Little Girls and Old Ladies

by Kung Fu Zu  •  Please pass the Salzburg

Little Girls and Old Ladies Little Girls and Old Ladies

A Review of the Likely 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

by N. A. Halkides  •  Sorting the RINOs from the conservatives

A Review of the Likely 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates A Review of the Likely 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

Pete is Best

by James Deaton  •  What might have been...and what was

Pete is Best Pete is Best

The Mad Hatter’s Lament

by Deana Chadwell  •  The entire world is falling to ruins and poor Cheshire's off his tea.

The Mad Hatter’s Lament The Mad Hatter’s Lament

The West Is Doomed

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu7/1/15
I had originally meant these thoughts to be the last in a series of short essays on Christianity, and the West. But I have decided to go ahead and publish this piece, as its conclusion is what prompted me to start writing about this subject in the first place. More » • (86 views)

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Thump It

BibleThumperby Brad Nelson6/30/15
One thing I think is true is that most Christians are babes in the woods regarding homosexual marriage and the various other Leftist initiatives. They, unlike Obama, are weak in regards to making the moral argument. More » • (80 views)

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2015 Commandant’s Reading List

Booksby Steve Lancaster6/29/15
The common conception of a Marine is that he or she some kind of a knuckle-dragging thug whose sole intellectual foundation is combat. Every few years the Commandant of the Marine Corps publishes a recommended reading list for Marines. More » • (52 views)

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Marriage: A Ceremony Complicated By Government Interference

Marriageby Leigh Bravo6/29/15
The Supreme Court has ruled that gay marriage is the new norm.  But the real question is, should the government have any say in what constitutes marriage at all? What if there was a way to stop the controversy? What if we took government out of the business of marriage completely? More » • (77 views)

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The Irrationalism of Rationalism

SecularHumanistby Tim Jones6/27/15
What Secular Humanism has Wrought: Throwing the Baby out With the Bath Water  •  Society has evolved to the point where it’s creating problems in order to solve them. We’ve become the society of perpetual discontent and planned obsolescence. More » • (90 views)

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Christianity Must Die

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu6/27/15
Before there was an attack on property, before there was an attack on the free market, before there was the French Revolution, 1848, the Commune or the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, there was a concerted attack on Christianity. More » • (182 views)

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Know Your Establishment-Men

EstablishmentGOPby N. A. Halkides6/26/15
A Guide to Identification in the Field  •  The fissure in the Republican Party between Conservatives and what I’ve been calling in the pages of ST the “Establishment-men” is not a new phenomenon – we only need consider the 1964 GOP Presidential contest between Barry Goldwater and Nelson Rockefeller to realize More » • (144 views)

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Book Review: Merchants of Despair

MerchantsOfDespairby Anniel6/26/15
Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism  •  by Robert Zubrin, Author, New Atlantis Books, 2012. Available on Kindle.  •  Part One More » • (65 views)

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Random Thoughts

RandomThoughtsThumb2by Brad Nelson6/24/15
Next month (coming soon!) marks the second anniversary of StubbornThings. I feel like a pompous dweeb making an announcement like this from on high. I never wanted that. This isn’t a Mickey Mouse club with me as head mouse, although some might agree with the mouse part. More » • (174 views)

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The Gods Among Us

AdamGodby Fay Voshell6/21/15
We used to use terms like “phony,” “fraud” and “con artist” to describe people who pretended to be something they weren’t. How times have changed. More » • (101 views)

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Book Review: Horton Hatches the Egg

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu6/20/15
By Dr. Seuss  •  “The country has gone to hell”, is a lament often made by not only conservatives, but others who wonder how the United States has sunk to the depravity of reality TV, the Kardashians and Bruce Jenner. More » • (82 views)

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The Complicitors

libertyflagby Anniel6/21/15
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice, in practice there is. The Great Philosopher, Yogi Bera.  •  My mind still cannot wrap itself around those who are complicit in the destruction of their own country and think they will escape the fallout More » • (129 views)

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Regulation Nation

AirFilledChipsby James Ray Deaton6/19/15
Is that bag of potato chips you bought yesterday out of federal slack fill compliance? You needn’t read news about urban riots, celebrity sex changes, secret trade deals, grifty politicians or general all-round murder and mayhem to sense that our dear old republic has wandered off track. More » • (133 views)

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Vegetarian Dinosaurs

Veganasaurby Geoffrey Smagacz6/18/15
Is Steven Spielberg pushing that conceit again in his latest Jurassic Park picture, Jurassic World, that sees the vegetarian dinosaurs as gentle giants, but the carnivores as mean-spirited man eaters?  From watching the trailers and then the movie, unfortunately, yes. More » • (138 views)

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Open Letter to Liberals

DoubleArrowsby Deana Chadwell6/18/15
Let’s be real here – you and I are not going to compromise, let alone agree, but it’s important that we at least understand each other. I personally know and adore many people on your side of things, but we peer out of our heads at two entirely different worlds: More » • (149 views)

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