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The Little Bighorn had to happen precisely as it did, with the ensuing loss of life, for America to grow into the place that it is today. Think of it this way: for Americans in 1876, the massacre at the Little Bighorn was the very visceral twin of the attack on 9/11.

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Why I Love Government Surveillance

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I think it’s only fair to warn the National Security Agency and the rest of …

Buying “Undecideds”

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undecided voters 2012

Spending $6 billion on people who can’t make a decision may be wretched excess.
This fall the …

Petraeus’ Last Stand

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The lessons of Custer and his 7th Cavalry are as relevant today as they were in 1876. Let’s hope that General Petraeus remembers them.

Can Barack Obama Play HORSE?

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There’s something else we will also have to get used to. Obama comes from the toxic waste of big city ward political machines. There aren’t many of them left – Philadelphia, Boston, Providence, Baltimore a little bit, Trenton, Newark, parts of New York, and of course, Chicago. Stealing from the public in grand and outrageous ways is an art form in those cities.

Forget the Bailout – CEOs Need To Stop Stealing

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This time, in terms of money – our money – there have been so many hands in the cookie jars of corporate America that if you started arresting people for grand theft, you would run out of federal prison cells so quickly that you would have to start using tents, instead.

Sarah Palin Drops Her Puck

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So, where the heck is America’s new “it” mom, Governor Sarah Palin?

Rebuilding a Culture

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U.S. Army Captain Laura Peters is making a difference abroad and at home.

Sarah Palin Shoots Her Moose

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Why does most of America know far more about the Palins and their squalid soap operas of lives than we do about what John McCain will do to fix the economy?