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    FIREWALL: Loch Ness Socialism

FIREWALL: Loch Ness Socialism

A decent chunk of this story was on display about a month ago in Dallas, when Whittle was one of the headline speakers at the Americans For Prosperity Defending The

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    HOLTON: A Couple Of Random Thoughts On Islamic Jihad

HOLTON: A Couple Of Random Thoughts On Islamic Jihad

1. There are now reports that as many as 800 French Muslims are fighting with the Islamic State. This figure is added to an estimate of 300 from the US, 500 from

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    Forget Common Core, Look At What They’re Doing To US History In Schools

Forget Common Core, Look At What They’re Doing To US History In Schools

While the Common Core State Standards has the attention of the masses, especially in Louisiana at the moment, Advanced Placement (AP) US history courses are being altered to be taught

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    VIDEO: The True History Of How Vietnam Was Lost

VIDEO: The True History Of How Vietnam Was Lost

Prager University, which is a fantastic resource for information countervailing the leftist narrative of history and society, put this video together as a reminder of what actually happened in the

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    Scuse Me, But Did That Man Say It Wasn’t His Idea To Pull All The Troops Outta Iraq?

Scuse Me, But Did That Man Say It Wasn’t His Idea To Pull All The Troops Outta Iraq?

Seems he did. Here he is sayin’ it. Plain as day, he says it was the Iraqis who came up with that idea and he had nothin’ to do with

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    FIREWALL: The Murderer In The Kremlin

FIREWALL: The Murderer In The Kremlin

The foreign policy disasters in Iraq and Gaza are generating larger headlines than the ones Vladimir Putin is putting together at present, but that’s likely a temporary situation – nobody

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BAYHAM: For Democrats, The Deluge Is Coming

  BAYHAM: For Democrats, The Deluge Is Coming

What is it about second-term presidents in their sixth year in office? Historically, that’s where things begin to unravel, regardless

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SADOW: New Orleans’ Heavy-Handed Government Is Holding The Big Easy Back

  SADOW: New Orleans’ Heavy-Handed Government Is Holding The Big Easy Back

A small controversy actually has a big meaning that illustrates the perils of New Orleans strangling the new ethos that

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SADOW: A Posthumous Thanks To Bob Odom For The Lacassine Mill

  SADOW: A Posthumous Thanks To Bob Odom For The Lacassine Mill

The final tally from a recent notorious exercise of liberal populism has come in, and it took from every Louisianan

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SARGE: Washington’s Rising Sun Chair, And Lost Practicality

  SARGE: Washington’s Rising Sun Chair, And Lost Practicality

Yesterday I alluded to the chair George Washington sat in for nearly three months of the Federal Convention in 1787.

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Go See “America” Today

  Go See “America” Today

When Dinesh D’Souza his first film 2016: Obama’s America, it became a surprise hit with some $30 million in box

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SARGE: The Sun Also Rises

  SARGE: The Sun Also Rises

“Whilst the last members were signing [the Constitution], Doctor Franklin, looking towards the Presidents chair, at the back of which

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SARGE: Juvenal’s Prescience

  SARGE: Juvenal’s Prescience

“Give them bread and circuses and they will never revolt”       Juvenal c. 100 A.D. Prescient: adj. prophetic, psychic, clairvoyant, perceptive Juvenal, the

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WAGUESPACK: The Original Underdog

  WAGUESPACK: The Original Underdog

Americans love a good underdog story. The latest example of this is playing out now in the World Cup, where

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TALLEYRAND: The Day The Archduke Died

  TALLEYRAND: The Day The Archduke Died

Saturday marks the one hundredth anniversary of the most important murder since Cain killed Abel. It was on June 28,

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WAGUESPACK: The Drought Is Over

  WAGUESPACK: The Drought Is Over

Do you remember where you were on the morning of Dec. 19, 1998? I do. I was at my desk

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DIETZEL: D-Day, Seventy Years On

  DIETZEL: D-Day, Seventy Years On

Editor’s Note: A guest post from 6th District congressional candidate Paul Dietzel. The horror of war blasted its way into

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BAYHAM: Louisiana’s King Of The Fourth Estate

  BAYHAM: Louisiana’s King Of The Fourth Estate

Louisiana politics and the State Capitol’s press corps lost a legend with the passing of John Maginnis. John was as

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FIREWALL: My Friend Failure

  FIREWALL: My Friend Failure

Good stuff about the freedom to fail, and why that’s the foundation of what Jefferson meant when, in the Declaration

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