Republican Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey accepted the yoke of expanded Medicaid funding under the terms of President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to a report Tuesday. His decision appears to stem from overall fiscal exigencies in his 2013 State budget.
In light of its ongoing status as a Drug Enforcement Administration Schedule 1 controlled substance, the decriminalizing and legalization of recreational marijuana is creating some secondary complications in States where voters have recently approved the change.
When enough people stand up and say NO to the Federal government – and enough States and local communities pass laws backing them up – there’s not much that the Federal government can do to force their unConstitutional laws, regulations… or mandates… down our throats.
Later on this evening, President Barack Obama will take to the floor of the United States House of Representatives and deliver the annual legislative, social and ideological grocery list known as the State of the Union (SOTU) address. In tonight’s speech, Obama will address myriad items which he thinks need immediate and definitive action. Among the entries on his wish list: something he refers to as “climate change.”
Democrats have described a number of Republican Presidents, including Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush as being imperial Presidents. But as Barack Obama continues to push the limits of Presidential power, those who have traditionally rallied against the onset of Presidential imperialism are noticeably silent.
The Federal government has implemented a massive security/surveillance apparatus in the years since 9/11 under the guise of homeland security, but a new report indicates that the government doesn’t know what “homeland security” actually means.
Here is a collection of some of the latest stories coming from the American gun control debate. Gun grabbers are making a great deal of noise and using underhanded tactics to “really brainwash people into thinking about guns in a vastly different way.”
Loosely attributed to politically outspoken rock legend Frank Zappa is the notion that politics is the entertainment wing of the military industrial complex. But unless you enjoy economic drama (or tragedy), the playbill for 2013 is already looking pretty lousy.
In an interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters, President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama joked about the President’s second term being a ploy to continue having their children protected by having “men with guns around at all times.”
Mass shootings at public schools in this country were extremely rare prior to 1995. That was the year that Congress approved the national Gun-Free School Zone Act. The assumption was that banning anyone from carrying a weapon into any of our public schools would make them safer. It didn’t. All it did was make them sitting ducks for deranged lunatics.