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 Back in October, we posted the following piece demonstrating the difficulties a moderate, African-American liberal faced by not toeing the party talking points and being an independent thinker.  This week, Juan Williams was back in the news, after being fired by NPR following comments that NPR felt did not meet their editorial standards.  The comment made by Juan Williams explained how he felt when he gets on a plane and sees Muslims passengers in traditional garb. Juan said, “I mean, look, Bill, I’m not a bigot. You know the kind of books I’ve written about the civil rights movement in this country. But when I get on the plane, I got to tell you, if I see people who are in Muslim garb and I think, you know, they are identifying themselves first and foremost as Muslims, I get worried. I get nervous.” 

What the liberal media and many seem to be editing out, is that this was his opening to his main point that it does not make him feel good, and we need to be careful to not let our own fears violate anyone’s constitution rights.  Juan responded to his firing on FoxNews.com with an excellent opinion piece that should be read.  NPR firing Juan has nothing to do with his comments, but from a witch hunt attack on him for having independent thought and not adhering to their liberal point of view.  NPR CEO Vivian Schiller made that clear with her cheap shot yesterday that Juan should have kept his comments “between him and his psychiatrist”.  If it was a private company I would say NPR has any right to fire anyone that would feel didn’t meet their “standards”.  But NPR is a publicly funded entity – relying on our tax dollars (or from healthy donations from liberal idealogues) – and if they are going to choose to stand for a political position, they should be defunded and supported privately.  Juan will certainly land on his feet and I appreciate his thoughtful differing opinion on many issues.  The public should support his honest debate. If NPR does not agree with difference in opinion, the public should not support theirs. (more…)

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Transforming America

With 53% of the vote, the elections of 2008 were sold to the American people under the simple yet powerful notion of CHANGE.  They had just put into office the nation’s first black President, along with deeper Democratic majorities in the House and the Senate.  The new President and his Democratic leadership read this resounding victory as a mandate for sweeping change, outlining a far-reaching agenda to fundamentally transform not just the direction of the country, but our essential economic and socio-cultural framework.

In the past two years we have seen a determined White House and overwhelming majorities in Congress chart that new course for our country.  Unfortunately in our 24 hour new cycle, many developments simply get lost in the shuffle.  So with the 2010 mid-term elections fast approaching, ThreeConservativeBros decided to compile a list of significant events that have occurred in the past 24 months.   We determined these fifty stories were the most important for people to remember before going into the ballot box this November 2nd.  Here they are in no specific order. (more…)

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In the red corner, fighting out of New York City, by way of the House of Reps, then the MSNBC academy; Joe “Big Country” Scarborough.  And in the blue corner, fighting out of the Peach State; also by way of the House of Reps, and recently Fox News punditry; Newt “The Speaker” Gingrich. 

Now touch gloves, and come out fighting!! 

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After finishing a long, happy, peaceful vacation in the middle of the week, I knew that I would have to return to the stresses of work and see what was happening in the “real world”. Little did I know that this week would include some of the damnedest, most frustrating claims of racism and transparent use of racial wounds that we’ve ever seen. It isn’t the first time, nor will it be the last…but, it was increasingly frustrating to hear more liberal commentors divide the country by race. And worst of all, being able to do it by pointing the finger at conservatives and getting away with it.

I read a refreshing article from Prof. Thomas Sowell yesterday, that made me feel much better that there may just be an eventual end to these bogus claims. Fraudulent use of the race card has left Americans polarized on the issue of what is true racism. True institutional racism that should be fought against lays in the background as liberal extremists would prefer to use cases absent of racial bias or minor prejudices as their standard. As this becomes the standard, you can tell that Americans are becoming increasingly tired of being called racist just because they disagree with the far left, progressive agenda. And hopefully, as Prof. Sowell says in his article, “voters will wise up to race card fraud.”
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A few times per week, around noon time we will post a few op-ed pieces from newspapers, mainstream websites, or elsewhere from the blogosphere: (more…)

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FauxLet’s be clear about what the Obama Administration has done in the past few weeks.  They have engaged in an attempt to vilify, discredit, and demean the most widely viewed news channel, Fox News.  Much of the analysis regarding this unprecedented display of partisanship has been focused around the effects this may have on the Administration’s approval ratings, or whether or not this will actually help the powerful news station attract more viewers (more…)

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In Honor of the Best Costume Ever - USA Rocket Boy

In Honor of the Best Costume Ever - USA Rocket Boy

A few times per week, around noon time we will post a few op-ed pieces from newspapers, mainstream websites, or elsewhere from the blogosphere: (more…)

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