Posts Tagged ‘freedom’

Can liberty in America be saved in 2014?

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
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What will Liberty look like in 2014? And no, it's not a car. Liberty is something we often hear about, but isn't exactly a topic of discussion at dinner parties. If we don't really know what liberty is, how will we know when it is taken away, or if it is being taken away? Unfortunately, it...

Congressional hopeful defined by freedom

Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Note: This is the first in a series of interviews of all the major candidates for the crucial 7th Congressional District in California. SACRAMENTO -- Having faith in freedom, Igor Birman is hoping voters "hire" him for Congress. "I'm here on a job interview asking you to hire me," Birman tells vo...

We are much less free than in 1975

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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Economic Policy Journal lists 10 things you could do in 1975 you can't do today because America is much less free: 1. You could buy an airline ticket and fly without ever showing an ID. 2. You could buy cough syrup without showing an ID. 3. You could buy and sell gold coins without showing an ID ...

American independence is still relevant

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

July 4, 2013 By Katy Grimes As a young child, I was fortunate to be able to live in Newport, Rhode Island, the first British colony in America to formally declare its independence, and the first state to  guarantee freedom of religion. We lived a short time in an old home in downtown Newpor...

Obamacare glitch previously covered by CalWatchdog

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

March 27, 2013 By Katy Grimes There are huge news stories all across the country today about the latest discovery in the Obamacare law. I have been writing about these cost increases long before this latest hysteria. And now, well after the election, a new report was published showing just how ...

I wasn’t born to follow…

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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June 12, 2012 By John Seiler Cue the great Byrds song, "I Wasn't Born to Follow" from one of my favorite movies, "Easy Rider": I bring that up because The New York Times' featured "conservative," David Brooks, whom I knew briefly in Washington, D.C. back in 1987, writes a column today entitled,...

California Ranks 3rd Worst in Freedom

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

JUNE 9, 2011 By LAER PEARCE As fans of DC Comics know, there’s a cube-shaped planet called Bizarro, where there are stupor-heroes, Batman wears a futility belt and the Bizarro Code states, “Us do opposite of all Earthly things!” The state of Bizarro California is no doubt at the top of all ...

PATRIOT Act Canceled – for Now

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

John Seiler: In the wake of 9/11, President Bush and Congress micturated their collective pants and imposed the unconstitutional and misnamed "PATROT Act," really the TRAITOR Act, to destroy our constitutional liberties. Yesterday some Republican congressmen, including newly elected Tea Party types...