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Aug
04

Jesse “The Baby” Ventura

By Katie Kieffer


Jesse “The Body”? Who’s that? I’m a Minnesota girl and I only know Jesse “The Baby.”

In September of 2012, I listened to my home state’s former governor speak at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. I felt embarrassed for my state. Ventura showed up in jeans, a tie-dyed T-shirt and long, straggly gray hair that looked like it hadn’t been combed or washed in days. No, he wasn’t going for “California casual” with jeans in a blazer. On top of his multi-colored t-shirt he donned, not a classy sport coat, but a 90’s-style color-block windbreaker. He was trying and failing to look young, cool and hipster as he spoke to college students. Continue reading

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Jul
28

Bullet a Day Keeps Doctor Alive

By Katie Kieffer

doctor and nurses

You and I avoid visiting the doctor by eating well. Doctors like Lee Silverman carry concealed in order to care for us when we do need them.

Doctors and medical professionals should be allowed to carry concealed. Last week, a psychiatrist named Dr. Lee Silverman technically broke the letter of the law by carrying concealed at work. He courageously saved innocent lives by pulling his trigger on a mad gunman before anyone else scarcely had time to dial 911. Continue reading

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Jul
21

One Year of Fracking in CO Creates More Jobs than Obama’s Entire Economy Has for Millennials

By Katie Kieffer


Fracking in the state of Colorado during the year 2012 created 111,000 jobs whereas Barack Obama’s entire economy has only generated 110,000 jobs for Millennials since 2007.

What is wrong with our president? Does he suffer from a migraine headache or is he simply refusing to think straight? His administration is spending up to $1,000 a day caring for illegal immigrant children carrying measles, mumps, scabies, lice, chicken pox, strep throat and tuberculosis. Meanwhile, legal American citizens with law degrees are living with their parents and struggling to find jobs that even pay minimum wage. Continue reading

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Jul
13

Socialism Punk’d Millennials

By Katie Kieffer


“Here’s your drink, darling,” the bartender said with a smile. He seemed upbeat as he made drinks and greeted customers. “Do you like your job?” I asked him. “I hate it,” he confessed. “Honestly, I hate my job.”

I keep running into young people who put on a show of being happy with their lives but, when probed a bit, quickly concede that their smiles mask trials. A few days ago, I met a young woman who told me she works as a hairdresser at two different salons while seeking work in her desired field. The next day, I met a young man who volunteers and bartends while searching for full-time work that utilizes his college degree. Continue reading

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Jul
07

Marine-Artist “Sabo” Attacks Political Correctness

By Katie Kieffer


Former Marine and anonymous street artist “Sabo” uses paint and provocative posters to compel Americans to think outside the box of political correctness.

Sabo is not a “kid-friendly” artist. His art incorporates the middle finger, a topless Wendy Davis “Barbie” doll, and Nancy Pelosi twerking in latex lingerie. But Sabo uses incendiary language and images solely to get Americans to think about hard issues rather than sweeping them away with political correctness. Continue reading

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Jun
23

Wonder Woman, Dr. Alieta Eck, Stop a Bullet Cold!

By Katie Kieffer


Dr. Alieta Eck, you’re a Wonder Woman. All of Congress is waiting for you!

Iraq. Benghazi. Lois Lerner’s emails. It seems the entire world is erupting into deception and chaos. We need a woman who can save us. Not Kathleen Sebelius. Not Lois Lerner. Not Hillary Clinton. We need Dr. Alieta Eck. Continue reading

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Jun
16

Why Millennial Entrepreneurs Embrace Oil, Fracking

By Katie Kieffer

Fracking.

There’s hope for the future. My generation of Millennials is embracing entrepreneurial oil jobs to keep America’s lights on.

On June 2, the Obama administration proposed new carbon regulations calling for a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030. Why 2030? Who knows! It’s an arbitrary date, not a number based on sound science. Continue reading

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Jun
09

Let Students Carry on Campus

By Katie Kieffer


Pepper spray, police and cardboard signs failed to prevent the June 5 Seattle Pacific University shooting. Let’s stop mass violence on college campuses by defending college students’ right to carry firearms on campus.

Tragically, this is the third column this year that I must write defending college students’ natural right to self-defense on campus. In the Seattle Pacific University shooting, four more American youths took unnecessary bullets in a gun free zone. Continue reading

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Jun
02

Rahm Emanuel Hates the Truth About Guns

By Katie Kieffer


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel loves to control Chicagoans, so he hates the truth about guns.

To address Chicago’s high crime rate, Emanuel debuted a plan before the City Council last week that is guaranteed to fail to prevent crimes committed with guns and succeed at rendering law-abiding citizens defenseless. Continue reading

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May
19

Harry Reid’s Dementia? No. Deception.

By Katie Kieffer


74-year-old Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid suffers from dementia. He’s spent half a century in politics. You may feel for him, but it’s time for him to retire.

Reid has a growing tendency to forget basic facts. If this is due to dementia, he should leave public office because it is not fair to those of us who are paying him to work efficiently. However if he does not have dementia, then he is simply dishonest. Continue reading

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