Silvio Canto, Jr. Saturday, February 17, 2018 1:17 PM "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free." - President Ronald Reagan
We will look at the immigration debate after it failed in the US Senate........plus the aftermath of the Florida school shooting......the Mueller indictments.....happy # 82 Jim Brown........and other stories... Click to listen:
About a week ago, I blogged this bit about my elderly mother breaking her neck.I've heard people question the existence of God because there is evil and suffering in the world, but this makes no sense to me. If our lives were nothing but painless joy, how would we love? It's in moments like this that we can show tenderness and compassion. Without suffering, there is no chance to love. Last night, we went to Cursillo* team school where we prepare for the next retreat weekend. 40 people must have come up to me and asked how my mom was doing and let me know they were praying for her. They had mentioned her in their prayer groups and all of them showed a lot of love for her through me. It was wonderful.Thinking about it this[...]
For the most part, I stayed off of social media yesterday as the conversations were all choreographed long ago. Like an old waltz, after the school shooting in Florida, the pundits and activists took their places and danced. No one was honest, no one was sincere. Everyone just yelled the same, boring cliches.We're not having a serious conversation and we're not trying to understand each other. It's simply yelling. Guns are the problem and the 2A folks need to be able to admit it. If we didn't have several hundred million guns, if private citizens were forced to go to extreme measures to own even a single gun, these mass murders of children would become very rare. You can't drive a van into a school to run over the kids. Vans[...]
Bloomberg's "Everytown" claims there have been 18 "school shootings" so far in 2018. Among them: * a man committed suicide in the parking lot of a school closed for sever months: no students around, no teachers. * Someone shot a gun several times in a school parking lot at 8 PM when there were...no students around, no teachers either. * Someone shot a BB gun at a school bus window...no students present, no teachers either. * One was the accidental discharge of a school police officer...no one injured. Are you starting to see a pattern here? I understand that in 13 of these 18 school shootings, there were no physical injuries whatsoever to anyone involved. Now, you and I may agree that[...]
Dear Readers: As tomorrow is Valentine's Day, I will be joining America's sweetest and savviest talk show host, Silvio Canto Jr., for our annual celebration. Please click HERE for the live show at 10 am PST/12 noon CT/1 pm EST or afterward for the archived podcast.
Dear Readers: The always entertaining and informative Silvio Canto Jr., and I will be looking back at President Trumps first year after his historic upset win over Hillary Clinton. Please tune in 10 AM PST/ 12 noon CT/ 1 pm EST this Tuesday, Nov. 7th for another great Canto Talk show (click HERE for live show or archived podcast).Our guest will be the most glamorous of President Trumps supporters: Terry Lee Ebert Mendozza, who is a founding member of The Trumpettes Readers will recall she was featured during our previous show that focused on President Trumps Inauguration
WSJ Daily Shot:The US federal government deficit is moving in the wrong direction. Here is an updated fiscal balance as a percentage of the GDP A trend which is even scarier than the rising budget deficit is that increasingly Americans just dont care. For the first time in years, the majority of Americans didnt list the deficit as a top priority issue. Americans care about what the mainstream media tell them to care about. When the media stop covering the deficit, the sheeple stop thinking about it.
B-Daddy 6/18/2017 4:30:05 PM As a Bible following Christian, I am often confronted with accusations of hate, along with accusing questions along the lines of what would you do if your child ______________? Father's Day is a great day to answer with the love God grants me through Jesus Christ. I have two adult sons, and both my wife and made their upbringing our number one purpose. Our love them is well-known and shown, so I have skin in the game to discuss this topic. So on to the accusations. What if your son came out as gay? I would still love him of course. Further, I would have good advice for him, remain celibate. This advice is given out of my love. The gay promiscuous lifestyle isn't known for its[...]
Going Hugo Chavez one better, the Democrat controlled California legislator is taking action to ensure that one of their own who voted for the hated gas tax won't get recalled. The legislator is rigging the system to make it harder and longer to recall State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) whose support for the increase made him a recall target. From the Sacramento Bee:Democrats are pushing late-blooming bills to significantly improve state Sen. Josh Newmans odds of surviving an effort by the state GOP and others to recall him from office.The proposed changes, which became public Monday morning, would add months to the existing timeline of certifying a recall election for the ballot. The measure would virtually[...]
Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) today stepped alarmingly into the ether when she characterized alleged Russian interference in the November election as an act of war.Ok, let me stipulate for the court that I am against the Russians or any other foreign entity messing with our election process. But foreign governments have been doing that sort of thing since Persian gold Darics ended up in the pockets of Athenian politicians to oppose Philip of Macedon (and likely long, long before that). We certainly have gone to great lengths in the past to interfere in other nation's internal affairs, including killing their candidates and sometimes leaders (just ask Diem of S. Vietnam or Allende in Chile; or more recently Obama[...]
SEPARATION, NOT SECESSION: GREATER FEDERALISM AND LESS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS THE ANSWER TO OUR DIFFERENCES AS A PEOPLE With Trump's election leaving unhappy Californians as nervous as a Christian Scientist with appendicitis (if you don't get that joke, you don't understand the oxymoron that is Christian Science), some here in the Golden State are calling for secession. That is, for California to leave our Union and go its own liberal way. Trump is't their kind of President, and his vision of America not one they want to stick around for. Legally speaking, I think the issue of states[...]
A Kinder and Nicer NFL?Are any of you buying the new crisis management public relations campaign by the NFL, Together We Make Football? The NFL has been pushing commercials that make them look like AT&T or Hallmark. Problem is, I dont think many are falling for the new kinder and gentler NFL. The whole reason they have to clean up their act is that there have been so many bad actors in NFL with behavior stretching from bad to criminal that they had no choice but to look like they cared. And rather than really take a look at the behavior and get rid of bad players, they have them do the classic mea culpa like Ray Rice after he beat his fiance unconscious, they go away for a little while either by due process or the NFL[...]
Doo Doo Econ Tuesday, January 19, 2016 6:08 PM Doo Doo Economics are the policies of overspending, printing money, neglecting the key economics issues, bad science and promoting entitlement programs which all add up to higher taxes during a recession and economic unsustainablility.
Once again Americans are facing questions about the definition of a Natural Born Citizen (NBC).This is the simple and indisputable definition: Two citizens who have a child, naturally create a new citizen. This is a Natural Born Citizen.There is absolutely no expert either legal or historical who will argue to the contrary. They may argue to include additional citizens, but this is the core of the definition.Two people who have a child in a location, have a citizen who is native to that land. This is a Native Born Citizen. Thus, terms like "Native American" which imply a location and not an allegiance to a country.A person can be both Natural Born and Native Born, or in the United States we also have Naturalized[...]
Do you remember the headlines when Obama apparently declared America a Muslim country on French television? Taken from an Islamic perspective this statement is dangerous. It sounds as if the President of the United States sees America is a Muslim nation. When you consider translations, this may presented to the masses as exactly that, American President Hussein (an exclusively Islamic name) Obama declares America to be Islamic. Thus America would be "al-Islam", or territory which may never be ceded to non-Muslims.Semantics, right? Over-reaction, right?Except, this is a long standing meme from not only the President, but also his staffers. [...]
Dean 11/11/2015 9:22:09 AM Over the weekend, Salon writer, DAVID MASCIOTRA, caused quite a dust-up on social media with his own salute to the troops ahead of Veterans Day . Here is the headline, followed by the sub-headline and then followed by the first paragraph of the piece:You dont protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracyIt's been 70 years since we fought a war about freedom. Forced troop worship and compulsory patriotism must endPut a man in uniform, preferably a white man, give him a gun, and Americans will worship him. It is a particularly childish trait, of a childlike culture, that insists on anointing all active military members and police officers as heroes.If you desire, you can read it[...]
Theres no denying that over the last few decades most all on-field rules changes made by the NFL have been exercises in increasing offense and scoring. This has created an arms race in a sense where the pendulum swings back and forth between the NFL offenses and NFL defenses whereby the offenses get aided by rules changes and the defenses counter with a combination of innovative schemes and superior athletes. To wit, for years, its been conventional wisdom that the best athletes in the world were in the NBA. Now days, we would add NFL defensive backs and possibly outside linebackers/rush ends into that mix (you dont think dudes like Richard Sherman, Darrelle Revis and J.J. Watt can ball a little?).But[...]
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Looks like many students are not prepared to be adults. The Daily Beast reports. College Students Need Remedial Classes in How to Be Adults Is 18 years enough time to prepare for the stresses of being an adult? For Americas increasingly fragile college studentsthousands of whom are returning to campus in the next two weeksthe 
Not a free college degree though Republican-American reports. How to go to Ivy League schools for free online Ivy League schools like Harvard and Yale come with a lot of prestige. But another thing these famous schools are known for are their high tuition costs. Fortunately, with the popularity of open education and technology, there