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CBO Figures Cast Doubt On Budget Compromise

As lawmakers prepared to vote on the Federal budget for the remainder of fiscal year 2011, new data from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has raised some doubts regarding the bill’s immediate impact on the national deficit. 

Our Lying Media And The Budget Battle

Whose fault is it that the Democrats never came up with a budget last fall, like they were supposed to? Clearly, the blame rests squarely on Barack Obama’s White House, Nancy Pelosi’s House and Harry Reid’s Senate. Read this article to learn more about the battle over a paltry portion of the Federal budget… 

Foreign Banks, Ben Franklin, President Carter And Russian Money

*Ben Bernanke’s foreign bank bonanza. Documents from the Federal Reserve confirm that the central bank loaned more than $70 billion to foreign banks during the 2008 financial crisis—including some $26 billion to a bank owned by Moammar Gadhafi’s Central Bank of Libya. The news is sure to spur increased calls for an investigation of the […]

Why Is NATO Really In Libya?

Escape Of The Inflationary Cat

Oops! I’m sure that’s the thinking of some of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s underlings to the CNBC story that United States core producer prices rose slightly faster than expected in March, “pointing to a broadening in the pipeline inflation pressures,” as CNBC framed it. 

Grading On A Curve

The recent annual convention of the California Federation of Teachers—a cell of the American Federation of Teachers—passed a resolution at their annual convention extolling the virtues of the cop-killer, Mumia Abu-Jamal. Jamal murdered Philadelphia police officer Danny Faulkner back in 1981 and has since become a hero to Democrat Party travelers from George “Owner” Soros to the second grade art teacher at Santa Monica Elementary. (Or whomever.) 

Gay Advocacy Group Upset About White House Rejection

Although Congress approved the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” (DADT) last December, a gay military advocacy group still got the cold shoulder from the Federal government this week. 

Obama Administration Using Taxpayers To Fund Healthcare Campaign, Watchdog Group Claims

President Barack Obama plans to spend as much as $200 million worth of taxpayer money to promote his controversial healthcare law, according to documents recovered by public interest group Judicial Watch. 

Lawmakers Consider Updating Privacy Laws To Protect Online Users

The California Senate Judiciary Committee has approved legislation that would require government agencies to acquire a warrant before accessing consumers’ reading records. 

The Courage Of The Minute Men

In the early morning hours of April 19, 1775, about 700 British regular troops began a march toward Concord. Their goal: Round up weapons and gunpowder stored there by rebel colonists and arrest any rebel leaders they find, particularly John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

Around 1 a.m. Paul Revere arrived and informed Lexington’s captain of the militia, John Parker, that British troops were on their way. Parker called for his Minute Men and 77 arrived at the town’s green. After learning from Parker that the best-trained and best-equipped troops Britain had were on their way, the Minute Men voted to disband, lie low and do nothing to provoke the British.

Upon learning from Revere of the British march, Hancock grabbed a pistol and started to join the Minute Men. But Adams persuaded him that their capture by the British would be a major coup for Great Britain and huge loss for the rebel cause. Reluctantly, he relented. However, about four hours later, after learning the Minute Men had dispersed, Hancock met with Parker and the Minute Men who remained on the green. Shortly thereafter the drum was sounded and the Minute Men reassembled.

Continue reading to see if you have the commitment and courage of the Minute Men. 

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