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Six Great Safes to Protect Your Firearms

Gun ownership is an American right, and protecting the guns you buy goes right along with owning them. For this reason, Breitbart News presents a list of six of our favorite gun safes.

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America Doesn’t Need ‘Presidents Day,’ It Needs the Constitution

On the third Monday of February, Americans celebrate George Washington’s Birthday, often inappropriately called “Presidents Day.” Even more unfortunately, this holiday doesn’t even fall on Washington’s Birthday due to the Uniform Monday Holiday Bill, which pushed numerous holidays to Monday in order to create more three-day weekends. Washington’s real birthday does not occur until February 22.

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Rand Paul Says He Is Antithesis to ‘Uncle Bernie’ Sanders

“Is there anybody here from the Leave Me Alone Coalition?” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) asked Monday afternoon at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, where he thanked his staff, volunteers, and supporters for continuing to support his run for the presidency.

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Ben Carson Shuts Down Hostile Interviewer: An Armed Citizenry Keeps Government Constrained

During the October 11 airing of Face the Nation, host John Dickerson went after Ben Carson for contending that the Jewish people would have suffered less under Nazism had they been armed. And instead of examining the substance of Carson’s observation, Dickerson tried to intimate that Carson was suggesting we are under a Nazi-like regime now.

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For the Left, Totalitarianism Is a Feature, Not a Bug

Totalitarianism involves politicizing every corner of life, imbuing even the citizen’s choice of which fast-food chicken sandwich he consumes with political significance. People who would rather not make political statements with their lunch choices are nevertheless forced into the game defensively… because if they don’t play, and play to win, they’re going to wake up one morning and discover they have lost vital freedoms.

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The Uniqueness of the Magna Carta

This year marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. For many, such as British parliamentarian and best-selling author Daniel Hannan, the anniversary represents “an event of truly planetary significance”.

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The Border Between the U.S. and Mexico is More than Just a Line on the Map

It is one of the few places on earth where nothing but a line on a map separates the third world from the first. A line that allows some to live in abundance while condemning others to a life sentence of squalor A line that separates the land where the dreams can come true from one where dreams are the exclusive domain of a wealthy few. A line that marks the transition from a nation that is recognized for its economic and political stability to one that is just as notorious for its economic and political instability.

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Magna Carta Defended on the Fields of Waterloo

Clambering to the crest of a ridge named Mont Saint-Jean on the early morning of June 18, 1815, the solitary figure who raised a looking glass to his eye probably was not thinking about the future of western civilization. For that British commander, victory on the rain sodden fields below him only represented what he hoped would be the final check on the territorial ambitions of the French adventurer who had convulsed Europe in war for over 15 years.

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Those Who Would Trade Liberty for Security Get Ultron

Somehow the big blockbuster superhero jamboree of the summer, Avengers: Age of Ultron, turned into a bizarre referendum on madcap feminism, to the apparent surprise of writer and director Joss Whedon.

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‘It’s About Freedom’: Tim Donnelly Show Debuts

HESPERIA, California — “Patriot, not politician.” That is the essence of Tim Donnelly, and a maxim to which he has remained loyal since he was elected to the State Assembly six years ago. On Wednesday, family, friends and fans, both old and new, were in no short supply as he officially launched a new stage of his career–his own radio talk show.

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Truth, Freedom, and Democracy

If there is no way to keep government honest, then it is incumbent upon us to keep it weak. Right now, the U.S. has the worst of both worlds: Strong, yet too often dishonest, government.