Archive for July, 2010
Canadian researchers have found that the extract of cashew seeds contains anti-diabetic properties that may be capable of helping patients improve their resistance to insulin.
*What’s that guy’s name again? Here’s another interesting tidbit from the political scene in Nevada. Seems some guy named Rory is running for governor on the Democratic ticket. His campaign site has lots of feel-good information about his wife, his children, where he went to college, what he’s done since. The only thing that isn’t […]
If there were any liberal Democrats in the crowd that filled Bally’s Convention Center two weeks ago, they kept a very low profile. Because from the opening bell, the 2,000-plus people attending this year’s FreedomFest made it clear what they wanted. Read this article to learn what the FreedomFest crowd was clamoring for…
Fresh off gun rights activists’ major victory in Chicago, The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) has joined a lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, which demands a permanent injunction against a state law that requires applicants for gun permits to demonstrate “good cause.”
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday to approve President Obama’s nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court justice to replace John Paul Stevens who is expected to retire later this year.
The Obama administration is backing legislation that would require United States businesses to provide to the government data about employee pay as it relates to sex, race and national origin of employees.
Representative Michelle Bachmann (R-Minn.) said on Monday that the House Administration Committee had approved her request to create an official Tea Party caucus.
The recent racial controversy involving one of the organizers of Tea Party Express, and the subsequent expulsion of the group from The National Tea Party Federation, appear to have splintered the movement that seemed to be heading towards a substantial victory in this year’s midterm elections.
Healthcare bills, energy bills, rules on how much water toilets can use, regulations on acceptable light bulbs, education bills and most every topic Congress discusses these days go far beyond what the Founding Fathers envisioned as the role of government.
As James Madison wrote in Federalist No. 14, “In the first place, it is to be remembered, that the general government is not to be charged with the whole power of making and administering laws. Its jurisdiction is limited to certain enumerated objects, which concern all the members of the republic, but which are not to be attained by the separate provisions of any.”
And what are those enumerated powers? Read the rest of this article to find out…
In the midst of the heated debate about the new Arizona immigration law and the need for a comprehensive reform at the Federal level, a policy think tank has released a web-based movie that demonstrates the impact of illegal aliens in the Grand Canyon State.