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  • Welcome Silvio Canto Jr. to our order of bloggers. It is long overdue.

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  • Left Coast Rebel

    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 8:29 AM
    Limited-government, conservative, libertarian-leaning, constitutional anti-statist perspective on news, politics, and current events

    Call Me Cassandra?


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    5/4/2016 8:29:17 AM
    Cassandra of Troy, as the legend goes, was given a true gift of prophecy by the gods...who, being fickle, also gave her the curse that no one would believe her. I can identify with that.In 2008, I thought that John McCain was probably the worst candidate in the primaries. Sure, Huckabee gave him a run for the title, but McCain, who was not a fiscal conservative, and one of the original Keating Five, became the Republican candidate. I supported him in the general election, because he was a better man than the candidate the Democrats fielded (who wasn't?), and he lost to Barack Obama.In 2012, I thought that Mitt Romney was the worst possible choice in the primaries. Obamacare was disliked by a majority of the[...]

    Re-Elect Donald Trump


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    5/3/2016 6:30:05 AM
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    The Scratching Post

    K T Cat
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 6:33 AM
    Stories of life behind enemy lines.

    Trump And Hillary, The Fruits Of Spiritual, But Not Religious


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    K T Cat
    5/4/2016 6:33:21 AM
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    So we're down to two candidates now. We either vote for instant death from a meteor strike or insanity and human sacrifice from one of the elder gods.Oh, wait, that's probably just my ballot. I'm having an internal debate between SMOD (Sweet Meteor of Death) and Cthulhu.Actually, we're down to a woman who betrayed her country for grubby financial gain by selling favors as Secretary of State and a man who is best described as a complete swine. Inconceivable in America even a few decades ago, this choice reflects the America of 2016. Politics, after all, is downstream of culture.Religion has rules, objective rules. It's got hard edges and judgments and demands. Spirituality has none. It's soft and squishy and demands nothing of[...]

    The Power Of Prayer


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    K T Cat
    5/3/2016 7:16:50 AM
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    I'm smiling right now as a result of something I stumbled upon recently so I just have to share it with you.Of all the components of living a good, Catholic life, prayer has always been the hardest thing for me. I just have never been able to get into it. Setting aside a regular time every day works for a couple of days and then I get bored and quit. For a while, I went to Adoration every Tuesday from 5 AM to 6 AM and that worked really well, but a variety of things forced me to quit that.After that, my prayer life became trial and error. I bought a bunch of books of Catholic prayers and kept them around the house, I liked to open them up to random pages once in a while, but it wasn't something I did regularly and while it[...]


    My View by Silvio Canto, Jr.

    Silvio Canto, Jr.
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 5:30 AM
    "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free." - President Ronald Reagan

    Not the kind of historic that Obama was looking for


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    Silvio Canto, Jr.
    5/4/2016 5:30:14 AM
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            (My new American Thinker post)    The Obama presidency will be historic because he was the first black president, a rather important accomplishment, to say the least.      However, there is another historic headline that he wont like, and it has to do with the U.S. economy:    Last quarters 0.5 percent U.S. GDP may indicate the nations economy is even weaker than it appears. The economy of the United States recent 0.5 percent growth rate is the latest in a steady declining U.S. GDP growth trend over the past year.     In the previous fourth quarter 2015, the U.S. economy grew 1.4 percent, which was down from the preceding quarters growth of 2[...]

    What's going on in 2016? A chat with Professor Bonevac


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    Silvio Canto, Jr.
    5/3/2016 11:30:42 AM
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      Tuesday May 3: What's going on in 2016? A chat with Professor Bonevac....click to listen.... https://t.co/N7JSWtTP3h  Silvio Canto, Jr. (SCantojr) May 3, 2016  Tags: Indiana primary 2016, Cruz vs Trump, Trump vs Clinton  To share or post to your site, click on "Post Link". Please mention / link to the My View by Silvio Canto, Jr. Thanks       


    W.C. Varones

    W.C. Varones
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 6:13 PM
    Thoughts of a radical libertarian Jeffersonian vegan militant bicyclist populist capitalist pig in San Diego navigating GD II... and friends.

    Cronyism has its rewards


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    5/3/2016 6:13:52 PM
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    Douche Bank proposes wealth tax in wake of failed QE experiment


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    W.C. Varones
    5/1/2016 9:03:57 AM
    Douche Bank:It is becoming increasingly clear to us that the level of yields at which credit expansion in Europe and Japan will pick up in earnest is probably negative, and substantially so. Therefore, the ECB and BoJ should move more strongly toward penalizing savings via negative retail deposit rates or perhaps wealth taxes.In this time of extreme and despotic central bank policy, astute readers may note that gold buried in the backyard or held in Singapore safe deposit is immune to both negative interest rates and wealth taxes.


    The Liberator Today

    B-Daddy
    Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:43 PM
    Government growth threatens our liberty and our prosperityA liberty movement blog

    The Confederate Conundrum


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    B-Daddy
    4/30/2016 10:43:51 PM
    Over at the Alternative Right blog, Matthew Heimbach makes the case for flying the Confederate battle flag.  He is unapologetic about the inherent racism in the symbol and I applaud his honesty.  He also deplores the greed and lack of humanity that led to the importation of slaves from Africa, to be fair. The crux of his argument follows:This flag has become a symbol of the Confederate soldier, but also White resistance to federal tyranny and forced multiculturalism. The men who fought under it rejected the idea of multiculturalism and an empire to rule over them, instead supporting a movement that would allow them self determination. States Rights is a part of this ideology, but it must be understood within the[...]

    Universal vs. National Rights


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    B-Daddy
    4/26/2016 11:06:32 PM
      In a future post, I will describe a notion of national identity dependent upon cultural antecedents.  However, to do so I need to define a difference between universal and national rights.  In a critique of the alt-right, Cathy Young quotes Steve Pinker on the subject of political equality:    Political equality is a commitment to universal human rights, and to policies that treat people as individuals rather than as representatives of groups; it is not an empirical claim that people are indistinguishable. Many commentators seem unwilling to grasp these points.  However, if we are going to discuss the preservation of a national culture as a part of national preservation itself, I think we need[...]


    Temple of Mut

    Monday, April 18, 2016 8:27 PM
    Shrine of Flaming Capitalism

    Canto Talk, April 21: Crazy California


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    mutnodjmet13
    4/18/2016 8:27:22 PM
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    Dear Readers: I am thrilled to be able to be a guest on Canto Talk this Thursday, April 21 at 7 pm PST/9 pm CT/10 pm EST; click here for live show or archived podcast).My guest that night will be independent conservative activist Dawn Wildman, coordinator for California Tea Party Groups and co-founder of the SoCal Tax Revolt Coalition. She and I have been friends since the first Tea Party over 7 years agoCalifornia has been crazy indeed:Our former conservative Governor shortened the sentence of the son of a political ally who murdered another young man.We are poised to let lose a Manson Family cult killer.California Republicans are crazy about Ted Cruz.California Democrats are just plain crazy and are beginning to[...]

    Canto Talk, Mar. 8: Legal Insurrection Night


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    mutnodjmet13
    3/6/2016 9:53:22 AM
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    Dear Readers: I am thrilled to announce that fellow Legal Insurrection author and friend Kemberlee Kaye will be our guest on Tuesday, March 8th at 7 pm PST/9 pm CT/10 pm EST on Canto Talk. (Click HERE during showtimes, or after for the podcast).The topic will be Election 2016. To say that it has been a thrilling ride would be an understatement. The Cruz/Trump split decision on Super Saturday certainly has made the race for the nomination competitive.However, the Democratic Party's race has been no less interesting.The use of coin-flips and Super-Delegates may have helped propel Clinton to the inevitable spot. Threats and warnings by party insiders have been used against Sanders supporters to keep the troops in-line.However,[...]


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    Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:35 PM
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    Just another brick in the wall


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    dawnwildman
    3/24/2016 12:35:33 PM
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    While watching Ted Cruz doing a presser in Arizona at the border of the United States and Mexico, I just shook my head. That is my current reaction to anyone or anything mentioning the border. When two former Mexican presidents thought they would share their foul mouthed expression over Mexico paying for a wall I laughed. Dolia Estevez wrote about the most corrupt people in Mexico and you bet politicians were named, so much for being the beacon of light and truth that they believe they are when speaking of public policies.I think I have finally come up with the best idea for the border wall. Well I dont want to steal credit for the idea, my mother in law Lillian actually thought of this, and its a brilliant. What makes it[...]

    A kinder, nicer NFL?


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    dawnwildman
    1/20/2016 12:37:59 PM
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    A Kinder and Nicer NFL?Are any of you buying the new crisis management public relations campaign by the NFL, Together We Make Football? The NFL has been pushing commercials that make them look like AT&T or Hallmark. Problem is, I dont think many are falling for the new kinder and gentler NFL. The whole reason they have to clean up their act is that there have been so many bad actors in NFL with behavior stretching from bad to criminal that they had no choice but to look like they cared. And rather than really take a look at the behavior and get rid of bad players, they have them do the classic mea culpa like Ray Rice after he beat his fiance unconscious, they go away for a little while either by due process or the NFL[...]


    Doo Doo Economics Blog

    Doo Doo Econ
    Tuesday, January 19, 2016 6:08 PM
    Doo Doo Economics are the policies of overspending, printing money, neglecting the key economics issues, bad science and promoting entitlement programs which all add up to higher taxes during a recession and economic unsustainablility.

    Natural Born Citizen Definition


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    Doo Doo Econ
    1/19/2016 6:08:58 PM
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        Once again Americans are facing questions about the definition of a Natural Born Citizen (NBC).This is the simple and indisputable definition: Two citizens who have a child, naturally create a new citizen. This is a Natural Born Citizen.There is absolutely no expert either legal or historical who will argue to the contrary. They may argue to include additional citizens, but this is the core of the definition.Two people who have a child in a location, have a citizen who is native to that land. This is a Native Born Citizen. Thus, terms like "Native American" which imply a location and not an allegiance to a country.A person can be both Natural Born and Native Born, or in the United States we also have Naturalized[...]

    Obama Fuels Eternal Islamic War on America


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    Doo Doo Econ
    8/5/2015 5:00:00 AM
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                    Do you remember the headlines when Obama apparently declared America a Muslim country on French television?    Taken from an Islamic perspective this statement is dangerous. It sounds as if the President of the United States sees America is a Muslim nation. When you consider translations, this may presented to the masses as exactly that, American President Hussein (an exclusively Islamic name)  Obama declares America to be Islamic. Thus America would be "al-Islam", or territory which may never be ceded to non-Muslims.Semantics, right? Over-reaction, right?Except, this is a long standing meme from not only the President, but also his staffers.   [...]


    Beers with Demo

    Dean
    Wednesday, November 11, 2015 9:22 AM
    A blog for the unwashed and well-read

    And Where a Salon Scribe Gets a Tad Out of His Swim Lane


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    Dean
    11/11/2015 9:22:09 AM
    Over the weekend, Salon writer, DAVID MASCIOTRA, caused quite a dust-up on social media with his own salute to the troops ahead of Veterans Day . Here is the headline, followed by the sub-headline and then followed by the first paragraph of the piece:You dont protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracyIt's been 70 years since we fought a war about freedom. Forced troop worship and compulsory patriotism must endPut a man in uniform, preferably a white man, give him a gun, and Americans will worship him. It is a particularly childish trait, of a childlike culture, that insists on anointing all active military members and police officers as heroes.If you desire, you can read it[...]

    Football rules changes...? You've come to the right place


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    Dean
    1/31/2015 2:04:56 PM
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        Theres no denying that over the last few decades most all on-field rules changes made by the NFL have been exercises in increasing offense and scoring. This has created an arms race in a sense where the pendulum swings back and forth between the NFL offenses and NFL defenses whereby the offenses get aided by rules changes and the defenses counter with a combination of innovative schemes and superior athletes. To wit, for years, its been conventional wisdom that the best athletes in the world were in the NBA. Now days, we would add NFL defensive backs and possibly outside linebackers/rush ends into that mix (you dont think dudes like Richard Sherman, Darrelle Revis and J.J. Watt can ball a little?).But[...]


    Word Warrior of So Cal

    Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:02 AM
    Just another WordPress.com site

    THE PARTY OF OLD WHITE GUYS (AND AN OLD GAL)


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    barrycjacobsen
    9/12/2015 10:02:56 AM
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    It is more apparent than ever, during this ripening presidential election contest, that there are two parties in America. One of diversity, youth, vigor, and which challenges the status quo; the other of tired old ideas and of old white guys and one old gal.In a world turned upside down moment, we see the two political parties flip roles, each become the other's stereotype.The Republicans this year have become the party of diversity; running a host of candidates who include two Hispanics, an African-American, an Asian, and a woman. The Democrats, the Party of Diversity, are running five old, white men and an old (and very entitled) white woman.The average age of the 15 Republican candidates (Rick Perry dropped out today)[...]

    REMEMBERING 9/11


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    barrycjacobsen
    9/11/2015 8:10:29 PM
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    It seems a long time since the attacks on 9/11/2001; and it seems like yesterday. Thats a trick your mind plays on you with traumatic memories: putting a healing distance between then and now, all the while indelibly imprinting the memory so it always seems fresh; easily recalled as clearly today as when it occurred.In 2001 I was living in Michigan, a business man who worked out of his home office. That morning, I got my coffee and walked down to my office. It was just a few minutes before 9am on a crystal clear autumn morning. My office had a large window, and as I sipped my coffee I looked out at squirrels playing on my lawn.As always, I turned on my computer. Back then, Yahoo was my Homepage. As it booted-up, I glanced[...]


    Legal Insurrection - Leslie Eastman

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    Bernie Sanders stuns with win in Indiana podcast


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    Democratic Party race is still very much on

    Major American Coal Firms File For Bankruptcy podcast


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    The War on Coal: Obama's Lone Victory


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    Trump looks to unify Republicans after decisive primary victory


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    (14:40 UTC) AuBC: Trump looks to unify Republicans after decisive primary victory

    Victorious Trump sets sights on Clinton, running mate


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    (13:40 UTC) AuBC: Victorious Trump sets sights on Clinton, running mate


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    Donald Trump says he'll raise money for Republicans. He's not so sure about himself


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    Facing a costly six-month general-election campaign, Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to start raising money for the Republican Party and said he would soon decide whether to do the same for himself. The New York developer, who has spent months accusing rivals ...

    Donald Trumps Victory Has Some in G.O.P. Agonizing or Bolting


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    Now that Donald J. Trump is the presumptive presidential nominee, a parade of prominent Republican leaders is breaking with the traditions and rituals of party unity and offering him a blunt message: Nope. Never. I cant. I wont. In a flurry of social ...


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