Do you feel well-represented by your Federal government? If you said no, President Barack Obama wants you to change your tune: You should love the government “because the government is us,” the President said Monday. Obama was attempting to make the point that Americans should focus less on government failings and more on where it […]
National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden has summoned Americans to “confront the growing danger of tyranny,” according to an open letter published by his father Lonnie Snowden and Attorney Bruce Fein. Here is the text of the letter: July 2, 2013 Edward Joseph Snowden Moscow Dear Edward: I, Bruce Fein, am writing this letter in […]
The Senate passed its amnesty-laden immigration reform effort on Thursday with the support of a strong majority made up of all Democrats and 14 Republican members of the legislative chamber. The bill, which passed 68-32, brings nearly 11 million undocumented aliens in the U.S. one step closer to a path to citizenship. Republicans who voted […]
If America’s anti-gun crowd can’t get its way by encouraging the Nation’s lawmakers to pass unConstitutional gun control legislation, they are likely going to attack the right to bear arms with the tax system.
Wackobirds, you are officially vindicated in your worries over domestic drone use: FBI Director Robert Mueller told Senate lawmakers Wednesday that the agency has several drones and has yet to adopt strict policies and guidelines for use of the aircraft. But according to Mueller’s testimony, the lack of policies to protect American citizens’ privacy has […]
“IRS Spent $50 Million On Staff Conferences,” “IRS Spent $4.1 Million On One Conference, Audit Finds” and “IRS Officials Face Grilling Over Lavish Spending”: So read the headlines. After I read these articles, I found myself in an audit with a client who, ironically, is being questioned about travel expenses.
A detailed set of guidelines explaining how State and Federal agencies will determine patient eligibility for Obamacare coverage was released late last week, and it authorizes government at all levels to pass around your personal medical information, as well as share it with the Internal Revenue Service.
Gallup has determined that American confidence in Congress is not only at the lowest level the polling agency has ever recorded, but is also at the lowest level for any institution on record for the confidence poll. American confidence in their elected representatives in Washington has been trending downwardly since 1976. But at just 10 […]
On Monday, former Arkansas Governor and Presidential aspirant Mike Huckabee brought a huge white elephant to the Southern Baptist Convention. When he got up to address the pastors who’d converged on Houston for the annual event, he forced everyone’s attention on it.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 has become a rubber stamp for secret government surveillance of regular Americans, and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has become a permission-slip clearinghouse. Since Sept. 11, 2001, “judicial oversight” has really meant “judicial blessing.”