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President Barack Obama and Republican lawmakers are squaring off over proposed regulations put forward by the Commander in Chief. A letter was sent by the Obama Administration to Representative John Boehner (R-Ohio) that detailed seven regulations that the President thought should be implemented in the coming months.
A Wisconsin woman says she’s more than a little sour now that the U.S. government has forced her to turn over her lemon tree on the grounds that it could spread disease. Bridget Donovan bought the tree online for $70 nearly three years ago and planted it in the yard of her Waukesha home.
Al Gore loses his cool. It seems all that loot the former Vice President is collecting (word is he’s close to becoming a billionaire, thanks to a bunch of insider deals) isn’t enough to bring him happiness. He went on “a profanity-laced tirade” at a conference last month, lashing out at all of us nincompoops who are skeptical about the validity of his alarms about man-made global warming. I’ve had plenty to say in the past about this extremely expensive hoax, but maybe I should revisit the subject again… if only to bug Big Al.
Several influential members of both parties have defended or attacked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as Washington debated the necessity of the organization.
In March 2009, the Administration of Barack Obama bypassed regular procedures designed to protect taxpayers to guarantee funding to a politically connected green energy company through a Department of Energy lending program. On Wednesday, the company announced that it must now suspend operations and file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to green energy market conditions.
Abortion advocates have championed President Barack Obama’s Justice Department for using a 1994 law — the Freedom of Access to Clinics Law (FACE) — to ramp up civil lawsuits against protestors outside abortion clinics.
Following Michele Bachmann’s Ames Straw Poll victory in Iowa last month, many of the candidate’s New Hampshire supporters are asking: Where is she? Politico reported on Thursday that Bachmann’s campaign has put very little effort in campaigning in the Nation’s first Presidential primary state.
According to CBS News, President Barack Obama’s request to address a joint session of Congress on Sept. 7, the same evening a Republican Presidential debate in California is scheduled to take place, has caused many to speculate that the President did so in an attempt to overshadow the GOP.
According to Shanghai Daily, a sexual education textbook will be issued to Chinese students in the city following a similar move in Beijing. The textbook, which depicts the sexual organs on illustrated children and images of sexual intercourse between tadpoles, will be issued to first and second grade-aged students.
Almost everyone I know has written a letter to the Federal government. They’ve contacted their Representatives or Senators at some point. They’ve emailed, faxed or even called — asking, demanding or just plain begging these politicians to do something or not. I never have. Why? Because I believe it is an absurd idea to ask the Federal government to fix problems it created, and that doing so just doesn’t work.