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I read a very depressing statistic last week. In a nationwide poll some 63 percent of adult Americans said they do not think they will be able to maintain their present standard of living much longer, much less improve it. This made me very sad — and a little bit angry, too. Read this article to learn more…
Depending upon what the voting public does, Tuesday’s election could be a watershed event in American history, or it could be one more lost opportunity — and maybe the last opportunity.
If voters elect enough Constitutionally-minded candidates the political establishment will be turned upside down. Be sure you know who they are. As Samuel Adams said, "The public cannot be too curious concerning the characters of public men.”
There are a few that stand out: Senate candidates Rand Paul in Kentucky, Joe Miller in Alaska, Sharron Angle in Nevada and Christine O’Donnell in Delaware; and there are some good ones running for House seats as well. The Gubernatorial elections this year are likewise important, particularly if you value the 10th Amendment.
Continue reading to learn how Samuel Adams viewed the responsibility of voting…
Democrats, driven to the heights of hysteria by an impending Election Day which may well send Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to smaller digs, and her Senatorial Deputy Droopalong Harry Reid (D-Nev.) back to Reno, were literally driven to paroxysms of joy at the images of a purported Rand Paul backer taking President Barack Obama’s own strategy of “stepping on their necks” a little too literally.
Representative Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) may be a darling of the liberal left and boast endorsement from director Oliver Stone, but it turns out he has struggled to gain support among some veteran groups.
As Republicans roll toward a possible capture of both Houses of Congress, and Democrats begin calling the movers and packing their “Most Likely to Win the Convicted Felon Vote” trophies, Ben Crystal decided to add a little pigskin patois to the upcoming electoral proceedings. Read this article for Ben’s take on a few races which are demonstrative of the changing tide of American politics…
The CIA has filed a lawsuit against one of its former employees for publishing a book, apparently without authorization from the Federal agency. The suit claims that the individual violated the secrecy agreement he had made with the government.
Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce (R-Mesa) is collecting support from lawmakers across the United States in an effort to eliminate automatic citizenship rights for children of illegal immigrants.
The kerfuffle over the firing of National Public Radio (NPR) news analyst Juan Williams for an opinion he expressed on Fox News has put the spotlight on an issue that those favoring reducing the size and scope of Leviathan government have sought for decades: Ending taxpayer funding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB.)
This November, voters in California will be asked to decide whether or not recreational marijuana use should be legalized, and the proceeds from its sale taxed. While there is still a national debate about the merits of such a move, legalization proponents have received an unexpected boost from an influential former high government official.
The United States Census Bureau reports that 12 percent of the nation’s population is foreign-born, and more than half of the immigrants are not citizens.