ABORTION: The good old days.
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Mar 26, 2017 - 11:44pm
ABORTION: The good old days.

When I was a teenager, Abortion was a felony in New York, and doctors who performed it, were guilty of manslaughter. There was no Planned Parenthood, and girls had no where to go for advice. Some were fortunate enough to have parents or church, or school councilors they could trust, but many only had street smarts to rely on. Ladies of means went to another country for their abortion, or paid the trusted family physician to perform the procedure at home, claiming he removed a Uterine Cyst if questioned, and no one was the wiser. The female professional simply went on a business trip and returned fetus free. A weekend in Paris was a needed break from stress. Wealthy parents simply sent their errant daughters on an exchange student visit for a week. But the poor had no such alternative. Abortion clinics were everywhere in the Ghetto run by…

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How many Jobs does Trumps budget cut?

On Thursday, the Trump administration released a preliminary 2018 budget proposal, which details many of the changes the president wants to make to the federal government’s spending. The proposal covers only discretionary, not mandatory, spending.      Defense spending gets in…

Mar 28, 2017 - 9:35am
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  • - Mar 29, 2017 - 10:17pm
  • - by John G
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Full List of Suspicious Russian Connections from R…

Rep. Adam Schiff (D) did a very good job of outlining exactly why so many Americans are very concerned about the possibility that Russia’s blatant interference in the 2016 election may have been in coordination and/or collusion with the campaign of Donald Trump.I was particularly …

Mar 29, 2017 - 3:43am
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  • - Mar 29, 2017 - 9:58pm
  • - by Leroy
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What changed Us?

The US was for a time a mighty powerhouse of freedom, and liberty.  A vast majority of the population came from Christian or Jewish ancestry, from Europe, and wanted to stay free or at least give it a good try.  And above all, worshiped our Creator.   Most did not belie…

Mar 17, 2017 - 11:46am
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Trump’s Healthcare Tweet Sets Up New Lawsuit…

When it comes to lawsuits Trump is his own worse enemy. His numerous bigoted . Now on the heels of the he has taken to Twitter once again with a Tweet that will set up arguments against his future executive actions related to Obamacare.   The Tweet is significant because it suggests that Tru…

Mar 26, 2017 - 1:32pm
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  • - Mar 29, 2017 - 5:53pm
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The great hotdog insurrection of 17

By George Dienhart Those of you that have been following me for years, through the Illinois Leader, Illinois Review and my newspaper column should know two things about me. I don’t like being told what’s right of wrong, and I won’t back down once I pick a fight. Today, I have…

Mar 28, 2017 - 5:18pm
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Truth and Why so Few Have it

There are consequences. TRUTH Hello. How are you? Are you feeling all right? I pray that you are as I sit here in my new place, just about the most perfect space I could imagine for myself. Nothing complicated. Just a room to live and sleep in, about fifteen by thirty, with a walk-closet, a bathroom…

Mar 27, 2017 - 4:20pm
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Robots, Workers and Wages

It’s morning in America. We have a president who has sworn to bring back jobs from countries overseas. The corporations are returning to the once-shuttered factories to make things in America again. The former middle class will be returning to work on the assembly lines, they will be making go…

Mar 29, 2017 - 12:49pm
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How to fix the US Healthcare System: Buy like Walm…

When compared to other countries, many defend the US system as being the best in the world. That very well may be true, when it comes to the quality of Healthcare available. There is no doubt that places like the Mayo Clinic are leading edge, but that is only if one can afford it. And that is where …

Mar 25, 2017 - 9:16am
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Hillary Clinton War Criminal and Traitor

Hillary Clinton, War Criminal & Traitor   Looks like the Hillary Clinton State Department was working for Israel, not American interests.      The Hillary Clinton email below also makes it clear that Washington orchestrated the Syrian “civil war” in order …

Mar 25, 2017 - 1:52pm
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The best advice Donald Trump could get...

The best advice Donald Trump could get to improve his credibility; 10 “simple” actions   Perhaps Ivanka is the best person to get him to accept and act on this advice. But would he? Should he? Could he?   Some would say one’s personal credibility is everything,…

Mar 27, 2017 - 3:50am
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Indiana Winters, or: Why Aren't We Living in Flori…

SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK (Note: This was originally written on February 7th and then misplaced, which isn’t the first time. It was the beginning of what was overall a nice February—for Indiana. Things changed in March.)   Ah, spring.   Or, possibly, &$@# spring! That’s t…

Mar 28, 2017 - 3:10am
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Boxes and Labels

Stop using your small mind, that is unable to think outside the box, stop placing me in your box of labels. Listen when I say the inside of my mind is vastly larger than this planet and it's narrow concepts. I need not tell you how smart I am, yet I am trivial in the vastness of the Universe. I know…

Mar 29, 2017 - 2:26am
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False conceptions about conservatives

The most common gripe I hear from liberals/Democrats regarding conservatives/Republicans is disagreement with our stance on social issues.  The problem is that most of what they have been led to believe by the media and their Party elites is false.  Correct me if I’m wrong, but the l…

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:08am
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Sometimes Justice Prevails

In this morning's WSJ there was an article about how Blackstone and other investment firms have plans to replace their very highly paid traders (in some cases eight figures) with artificial intelligence, which these firms claim can make just as good investment decisions as human beings.  Cannib…

Mar 29, 2017 - 10:58am
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Chronology of Economic Meltdowns

The legislation taken during the 1930s and policy implemented after WW2 was designed to avoid another Great Depression.  Over the years the legislation and the memories of the Great Depression wore off and of course in 2008 the global economy experienced another "financial meltdown."  …

Mar 27, 2017 - 12:51pm
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BEHIND THE MASK

BEHIND THE MASK   So what are the intentions of the United States towards the world? From its violent birth to the short lived growth and now to present day one can see that this nation has rarely if ever followed the path of its foundation documents. Following the path of its actions this nat…

Mar 28, 2017 - 11:39am
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Chuck Schumer Threatens Filibuster

Harry Reid, before Chuck, had blazed new and exiting trails in the arena of Senate voting as it pertains to judges. He introduced nuclear warfare.   Now, for the first time on American soil, someone is going to filibuster a Supreme Court nominee.   Enter the Nuclear Option. In 2013, the Se…

Mar 24, 2017 - 4:21pm
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Trump’s hopes of autarky are fading.

Trump’s hopes of autarky are fading. While it may have been a fantasy that conditions were so weak that Americans were ready to accept a fascist dictator, Trump has persisted in the delusion for weeks now. The bringing in of close family (Jared and Ivanka) with broad mandates to do stuff sugge…

Mar 28, 2017 - 2:01pm
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They are vets too

Name any war in the history of the United States, and when it was only men who could sign up, Gay men did.   Colonel Von Steuben? Hello?   And if Gay men weren’t trying to fight for the country, why were there supposed infallible tests for weeding out Gay men during WWII?   Cons…

Mar 23, 2017 - 10:26am
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Situation of Truth

The issue at hand is whether I can develop my invention The GEM: God's Electricity Machine .  I need a place to build the first model. The cost will be about 12,000 to 15,000 rmb, for a machine that pumps out 2,000 or 4,000 Watts. Basically it boils down to $1USD per watt. Aft…

Mar 29, 2017 - 8:46am
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Descent Into Madness

I think we have all seen this. An institution has gone off the rails. It started with one their members going in the wrong direction, ignoring ethical standards, taking shortcuts, causing harm. Because they were doing their job, but not very well, they were accepted. This person or group of people m…

Mar 24, 2017 - 7:38pm
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The Trump Russia connection.

We must be careful not to get too cute about the Trump Russia connection. I believe this is one of those stories that will cause people to look back on one day and wonder why it didn’t receive better play in the mainstream press.   “Business,” as Trump’s limited int…

Mar 28, 2017 - 2:34pm
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