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Arming America (With Information)
When it comes to gun laws, the power of rhetoric tends to be more powerful than reason, but gun violence like almost all problems is a mathematical one and will require a more nuanced approach. Here’s how the liberal position has got it all wrong.
Burned at the Stake
All life is precious. Unless you fall into these tough categories. We look at how men have put women in a tough position for generations, and are doing it again while repealing Roe.
Everything they don’t tell you about how to make the perfect old fashioned
In 1880, a decade marked by economic prosperity and innovation, James E. Pepper changed the world, perhaps forever. It was at The Pendennis Club in Louisville, KY where it happened. Pepper took a lump of sugar, Angostura bitters and some whiskey and created The Old Fashioned Cocktail hereafter know…

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