The Senate’s recent move to change filibuster rules gives President Barack Obama’s current batch of nominees a cakewalk through the Senate confirmation process. But there’s also another side effect of the rule change: It clears the way for easier implementation of the President’s broader second-term regulatory agenda.
It is natural for a society to search for explanations and motivations in the wake of a man-made tragedy. It is also somewhat natural for people to be driven by their personal biases when looking for someone or something to blame. In recent years, however, our country has been carefully conditioned to view almost every criminal event from an ideological perspective.
Following President Barack Obama’s non-apology-apology during his SUPER DUPER EXCLUSIVE sit down with NBC “reporter” and Obama Administration flack Chuck Todd, the newest of the ever-changing Democratic explanations for the abysmal disaster which is Obamacare revealed itself. As it turns out, the fact that Obama lied about every aspect of Obamacare from the moment he first threatened the Nation with it is immaterial.
Attorneys at the Justice Department are currently working to advance a Supreme Court argument that the Federal government should be allowed to invoke international treaties as legal basis for policies that government officials are unable to put into place because they conflict with the Nation’s Constitution.
Across the Internet, including on websites like this one, libertarianism and Tea Party conservatism are often conflated by casual outside observers. But a new survey, done by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), finds that 61 percent of libertarians say they don’t identify with the Tea Party.
Director of National Intelligence James “most truthful, least untruthful” Clapper lamented to a House Intelligence Panel Tuesday that the current criticism facing the National Security Agency is creating an “erosion of trust” within the Nation’s intelligence community. Clapper told the group of lawmakers that Congressional criticism of the tactics carried out by U.S. intelligence agencies […]
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) will likely challenge President Barack Obama’s nomination of Janet Yellen as the Federal Reserve’s next top decision maker in a bid to force a Senate vote on a bill he proposed to audit the Fed’s policy-making deliberations. In a statement Friday, Paul said, “As part of Senate consideration of the Janet […]
This post, written by attorney Hanni Fakhoury, was originally published Oct. 15 on the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s website. Given the recent revelations about just how pervasive the government’s electronic surveillance has been, it’s no surprise these surveillance programs are popping up in criminal cases, as defense attorneys are finding gaps in how the government collected […]
Legitimate revolution takes time, patience and fortitude. Unfortunately, this is a strategic concept that is lost on many Americans today who suffer from a now common ailment of attention deficit disorder and an obsession with immediate gratification. Even many who have their hearts in the right place and who work to defend and resurrect our nation’s founding ideals seem to believe that any action to defeat corrupt oligarchy must be effective immediately, otherwise, it’s not worth the attempt. History, of course, teaches us the opposite.
Tennessee’s healthcare co-op set up for Obamacare, the Community Health Alliance, is trying to sweeten the deal to get residents to sign up for government healthcare: enroll and get a free smartphone. According to the Nashville Business Journal, the organization is providing the phones as a part of a program called the Community Health Connection. […]