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Friday, May 22, 2015

The Saluting Boy on Omaha Beach and the Meaning of Memorial Day

On June 6th, 2014, an 11 year old boy wanted to say thank you to the soldiers who fought and died on Omaha Beach on D-Day morning 70 years earlier. This is how he did it.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Priest Speaks Up Against 'The Francis Effect'

Father Linus Clovis speaks about the fruits of 'The Francis Effect' and the crisis in the Church under Pope Francis.

Lindsey Graham Is An Unhinged Kook Who Shouldn’t Be Taken Seriously

Yesterday Lindsey Graham expressed his interest in yes, for real, becoming a presidential candidate for 2016. Spend any amount of time around the good senator and you’ll hear more extreme sentiments expressed publicly than from any other candidate for the Republican nomination.

He holds an expansive view of the unrestricted powers of the executive branch; a steadfast belief in protecting the administrative state; and he has expressed doubts about much of the Bill of Rights. He does not believe bloggers deserve first amendment protections. He does not believe Americans suspected of terrorist acts deserve to be read their rights. And he, like Hillary Clinton, believes the Citizens United decision was a monstrosity that ought to be overturned – he has called for a Constitutional amendment to do so.

Read more at The Federalist >>

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Pat Buchanan: Is It Really All Our Fault?

By Patrick J. Buchanan

As Middle America rises in rage against “fast track” and the mammoth Obamatrade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, The Wall Street Journal has located the source of the malady.

Last Monday’s lead editorial began:

“Here we go again. In the 1990s Pat Buchanan launched a civil war within the Republican Party on a platform targeting immigration and trade. Some claimed Pitchfork Pat was the future of the GOP, though in the end he mainly contributed to its presidential defeats.”