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Can You Hear the Bell Toll?

Five simple words popped into my head after being exposed to current news from the media I had, up to today, done so well in eliminating from my life. Those words are: For Whom the Bell Tolls, written by John Donne


5 little-known Thanksgiving etiquette rules you probably don't follow

Many of us will be heading to the homes of family and friends this Thanksgiving. For those who have been going to the same place for years or are dining at a close friend’s house, it is easy to become a bit lax whe


Strangers send Christmas ornaments to boy with inoperable brain tumor

A 6-year-old boy in Georgia is celebrating Christmas with strangers from around the world after a plea on social media for holiday ornaments went viral. Brantley Dobbs, who is receiving hospice care after doctors diagnos


Girl who lost feet in lawnmower accident learns to dance again

A little girl who lost both her feet after her dad accidentally ran over her with a lawnmower has defied the odds to keep doing her favorite thing -- dance.    Emma McGraw, 11, ran into the garden while d


Local Against Local: Who Wins?

“I don’t even have the boys’ room open yet.” That’s what the waitress said to me three minutes ago. She knows I followed them here. It is thirty-seven minutes past six, and the room isn&r


Woman in need of second double-lung transplant celebrates dream wedding

Just one week after being told that she wasn’t a good candidate for a double-lung transplant, 27-year-old Caleigh Haber scratched plans to celebrate her engagement to Bryan Takayama, and instead married him in a ce


The Battlefield of Ideas

Illuminating the Truth

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We are here to fix the machine. The machine is the federal government that has been fundamentally transformed the serve the elite instead of "We The People". Our goal is to engage our fellow Americans on the battlefield of ideas to discover the most ideal way for our nation to be governed to provide the most security with the maximum amount of liberty and freedom for all American citizens. We welcome all people from all walks of life and ideologies to engage with us. Join us on the battlefield of ideas.

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