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Did you listen to Barack Obama’s speech to a joint session of Congress on Sept. 8? Remember? It had to be squeezed in after the Republican debate but before the start of the professional football season. What, you decided to skip it? You weren’t alone.
After more than a decade of Democratic leaders striking down Republican efforts to debate amendment referanda in North Carolina concerning gay marriage, a move has been made by the conservatives within the State.
Last Friday’s Freedom Watch, The Rape Of Amy Alkon, touched a nerve with readers and sparked an interesting conversation — and not a few frightening comments. Some of the comments demonstrate the police state is alive and functioning well, as the government fascists hoped. People are becoming mindlessly subservient.
Legislators in Washington, D.C., are considering a House bill that would grant Americans who have gun permits from their home State the right to carry firearms across State lines.
The jobs stimulus plan that President Barack Obama has put forth as a solution to the nation’s economic woes contains tax increases that begin in 2013, and may continue to last through the rest of the decade.
In a clear sign of President Barack Obama’s unpopularity, New York voters in a district that traditionally supports Democrats — the President carried with 55 percent there in 2008 — have elected Republican political novice Bob Turner to fill sexting Representative Anthony Weiner’s former seat.
Forget reality television; we have the seemingly interminable pre-primary segment of the 2012 Presidential race to watch. While critics unload heaps of inane trivia, the candidates display themselves like peacocks, trying to distract potential supporters from whatever flaws they have with magnificent displays of political plumage.
Any conversation about the superfluity of the Federal government or its legion of agencies will invariably turn to this question: “Who will keep our food safe?” Apparently, the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have a stellar and unblemished track record of keeping the populace safe from tainted food and dangerous medicines. It is a measure of the success of State propaganda that such a glaring untruth is so commonly seen as axiomatic and beyond question.
Children 12 years old and younger may soon get to keep their shoes on at airport security checkpoints and will be patted down by Transportation Security Administration officials using “less invasive methods.” The information comes from testimony to Congress from Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who said the new practices will roll out in coming months.