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Brent Regan’s view of Donald Trump

I like Ted Cruz, and I also like Trump, but for completely different reasons. In my experience as a manager I have found that if you look for a person’s talents and then find a way to apply them, success will be close at hand. Cruz and Trump have completely different skill sets but they […]

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The Fourth Amendment, Civil Forfeiture, & Digital Currency

“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrant shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.” That […]

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LIARS: Charles Darwin’s Deadly Deceptions

The truth about liars, is the title of a Coeur d’Alene Press Editorial (2/11/15). It is based on NBC’s chief anchor Brian Williams lying on “Nightly News.” The Editor says, “There is no Pulitzer for proving proficient in both cheating and lying.” This is regarding “a couple prominent national reporters who cheated by stealing someone […]

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Letter to the Editor: Local Control for Education

My daughter posted a picture recently of my 5-year-old granddaughter with a not so beautiful grimace on her face. Next to it, was a picture of her 2-year-old sister with a mischievous smile and hands held high covered in Desitin? Upon closer examination, you can see that Brynnley’s face, along with a few other things […]

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The Standard

In this multipart series on being an effective conservative we’ll look at the term conservative in the context that it is commonly used, “I am a conservative.” I am going to cover 4 aspects in this article. In the construction industry, a plumb bob is a standard, a 4′ level is a standard, and a […]

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Judge Rules for House Republicans in ObamaCare Lawsuit

— Reprinted with Permission of The New American — U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer handed Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives a victory Thursday in their lawsuit against a provision of the Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare. The controversial health care financing law has generated a number of lawsuits, including NFIB v Sebelius, […]

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North Carolina’s Bathroom Battle over States’ Rights

— Reprinted with Permission of The New American — As North Carolina finds itself in the cross-hairs of the federal government, the Tar Heel state seems ready to stand its ground against federal intrusion into what is — at most — a state issue. The case over North Carolina’s controversial HB2 may well serve to […]

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Can the North Carolina transgender bathroom situation occur in Idaho?

The North Carolina Governor, Governor Pat McCrory, is correct. “This is not just North Carolina,” said McCrory, arguing that every university that accepts federal funding is now in the same situation as those in his state. Billions of dollars have been put in jeopardy here. Technically, the Obama Administration’s actions actually affects grade schools through […]