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The Silliness and the Brilliance of Prop Politics

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When President Obama was trying to build support for his highly unpopular Obamacare bill back in 2009, one of the selling points he laid on the American public was that the legislation had the backing of medical doctors. The assertion was presumed to be a compelling argument for why skeptical Americans should trust the content…

Just a Thought …

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The NRA is taking a lot of heat for its new ad about the supposed hypocrisy of the Washington elites regarding armed guards in schools. In the ad, the narrator asks, “Are the president’s kids more important than yours?” And then goes on to say, “Then why is he ‘skeptical’ about putting armed security in…

Gun Solutions not Gun Control

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In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, there is a desire to do something to try to prevent similar types of incidents from occurring again.  The liberals understand this, and have run with it.  They have run in the direction that feels good, but has no proof of effectiveness.  Conservatives have the solution that…

Piers Morgan’s Insulting Anti-Gun Crusade

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Like 99.9% of the U.S. population, I don’t watch Piers Morgan’s ratings-starved show on CNN. However, when the snarky Brit occasionally manages to earn himself a headline on The Drudge Report through an asinine comment or chaotic interview segment, I’ll find myself checking out the video on YouTube like everyone else. I’m only human, after…

A Stroll Through My Brain

After you finish this article, Burt hopes you’ll also enjoy Ringing In the New Year. This past year may have set a record for shootings involving multiple victims. The worst of these was the massacre in Newtown, CT, where Adam Lanza murdered 20 little children and seven adults, including his mother, before finally killing himself….

Ted Nugent Shows How Metaphors Can Cross the Line

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From time to time, conservatives like myself become irritated with comedians like Jon Stewart who occasionally make truly offensive remarks, then play the “Hey, I’m a comedian” card to deflect criticism away from what they said. I do believe that as a rule of thumb, the rhetoric of people who make audiences laugh for a…