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    Homeschooling: It’s Not Just for Crazed Religious Nut jobs

    Bill Maher said something stupid again. (When does he not?) This time he claims that Rick Santorum homeschools because he wants to keep his kids in a “Christian madrassa”. Tina Korbe does a pretty good job ripping Maher apart but I want to share a couple of reasons why we homeschool. No one on the Left will care because I’m an evil, Right-wing, Mormon, Tea | Read More »

    Time to Eliminate the Sales Tax?

    Texas has become the latest state to look at a taxing Internet sales. Colorado’s own “Amazon tax” has been ruled unconstitutional as is currently under injunction while the courts sort things out. Texas, Colorado and all of the other states that have attempted to enforce an online sales tax have the same problem. Sales tax revenue is falling. All of this got me thinking, is | Read More »

    Democrat Overreacts; Wants to Make Bullying a Federal Offense

    Bullying has always been a problem in schools for those who are different. Every year or so there are stories of bullies gone too far or victims who violently and indiscriminately fight back. One of the most dramatic in recent memory was the Columbine massacre where two very disturbed young men shot and killed a dozen of their classmates. Events such as Columbine or the | Read More »

    If You Don’t Want to Get Pregnant, Don’t Have Sex

    With teen pregnancy rates dropping all over the country, in Pueblo, Colorado, rates continue to rise. The Pueblo Chieftain lists three possible reasons in their opening paragraph. When a survey team starts looking for the reasons so many teenage girls in Pueblo become mothers, the most likely reason will be that it’s a family tradition, a symptom of poverty and absent fathers. Family tradition is | Read More »

    Reversed Thinking of Corporate Control and Government Power

    Over the years, I’ve heard a number of people on the Left claim that they support big government because they don’t like the amount of control corporations have on them or the country. I got to thinking about that the other day and started looking at how a corporation can have control over a person’s life. The more I thought about it, the more I | Read More »

    It’s Time

    Well, my friends, it has come down to this. Tomorrow is the day we start restoring our liberties. But Election Day is just the start of the process. After the victory parties end and we all sleep off a well earned celebration, it’s back to work. What we do over the next few months will set the ground work heading into 2012. I keep hearing | Read More »

    All Your On-line Communication Belongs to Obama

    Obama’s government wants to be able to monitor all Internet communication and it is ready and willing to mandate that all encryption software, including peer-to-peer apps, have a backdoor so that the government can decrypt the traffic. The New York Times reported this morning on a Federal government plan to put government-mandated back doors in all communications systems, including all encryption software. The Times said | Read More »

    Let’s Talk About (Not Having) Sex

    Tabitha Hale shared an excellent post by Steven Crowder about sex or rather not having sex. The idea of abstinence has become somewhat of a punchline in this country. From the myth of unrealistic “abstinence only” education, to the media’s constant portrayal (and mockery) of young, nerdy, out of touch Christians riddled with chastity pendants, the message on abstinence being pumped through pop-culture is clear; | Read More »

    CO Facing $1.1 Billion Shortfall Next Year

    Colorado is facing a $257 million shortfall for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. And that’s the good news. According to Colorado’s official Economic and Revenue Forecast, the deficit could be has high as $1.1 billion. Tax revenues are expected to go up over the next few years but they aren’t going to be enough to cover all of the spending happening at the state level. For | Read More »

    HMRC Wants All Workers’ Pay Checks Sent to Them

    Ari Armstrong passes along this perfect example of the liberal mentality. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs is suggesting that all employee paychecks be sent to the UK tax collection agency. The agency will then send whatever is left after taking their cut to the employees. This proposal makes the assumption that money earned by UK workers belongs to the state first. It’s only after they | Read More »