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Last December, Representative Randy Forbes (R-Va.) sent a letter to President Barack Obama correcting the President’s assertion that “E pluribus unum” — the Latin phrase meaning “from many, one” — was the national motto of the United States. The conflict encouraged Forbes to introduce a House bill that would reaffirm that “In God We Trust” is, indeed, the national motto.
House Republicans voted to authorize a subpoena to get data on illegal immigrants against whom the government has failed to pursue in deportation cases
The U.S. Air Force is laying off 436 captains and majors as part of an effort to adjust its staffing levels due to the current high retention rate.
A September policy change at a New Jersey hospital that requires same-day surgery nurses to participate in surgical abortions has resulted in threats to the jobs of nurses who have protested on grounds of religious belief. In October, the hospital began training sessions that require assistance in surgical abortion for its nursing staff.
Concordia res parvae crescunt. It’s a Latin phrase made popular during the Revolutionary Period that means “small things grow great by concord.” And in a time when politicians claim the power to control nearly every aspect of your life, it’s a phrase that not only packs wisdom, but gives insight on a possible road map to liberty.
I am intrigued by Herman Cain’s campaign. It continues to break virtually every rule in the book regarding successful Presidential quests; yet it continues to roll full steam ahead, despite the flagrant violations of political sense.
The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee predicts the economy will grow just 1.6 to 1.7 percent in 2011 and estimates growth to be between 2.5 and 2.9 percent in 2012. Both estimates are lower than expected growth numbers released by the Fed over the summer.
Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer became the first high-ranking official to address the fact that he knew U.S. agents were letting thousands of firearms fall into the possession of Mexican drug cartels.
In his new autobiography, former lobbyist Jack Abramoff discusses the connection between lobbyists and politicians and the industry that exists between the two groups.
A Republican Senator is calling on the President Barack Obama Administration to cancel the $12.8 million in bonuses that were initially approved for 10 executives at the mortgage giants that were seized by the government, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.