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    Cocked and Locked

    A teenage would-be carjacker is critically wounded by his would-be victim, an armed citizen, licensed to carry. A store employee shoots robber in North Carolina. A pizza employee’s son shoots a man attempting to rob his mom.   More

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    Run Away! Run Away!

    I often see in movies and television shows people running away from a threat. Sometimes it is the innocent party escaping an evildoer, or sometimes it is a nogoodnik legging it from the cops.   More

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    The Final Trump Card

    Donald Trump disrupted the stale two-party election system and plowed a new and different path through Federal government. Was it something that could last, or was he a flash of gas in the swamp?   More

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    Don’t Crowd Me

    One Sunday morning in Los Angeles, I went to a small drug store to get a pocket-size note pad. It was around 10 a.m. when I entered the place and found my way to the stationery aisle.   More

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    Unbless This Union

    I grew up in a union household. My grandfathers, great uncles and some uncles all worked for the railroad, with one of the mightiest unions of the time. Dad and most men of his generation worked at one of the local factories, all with strong union representation.   More

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    Offend Me

    Dave Chappelle is a renowned comedian. He made his reputation for crossing stereotypes, getting in the face of culture, and speaking out in a clever and humorous way. Which is why he is now on the bad side of the cancel culture turds.   More

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    Road Outrageous

    I’ve been driving for more than 50 years, and that doesn’t make me an expert. A few years back I took a mature driver course, which I thought would bore me to tears.   More

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    Criminal Thought, Part 1

    Minneapolis voters next month (Nov. 2, 2021) will be asked to choose whether to keep their police force, or to replace it with a “department of public safety.” Similar “defund the police” actions are bubbling up to the surface around the country.   More

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    Past Fixing

    “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there,” is a famous line from L.P. Hartley’s The Go-Between. And George Santayana is credited with the line, “Those who do not remember the past are doomed to repeat it.”   More

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    Grand Schemes

    People often use the phrase “the grand scheme of things.” Is there a grand scheme? Or is it the human inclination to hope someone else will do the work for us?   More

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    Between the Lines

    One evening in 1956 my dad put the newspaper on the table in front of me. He pointed to a story and told me to read the first paragraph. I was four, but I had been reading the paper for a while, although my interest was mainly with the funny pages and sports.   More

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    Our New Radio Show

    On Tuesday night, September 14th we begin a new era here at CONK! News. We are starting a new live, call-in radio show on BlogTalkRadio.com called CONK! @Night (that’s pronounced “Conk at Night”), and we’ll be broadcasting it live worldwide via the InterTubes every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday night, at 9 PM Eastern, 8 PM Central, 7 PM Mountain and 6 PM Pacific.   More

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    Take Me, Hire and Hire

    The most prominent feature of the current landscape is the legion of Now Hiring banners, signs, and flags. Businesses and industries that had never before publicly displayed their labor needs now for months have had weathered beacons a-dangle.   More

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    CONK! News Brief Link for 8/4

    Jim’s entire News Brief podcast for Wednesday, August 4th consists of a reference to this article on NotTheBee.com: notthebee.com This megathread does an A+ job explaining why some people are "vaccine hesitant" Hey you!   More

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    Alicia Powe on The Gateway Pundit, 8/3

    Fresh off her debut on our weekend podcast, investigative journalist and our newest CONK! News Contributor ALICIA POWE has a great piece on The Gateway Pundit on that site being smeared for their coverage of the Arizona vote audit by a “fact-checking” service.   More

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    CONK! News Brief Links for 7/27

    Here are the articles Jim referenced in his News Brief podcast for Tuesday, July 27th: conservativedailypost.com Breaking: Video Shows Student Exposing Sneaky School Lies… Told To Hide CRT ‘Training’ From Parents CLICK HERE www.nationalreview.com   More