Category Archives: Choices

Forum: What’s Behind The Downturn In The GOP’s Chances To Take The Senate?

Every week on Monday morning , the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: What’s Behind The Downturn In … Continue reading

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Republican-Controlled House Passes Continued Complete Funding for ObamaCare and Planned Parenthood

God help us!! Republican House Leaders John Boehner, Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise TPNN: September 18, 2014 By Matthew Burke:  House Republicans, led by Speaker of the House John Boehner, joined with Democrats to pass a continuing resolution late Wednesday … Continue reading

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William Deresiewicz on Disadvantages of an Elite Education

Remember when an elite or Ivy League education was the goal or envied by all? Megyn Kelly with author William Deresiewicz talks about his book, ‘Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life‘, on … Continue reading

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This Weeks’ Weasel Of The Week!!!

It’s time to present this weeks’ statuette of shame, The Golden Weasel!! Every Tuesday, the Council nominates some of the slimiest, most despicable characters in public life for some deed of evil, cowardice or corruption they’ve performed. Then we vote … Continue reading

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Bob McDonnell Guilty on 11 Counts, Maureen Guilty on 9 Counts

By Tom White – Virginia Right – Origianlly Posted September 04, 2014 By now everyone living in Virginia has heard that former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen have been found guilty on 11 and 9 Federal counts respectively. They … Continue reading

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Watcher’s Council Nominations – Selfie Edition

There’s nothing like a scandal involving celebrities, especially female ones to take the public’s mind off far more serious matters, eh? Ordinarily I wouldn’t pay the least attention, but I admit that I find it a symptom of our age … Continue reading

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Gluten, Celiac Disease and the Bigger Picture – Updated

“Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world.”  –  Henry Kissinger In 1974, Henry Kissinger suggested using food as a weapon to induce targeted population … Continue reading

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