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The Story of the First Thanksgiving 2014

  This is the annual CH 2.0 re-telling of the true story of the first Thanksgiving. By Matt Ross ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I heard  this story years ago, so I thought I’d post it. The official story has the pilgrims boarding the Mayflower, coming to America and establishing the Plymouth colony in the winter of 1620-21. This first winter is hard, and half the colonists die. But the survivors are hard working and tenacious, and they learn new farming techniques from the Indians. The harvest of 1621 is bountiful. The Pilgrims hold a celebration, and give thanks to God. They are grateful for the […]

Dependency Nation: More Than One Third of Americans On Government Assistance

. Let’s say Obama has a plan to build a permanent Democrat majority. A plan that will guarantee Hillary Clinton wins the White House in 2016. A plan which takes precedence over all other concerns, no matter what the cost to America’s short-term well-being or long-term prospects for security and prosperity. I suspect he (well, actually, Valerie Jarrett) does, and I’d say it looks something like this. Newly released Census data reveals nearly 110 million Americans — more than one-third of the country — are receiving government assistance of some kind. The number counts people receiving what are known as […]

Socialism And Communism Are Contrary To Christianity

Fr. Marcel Guarnizo is a friend of Ed Morrissey who gives a response refuting the popular myth that the Church’s “social justice” mission is compatible with Socialism and Communism. Rev. Marcel Guarnizo counters the belief that the ideas of socialist revolution and Communism have a place at the table with Christianity.  Many, even in the Catholic Church, believe that Christianity shares some ideals with the socialist revolution.  It seems to them that Socialism, Communism, and Christianity all help the poor. Father Guarnizo outlines and exposes the errors of Communism.  Father Marcel Guarnizo writes: “The difference between the two was captured well by a joke […]

Common Core: Right Wing Groups to be Described as ‘Fascist’

I haven’t covered it as much as I should, but Common Core is the latest indoctrination program for use in the public schools.  And, since it’s a leftist creation, it’s full of lies, indoctrination, and blind obedience.  And, since the socialist state can tolerate no dissent, all opposition has to be smeared and discredited.   In that vein, it appears that Common Core dictates that all “right wing group” be portrayed as fascists, even though fascism and Conservatism are at opposite ends of the political spectrum.  The Federalist Papers has more… Via The Daily Caller: Hillsdale professor Terrence Moore, author of […]

Venezuela: Communist Dictator Blames Others for Failure of Communism

As I have noted many time, leftists, whether they  call themselves communists or not, share the blame game with their fellow travelers.  When the Soviet Union’s beautiful collective farms failed to produce; causing the Soviet Union to go from being a food exporter to starving millions, someone had to be blamed.  Rather than admit that their bastions of equality and social justice were a steaming pile of rancid failure, they created scapegoats.  “Conspirators” with the “imperialist capitalists,” usually some poor slobs that the political commissars didn’t like, were rounded up, or “disappeared.”  It didn’t really solve the problem, but at […]

This is What Socialism Does to a Country

For those of you with half a brain, or any knowledge of history, or simply a grasp of the obvious would know, socialism takes anything, and turns it into a steaming pile of failure.  For this example, we excerpt Fausta, and see what socialism has done to Venezuela.  Venezuelan blogger Miguel Octavio sees A Confusing Future Ahead For Maduro And Venezuela. Let’s look at a Zara store in Venezuela, before price controls, and a Zara store after, Enter the black market, in force. And here is video… Note the video reports that their new dictator claims that TV’s cost so […]

Socialism Depends On Sheeple

I was reminded recently by a troll who got lost and stumbled across this humble blog the we conservative/libertarians are careless in the way we throw around the terms “socialism” or “socialist”. The troll reminded me that “socialism” means state ownership of the means of production and in America the State does not own the means of production. Technically the troll is right. We on the Right tend to use the labels “liberal’ or “progressive” or “socialist” interchangeably. But, we do it with good reason. Whatever label the Left prefers doesn’t matter much to us because we know that the […]

Persecution Against in Christians in Military Increases Exponentially

You should be afraid, very afraid, of what is happening to our military under Obama.  The persecution of Christians is almost reaching fever pitch.  Take a look at this video. The last serviceman was absolutely correct, the persecution will not stop at the military.  And it isn’t.  But, it is important to think of why it is important to start with the military.  When your remove morality from something, what happens?  You have immorality! Yes, it’s a simple idea, so simple that our would -be regressive overlords fail to get it.  Or do they? Just as a brief history lesson, […]

How Stupid Is The American Electorate? Would Americans Vote For A Socialist State If Given The Chance?

How Stupid Is The American Electorate? Let’s start with this Dictionary.Com definition of intelligence: in·tel·li·gence noun 1. capacity for learning, reasoning, understanding, and similar forms of mental activity; aptitude in grasping truths, relationships, facts, meanings, etc. Now I want you to rate the intelligence of the American electorate on a scale of 1 to 10. But, before you do that please consider this opinion poll I found at Hot Air  on what Americans think of Congress compared to other things. When asked if they have a higher opinion of either Congress or a series of unpleasant or disliked things, voters said they had a higher opinion of root canals (32 for Congress and 56 for the dental procedure), […]

Taking America Back One Bit At A Time – Part 4: The Taking of America Continued

Parts 1, 2, and 3 of this series Taking America Back One Bit  At A Time can be found here, here, andhere. The Taking of America continued In Part 3, The Taking of America, we talked about how from day one there were those who wanted to manipulate our new government in wats that would benefit them financially; the practice of  cronyism began in earnest and powerful bankers also took advantage of the potential of America through their investments and very importantly they applied their influence to get our government to establish a national bank that they could control. We talked about how it took the […]

Some Thoughts on Human History, and Progressives

Many of you might have noticed that I often put quotations around the word, “progressive.”  Over the last couple of years, I’ve probably wasted a thousand keystrokes doing that, so I might as well explain why. For the vast majority of human history, mankind has lived in a state of tyranny.  This probably started not long after cave man Ugh realized that his neighbor, Argh was weaker than him, and carried a smaller club.  After Argh’s untimely demise (with the exception of some tribal societies), the course of mankind was set. As mankind developed from hunter gatherers to simple agrarian societies, to city states, […]

You Didn’t Build That: Debunking the Leftist Narrative

If we listen to the leftists, we hear two repeated messages… Corporations are not people No one get’s rich on their own, or, you didn’t build that. Of course, these are parts of the class warfare lexicon.   For example, corporations are not people because their campaign donations help balance the torrent of big labor money to the democratic coffers.  So, it necessary to redefine them as “not people.”   Oh, and by the way, labor unions ARE people.  Don’t ask how- it cannot be explained.  Perhaps some strange metaphysical process is involved, or it is simply an asinine narrative?  You can […]

Sweating Your Fair Share

The guilt-tripping airheads who write for the New York Times ask: Is it a good goal for everyone in the world to have access to air-conditioning — like clean water or the Internet? Or is it an unsustainable luxury, which air-conditioned societies should be giving up or rationing?  The only thing unsustainable in modern times is the insufferable arrogance of the Left, whose card-carrying members actually believe they should set ‘goals’ for everyone on the planet.  Internet access for humankind?  Universal air-conditioning?  This is the kind of ‘chicken-in-every-pot’ blather which bombastic stump speakers employed to try and bamboozle back-country rubes […]

Viral Video – Reagan Takes Obama to School

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Let’s help this video make the rounds and go viral.

Former East German Citizen Warns of Communism

We all know that OWS, and many union bosses are advocates of a Communist revolution here in the US.  We also know history, and where that leads.  Additionally, we also know, from footage, that Marxists in OWS deny history.  However, will another witness help them see the truth?  The Blaze recently posted a video, featuring a woman who escaped East Germany in the 80’s.  Of course, the truth will not matter to the useful idiots.  As our late friend Bezmenov points out, they are programmed to deny reality, and I would argue that they are also programmed to attack anyone who does […]

They’ve Won

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The other day I was listening to Mike Church on my way to work and and he was reading through the platform ticket of the 1928 socialist party.  The more I listened the more disturbed I became by what I was hearing.  One after another Mr. Church worked his way down the list and I realized that we had unknowingly became what many in America claim to abhor…socialists.  If you think I’m stretching the truth or off the mark take a look at their list for yourself. “Nationalization of our natural resources, beginning with the coal mines and water sites, particularly at […]

Obama Thinks "Unneeded" Income Belongs to Government?

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Commentary Magazine has a great article by John Steele Gordon.  I think it is quite revealing. President Obama’s press conference yesterday—in which he only took questions from left-leaning reporters apparently–contained an amazing statement. It should be noted the first two instances of the first person singular pronoun in the sentence refer to Barack Obama, President of the United States. The second two refer to Barack Obama, taxpaying citizen: And I do not want, and I will not accept, a deal in which I am asked to do nothing, in fact, I’m able to keep hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional income that I don’t […]

Screwing Everyone Equally: Socialism Explained

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Hey kids, here’s Matt with another example of how learning can be fun… And how is this in action right now? Businesses know that Obama has more taxes in mind, so they aren’t sure exactly how much they will be penalized for being successful, or even trying, so they aren’t hiring or expanding.  When you get zapped for trying, why try?  Aren’t we seeing that now?  Businesses aren’t willing to take the risk when there is less chance of reward.  It’s happening right now, and will only get worse. History also teaches us that this happens.  For a homegrown example, here is […]