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History of the Constitutional Convention

A Little Less Conversation and a Lot More Action

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By now we’ve heard the convention speeches, watched countless hours of cable news, viewed political commercial after commercial, and spent months talking about the 2012 election. Well, it’s time for a little less conversation and a lot more action. September must be a wake-up call for not just conservatives but for every American, regardless of party, who is afraid of what our country will look like with four more years of Obama, a Democrat-controlled Senate, and overall impotent leadership in the face of a mounting fiscal crisis. Let’s just peer into our possible future for a moment.If Americans don’t engage…

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Collective Bargaining Is a Privilege, Not a Right

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I keep hearing the narrative that somehow, as though it were written in stone, collective bargaining is a right for public sector unions. I would disagree entirely: collective bargaining is a privilege, not a right, for public sector unions. And you know what? About 50 years ago, the A.F.L.-C.I.O. agreed with me. The union’s Executive Council in 1959 said: “In terms of accepted collective bargaining procedures, government workers have no right beyond the authority to petition Congress — a right available to every citizen.” And it is a privilege that has been badly abused for years; U.S. Bureau of Labor…

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History of the Constitutional – Convention Episode 31

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Ned Ryun Concludes (for now) his Series on the Constitutional Convention: In this episode: A look back on the series. A comparison to W.B. Yates’ The Second Coming. Macro view of original intent and the Founding Fathers. A critique of modern “Progressives.” Where we are going as a nation and how we should get there.

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