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Gay Marriage Myths and Truth

By idaflo | August 11th, 2010 | No Comments » 

Multi-color gay flagTownhall. com –

By Michael Medved

The decision by federal judge Vaughan Walker to invalidate California’s Proposition 8 both recycles and revives some of the tired, misleading clichés regarding the same sex marriage controversy. These distortions demand direct, concise correction and rebuttal.

1. “Proposition 8 was a mean-spirited ban on gay marriage.”….(continue reading HERE)

TRUTH: Proposition 8 banned nothing.

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Democrats Bite Democrats – Thomas Sowell

By idaflo | August 3rd, 2010 | No Comments » 

Charley RangelFrom Townhall.com:

Democrats Bite Democrats

You expect Republican politicians to criticize Democratic administrations and vice versa. But when Democrats start criticizing Democratic administrations, that is news. Someone once said that the headline “Dog bites Man” is not news, but “Man bites Dog” is. We are now starting to get “Democrat bites Democrat” news….(continue reading HERE)

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Al, Tipper and the Myth of a ‘Good Divorce’

By idaflo | June 22nd, 2010 | No Comments » 

Michael MedvedBy Michael Medved at Townhall.com

The separation of Al and Tipper Gore after forty years as husband and wife produced a flood of commentary concerning what’s purportedly impossible, and possible, in modern marriage…(LINKED HERE)

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November comes, Pols sweat

By idaflo | May 10th, 2010 | No Comments » 

From Townhall.com, Selena, you are playing the prophet on this one.  The anxiety all over Washington, is well justified. They’ve earned it.

Salena Zito :: Townhall.com Columnist

House 2010: Nobody Is Safe

The new normal for Democrats is losing 30 to 40 U.S. House seats in November.

What’s driving these potential losses is simple: (rest of article linked here)

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On Tired Hope and Senseless Change

By idaflo | May 7th, 2010 | No Comments » 

This column is creating some buzz;  amongst the more liberal groups, see here at HillBuzz and at the more conservative The War Planner

No one is quite like Ann Coulter.  She’s attractive, feminine,  smart, sarcastic, cutting in her humor, yet not shrill or mean.  I mean you may shake your head in amazement, but you don’t want to shut her off… unless of course you are an angry liberal.  I don’t know how she does it, sheer talent I think.  Others have tried but always look like they are in perpetual PMS Rage mode and that’s no fun to watch, nor does it cause you to want to return…as Keith Olberman’s ratings prove.

Ann Coulter :: Townhall.com Columnist
by Ann Coulter
It took Faisal Shahzad trying to set off a car bomb in Times Square to get President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to finally use the word “terrorism.” (And not to refer to Tea Party activists!)

This is a major policy shift for a president who spent a month telling Americans not to “jump to conclusions” after Army doctor Nidal Malik Hasan reportedly jumped on a desk, shouted “Allahu Akbar!” and began shooting up Fort Hood…..(Continue article here)

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