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Not Just For Conspiracy Theorists Anymore: Fear Of Federal Government Goes Mainstream

More than half of Americans view the Federal government as a major threat to individual liberty and a growing number express outright fear of the Nation’s governing apparatus.

Dispute Over Bundy Ranch Clearly Shows Who Represents Americans And Who Wants Them Punished By Government Overlords

Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.) went out of his way to insult Americans who sympathize with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy on Thursday, labeling supporters as “nothing more than domestic terrorists.” Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) condemned the Nevada Democrat’s words, saying that Reid’s language could potentially increase tensions to the point of violence. It’s beginning to seem […]

Post Office May Begin Data Mining Parcels, Selling Americans’ Information To Marketers

Post Office May Begin Data Mining Parcels, Selling Americans’ Information To Marketers

The struggling United States Postal Service is actively looking for new ways to increase revenue, including mining Americans’ personal information for data to sell to marketers.

Kathleen Sebelius For U.S. Senate? Democrats Hope So

Kathleen Sebelius For U.S. Senate? Democrats Hope So

Almost as quickly as she announced her departure from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as the rollout wizard for Obamacare, Kathleen Sebelius found herself courting overtures from Democrats to consider a run at a U.S. Senate seat.

Nevada Ranch Dispute Highlights Conflicting Sovereignties: Federal, State And Individual

Nevada Ranch Dispute Highlights Conflicting Sovereignties: Federal, State And Individual

As a Nevada ranching family and the Federal government face off, both supporters of the family and elected officials have condemned the government’s heavy-handed and Constitutionally questionable encroachment on individual liberties.

Lawmaker’s Attempt To Increase Congressional Pay Quashed In House

Lawmaker’s Attempt To Increase Congressional Pay Quashed In House

Last week Representative Jim Moran (D-Va.) acknowledged that a majority of Americans think that he and his colleagues are doing a terrible job. But, he said, America’s lawmakers still need to be given a raise. A voice vote on Wednesday illustrated that the lawmaker’s Congressional counterparts either disagree or don’t want to be thrown out.

Watchdog: Depth Of Federal Arms Race Should Surprise, Shock Citizenry

This article, written by Rob Nikolewski, was originally published by New Mexico Watchdog on April 3. SANTA FE, N.M. — In late February, four Federal agents carrying side arms with a drug-sniffing dog descended on the Taos Ski Valley in what was called a “saturation patrol.” Authorities were working on tips of possible drug selling and […]

Cancel The Champagne: Obamacare Tax Predicted To Hit Business Hard

MADISON, Wis. — Call it a case of premature celebration. As President Barack Obama did his victory dance Tuesday amid better-than-expected (reported) enrollment in his namesake Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance tax looms in the shadows. Its $100 billion impact, business advocates say, could ultimately hurt the people Obamacare claims to help. In […]

EFF: An NSA ‘Reform Bill’ of the Intelligence Community, Written by the Intelligence Community, and for the Intelligence Community

This post, written by legislative analyst Mark Jaycox, was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on April 2. Representatives Mike Rogers and Dutch Ruppersberger, the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee, introduced HR 4291, the FISA Transparency and Modernization Act (.pdf), to end the collection of all Americans’ calling records using Section 215 of […]

Chris Christie’s Comeback Faces ‘Doublegate’ Challenge

As Governor Chris Christie proclaimed his exoneration in the Bridgegate scandal, he refused to discuss his lieutenant governor, Kim Guadagno. “This is my press conference, not hers,” snapped Christie. A reporter who attempted a follow-up question was quickly interrupted. The internal investigation commissioned by the governor also cleared Guadagno of an allegation she threatened to withhold Superstorm […]

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