Recommended Reading (07/02/16)

Here are interesting articles from the past week that are worth a read (even if, on occasion, I do not agree with the author).

Gun control isn’t the answer

We already know how to reduce gun violence and gun crimes because we’ve already done it many times before. That’s right, we actually solved the issue of rising gun violence in America in the mid-1990’s and again in the early 2000’s by doing something really radical.

The Orlando murders were horrific. Chicago’s killing season? Deadlier.

“We have an Orlando every month in Chicago, and no one seems to raise an eyebrow,” Dean Angelo, president of Chicago’s Fraternal Order of Police, said the other day.

I Am Woman, Hear Me Weep

This was the very curious case that Hillary laid out last week as to why voters should elect her president and continue with the policies of Barack Obama.

A NewsBusters Special Report: Hillary Clinton’s Media Fan Club

“I saw a Hillary Clinton that I’d never seen before. She was funny, charming, sexy — yes, gang, sexy. We are both Scorpios, which tells you a lot. She’s informal — called me ‘Larry’ and told me to call her by her first name…Meanwhile, she’s earned the respect of everyone (except the wackos) with her handling of the health care issue. Indeed, she has gotten everyone (except the wackos) to agree that we need health care for everyone. This is a very formidable idea, ladies and gentlemen.”
— CNN/Mutual Broadcasting talk show host Larry King in his October 4, 1993 USA Today column, writing about his interview with the First Lady two days earlier.

If This Offends You, I Don’t Care!

As conservatives, it is incumbent upon us to continue to push the narrative that it is not racist nor xenophobic to set cultural standards for which aspiring citizens must meet. We have to understand that as we engage in this debate we will be labeled racist and more by the Left.

Hold the pork this 4th of July

No Fourth of July fare is more quintessential than barbecue, but agriculture policies mean that most of the food you’ll eat at your barbecue is subsidized by the federal government. So thank a taxpayer.

The Day I Got My Green Card

Here, at last, was a country where a document meant something! I was overcome by what must be one of the most unfashionable emotions of our time: boundless, unqualified love for America.

AND FINALLY…

 

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