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On Sept. 14, the last big round of this year’s primaries was held from the District of Columbia to Wisconsin. It appears that, once again, ultra-conservatives managed to trump mainstream Republicans in many states, but some commentators fear this may be good news for the Democrats.
Government snoops are now checking your garbage and there’s no end the mischief that can lead to. Local municipalities have begun putting low-power radio frequency identifiers (RFIDs) in garbage cans to monitor their resident’s recycling efforts. If some government bureaucrat decides you aren’t making enough recyclable trash you’ll receive a $100 fine in Cleveland.
Tuesday’s slew of Tea Party candidates’ primary victories may have stunned and upset some Republicans, but there are many conservatives who have been energized by these results. They have also blasted GOP leaders for not understanding how angry and disappointed many voters are with their policies.
Today is Constitution Day — a day specifically designated by an Act of Congress when Americans are supposed to honor the remarkable document that created our system of government. The act that created Constitution Day mandates that all publicly-funded educational institutions provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on that day. Here’s a little test to see how well the schools have done…
Tuesday’s edition of The Hill featured a piece by Sam Youngman about a Presidential photo-op in fabulous Fairfax, Va. Entitled “President Obama seeks his inner Bill Clinton and feels voters’ pain,” the piece focused on a White House sojourn to the home of an upper middle class family in the aforementioned suburban enclave.
Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Jan Brewer and the GOP nominee in the race for the United States Senate in Nevada, Sharron Angle, have established themselves as controversial and fiercely conservative politicians, but this does not seem to be hurting their poll numbers.
With only weeks before the general elections, both parties are out in force appealing to their core voters. One highly anticipated event is set to take place later this month in Washington, D.C., and feature many prominent conservative leaders.
In the heated electoral season and at a time when important fiscal legislation is on Congress’s agenda, there are signs of possible discord within the Republican Party. This has alarmed some observers who worry that this may jeopardize the GOP’s chances in the elections that are its to lose.
The Internet Kill Switch Bill I’ve told you about before continues to evolve and is creeping closer to reality. According to Moneycontrol.com, two separate bills — one pushed by Senators Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Thomas Carper (D-Del.) and another backed by Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) — have been combined and are now on the Senate’s short list for passage.
Just 18 years after President George Washington wrote his “Farewell Address,” the United States found itself at war once again. In September 1814, a British fleet under Sir Alexander Cochrane began bombarding Fort McHenry, outside Baltimore, Md. The fleet would later sail up the Potomac River, attack the new capital at Washington, D.C., and even […]