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Freedoms of Speech, Religion Top Freedoms of Press, Right to Bear Arms

Ask voters about some of their basic freedoms enshrined in the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution, and they rate freedom of speech as most important and the right to bear arms as the least. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 85% of Likely U.S. Voters consider freedom of speech Very Important. Another 14% consider it somewhat important while just one percent (1%) think it’s not very important.  Click here to continue reading this story.

Call Members of the Steering Committee Now

The purge of conservatives from key committees last week was not a natural disaster.  It was perpetrated by leadership with the help of the rest of the 31 members on the Steering Committee.  They all need to hear from us.

Let’s take a step back and analyze what occurred last week.  It is not a normal occurrence for incumbent members in good standing to be thrown off their committees without warning.  It’s certainly not normal for a top finance expert (David Schweikert) to be thrown off the Financial Services Committee or a top agriculture expert from a major farming district (Tim Huelskamp) to be tossed from the Agriculture Committee.  Click here to continue reading this story.

5 Myths Liberals Have Created About Themselves

Liberalism is like a restaurant with ugly decor, terrible food, overflowing toilets and roaches scurrying across the floor — that stays packed every night. Sure, liberals may be sanctimonious, mean spirited and advocate policies that don’t work, but you can’t help but admire the excellence of their public relations network. They can laud themselves for courage because they take a stand everyone they know agrees with, pat themselves on the back for their compassion as they maliciously insult someone that disagrees with them and congratulate themselves for their charitable behavior as they give other people’s money away. Liberal mythology is one thing, but what it actually looks like is a different beast entirely.  Click here to continue reading this story.

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