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O’REILLY: It’s OK to have Christmas spirit

Anyone offended by public displays of Christmas needs to see a psychiatrist. Are we clear on this? You are a loon if the sight of baby Jesus arouses anger or sadness in you. Get help.

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O'REILLY: Are we moving toward the French way?

There comes a point when ideology has to be put aside and what’s good for the country must be embraced. France is a selfish nation that is going down the drain economically because the folks there want stuff and economics be damned.

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O'REILLY: Kids are amazing

Americans whose parents were raised during the Great Depression or World War II understand how drastically things have changed on the home front. My father did not care a whit whether I liked him, and it would have been unthinkable for him to pick up my stuff. There were rules in the house, and they were enforced.

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O'REILLY: Welfare nation

Unless the voters wise up and get back to self-reliance and responsible government, this nation will continue down the Nanny State road. That path is unsustainable. But even worse, it is un-American.

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O'REILLY: Is the party over?

While the majority of tea party citizens do not use defamation, some of those who claim to represent them do. It’s the same thing on the left. Some progressive commentators are so hateful that they damage their own cause. Hate is hate no matter what ideology you embrace.

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O'REILLY: Zombie nation

When I first heard folks discussing “The Walking Dead,” I thought they were talking about Congress. But no, it was zombies. The undead. Flesh-eating creatures. Bodies that do harm.

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O'REILLY: 'American Graffiti' 40 years later

On Saturday nights at my house, I often trot out classic movies and force the urchins to watch them. There is much wailing and gnashing of teeth, but I think it’s important to teach kids about American culture, and films certainly are a big part of it.

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O'REILLY: Trusting the folks

The gap between rich and poor under Obama is getting bigger because fewer well-paying jobs are available. Corporations are being taxed to the hilt and are loath to add more workers. Thus, salaries fall because there are more than enough applicants to fill any job vacancy.

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O'Reilly: Going to Hell (Without a handbasket)

Freedom has always had a downside. With technology allowing for instant communication, hate groups, perverts and killers now have many more opportunities to cause harm than ever before. Again, there’s little anyone can do about it.

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O'REILLY: No restraints

America remains a great country, a place where most people have a decent chance at a successful life if they’re honest and work hard. But we have lost our way when it comes to family matters.

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O'REILLY: A higher calling

America is in decline, and one big reason is that we the people now often refuse to condemn destructive behavior. Many of us have lost perspective.

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O'REILLY: A chilly place for the president

Visit Alaska if you get a chance. It’s far away from everything but well worth the trip. This is America the way it used to be. And the way things are going in the Lower 48, the way it used to be is likely gone forever.

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O'REILLY: Helping the kids

As President Obama heads for a nice vacation at Martha's Vineyard, a place of wealth, I want him to work on a simple math calculation. One of the major themes of the president's administration is that there is a tremendous problem of "income inequality" in this nation that must be addressed.

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O'REILLY: The color of hope

Until the American leadership begins to encourage the return of the traditional black family, the enormous problems of black poverty and crime will continue. And the fear of young black men will continue. And the death of innocents will continue.

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OREILLY: The alien plight

Plight of. the aliens. GALWAY, Ireland -- The intense debate over immigration reform in the U.S. has riveted many in this bucolic area in the west of Ireland. That's because in addition to millions of Hispanic aliens, a significant number of Irish would benefit from immigration clarity. Just ask anyone

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O'REILLY: Who's your daddy?

With Father's Day, there is good news and bad news. First the negative: Single mothers head up almost 9 percent of U.S. households. The good news? Fathers who care are making a huge difference in this country.

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O'REILLY: The heat is on

So, last Saturday I'm back on the ball field coaching my 9-year-old boy's little league team along with three other fathers. We lose big. Why? Because it was hot. Yes, I know what you're thinking: Wasn't it hot for the other team

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O'REILLY: A wrong against the right

Once again, graduation time is upon us, and a new study by the Los Angeles Times says plenty about the state of higher education in America. The paper looked at the invited commencement speakers for 150 colleges and universities. There are just four conservative speakers, as opposed to at least

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O'REILLY: Assessing blame

So there I am coaching third base for my 9-year-old son's little league team. Man on second, one out. The batter hits a ground ball to third, and the fielder promptly boots it, so I send the runner in to home plate. He's ahead of the ball --

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O'REILLY: What happened to transparency, Mr. President?

It hasn't been a great week for the Obama folks, as the scandal du jour tour has firmly taken hold. Every day it seems another federal agency is exposed as having intimidated, snooped, covered up or gone to Vegas on the taxpayer dime. Zimbabwe is even making fun of us

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O'REILLY: The war on terror: up close and personal

Living in the shadows of the ongoing war on terror are 1,715 American military people who lost limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan. A few of those brave folks lost all four limbs when bombs blew apart their bodies. In addition, there are now at least 20 new amputee victims because

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O'REILLY: Drones are not terrorism

Shortly after the terror bombings in Boston last week, two different media people made statements that were alarming to say the least. Two days after the attack, McClatchy reporter Amina Ismail asked White House spokesman Jay Carney: "President Obama said that what happened in Boston was an act of terrorism

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O'REILLY: Zombies vs. Jesus

On Easter Sunday evening, a TV show about good and evil aired on the History Channel -- the final installment of "The Bible" miniseries in which Jesus is executed. AMC ran the season-ending episode of "The Walking Dead" -- the series where zombies try to eat the brains of

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O'REILLY: Isn't that the Spring Bunny?

Because this is the holiest week of the year on the Judeo-Christian calendar, it might be useful to look at how theology is faring in the age of secularism.. As you may know, there is a movement in America to remove the word "God" from the currency, to replace

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O'REILLY: Progressive's tax-and-steal program

So my vacation plans to Cyprus have been canceled. Something about the government there seizing everybody's wallet because the country is bankrupt. Another nanny state bites the dust. When will they ever learn?. Never.

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O'REILLY: How the feds are conning you

This week President Barack Obama told ABC News that the current national debt, which is approaching $17 trillion, is "sustainable," and he does not feel the need to try to balance the budget.. Where is Herbert Hoover when we need an economic genius?. Just about every honest economist knows

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O'REILLY: Oh, My God

With the shorthand "OMG" (oh, my God) becoming a huge cliche, it might be worth taking a look at how Americans are seeing the Almighty these days -- that is if they are looking at all.. A recent Gallup poll indicates that just 31 percent of Americans worship publicly on

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O'REILLY: Obama’s big school con

Please listen up. We are all being conned by the Obama administration.

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O'REILLY: Born on the Bayou

KRAEMER, La. -- Roland Torres wants you to know a few things. He lives in a rural area where life is pretty straightforward. His family has been active on the bayou for five generations, witnessing a daily battle of survival of the fittest. The birds, animals and reptiles who inhabit

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O'REILLY: What the babies would say

It is one of life's great mysteries that so many liberal people are so callous when it comes to aborting fetuses.

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O'REILLY: 'Just say yes' to whatever

If you have kids, you most likely prayed hard that they would avoid drugs and alcohol. Once a child becomes intoxicated, childhood is over. The young person will never be the same again. Thus, a sane society discourages substance abuse if only to protect children.

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O'REILLY: Semper Fi, unless it's not convenient

Jon Hammar saw combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, but his most brutal foreign experience was in Mexico. Last August, the 27-year-old former Marine corporal was incarcerated by Mexican authorities in Matamoros for trying to register an antique shotgun with customs agents. Foolishly, Cpl. Hammar followed instructions given to

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O'REILLY: Could 'No Christmas' crowd just relax a bit?

Anyone offended by public displays of Christmas needs to see a psychiatrist. Are we clear on this? You are a loon if the sight of baby Jesus arouses anger or sadness in you. Get help.. This brings us to the governor of Rhode Island, Lincoln Chafee. He recently told me

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O'REILLY: Technology warps teen dynamic

Back in the 1950s, "Little Joe Cartwright" starred in a movie called "I Was a Teenage Werewolf."

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O'REILLY: Are we Puritans?

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, it is time to talk about Puritans -- but not the crew who fled England for the New World and established the Massachusetts Bay Colony back in the 17th century.

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O'REILLY: Missed opportunities

Romney has failed to pin down the president on his obvious policy shortcomings.

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O'REILLY: The next debate won't say much new

The next debate won't say much new. President Obama is in trouble. Poll after poll shows Mitt Romney gaining ground almost everywhere, and Gallup even has the governor ahead by two points nationally. Also, reports say there is a low-level panic going on inside the Obama re-election headquarters

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O'REILLY: Where were you in '62

Where were you in '62?. Fifty years ago, in the summer of 1962, America was a far different place from what it is today. President John Kennedy was presiding over Camelot, and despite fouling up the invasion of Cuba, his approval rating hovered at around 80 percent. Unemployment was 5.2

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O'REILLY: Running on empty

Fresh off of my jaunt down memory lane with The Beach Boys, I decided to revisit another iconic group: Crosby, Stills and Nash.

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O'REILLY: The Boredom Factor

President Obama's press conference at the G-20 summit in Mexico was the most boring political exposition I have ever seen. Not only did the president ramble on about nothing; he did it in a halting manner that was excruciating to witness.

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O'REILLY: Iceland is model for Obama's US

President Obama would like Iceland. Geo-thermal energy, free health care and high taxes dominate the landscape.

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O'REILLY: The fear vote

If the election were held tomorrow, Mitt Romney would be the next president of the United States. Why? Because many voters are afraid, that's why. And fearful people usually try to change their circumstances.

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O'REILLY: Justice for Justin

In this corner, weighing 110 pounds and standing 5-feet 7-inches tall, 18-year-old pop star Justin Bieber. In the other corner, some guy who was aggressively taking his picture in a California shopping mall.

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O'REILLY: Are teenagers really Americans?

As a former high school teacher, I know one of the great challenges in education is to get teenagers interested in their country.

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O'REILLY: Hating the rich

Today, many Democrats believe the wealthy are bad to the bone.

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O'REILLY: Still making waves after all these years

Quick question: What is the most enduring American pop group of all time? Has to be The Beach Boys, right? They are currently on their 50th anniversary tour across the country, if you can believe it.. I saw the boys the other night

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O'REILLY: Rich guys shouldn't have to apologize

Class envy is a fact of life everywhere.

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O'REILLY: The Book of Santorum

Mitt Romney would be wise to take a good hard look at what Rick Santorum did right and what he did wrong during his campaign. In his quest to unseat President Obama, Romney will face some of the same challenges Santorum faced.. Back in the summer of 2011, nobody thought

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Bill O'Reilly: Please pass the shrimp

The Obama administration is the biggest spending outfit in the history of the country.

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O'REILLY: Take me out to the ballgame

Take me out to the ballgame. The urchins were startled. "Hey, let's go outside and play some baseball," I said.. Outside? Are you kidding me? Inside, the two 8-year-old boys have an Xbox, iPads and personal computers at the ready. Outside?. So I dragged them down to

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Bill O'Reilly: 'Obama money?' No, OUR money

'Obama money' is our money.

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O'REILLY: The media endorse Barack Obama

A Pew survey taken in January found that 67 percent of Americans believe there is bias in news coverage. They are right, and it is toward the left.

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O'REILLY: Decent citizen behavior

Sandra Fluke's announced sense of entitlement is every taxpayer's concern.

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Bill O'Reilly: Reagan vs. Obama

The presidential election 32 years ago is strikingly similar to the one we have today: a Democratic incumbent in big trouble with the economy and Iran. Sound familiar?

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Bill O'Reilly: The devil and Rick Santorum

All Santorum is really doing is what Billy Joel once sang about: keeping the faith.

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O'REILLY: How the media should cover Whitney's death

The media have no bleepin' clue how to cover the death of Whitney Houston. That's because she was slowly dying for years and many in the press simply averted their eyes.It was ultra-disturbing that a beautiful woman blessed with an extraordinary singing voice chose a self-destructive path in

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O'REILLY: Newt, the media and momentum

Newt, the media and momentum. Let's go back to the recent presidential debate in South Carolina. There stood Gingrich, gripping his podium, staring at King, the CNN debate moderator. The former Speaker of the House had to be delighted. King was doing just what Gingrich and his advisers thought he

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O'REILLY: The president in my pocket

Obama's running on the economy? Yes.

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BILL O'REILLY: What TV shows do Democrats and Republicans watch?

Talk about an excruciating experience. The media research company Experian Simmons spent an entire year surveying diehard Republicans and Democrats regarding what they watch on TV, and the results are now in.

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O'REILLY: The tax man cometh, and he wasteth my payout

The tax man cometh, and he wasteth my payout. Thirty-five years ago, I was broke, having just graduated from Boston University with a master's degree in broadcast journalism. I was lucky enough to get hired as a reporter in Scranton, Pa., at $150 a week. One problem: I couldn't

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Bill O'Reilly: 2011 memo to the Occupiers

The Occupiers have no clue what they are really protesting.

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OREILLY: Selling John Lennon's body parts a new low

New low for cult of celebrity: Selling body parts.

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O'REILLY: This is America in decline

Take a good look around: This is America in decline. Very sobering. So what's going on?. If you study history, you know that America was built on self-reliance and personal achievement. In the early years of the Republic, the federal and state governments pretty much stayed out of the

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BILL O'REILLY: Are we the Wall Street protesters?

Simply put, the Occupy Wall Street protesters want our stuff.

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O'REILLY: Not impressed with technology-addicted youngsters

Recently, I had occasion to travel to New Hampshire with seven children ranging in age from 3 to 16. Don't even ask how this happened. It was kind of like an earthquake: Things began to rumble, and soon there was destruction everywhere.. The primary purpose of the trip was to

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O'REILLY: Who's your sugar daddy, America?

For millions of folks, the federal government is now their sugar daddy.

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O'REILLY: Feeling poor? Your tax burden's as much to blame as the economy

Some pundits place the blame on unemployment, which is currently just over 9 percent. But that's not what is driving debt. Taxation is.. The mean salary in America is just about $50,000. But if you live in Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco or New York, earning 50K means you're poor

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O'REILLY: Law will protect the kids

The moment Casey Anthony walks out of jail in Florida, America will be a poorer place. This woman's negligence and apathy toward her precious 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, eliminate her as a responsible citizen. She's simply another barbarian who couldn't even be bothered to protect her baby.

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O'REILLY: Fariness for Shirley

This time last week, few Americans had ever heard of Department of Agriculture official Shirley Sherrod.

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O'REILLY: President Obama and the 'S' Word

Rush Limbaugh recently mocked me because I do not call President Obama a socialist. Although I asked Obama to explain his ''socialistic tenets'' in my last interview with him, I have not branded him with the ''S'' word, because the label does not exactly apply to his governance thus far.

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