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Burning My Nikes and Eating Chick-Fil-A: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #125

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I burn my Nikes and eat Chick-Fil-A. Or maybe not. But I do talk about the latest political brouhaha and share a little news you probably haven’t heard about that I think is much more significant. LISTEN You can subscribe to Thoughts from […]

Modern American Conservatives: A Different Brand of Progressive

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Southern, Iraq (Apr. 2, 2003) -- U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Phiffer stands guard duty near a burning oil well in the Rumaylah Oil Fields in Southern Iraq.  Coalition forces have successfully secured the southern oil fields for the economic future of the Iraqi people and are in the process of extinguishing the burning wells that were set ablaze in the early stages of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction and end the regime of Saddam Hussein.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Arlo K. Abrahamson.  (RELEASED)

Modern conservatives constantly rail against left-wing collectivism and central planning. Well pot…meet kettle. Recently, Donald Trump suggested America should just “take the oil” out of Iraq. Now, anybody who values liberty should recoil at such a suggestion. After all, the oil doesn’t belong to America. Normal people call taking things from others theft. But in […]

133 Words or Less: Terror as a Jobs Program

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When you decimate a region’s economy with years of war, warrior becomes the only viable job option. Conventional wisdom holds religious ideology motivates ISIS fighters. Recent interviews by Lydia Wilson prove this an oversimplification. He was working as a laborer to support his huge family when he hurt his back and lost his job. It […]