According to a new report by The Washington Post, the Federal government is the biggest offender when it comes to penalizing members of the armed forces who have to miss work because of military obligations.
It is becoming increasingly likely that posting comments critical of the Federal government on your social networking site or blog will give law enforcement officials reason to believe that you are a terrorist.
Though there are increasing reports of law enforcement agencies acting in increasingly violent, militarized and evermore unConstitutional ways, many Americans hope that another trend is also emerging among some of the Nation’s law enforcement officers.
People are still taught and still believe that Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves because he cared, saved the Union because the Constitution gave him the right and that the United State could not have survived — or would have been worse off in the long term — without him. He remains the most powerful propaganda tool the United States has ever seen for the advancement of Federal tyranny.
Last Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in the first month of this year 243,000 jobs were created and the unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent. This good news is a mirage.
The political elites and the complicit media have convinced the vast majority that taxes are necessary to fund government. Politicians and wrongheaded economists bloviate about where to get the money to fund “necessary” government programs and about paying one’s fair share. The conversation is not being framed correctly, and that is by design. The messengers of the elites want it that way.
Senator Rand Paul (R.-Ky.) introduced on Tuesday amendments to the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act that the lawmaker says would bring an end to the revolving door between Federal employees and companies seeking Federal loans.
A government watchdog noted that American taxpayers are still owed $132.9 billion from companies that have yet to pay after receiving Federal money for a bailout. The Associated Press reported that some of this will never be received.
The same Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden rescued two hostages, one of whom is an American citizen, from kidnappers in Somalia in a raid Tuesday night.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday said that he would not bow to Congressional pressure as he announced that he was rejecting a Canadian firm’s application for a permit to build and operate the Keystone XL pipeline, the massive project that would have connected Canadian oil sands with refineries in Texas.