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According to a new poll, 47 percent of Americans say that they have a gun in their home. An earlier poll noted that support for the 2nd Amendment is also at a high. Republicans are more likely than Democrats to say they have a gun in their household: 55 percent to 40 percent.
President Barack Obama announced his student debt-relief plan and several key reforms to the current system at the University of Colorado at Denver on October 26.
China has loaned more than $1 trillion to the U.S. to fund its deficit-spending, a fact that many Senators have denounced since the United States provides the country with foreign aid.
I humbly present my ideal version of the leadership of the nation post-2012. Meet the Presidential ticket: Cain/Paul 2012. That’s right, I said Herman Cain and Ron Paul, not the reverse. Think of it as a co-Presidency. It could hardly be worse than the last one; Hillary Clinton isn’t involved.
The imperial Presidency and its enabling Congress have long subverted the Constitution: the imperial President through executive orders and the appointment of czars that impose regulation through unConstitutional government agencies, the enabling Congress by legislating in matters that are not enumerated and by ceding its duties under Article I, Section 1, which says: “All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.”
A Federal judge has temporarily blocked Florida’s new law that requires welfare applicants to pass a drug test prior to receiving benefits.
House lawmakers are expected to approve legislation today to repeal an Internal Revenue Service plan to withhold 3 percent of payments to contractors at every level of government. The withholding tax was designed to go after contractors who were delinquent on their taxes, but lobbyists say it is burdensome to taxpayers and an example of government overreach
Tear gas, non-lethal bullets, flash-bang grenades and arrests “under the suspicion of unlawful assembly” are now all definite realities in the streets of American cities that have been overtaken by Occupy protesters.
Every year at this time, I pack up my blaze orange, my snake boots and my 12 gauge, and I travel to the sort of place in which the average Democrat would be as comfortable as Janet Napolitano in a bikini contest. By the time you read this, I’ll be stomping through fields of corn and sunflowers, surrounded by nature’s bounty in the plains of South Dakota. Deer will frolic, coyotes will skulk and pheasants — well — pheasants will die. Quite a few pheasants will die.