Marco Rubio’s Performance At The CNN Stoneman Douglas Shooting Town Hall

photo of Marco Rubio speaking at CPAC convention

by Richard Cameron   Marco Rubio made an appearance at the CNN town hall last night, which was touted as a forum to discuss solutions to school shootings in the wake of 17 deaths at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. That is to his credit, as it was noted by the moderator, Jake Tapper, that President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Rick Scott were invited to participate but either declined or chose not to respond. CNN's Florida shooting town hall draws nearly 3 million viewers https://t.co/uoTKnLSvKz…

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A Short Word: The Unmaking of America

by Wes Walker via libertyisftw.org America is the greatest, freest and most decent society in existence. It is an oasis of goodness in a desert of cynicism and barbarism. This country, once an experiment unique in the world, is now the last best hope for the world.” –Dinesh D’Souza While our story begins much earlier than 2015, the telling of the beginning of the great and dismal decline of our nation would require volumes of its own; however time is of the essence, so let us begin by acknowledging that the…

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God, Government, and Who is Really to Blame for the Mess?

By Janice Barlow For a while, I was not going to address politics. It just seems to generate dissension among the ranks of those of us who generally espouse the same basic values: smaller government, pro-life, fair taxes, high morals, and most importantly, a shared belief in God. Of note, is how often God seems to be set aside on social media, as people argue politics. Once, a person even told me that his love of his family comes before God, and how dare I even suggest that he is…

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America’s Mass Shooting Problem

by Wes Walker via libertyisftw.org Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.” –Mao Zedong In yet another tragic moment in America, a deranged 19 year old lunatic manchild, got it into his head that the best way to deal with a lifetime of ostracization, mental illness, gnawing moral cowardice, and emotional emptiness that consumed him after the death of his adoptive parents was to gun down unarmed teachers and students at his former high school. While we can and should seek to understand what drove Nikolas Cruz to…

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Notes, Observations And Analysis Of The Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting And Mass Shootings Generally

Nikolas Cruz taken into custody by Broward County Sheriff's officials

by Richard Cameron   As was the case with the mass shooting in Las Vegas, where scores of people were shot at a music festival, I always hesitate and hold back doing a write up on these news events immediately after they happen, because in the following days, facts and details emerge from the smoke of all the rumors and false assumptions. With the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, in Parkland, Florida – as is true with so many other tragic events of this sort, it becomes apparent that there…

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Portergate Continues – FBI Director Christopher Wray Undermines White House Narrative

Christopher Wray in testimony before a Senate committee

by Richard Cameron   The Trump White House has yet again been caught with its pants down with regard to material facts and their role regarding the Rob Porter controversy. We covered the White House’s suspicious accounting of when they became aware of Porter’s spousal abuse issues and the backfilling they engaged in last week, but now, in questioning in a Congressional hearing, FBI Director Christopher Wray has officially contradicted the statements of Trump’s communications staff. Raj Shaw, deputy press secretary, told reporters last Thursday, that the FBI background investigation…

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Is There But One Senator to Blame in DC?

By Janice Barlow There is so much anger, so much bitterness, rage, and an underlying feeling of helplessness and frustration with the current administration and Congress. No doubt, it is true that much has gone awry. Many promises have been broken and it’s certain that many more will be. Everyone is pointing fingers, arguing, and wanting heads to roll. I am on board with some of that and have been for some time. How does a man like Mitch McConnell remain in a position of leadership for so long and…

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Quantum Physics of Prayer: Superstring Theory of Conclusions

by Oletta Branstiter Tap Into Omnipotent Energy Now that we know that we are God’s Thought, connected to Him, invited to respond to Truth in each moment, conscious of both Creator and creation, able to choose His will over our own, and called to a divine purpose, how then should we live? The pastor of the church I once attended liked to use the illustration of a tiny dot to signify our earthly life, and an endless line to describe eternity. “Live for the line”, he preached. Far from being…

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Portergate – The Newest Trump Administration Scandal, Catches Chief Of Staff Kelly In The Crosshairs

video still of Donald Trump, Staff Secretary Rob Porter and then White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in the Oval Office

by Richard Cameron   White House Chief of Staff John Kelly may have deliberately misled the American people about what he knew about Staff Secretary Rob Porter’s history of spousal abuse. The London Daily Mail broke the story about Mr. Porter’s spousal abuse on Tuesday and that evening, in a statement from his office, Kelly said, “Rob Porter is a man of true integrity and honor and I can’t say enough good things about him. He is a friend, a confidante and a trusted professional. I am proud to serve alongside…

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What is Socialism & Why Doesn’t It Work?

by Wes Walker via libertyisftw.org It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.” –Murray N. Rothbard The lights in Caracas went out. Vandals, says the government. Grocery store shelves are bare of basic necessities, and when they aren’t bare, the prices for food are so high, some people are…

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