This post by Mark Alexander is a must read if you want an honest and bottom line reality check on this week's events and how an inept news ratings media covered them.  

Patriots' Day 2013 — Liberty in the Balance

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Posted by Mark Alexander on April 18,2013

Patriots' Day (April 19th), though not widely celebrated, commemorates the substance of the eternal fight for Liberty as "endowed by our Creator." More than just the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, Patriots' Day embodies the spirit of the first American Revolution and the original Sons of Liberty.

This week in which we observe with reverence the sacrifices of our Founding Fathers and successive generations of American Patriots who defended Essential Liberty, there was notable news of the good, the bad and the very ugly.

First, the good news: Guns …..

Now for the bad news: Taxes

"An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation." –Justice John Marshall (1819)

Monday, April 15th, was Income Redistribution Day. This week sadly marked the 100th anniversary of the advent of the income tax, signed into law as the Revenue Act of 1913 by Woodrow Wilson, a statist forerunner of Obama. From a small populist tax on the original "One Percenters," now every American is burdened with the cost of taxation to the tune of $2.7 trillion this year alone.  …..

Income Tax 10-0 years

And finally, the ugliest news: Boston Bombs  …

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