Cable Fixed!

Cable Fixed!

“BACK TO WORK” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 4, 2018) — We were luckier this time than in late October, when both power and cable service went down from a rare cyclone for four days. On Friday afternoon, cable service was interrupted as a result of another “bomb cyclone,” a “Nor’easter,” which came from the Midwest […]

The News Media, Progressive Co-Conspirators and Racketeers

The News Media, Progressive Co-Conspirators and Racketeers

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2017 (Mar. 12, 2017) — What is the purpose of news?  Any reasonable person would say that it is to find out what is happening of importance locally in their city, county, or state, what is happening nationally in their own country and what […]

OK, So Trump Was Elected. Don’t Be Expecting Miracles.

OK, So Trump Was Elected.  Don’t Be Expecting Miracles.

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2016 (Nov. 13, 2016) — Yes, Donald Trump has been elected President, but the situation America faces is just as dire as it was before November 8th, 2016.  The accumulated difficulties that have piled up over the last 100 years are not going to […]

Is There a Connection Between TruePundit and Julian Assange?

Is There a Connection Between TruePundit and Julian Assange?

“WE WILL SEE YOU IN LONDON” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 9, 2016) — While tweeting about the election returns between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, “Thomas Paine,” who is associated with the website TruePundit.com, tweeted a photo of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with the caption, “Cheers, my friend. We will see you in London,” followed […]

Rebels Versus Tyrants: A Perpetual Fight for Liberty

Rebels Versus Tyrants: A Perpetual Fight for Liberty

EMBRACING OR LIMITING GOVERNMENT by Michael Gaddy, ©2016 (Oct. 13, 2016) — “Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worse state, an intolerable one.” ~ Thomas Paine Down through the pages of time, governments have done that which they do best; they transform from necessary evil to intolerable evil. Our […]

The American Crisis (1776)

The American Crisis (1776)

“I CALL NOT UPON A FEW, BUT UPON ALL” by James Still, RetraceOurSteps.com, ©2016 (Oct. 10, 2016) — In the fall of 1776, the American army lost to British forces at Long Island (NY), White Plains (NY), Ft. Washington and Ft. Lee. Historians estimate over 500 Americans were killed and over 4000 American soldiers were […]

In Pursuit of Liberty (1765)

In Pursuit of Liberty (1765)

THE “GREAT STRUGGLE” by James Still, ©2016, RetraceOurSteps.com (Jun. 1, 2016) — Without a reminder, the human mind simply forgets.  Thomas Paine wrote, “It is at all times necessary… that we frequently refresh our patriotism by reference to first principles.”[1]   Writing about America’s first settlers, John Adams reminded his readers of the Puritans’ courageous pursuit […]

Common Sense: Independence (1776)

Common Sense:  Independence (1776)

“THE FATE OF AMERICA” by James Still, RetraceOurSteps.com, ©2016 (May 1, 2016) — After reading Thomas Paine’s Common Sense, many citizens shared the pamphlet with friends.  George Washington described the general reaction to Common Sense: “My countrymen I know, from their form of government, and steady attachment heretofore to royalty, will come reluctantly into the […]

Common Sense: Tyranny (1776)

Common Sense: Tyranny (1776)

“LET US HASTEN TO RETRACE OUR STEPS” by James Still, ©2016, RetraceOurSteps.com (Apr. 1, 2016) — According to some historians, Thomas Paine’s Common Sense was the most influential pamphlet in American history.  Widely popular, it sold over 120,000 copies in the first three months of publication and 500,000 copies by the end of the Revolution. […]

Common Sense: Monarchy (1776)

Common Sense: Monarchy (1776)

“GOVERNMENT…IS BUT A NECESSARY EVIL…” by James Still, ©2016, RetraceOurSteps.com (Mar. 1, 2016) — In 1776, many colonists still considered themselves British Citizens.  Thomas Paine’s pamphlet, Common Sense, helped immensely to transition the minds of the people to consider Independence.  In this portion of Common Sense, Paine wrote a very unflattering history of monarchical governments. […]

Do We Love Ourselves More Than Our Country?

Do We Love Ourselves More Than Our Country?

“SINISTER AND PERNICIOUS MOTIVES” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 22, 2015) — On July 2, 1776, a group of 56 men meeting in Philadelphia in the colony of Pennsylvania declared the 13 British colonies, founded on the principle of religious liberty, independent of the British Crown. All who were present at the Philadelphia convention knew that […]

An Honorable Common Sense Conservative Candidate for President

An Honorable Common Sense Conservative Candidate for President

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2015, President, NARLO (Mar. 29, 2015) — “Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.”  Victor Hugo “Government corruption, overly complex legislation, bureaucratic inefficiency and over-educated academic idiots smother COMMON SENSE.”   Ron Ewart – – – – – – – – – – […]

Obamacare: Who Runs Your Life?

THE COLONISTS DID NOT ACCEPT A “COMPELLING GOVERNMENTAL INTEREST” by KrisAnne Hall, ©2013, blogging at KrisAnneHall (Apr. 3, 2013) — Thomas Paine wrote on December 23, 1776, “Britain, with an army to enforce her tyranny, has declared that she has a right (not only to TAX) but “to BIND us in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER” and […]

State Farm Insurance is Bailing Out of Illinois and Heading for Texas

State Farm Insurance is Bailing Out of Illinois and Heading for Texas

“A SOCIALIST AGENDA” by David F. LaRocque, ©2013 (Feb. 21, 2013) — This is another stunning example of the disastrous results of Socialist economic policies – a major loss for the state of Illinois. This is where the Democrats are taking our country. The fact is, as many writers have been noting, that the Democratic […]

Obama-BP Oil Cataclysm Worsens: Day 65 of Death and Destruction

OBAMA DEFIES FEDERAL JUDGE WHO STRUCK DOWN HIS MORATORIUM ON OFFSHORE DRILLING by Sher Zieve, ©2010 (Jun. 23, 2010) — It is now clear that Obama & Co’s plan to completely and irrevocably destroy America’s offshore drilling was the intent from the inception of the current Gulf of Mexico disaster.  Whether the disaster was accidental […]

Oh, the irony!

IS SOMEONE TELLING US SOMETHING? by Edgar L. Jones (Apr. 21, 2010) — How many remember when Glenn Beck did a show with the authors of three books: 1) The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us And What We Can Do About It by Joshua Cooper Ramo 2) The […]

Only when the chips are down do you really know!

“THESE ARE THE TIMES THAT TRY MEN’S SOULS” by Arnie Rosner (Apr. 21, 2010) — Fair-weather friends are a dime a dozen. You can spot them a mile away. Like politicians, fair-weather friends are those who believe in telling you what you want to hear. Basically they are gutless cowards and lack the intestinal fortitude […]

Independent Tea Party Candidate running for Congress in OK

CONSTITUTIONAL CONSERVATIVE PLANS TO TAKE SECOND DISTRICT BY STORM Interview by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 6, 2010) — Miki Booth was “the most apolitical person you could ever meet”  until the 2008 presidential election.  She has lived in Japan as well as Massachusetts, Hawaii and for the last 15 years in Oklahoma, and is now a […]