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Ben Bullard Reconciling the concept of individual sovereignty with conscientious participation in the modern American political process is a continuing preoccupation for staff writer Ben Bullard. A former community newspaper writer, Bullard has closely observed the manner in which well-meaning small-town politicians and policy makers often accept, unthinkingly, their increasingly marginal role in shaping the quality of their own lives, as well as those of the people whom they serve. He argues that American public policy is plagued by inscrutable and corrupt motives on a national scale, a fundamental problem which individuals, families and communities must strive to solve. This, he argues, can be achieved only as Americans rediscover the principal role each citizen plays in enriching the welfare of our Republic. Email this author.


Sanford, Fla., Police Flip-Flop On Scheme To Disarm Neighborhood Watch

Sanford, Fla., Police Flip-Flop On Scheme To Disarm Neighborhood Watch

The Sanford, Fla., police department has ditched its plan to disarm neighborhood watch volunteers. Coming in the aftermath of the now-infamous show trial of Sanford resident George Zimmerman over the stand-your-ground shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the plan appeared to be a police effort to rehabilitate the city’s maligned public image.

Netanyahu Slams Obama Agreement As ‘Deal Of The Century’ – For Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clearly doesn’t agree with White House Press Secretary Jay Carney that there’s “no daylight between Israel and the United States” on presenting a united front to Iran in ratcheting down Iran’s developing nuclear weapons program. In a statement today on his official website, Netanyahu called an expected deal that would […]

Five Anal Probes, One Colonoscopy And No Drugs Later, New Mexico Man Sues Local Police Force

Five Anal Probes, One Colonoscopy And No Drugs Later, New Mexico Man Sues Local Police Force

A New Mexico man has filed a Federal lawsuit following an encounter with police that resulted in several anal probes and a colonoscopy in an attempt to find narcotics — narcotics that weren’t there — because the cops thought he had clinched his rear suspiciously when they saw him get out of a car near a Wal-Mart.

The Inevitable Obamacare Relief Deal For Labor Unions Is On Its Way

The Inevitable Obamacare Relief Deal For Labor Unions Is On Its Way

The Administration of President Barack Obama is likely to grant exemptions to some labor unions that will open the way for Obamacare subsidies for members’ health plans, following ongoing complaints from union leadership that, in the early spotlight of the Obamacare rollout, the White House had temporarily ignored.

Former NSA Codebreaker: No One Listened When I Tried To Blow The NSA Whistle Years Ago

William Binney, a codebreaking specialist whom the National Security Agency enlisted to help decipher electronic data to foil post-Sept. 11 terror plots, recently told CBS Baltimore his attempt several years ago to protest the agency’s abuse of its growing tech powers led only to personal heartache as the government pushed back against his vocal concern. […]

McAuliffe Wins; Cancer Patient With Dropped Insurance Blasts White House Response To Her Story; Chinese Yuan Rises; President Silent As Another Subsidized Green Company Sinks; Obamacare’s Pathway To Food Stamps; No Wonder The Postal Service Is Broke – Wednesday Morning News Roundup 11-6-2013

Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

Without A Legal Debt Limit, Government Borrows At Historic Pace

Without A Legal Debt Limit, Government Borrows At Historic Pace

As Congress naps between fights over whether (or, rather, when and by how much) to raise the Federal debt limit, we’re technically without a legal cap on how much money the government can owe. And it shows.

Oregon Promotes Obamacare, Enrolls No One

Oregon Promotes Obamacare, Enrolls No One

Oregon, a State that spent $3.2 million on ads to ensure its State-run Obamacare exchange would take off with willing customers, has yet to enroll a single living soul in any of its new coverage plans.

Here’s A Map Of Jay Carney’s ‘Small Sliver’ Of Americans Whose Insurance Has Been Canceled Thanks To Obamacare

Remember Jay Carney on NBC’s “Morning Joe” last week, telling a former Bush appointee that “only a sliver or cut” of the American population was getting policy cancelation notices thanks to Obamacare’s one-size-fits-all coverage mandates? The comment was intended to diminish the strength of criticisms that President Barack Obama had lied about people getting to […]

No Love For Hillary Among The People Who Are Supposed To Vote For Her

No Love For Hillary Among The People Who Are Supposed To Vote For Her

Is it possible that Hillary Clinton’s star among her most ardent political supporters is on the wane? A poll released last week suggests she has lost major clout with the very demographic groups that progressives commonly take for granted: declared Democrats and young people.

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