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The “Squad” meets the “Freedom Force” as newly elected Republicans ban together

    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D–N.Y., and the “squad” are a clear manifestation of the House’s far-left demographic. But a group of newly elected Republican representatives has formed to oppose the self-identified socialists.   Meet the “freedom force.”   Spanish-American Congresswoman-elect Nicole Malliotakis, R–N.Y., who is currently the only female Republican rep. from New York...

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Arlington National Cemetery cancels wreath-donnnig due to COVID, then America’s dissent was heard by the Pentagon

  COVID-19-instilled fear reared its ugly head onto America’s most hallowed ground on Monday. But on Tuesday, America’s voice was heard and the Pentagon reversed the decision by Arlington National Cemetery to cancel the annual Christmas wreath placements on the honored gravestones.   “I have directed Arlington National Cemetery to safely host Wreaths Across America....

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Raising up Modern Bonhoeffers

John Wesley Reid is the editor-in-chief at the Falkirk Center. Follow him on Twitter at @johnwesleyreid.   Fascism doesn’t happen overnight, and we’d be foolish to ignore the indicators that history has so graciously given us.   Indeed, fascism has never happened overnight — not with the Holocaust, Stalinism, nor the Mussolini-era dictatorship. Indicators leading...

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China is destroying churches in hopes of converting Christians to communism

The Chinese government is attempting to separate religious citizens from their faith and instill devotion to the CCP.   Quick Facts: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been forcing churches to close. The CCP then buys the church buildings and converts them for other purposes such as “cultural centers.” Christians currently outnumber communists in China....

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Conservative Republican Elected First Black Lt. Governor of North Carolina

  Mark Robinson, known as an avid defender of the Second Amendment, has been elected as North Carolina’s first black Lieutenant Governor.   Robinson, a Republican, defeated N.C. Rep. Yvonne Lewis Holley (D), who would have been the first black woman elected to the office. Robinson won by a 52 to 48percent margin.   Robinson...

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Biden’s Imperial Power at the Expense of Personal Liberty

  Then-candidate Obama denounced the various “imperial powers” claims of the Bush administration. However, President Obama quickly embraced and even expanded upon the imperial presidential power claims of the Bush administration. But the greatest advocate of imperial presidential power in the Obama Administration was Vice President Joe Biden.   The most dangerous claims were those...

1 month ago

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Trump awards $35 Million to help human trafficking victims

The Trump administration is granting $35 million to the DOJ in efforts to advance recovery efforts for victims of human trafficking.   The funds will be distributed from the DOJ to organizations that house and help rescued victims.   Ivanka Trump tweeted the news this morning:   “Today the @JusticeDept and I are announcing $35M...

4 months ago

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Senator Blackburn: Freedom is Freedom’s Cause

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tennessee) is addressing the question, “what are we going to do about China?”   In a fiery delivery at the Falkirk Center’s Freedom Summit, Blackburn compared the communist ideologies of China to pantomimes throughout America today.   “The same Marxist philosophies used by the Chinese Communist Party are filling the streets of...

4 months ago

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Senator Tom Cotton on COVID: “China Unleashed This Plague on the World”

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) gave a direct message at the Falkirk Center’s Freedom Summit:   “China unleashed this plague on the world.”   In a dialogue with former Congressman Dave Brat, Cotton explained how the Coronavirus is far more about China’s adversarial nature as an international actor than other narratives covered by the media.  ...

4 months ago

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Pro-Life Activist, Daily Wire Columnist Found Dead In Home Following Settlement

Pro-life activist and conservative columnist Mike Adams, 55, was found dead in his home on July 23, 2020.   Adams is best known for his exceptionally articulate and convincing arguments against abortion. Like many columnists, Adams’ opinions were often direct and well-meaning, though some would call him “hateful” for his conservative convictions.   At this...

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