CNS News reporters very astutely asked Press Secretary Jay Carney, “Is that a campaign event or a presidential event?” To which Carney said, “Negative. That is an official event.” Official, huh? “So it is being funded by taxpayers in battleground states?” Asked the reporter. Carney squirmed and only managed to get out, “He’s the president of the United States.”

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Welcome to North Korea. You’re free to come in, but not to go out. Behold the power of North Korea. A prison state with endless food shortages, huge electricity problems, starvation, poverty and forced plastic eye-lid surgery for waitresses.

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The British historian, Timothy Garton Ash, travelling in Poland during the time of the strikes [in the 1980s], asked the demonstrators faced off against the police what they hoped to achieve. The memorable reply: ‘Forty years of socialism, and there’s still no toilet paper!’” (p. 48) The Year that Changed the World: The Untold Story […]

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Today the last NASA space shuttle finished it’s trip to the International Space Station (ISS.) While we have not ruled out space travel for Americans all-together, the end of the shuttle missions certainly marks the end of an era. For the last 30 years NASA missions have served as one of the most expensive scientific […]

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U.S. Representative Mo Brooks (Rep. AL) took on MSNBC news anchor Contessa Brewer today. This is priceless. For the full interview in context, go here. Brewer was trying to explain to Rep. Brooks that we would be in a “depression” if not for salvational force of the bailouts! This, predictably so, led Rep. Brooks to […]

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Jose Antonio Vargas wrote an article for the New York Times titled, “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant.” Vargas writes that one morning at the age of 12, he was woken up by his mother and sent with his “uncle” on a plane to America. His mother wanted to give him a better life, and […]

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News cycles seem to go around and around. Some of it is new and pointless and some of it is just plain old. Malcolm Muggeridge couldn’t have been more right when he said, “All new news is old news happening to new people.” Sometimes I feel like the news media operates a bit like this: […]

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Some news items don’t deserve a full post. They’d be boring, or there’s just not that much to them. So this post is dedicated to all the midget stories — excuse me: Little news items. ITEM — Smucker’s in a Jam: This one is basically here because of the epic pun. J.M. Smucker Co. profits […]

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You know the old adage: “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” The interesting thing is that the road to hell is also paved with bad intentions. So, all in all, following intentions is not the best way to go. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided on the infamous Arizona law […]

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Texas tried to do the only sane thing a state could do in the face of the TSA: Ban them. And what happened? A bunch of Feds showed up — probably dressed like mobsters — and threatened to cancel all flights to Texas if the bill passed. What a heart warming story. I wonder if […]

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The State in the Third Millennium (van Eck Publishers, 2009) by Prince Hans-Adam II, the Reigning Prince of Liechtenstein, presents an interesting outline for successful government with a look back over history in search of important lessons to direct us through these uncertain times. Right now you might be thinking, “How did Ben dig up […]

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