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Archive for June, 2010

The Line Between General And State Government

The recent dustups between Gulf States and the Federal government over BP Deepwater Horizon oil gusher cleanup efforts demonstrate the folly of a gargantuan, obtrusive and obtuse Federal government trying to micromanage an operation that should be coordinated locally.

First there was Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and his idea to build what would essentially have been barrier islands to intercept the oil before it reached the state’s delicate marshlands. Then there were efforts by Alabama Governor Bob Riley to string a massive system of booms to keep oil off the Alabama coastline and out of Mobile Bay.

These efforts were delayed by days and weeks while the Federal bureaucracy stumbled and bumbled over whether the ideas were good ones, or whether others might be better. Meanwhile, oil began washing up on shore.

Read this article to learn how James Wilson believed the general (Federal) and state governments should relate to each other… 

Louisiana Passes New Law Defying Federal Healthcare Overhaul

Ever since Congress passed the healthcare reform last March, many states have been trying to sue the Federal government or vowing to pass their own legislation to block the overhaul. Last week, Lousiana has become the latest state to do so. 

Anti-inflation Organization Appeals To Fox News To Cover Tea Party Candidate

Amid the growing sings of power from big spending and big government opponents, the National Inflation Association (NIA) has been flexing its political muscle by appealing to its members to contact a national TV network to support a Tea Party candidate. 

Obama's Oil Spill Panel Gets Scrutinized

The expert panel recently assembled by President Obama to investigate the causes of the nation’s worst ever oil spill is being criticized for having virtually no technical background in the field of offshore drilling. 

Brown Rice Consumption May Help Stave Off Diabetes

Over the last decade, rice consumption in the United States has skyrocketed. However, people who eat daily portions of milled white rice may not be receiving the health benefits that they had once assumed. 

Discover Safe And Natural Options To Boost Your Heart Health And Promote Healthy Arteries

If you are over the age of 50 you may have seriously clogged arteries as a result of poor diet, genetics or a lack of adequate vitamin and mineral supplementation. That means all 75,000 miles of your arteries, veins and capillaries may be full of plaque that can cause a blockage. Read this article to learn about new research that can help boost your heart health… 

The First Step To Solving A Problem…

With the recent announcement by the Obama Administration that a Federal lawsuit targeting Arizona’s enormously popular immigration law is nigh, the transparency of the left’s opposition to Arizona’s SB1070 has been made manifest. 

Senator LeMieux on BP

Kill Switch Would Kill The Internet

Relax! It’s always a comforting feeling when the fascists tell you to relax. And that’s what Senator Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) told everyone to do Sunday on CNN’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley.

Republicans, Democrats Blast Barton For Apologizing To BP

Representative Joe Barton (R-Texas) was heavily criticized from both sides of the aisle last week for publicly apologizing to BP chief Tony Hayward. 

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