Phil Gwinn
Phil Gwinn

I am Right of Gengis Khan on some things & Left of Justice Ginsburg on others. So I average to Center. Adamant Independent, MSgt/USMC Retired.

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May 27, 2013

Memorial Day 2013: A Day Mixed With Sadness, Pride and Even Anger

As you and I hit the holiday sales and enjoy a day off from work, please pause, only for a moment if you will, and let a little gratitude come out.

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May 17, 2013

IRS Scandals: To Prevent Another One, Abolish the IRS and Replace It With Fairtax

Stories of IRS abuse are both legendary and historically accurate. It is time to repeal the income tax and the Internal Revenue Service.
April 12, 2013

'Revolution' Season 1: Second Half Might Signal Show's Demise

"Revolution" has moved from a great sci-fi idea to a TV show that can no longer suspend a reasonable person's disbelief. The new series is in danger of falling into TV oblivion.
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Feb. 23, 2013

Sequestration 2013: Veterans Will Be Affected

Veterans benefits are exempt from the March 1 deadline before sequestration kicks in, but just because there won't be direct cuts doesn't mean there won't be unintended consequences.
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Feb. 7, 2013

Assault Weapons Ban Will Go Just As Badly As Prohibition

Prohibitive laws rarely work well and cause otherwise law-abiding citizens to become criminals. It's time to make sure our laws target the criminals instead.
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Jan. 21, 2013

Why Higher Education Will Soon Be Extinct

The dinosaur that is higher education is facing extinction. The only way to save it, is to adapt to the rising non-traditional forms of education.

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Jan. 21, 2013

Benghazi Cover Up: Will Clinton's Testimony Put the Questions to Rest?

Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to testify before Congress on January 23rd about Benghazi. Don't expect it to put questions about a cover up to rest.
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Jan. 12, 2013

A Simple Reason We Should Embrace Armed Guards in Schools

We provide armed security in banks and airports, to NCAA and NFL coaches and staff, in many retail stores, malls, and shops. Why, then, are we opposed to armed protection in schools?
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Jan. 10, 2013

Dianne Feinstein Assault Weapons Ban Makes No Sense If You've Read the Constitution

The timing of Dianne Feinstein's assault weapons ban suggests that this is a fast and furious attempt to score political points at the expense of the Bill of Rights.
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Dec. 18, 2012

Adam Lanza Proves No Gun Control Measure Will Ever Stop Mass Shootings

Gun control doesn't work as advertised. If you take away my guns in a particular place, then it's your fault if I get shot.
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Oct. 15, 2012

Ron Paul Has Been Right All Along: We the People Need to Live According to the Constitution

There are two words I want everyone to remember: "verbatim" and "literal." In the case of the Constitution, we need to read it with the former and apply it with the latter.