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Monday, September 1, 2014 - 2:27pm
Neal Barton's POV


Rick riles 'em up in Illinois

I hear some complaining from some folks here in East Texas about Governor Rick Perry. Let me tell you up front, I have not agreed with everything he's done, but all in all, he's got a pretty good record.

Bill Clinton sounds like Gabby Hays

Today it was in the news that the General Accounting Office is going to look into the Department of Homeland Security hoarding bullets. There is no evidence that the DHS is trying to do that, yet, but welcome to the party GAO.

Anti-Christian rant

According to T. Brietbart, “Some military chaplains trying to access the Southern Baptist Convention website this week were surprised to find it blocked with a message that it contained "hostile content."

What's up with the ammo?

This week we found out through news reports the 2.6 billion rounds, ordered by Department of Homeland Security, was not right. The reason, reports say the sequester cut that about down to only 260-million bullets.

No wonder Max is leaving town

I almost drove of the road last week when I heard this about Senator Max Baucus of Montana. Baucus said the "Obamacare" plan was a train wreck and was going to do damage to the economy.
We pay them to kill us

We pay them to kill us

How would you feel if you found out you were paying food and rent for someone who was plotting to kill you? Congratulations, we were!

Knock me over with a feather

Well, knock me over with a feather. The brothers whom police say did the Boston Marathon bombings did not have those guns legally. The 19-year-old who is still alive is not eligible for a handgun until he is 21.
Mispredictions from 'Earth Day,' 1970

Mispredictions from 'Earth Day,' 1970

This is “Earth Day.” It started back in 1970. Back then, I was 11-years-old and remembered hearing all this stuff, tales of mistreating “Mother Earth” and soon we’re going to die.

What really matters

The immigration bill was supposed to be deliberated today by the "Gang of Eight," or nine, whatever. I don't care.

They can name their price

The U.S. Senate seems to have struck a deal to expand background checks for firearms. Last week, John McCain caved and closed the door to filibuster.

Where's my amnesty?

It's in published reports all over the country today like this is Front Page Magazine. Officials say the number of people entering the U.S. illegally is way up.

We sleep and give away our rights

Does this bother you? The IRS now says they don't need a warrant, nor permission at all to read your e-mails.

Watching those dangerous Christians

In Colorado the state police are giving training sessions to local sheriffs.
Goodbye to Lady Thatcher

Goodbye to Lady Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher was a force. The first female prime minister of her country. She inherited an England which tried to spend it's way out of bankruptcy.

I'll skip the village and leave it to mom and dad

"We have to break through our private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families," says the professor of political science at Tulane University, where she is founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Proj