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    Reflections On A Convalescence, 30 Years On

Reflections On A Convalescence, 30 Years On

It’s my birthday today, as the hundreds of you who have filled my Facebook feed this morning with “Happy Birthday” messages are aware, and I’m spending it in a haze

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    BILL WHITTLE VIDEO: How To Stop The Civilizational Collapse

BILL WHITTLE VIDEO: How To Stop The Civilizational Collapse

This is well worth about 26 minutes of your time, as it’s a 30,000-foot view of the current condition of Western society – and bringing in some interesting differences between

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    Since We’ve Now Got A Modern-Day USS Pueblo Incident On Our Hands, Let’s Revisit The First One

Since We’ve Now Got A Modern-Day USS Pueblo Incident On Our Hands, Let’s Revisit The First One

First, some context – earlier today, a pair of U.S. Navy riverine boats, which are essentially a smaller version of PT boats, were traveling in the Persian Gulf from Kuwait

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    BAYHAM: The Battle That Care Forgot

BAYHAM: The Battle That Care Forgot

This Friday marks the end of the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans, one of the most consequential military engagements in world history. Two centuries and a year ago

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    BAYHAM: In New Orleans, History Is Actually Fighting City Hall

BAYHAM: In New Orleans, History Is Actually Fighting City Hall

A year ago I visited the Finnish capital city of Helsinki and saw what I thought was an odd site: there in the middle of a heavily trafficked public square

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    LAWSUITS & SLIPPERY SLOPES: Here’s What’s Happening Post-New Orleans Monument Removal

LAWSUITS & SLIPPERY SLOPES: Here’s What’s Happening Post-New Orleans Monument Removal

Now that the New Orleans City Council has officially approved Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s proposal to remove Lee Circle, PGT Beauregard’s City Park statue, the Jefferson Davis monument and the Liberty

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RE-POST: Robert E. Lee Was A Far, Far Better Man Than Mitch Landrieu

  RE-POST: Robert E. Lee Was A Far, Far Better Man Than Mitch Landrieu

Updated and re-posted from June 24. Robert E. Lee was a far, far better man than Mitch Landrieu, and therefore

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UPDATED: Trump And The Muslims

  UPDATED: Trump And The Muslims

Everybody’s all ablaze over Donald Trump’s statement this afternoon on immigration… Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Chris Christie all immediately

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SEVEN LESSONS FROM AN ELECTION-NIGHT DUMPSTER FIRE: Lesson Seven

  SEVEN LESSONS FROM AN ELECTION-NIGHT DUMPSTER FIRE: Lesson Seven

JOHN BEL EDWARDS ISN’T QUALIFIED TO CHANGE HISTORY, AND HE WON’T. Asked by the Wall Street Journal in January 2009

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BAYHAM: The Jindal Crash

  BAYHAM: The Jindal Crash

Many people were expecting Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal to drop out of the presidential race long ago. I was not

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BAYHAM: The Jeb Bush Campaign’s Decline Interrupts A Dynasty

  BAYHAM: The Jeb Bush Campaign’s Decline Interrupts A Dynasty

Remember back in 1999 when all of those politicians- state legislators, congressmen and party leaders made pilgrimages to Austin to

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How Columbus Day Protests Reveal Liberal Hypocrisy

  How Columbus Day Protests Reveal Liberal Hypocrisy

Today is Columbus Day. In much of the country, people have the day off from work and school. We also

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PRAGER U: John D. Rockefeller, America’s First Billionaire

  PRAGER U: John D. Rockefeller, America’s First Billionaire

Was America’s first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller, a greedy robber baron, a generous philanthropist, or both? And did the oil

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Here’s Something You Guys Probably Ought To Read

  Here’s Something You Guys Probably Ought To Read

It’s from a blog called Judgy Bitch, which I’ve never seen before, but I stumbled across it and had my

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Here’s What Some Liberals Proposed As A Replacement To The Confederate Battle Flag

  Here’s What Some Liberals Proposed As A Replacement To The Confederate Battle Flag

It’s no secret that the Confederate battle flag has been in the news for months now. We won’t rehash the

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PRAGER U: Radical Islam Is Now The World’s Most Dangerous Ideology

  PRAGER U: Radical Islam Is Now The World’s Most Dangerous Ideology

Here’s a very succinct, no-nonsense video which puts Sharia Islam in a proper historical perspective. Namely, that for the last

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AFTERBURNER: Very Old Men

  AFTERBURNER: Very Old Men

Bill Whittle tells a story of How the Greatest Generation saved the world.

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VITTER: Focusing On A Brighter Future 10 Years After Rita

  VITTER: Focusing On A Brighter Future 10 Years After Rita

2005 was a year that no Louisianian will forget. Thinking back on Hurricane Rita now, I know it is Louisiana’s

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BAYHAM: A Trip To Ground Zero, 14 Years On

  BAYHAM: A Trip To Ground Zero, 14 Years On

Every generation of Americans has experienced a national tragedy that is forever burned into their collective psyche. For the Greatest

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