By Tom Quiner I had a Priority envelope that I really needed to get in the mail. But I needed to buy postage. I was rushing to get to the Post Office on time. It closes at 5PM, you know. I screeched into the parking lot and ran to the door. The time was five…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAvmLDkAgAM] Today is the Feast of St. Crispin. It commemorates two brothers, Crispin and Crispinian, who faced the same threat as the Iranian pastor I wrote about yesterday. These two Christian evangelists were told to renounce their faith. They refused: “Thy threats do not terrify us, for Christ is our life, and…

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By Lisa Bourne The 39th March for Life will take place January 23, 2012. The time to sign up for the annual trip to the March with Iowans for LIFE is now. Often called a pilgrimage, making the trip to the March with the pro-life organization is not only a way to be heard and…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZNj8FbpUBw] Christian persecution is rampant. In Indonesia, authorities closed the Pentecost Church in Sumedang under the auspices that the church did not have a proper building permit during recent renovations. They also arrested the pastor. In Egypt, Muslim extremists attacked a rebuilt Christian Church in Sohag. The governor of Sohag lent moral…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wi-D24oCa10] The debate never ends: the rich are rich on the backs of the rest of us so they need to be soaked through higher taxes and their wealth redistributed to those who didn’t earn it. The late great Milton Friedman addresses this issue head on in the video clip above. He…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUxBJ7n0T8U&feature=player_embedded] Steve Jobs was a genius because he developed products that not only did cool things, they were easy to use. “Elegant” is the word consistently used to describe the MacIntosh computer, iPods, iPhones, and iPads. Do you remember the first iPod? It had one button. One button! It seemed like it would…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_w9pquznG4] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxV-QNXoRIc&feature=related] Today, Mitt Romney says he is pro-life. In earlier campaigns this decade, me maintained he was adamantly pro-choice. See the videos above. In the early 90s, it is suggested that he was pro-life. We’re left with the impression that he didn’t just flip-flop on the issue, he flip-flop-flipped. There is…

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By Tom Quiner Here’s what is happening in Iowa: health insurance companies are pulling out of the Iowa market. Thirteen companies have pulled out of the the market here in the past sixteen months. These companies are victims of Obamacare, according to the CEO of the latest company to pull out of the market, Des Moines-based…

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By Tom Quiner I like Herman Cain. He is an American success story. A guy like that inspires others to be all that they can be. His 9-9-9 tax plan has sparked a vigorous debate on one of the critical issues facing America: how do we tax a nation in a way that is constructive,…

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