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By David J. Theroux | Saturday September 12, 2009 at 1:14 PM PDT | 2 Comments
According to ABC News, Washington D.C. police initially estimated that a crowd of 60-70,000 people traveled from across the U.S. to participate in a massive demonstration (in the rain) not just against ObamaCare but the overall, huge explosion of federal power, spending and debt. Updated estimates (see London Daily Mail and San Francisco Examiner)...
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By Mary Theroux | Tuesday April 14, 2009 at 11:44 PM PDT | 3 Comments
April 15, 2009 President Barack Obama Representative Barbara Lee Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Donald R. White, Alameda County Tax Collector Mayor Ron Dellums Messieurs and Mesdames, Rather than my usual practice of remitting taxes to you on this, your high holy day of April 15, I am this year...
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