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Proposed ‘Sage Grouse’ rules threaten ranchers, still open for comments

| April 22, 2014 | Comments
Proposed ‘Sage Grouse’ rules threaten ranchers, still open for comments

In an unprecedented move, the Nevada Cattleman’s Association (NCA) called for it’s members to “avoid cooperating with the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), including by denying access to private land to department employees,” as reported last month by Jeff DeLong, RGJ of the Reno Gazette Journal. The move comes as a response to a “perceived anti-grazing sentiment” gleaned from […]

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Social Conservatism and the Public Square

| April 22, 2014 | Comments
Social Conservatism and the Public Square

  If you believe that America can successfully sever social from fiscal conservatism and call the resulting abomination some species of prudent constitutionalism, then you my friends are gravely mistaken. By attempting to do so, we prove that we have profoundly misunderstood the moral-political implications of our Founding: which emanated by way of the “god […]

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Sebelius is staying on till she can claim benefits

| April 22, 2014 | Comments
Sebelius is staying on till she can claim benefits

  On April 11th, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigned in what can only be seen as a political move to save Democrats in the 2014 midterm elections. Obamacare is a complete disaster and its rollout was largely under her control, so she became the sacrificial lamb when it came time to try pacify the masses. […]

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Who is using chlorine gas against civilians in Syria?

| April 22, 2014 | Comments
Who is using chlorine gas against civilians in Syria?

  In recent days, there have been stories about chemical weapons, specifically chlorine gas, being used against civilians in rebel held areas of Syria. Depending on who you ask, the evidence shows that the attacks were perpetrated by either the Assad regime or the rebels. The French, the Israelis, the the Obama White House have […]

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An Oligarchy and Not a Republic? No Kidding?

| April 22, 2014 | Comments
An Oligarchy and Not a Republic? No Kidding?

  The Washington Times is reporting that a study by Princeton and Northwestern Universities has determined that the fundamental transformation of the United States of America has already taken place. We have transitioned from a Republic (as our Framers intended) to an oligarchy: “America is no longer a democracy — never mind the democratic-republic envision […]

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The Civil Cold War has begun

| April 21, 2014 | Comments
The Civil Cold War has begun

Politicians and their appointees are often what I call “second amendment butheads”. How often have you heard the phrase “I fully support the Second Amendment, BUT…..” followed by some call for a restriction that demonstrates the exact opposite.  They always claim their gun restrictions are for “safety” But just whose safety are they concerned with? […]

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New York Times uses Easter to proclaim the resurrection of Karl Marx

| April 21, 2014 | Comments
New York Times uses Easter to proclaim the resurrection of Karl Marx

  On Saturday, in between Good Friday and Easter, an opinion piece appeared in the New York Times. The author, Ross Douthat, titled it “Marx Rises Again.” Here’s how it starts: IN the season of resurrection, it’s fitting that he’s with us once again — bearded, prophetic, moralistic, promising to exalt the humble and cast […]

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Why evil exists and the blessing of the cross

| April 20, 2014 | Comments
Why evil exists and the blessing of the cross

  Throughout the history of mankind there has been a nagging question among those of us that believe in God and believe that HE created the Universe.  We believe that God is perfection and is all powerful, therefore how could evil and things that are obviously wrong exist in something that HE created?  I do […]

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Ecce Homo

| April 20, 2014 | Comments
Ecce Homo

  Behold the Man in ruins.   Because we have not drank deeply enough of God, this spectacle of Passion — bathed in blood and ribboned flesh set before us every spring, has been relegated by a bloodless Modernity as either a callow backdrop for children’s baskets or an abstraction of the primordial myth of […]

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Cattle free by ’93

| April 19, 2014 | Comments
Cattle free by ’93

The ongoing saga of Nevadan rancher Cliven Bundy has captured the attention of America. His supporters lament the ongoing government overreach that led to armed agents descending upon the Bundy family home; while his detractors cite Bundy’s failure to pay “grazing fees.” But some of the most compelling events that led up to this point […]

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