Mark Watkins

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Conservatarian blogger living in the Upper Midwest. Strong believer in personal responsibility, smaller federal government and the Constitution in it’s original meaning. Articles and thoughts can also be found at markEwatkins.com

Misunderstanding History– the James Madison Edition

First Amendment to the United Stated Constitution Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and...

WHO DO YOU TRUST

The big news on Tuesday was all about whether President Donald Trump provided top secret information to Russian diplomats during their meeting on May 10th (the day following the firing of FBI director James Comey). This furor was triggered by a report in the...

FIXING THE INTERNET

Prior to the previous Administration, the internet largely stayed free of strict government oversight and was allowed to flourish. That framework changed two years ago when the Federal Communications Commission, under President Obama’s appointed chairman Tom...

MAKE YOUR BED EACH MORNING AND YOU MIGHT CHANGE THE WORLD

While many may not remember the specifics I suspect that most will remember the speech. The speech that I am describing, which has been viewed over 10 million times, was delivered by Four Star (since retired) Admiral William H. McRaven to his Alma mater, the...

WELCOME 2017, WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU

In a post titled ‘2016 Can Kiss My Ass,’ radio host and Resurgent founder Erick Erickson wrote the following on Wednesday: From near death experiences to cancer to death of family members and friends to death of the celebrities of my youth to the infernal...

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