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Project 1623: an Antidote to the Poison of NY Times’ Project 1619

In August, 2019, the New York Times began driving an ill-conceived propaganda campaign called Project 1619, named for the year that slavery first came to America in the Jamestown, Virginia colony. It is that year, argued the Times, that defines our national character to this day — not the iconic 1776. Despite scholarly debunking and some […]

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Economy Government Politics

How State Legislatures Could Rein in Federal Bills Like Pelosi’s $3.5 Trillion HR 5376

The hottest news item as of the date of this writing (Nov 1, 2021) is Nancy Pelosi’s 1700-page, multi-trillion-dollar HR 5376 spending bill. Jammed forward at the 11th hour, it has gone before Congressional committees with insufficient lead time to even print out the bill let alone read it and understand it! Remember the phrase […]

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Economy Government Politics

Kelly Townsend, AZ State Senator: the Constitution, Article V, and the Arizona Audit

On Sept 30, 2021, in Apache Junction, the AZ District 16 Chapter of Convention of States (COS) held a Town Hall featuring the district’s own state senator, Kelly Townsend. Videos of Senator Townsend’s remarks appear below in two parts. The first is a primer on our Constitution with emphasis on James Madison and Article V. […]

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Economy Education Politics Society

Project 1623: When Socialism Lost, and Free Markets Won

[Originally published in June, 2020, this article has been updated to November, 2021] In August, 2019, the New York Times began driving an ill-conceived propaganda campaign called Project 1619, when slavery first came to America in the Jamestown, Virginia colony. It is that year, argued the Times, that defines our national character to this day — […]

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Economy Politics

Don’t Break Up Facebook, Break It OPEN Instead

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one. A. J. Liebling (American Journalist, 1904-1963) Thanks to the internet and platforms like Facebook, virtually anyone can now own a virtual press, publishing whatever one wishes, including text, pictures, audio, and video. Surely, Mr. Liebling would be impressed and amazed. Today, Mark Zuckerberg’s […]