Robert Cleveland

Senior Conservative Editor

Robert Cleveland is the IT Director for a document management services company. When he isn't working on computers and scanners, he's spending time with his wife and kids, or writing about just how jacked-up Washington politics is. He is a strong believer that hard work and freedom are what make America the greatest nation on the planet, and it is of the utmost importance that we never lose those values.

Robert's other writing can be found at his blog, True Conservatism, and he can be heard every Thursday at 1:00 PM Pacific on KNZR radio in Bakersfield.

As of August 12, 2017, Robert's 170 articles like "Down in Flames" have totaled 19M views and shares.

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APR 18 2017
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The Left

Down in Flames

Learning all the wrong lessons.
"The moral of this story should be that Republicans will never win when they try to be Democrats."

MAR 04 2017
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The Right

The Real Betsy Devos

Not as evil as they say
"While democrats are all about choice when it comes to killing children in utero, they are much less so when it comes to educating the children that survive."

FEB 09 2017
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The Right

Alternative Facts

This is what we've been reduced to. this is how modern politics works.
"Since Donald Trump was elected, it feels as though our nation's collective IQ has dropped precipitously."

JAN 22 2017
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The Left

Democrats in Denial

Time to move on.
"Democrats' outrage over trump is the dumbest kind of politics, and we would all be better to ignore it."

JAN 14 2017
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Columns

Time Gets Us All

Everybody's gotta go sometime.
"My hope is that 2016 isn't remembered for much of anything at all. just mark it down as another boring, bland year."

DEC 17 2016
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The Right

Fake News and Russia

Or how to steal an election
"The idea that 30+ years of corruption finally caught up to Hillary just isn't possible."

DEC 12 2016
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The Right

Trump vs the 1st

How will Republicans react to Trump's anti-freedom creed?
"This kind of statement, coming from the next Leader of the Free World"

DEC 07 2016
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The Right

Question Everything

The Fake News Phenomenon
"We shouldn't just be affirmed citizens, we need to be informed citizens."

NOV 07 2016
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The Right

What 2016 Says About Us

Who do we really want to be?
"The other guy's badness doesn't make your guy good, no matter what."

NOV 04 2016
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The Right

Double-Standard Democrats

The Democrat Party is full of contradictions...
"Modern politics exists today as little more than the tribalistic application of double-standards."

OCT 28 2016
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The Independent

Pence Instead Of Trump

There's A Better Option
"It may be too little too late, but Mike Pence would give Republicans something to fight for."

OCT 18 2016
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Religion

Religion Becoming Irrelevant

At least we're not as bad as them!
"Focusing on everyone else's flaws and ignoring our own is much more fun than some stodgy old faith."

OCT 02 2016
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The Right

the Drama Of Betrayal

It's All A Shell Game
"Get ready, America, you're getting hosed for Christmas this year."

SEP 27 2016
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The Right

Debate 2016?

There Are Better Things To Do
"The real Trump Campaign slogan seems to be [Donald Trump: Not as bad as Hillary!]"

AUG 29 2016
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The Right

Culture Of Corruption

The most corrupt administration that hasn't taken office yet
"Put it all together, and Hillary represents some of the most vile corruption in American history."

AUG 01 2016
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The Right

the Next President

May God help our children.
"The next president will be a corrupt liar, no matter which party wins."

JUL 12 2016
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The Right

Just Turn It Off

Don't Let Them Lead You
"The facts no longer matter - our minds are made up."

JUN 21 2016
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The Right

Just Ban Everything

A Problem Government Cannot Solve
"Laws banning murder haven't stopped murder. Laws banning drug use haven't stopped drug use."

JUN 16 2016
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The Right

Reality is Hate

Keep Your Bathroom To Yourself
"Changing laws in a way that gives predators easier access to our kids is the last thing we need."

MAY 13 2016
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The Right

Hashtag Nevertrump

It's Fix or Fail time for the GOP.
"When the two biggest options are bad, why not go for the third option?"

APR 22 2016
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The Right

Hillary's Logic

The Blind Leading The Blind
"If someone commits murder with a bat, it's time to sue the sporting goods store."

MAR 21 2016
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The Right

Recognizing Evil

It's about time our government acknowledged this genocide.
"Credit where credit is due: at least they're finally starting to step (small and slowly) in the righ"

MAR 10 2016
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The Right

Make the Case

Want my vote? Don't badger me, convince me.
"There's always a better option than the false dichotomy that we get stuck with every election cycle."

FEB 29 2016
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The Right

Calm the Hell Down

Elections Have Consequences
"One of life's most important lessons is that you should never make big life decisions while angry."

JAN 28 2016
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The Right

Can You Trust Trump

How do you solve a problem like The Donald?
"Trump isn't anti-establishment, he's just the other side of the establishment."

JAN 19 2016
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The Independent

the White Oscars

Are the Oscars too white?
"Just stop watching them...and I don't mean just for this year."

DEC 27 2015
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The Right

Ryan Rips Us Off

Boehner's Christmas Tradition Continued
"Is this really how Republicans define victory? If so, I'd hate to see what defeat looks like."

NOV 25 2015
Wise Alf
Politics

Очередная глупость с беженцами

Способная подвергнуть американцев большой опасности

NOV 19 2015
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The Right

Refugee Stupidity

Compassionately Putting Americans In Danger
"There is a vast difference between compassion and stupidity."

NOV 09 2015
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The Right

Affiliation With the Ass

Worship the all-powerful Donkey.
"Affiliation with the ass covers a multitude of sins."

OCT 20 2015
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The Right

lessons learned

No diversity, no original thought, just more handouts.
"All I really need to know about socialism I learned from the Democrat debate."

OCT 13 2015
Wise Alf
Politics

Разделённые - мы не выстоим

Сидите и смотрите, как нашу страну все обгоняют

SEP 12 2015
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The Right

Have We Forgotten

The US has gone from fighting terror to funding it.
"We must stand strong. We must never forget."

SEP 08 2015
Wise Alf
Politics

Отведите меня к нашему лидеру

Время перестать играть в политику и сделать что-нибудь правильное

SEP 07 2015
Wise Alf
Politics

Либерализм

Уже не такой либеральный как раньше

AUG 03 2015
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The Right

Evil In Our Time

Humanity is only bestowed on the wanted.
"If the Nazis were a special kind of evil, Planned Parenthood is their rival for the top spot."

JUL 22 2015
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The Right

Confederate Red Herring

Really? Is this what we've become?
"America has embarked on an Orwellian crusade to wipe out all reminders of the Confederacy."

JUN 17 2015
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The Right

For A Free Country

Why You Should Vote Against Your Congressman
"Incumbency is one of the greatest threats to freedom in our nation today"

APR 16 2015
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The Right

Ready For Hillary

After all, it is her turn.
"In a nation that desperately needs a Jefferson Smith, why are we chasing after Frank Underwood?"

MAR 30 2015
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The Right

Threatened Freedoms

The big question that remains
"What, if anything, will we do about it?"

MAR 16 2015
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The Right

Keeping Hillary Straight

Hillary Clinton: Transparent as a brick wall.
"It's time for Congress to put some teeth into federal recordkeeping laws."

MAR 15 2015
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The Right

America: A 4-Letter Word

If you hate America so much, why not leave?
"If free speech is only allowed by government sanction, then we have no freedom of speech."

FEB 24 2015
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The Right

The Not-So-Neutral Net

Obama is using the FCC to go around Congress.
"All that will come of "Net Neutrality" is the end of one of America"

FEB 17 2015
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The Right

The Battle Over DHS

Stopping the Democrats
"First use amnesty to enable illegal aliens to commit voter fraud, then use the IRS to bribe them."

FEB 04 2015
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The Right

American Sniper

Coming home was the real struggle.
"Chris Kyle may not have been an angel, but he was a hero."

JAN 07 2015
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The Right

Terrorism Is Winning

The world needs more Charlie Hebdos
"Should we all be cowards, shaking in fear as we pull the covers up over our heads?"

JAN 07 2015
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The Right

Illegal Is The New Legal

As goes California, so goes the nation.
"Crime is the new justice. Illegal is the new legal. And it is the law-abiding who pay the price."

DEC 20 2014
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The Right

Playing The Long Game

Time for the GOP to prove itself.
"There are few things more lame than a lame-duck Congress, but 2015 will truly be a New Year."

DEC 11 2014
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The Right

The Statist GOP

First victory, then surrender.
"The only principles that seems to matter in Washington anymore are money and power."

NOV 26 2014
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The Right

No Justice No Peace

Why riot for a criminal?
"To people of all skin colors: if you assault a police officer, be prepared to get shot."

NOV 20 2014
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The Right

Dying Freedoms

The Danger of Net Neutrality
"We're not as free as we used to be."

OCT 27 2014
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The Right

Racist For Existing

Are we even trying to fix racial issues in America?
"In our more enlightened society, we now use skin color to determine who is racist."

OCT 15 2014
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The Right

Containing Ebola

Does the government even have a plan?
"If an IT guy from Bakersfield can come up with a plan to contain Ebola, why can't the head of CDC?"

OCT 05 2014
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The Right

The Competence Gap

Small wonder nobody trusts them.
"The biggest hallmark of modern government is its extreme levels of incompetence."

SEP 22 2014
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The Right

Doomed To Fail

Fight to win, or stay home.
"When has arming Islamic militants ever worked out well for the United States?"

SEP 14 2014
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The Right

The Political Football

Let The Fans Decide
"Pretty soon it will be the NFFL: the National Flag Football League."

SEP 07 2014
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The Right

Elections Over Everything

How about enforcing our laws, for a change?
"America needs comprehensive immigration reform like a fish needs a bicycle."

SEP 01 2014
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The Right

If ISIS Were A Golf Ball

The challenge of holding Obama
"Do Americans have to start dying within our borders for our president to take the threat seriously?"

AUG 20 2014
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The Right

Time For Real Justice

How does this help anyone's cause?
"It helps no one to try the case in a court of public opinion with evidence is based on lies."

AUG 11 2014
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The Right

The ISIS Threat

We Cannot Afford To Ignore.
"President Obama may have declared the War On Terror to be over, but the terrorists have other plans."

AUG 07 2014
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The Right

Bucking For Impeachment

You know he wants it...
"The only theory that makes any sense is that President Obama wants Republicans to impeach him."

JUL 31 2014
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The Right

The Insanity of Ceasefire

Why Israel should keep fighting.
"Israel accepts cease-fires for peace. Hamas accepts cease-fires to re-arm, so they can begin again."

JUL 17 2014
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The Right

A Pattern Of Obstruction

Dude, where's my hard drive?
"For all we know, there could be dozens more cases of obstruction that the public doesn't know about."

JUL 11 2014
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The Right

Take Me To Our Leader

Time to stop playing politics and do what is right.
"This is a crisis which, if left unabated, could quite literally tear our nation apart."

JUL 03 2014
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The Right

Redefining Rights

You want it, so I have to pay for it?
"The fact that someone else isn't paying for everything in my life JUST ISN'T FAIR!"

JUN 29 2014
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The Right

Border In Crisis

The solution is staring us right in the face.
"We will be dealing with Obama's refusal to enforce our immigration laws for decades to come."

JUN 15 2014
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The Right

Divided We Fall

Sit back and watch as we allow our nation to be overrun.
"The barbarians have invaded Rome, and the president works on his golf game."

JUN 05 2014
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The Right

United States of Terror

A hard pill to swallow.
"In the War on Terror, not only has President Obama surrendered, but he is giving aid to our enemies."

MAY 26 2014
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The Right

The Climate Of Freedom

How Pseudoscience Takes Our Rights Away
"Climate change hysteria brings with it massive amounts of money and power, and less freedom."

MAY 01 2014
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The Right

Still Lying

Covering up the cover up of the cover up...
"The open & honest administration did what they always do: deny, lie, and obfuscate."

APR 21 2014
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The Right

Poor Pitiful Holder

Selective prosecution leads to persecution.
"If he wants people to feel sorry for him, perhaps A.G. Holder should start doing his job."

APR 06 2014
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The Right

Liberalism

Not as liberal as it used to be.
"In the 21st Century, the tolerant don't tolerate, and liberals aren't liberal."

MAR 27 2014
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The Right

California Corruption

The Golden State has lost its shine.
"How many more criminals are in California's government that haven't been caught yet?"

MAR 16 2014
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The Right

Banning The Cross

Turning Hatred Into Law
"To these religion-haters, the mere presence of a cross cannot be tolerated."

MAR 02 2014
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The Right

Showdown In Connecticut

The Next Shot Heard Round The World
"As governments take more control, they leave fewer options for those people who desire to live free."

FEB 28 2014
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The Right

California's Gun Ban

Using unproven technology to ban guns.
"How long will it be before politicians turn lawful gun owners into felons?"

FEB 16 2014
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The Right

The Politics Of Drought

Radical Environmentalism In California
"Climate change is not to blame; leftist environmental policies are."

JAN 22 2014
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The Right

The War On Charity

How Our Government Is Killing Kindness
"There are consequences of government interventionism that go far beyond private sector capitalism."

JAN 15 2014
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The Right

Working Together

Productive government bringing mysery to America.
"Want to find out how good you really have it? Ask a Democrat to fix what ails you."

JAN 12 2014
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The Right

Why Care About Christie?

Bridge-gate is as good for me as it is for Hillary.
"Taking responsibility may be the right thing to do, but a cover-up would be much more effective."

DEC 23 2013
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The Right

Tolerance Is Now Bigotry

The Robertsons are heretics under the church of modernism.
"Hating Christians is okay these days, but don't you dare mutter something politically incorrect."

DEC 15 2013
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The Right

Bad Budget Deal

Tax-And-Spend Progressivism from the GOP.
"Speaker Boehner wouldn't know what credibility was if it punched him in the nose."

NOV 27 2013
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The Right

Playa Got Played

Obama's deal with Iran is North Korea all over again.
"Just days after reaching a major diplomatic agreement, we can't agree on what we agreed on?"

NOV 17 2013
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The Right

Delay Is Not A Solution

Fixing the website isn't a real fix.
"The only fixes Obama is interested in are designed to minimize damage to his reputation."

OCT 31 2013
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The Right

Obamacare Lies

Stringing people along to take over their health care.
"Now that we have proof that Obama has been lying, can we agree that this is a bad idea?"

OCT 17 2013
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The Right

Obamacare Doomed To Fail

By engineering or incompetence, it's going down.
"The idea that Obamacare just needs a few tweaks in order to work is like a bad joke."

OCT 08 2013
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The Right

Presidential Pain

Obama Wages War on America
"Are these really the people we want running our health care?"

OCT 03 2013
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The Right

Shut It Down

Time to make DC listen.
"The irony is, if Democrats had passed a budget, there would be no danger of a government shutdown."

SEP 22 2013
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The Right

The Real T.S.A.

We are now the Terrorist States of America.
"The United States of America is now a state sponsor of terrorism."

SEP 18 2013
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The Right

Bizarrely Commonplace

Let's Find The Right Answer
"The deadly pattern will not be broken with more laws."

SEP 02 2013
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The Right

To Syria Or Not To Syria

There Is No Right Answer
"Passing the buck to Congress gives our President the perfect scapegoat."

AUG 20 2013
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The Right

California Confusion

Using public schools for social experimentation.
"I will do all that I can to make sure my children never attend California public schools."

AUG 06 2013
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Culture

Politics and Music

The love-hate relationship between two passions.
"Most people don't want their entertainment choices to be politicized."

AUG 01 2013
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The Right

Obama's Tax Plan

Hypocrisy at its finest.
"It's not about the economy, it's about political manipulation."

JUL 21 2013
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The Right

Bombing For Fame

One Man's Terrorist Is Another Man's Rock Star
"In post-modern America, everything truly is a gray area."

JUL 15 2013
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The Right

The Zimmerman Verdict

It's time for America to wake up.
"What happened that night was tragic, but it wasn't what so many Americans are making it out to be."

JUL 09 2013
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The Right

The Real IRS

Pull back the curtain, and there's only more oppression.
"Maybe it's time we cancelled Independence Day."

JUN 24 2013
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The Right

This Is What They Get

Snowden Shows The Consequences Of U.S. Weakness
"The entire debacle demonstrates the rediculousness of Obama's foreign policy."

JUN 24 2013
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The Right

Institutional Hoplophobia

Teaching Our Children To Abandon Their Rights
"Necessary to the security of a free State."

JUN 11 2013
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The Right

American Feudalism

A Republic... if we can keep it.
"We are all serfs and vassals now."

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