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Benjamin Franklin, apparently paraphrasing Plato, once said, “Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools talk because they have to say something.”
Foolishness must be what prompted Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to kick his fellow GOP negotiators in the gut Tuesday with his announcement of a fallback plan to grant President Barack Obama the power to raise the debt limit on his own.
With so many recent, conflicting court decisions on what police and other law enforcement officials can and cannot do regarding citizens’ technological property, it is easy for one to get confused about his or her rights. With this in mind, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) recently released the “Know Your Rights” guide, which offers a variety of tips on interacting with officials during searches and seizures of cellphones, computers and more.
Some people who are interested in preserving Americans’ 2nd Amendment right to bear arms have expressed concern that President Barack Obama will restrict gun rights in the wake of the January shooting in Tucson, Ariz..
President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign announced today that it raised more than $86 million in the second quarter, setting a record for the most money raised by an incumbent in a single quarter. In a video sent to donors and supporters, Campaign Manager Jim Messina offered a preview of Obama’s campaign financial report, which will be released in full on Friday. Messina said the $86 million sum represents pooled money from the Obama for America campaign (OFA) and the Democratic National Committee (DNC).
President Barack Obama warned that Social Security checks and payments to veterans might be at risk if a deal is not made on the debt ceiling.
The United States Food and Drug Administration is trying to implement new guidelines that will effectively kill the nation’s supplement industry. The guidelines were reviewed by the Alliance for Natural Health, and the alliance determined them to be onerous and punitive.
Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) has predicted that the United States will endure a bankruptcy.
Big and small employers around the country are reportedly not convinced that President Barack Obama is following through on his claim that he would reduce costly regulations.
A gun rights advocacy group is warning law-abiding gun owners in Wyoming that they may be unintentionally and unavoidably violating a Federal law by driving down the road.