Stories written by Anthony Hager
Anthony W. Hager has written more than 200 published articles and maintained since February, 2003. His columns and articles have appeared in several newspapers, magazines and websites. A list of published credits is available on his website, He graduated from East Gaston High School in 1983 and entered the United States Navy instead of college. He served four years as a crew chief on a TC-4C aircraft based at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, VA. Anthony is a committed Christian and a member of Alexis Baptist Church in Alexis, NC. He has served as an usher, deacon, committee member and as a Sunday School teacher for children and young adults. He currently researches and teaches lessons for a college age class. In his spare time Anthony hunts, shoots and coaches youth baseball. He is a Life Member of the National Rifle Association, former member of the American Gunsmith Association and the North American Hunting Club. He supports and writes for the Charlotte (NC) Tea Party and the Crisis Pregnancy Center of Lincoln County, NC.

Little League Lawsuit Tags Big League Problem

Some things can’t be fully appreciated unless compared to their opposites. We hold light dear because its absence is darkness. Crisp autumn mornings are sweeter when compared to summer’s searing heat. Likewise, reward can’t be fully valued without risk. The connection between risk and reward is a common element in economic and personal liberty, which […]

August 31, 2012 | Posted in House Blends,National | Read More »

What Will the Next American Revolution Look Like?

Threats against liberty are as old as liberty itself, and all too common. Sometimes the menace is a foreign invader bent on conquest. Such are easily identifiable and opposed. The more nefarious threats exist within our borders, arising from the very institutions established to secure our rights. Such hazards inevitably generate rumors of secret concentration […]

August 23, 2012 | Posted in Anthony Hager | Read More »

Senseless Violence And The Second Amendment

It can be argued that mankind is nature’s perfect contradiction. We seldom consider issues for which there are logical conclusions. Yet when confronted with senseless violence we’ll make vain attempts to rationalize irrationality. But no matter how hard we work, satisfactory results are unachievable. Explaining the unexplainable is like pushing breakers back into the ocean. […]

August 2, 2012 | Posted in Anthony Hager,House Guests,National | Read More »

Congressional Chin Music

Roger Clemens’ trail is over and he has been cleared of all steroids and perjury charges. The verdict opens the door for the “Rocket’s” detractors to cry foul while his defenders validate his storied career. So it goes with celebrity trials. Each side remains convinced of their rightness no matter the evidence or the jury’s […]

July 6, 2012 | Posted in House Specials,National | Read More »

Let’s Hope Team BO Is Right About Romney

Obama’s latest campaign strategy, outlined by White House advisor David Plouffe, is rather baffling. The goal is to depict Mitt Romney as the Republican Party’s most conservative nominee since Barry Goldwater. Apparently, the Obama camp has forgotten Ronald Reagan. That’s especially ironic considering that Democrats gave Reagan’s conservatism its greatest confirmation. What better proof of […]

June 20, 2012 | Posted in Anthony Hager,House Guests,National | Read More »

Odds Against John Edwards’ Rehabilitation

The justice system is apparently through with John Edwards. But according to the former Senator and presidential candidate, God isn’t. If the Almighty needs a helping hand, Edwards — the legal albatross removed from his neck — is ready to help. He began rehabilitating his image the minute his trial concluded, vowing his devotion to […]

June 14, 2012 | Posted in Anthony Hager,House Guests,National | Read More »

All Corporations Aren’t Created Equal

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” What about corporations? Apparently, some corporations are more equal than others, or perhaps some are “people” whereas others aren’t. It depends on how an individual corporation’s political twig is bent. A federal judge recently issued an injunction against a Texas law that […]

May 29, 2012 | Posted in Anthony Hager,House Guests,National | Read More »

Dealing With Racial Slurs The NHL Way

Most people look to the South whenever a case of racial intolerance makes headlines. While that stereotype isn’t unfounded, the days when black Southerners — and black Americans overall — were legally relegated to second-class status are gone. Our black countrymen can come and go as they please, even attending NASCAR races at Talladega, Alabama. […]

May 15, 2012 | Posted in Anthony Hager,House Guests,National | Read More »

Minister Farrakhan, The Human Conch Shell

Most people believe you can hear the ocean roar if you place a conch shell to your ear. I’ve always thought the sound was more like a steady and annoying wind, the kind that blows endlessly in no particular direction. When you think about it in that light, Louis Farrakhan is quite like a conch […]

May 3, 2012 | Posted in Anthony Hager,House Guests,National | Read More »

Racism With A Side Of Fries

Ever wonder how a post-racial America might look? Well, keep wondering. Not only is racism a perpetual human flaw common to all races, but some people will find it when it needn’t be sought. They’ll look where it’s least expected, where no normal person would notice, where Burger King filmed a commercial with Mary J. […]

April 24, 2012 | Posted in Anthony Hager,House Guests,National | Read More »

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