Saturday, June 28, 2014

Lesson to be Learned at Wounded Knee

June 28, 2014

Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin December 29, 2012 marked the 122nd Anniversary of the murder of 297 Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee Creek on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. These 297 people, in their winter camp, were murdered by federal agents and members of the 7th Cavalry who had come to confiscate their firearms “for their own […]

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Wonder Why Tuition’s So High? See What A University Pays A Professor To Teach One Class

June 28, 2014

Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Kevin Boyd At the University of North Carolina, tuition has risen an average of 55% since 2007, and students are preparing to be subjected to new tuition hikes and fee increases this year. Meanwhile, they have a professor on staff who makes $205,400 a year to teach one class. From […]

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Sailor Who Served on USS Ronald Reagan Dies After Radiation Exposure

June 28, 2014

Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By David Gutierrez The first death has occurred among US Navy sailors who were exposed to radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi meltdowns, news outlets reported on June 11. In March 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northern Japan. At the […]

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4 Out of 5 Americans Have Lost Confidence in TV News

June 28, 2014

Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By J. D. Heyes Americans’ trust in their news media continues to wane, with a new survey showing that the Fourth Estate is about as unpopular as Congress. According to the survey, which was taken and released by Gallup, just 18 percent of Americans polled expressed either a “great deal” or […]

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The $2 Bill I Tried to Spend

June 28, 2014

I still have a few of these myself –VC Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin IF YOU’RE AS OLD AS I AM, THIS IS A RIOT! Everyone should start carrying $2 bills! I’m STILL laughing!! I think we need to quit saving our $2 bills and bring them out in public. The younger generation doesn’t even know […]

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Why Multiculturalism is Regressive

June 28, 2014

Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By William Kilpatrick The other night I saw a trailer on TV for the new Robo Cop movie. “Meet the Future,” said the accompanying caption. And, if the trailer is to be believed, the future will be a high-tech world where police don futuristic armor and ride futuristic motorcycles. The idea […]

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New Report: ALL Job Growth Since 2000 Went to Immigrants and Illegals

June 28, 2014

Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin Liberals love to pretend that illegal immigration is okay because “Illegals just do the jobs Americans won’t do.” This phrase is an absurd notion that excuses lawlessness as a function of political convenience; if we accept that these criminals are not really harming the national and state economies, it makes it […]

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Obama and the Curley Effect

June 28, 2014

Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Mark Hendrickson, Contributor, Forbes This is how it is done and the plan is working. This article was written in 2012. Scary stuff:  President Obama’s Wealth Destroying Goal: Taking The ‘Curley Effect’ Nationwide Detroit It’s hard to think of anything more perverse in American politics than the Curley effect. The Curley […]

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Democracy: Scary Obituary

June 28, 2014

Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh , had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: “A democracy is always Temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent Form of government. A democracy will continue to […]

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