No one can be elected President of the United States without compromising his ideals at various points along the pathway leading to the White House. How much compromise will conservatives tolerate?
The geopolitical stakes in Ukraine have brought us to a quasi Cold War redux, as Western powers the European Union and the United States have made it clear their intention to “support” (read: meddle in) Ukraine. In the meantime, Russia has sent troops to the border of Ukraine in what are being called exercises.
By the time you read this, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer may well have vetoed SB 1062, the “protecting religious liberty” act. And she bloody well should have. Presuming she hasn’t done so already, here are five reasons why she should.
Last month, the Brady bunch sent out a “survey” that it laughably claimed was designed to “… assess and improve (the Brady Campaign’s) efforts to create a nation that is free from gun violence.” Here’s a different take on that “survey.”
The fact that the FCC has retreated from its plan to place monitors in newsrooms across the Nation probably rates a minor celebration. The fact that it even considered trying to place monitors in newsrooms across the country definitely rates major concern.
What would have happened if one or two States had somehow managed to legalize alcohol during Prohibition? With the recent legalization of recreational cannabis use in both Washington State and Colorado, we’re able to see a similar experiment in action.
A bill that would allow South Carolinians to carry guns openly or concealed without first receiving the State’s sanction through a permit was killed by Republicans. It failed to advance out of the State’s Judiciary Committee.
If the United States were to enact a new minimum wage of $10.10 per hour, then the people would subsequently enjoy a higher standard of living. If you don’t believe me, then take it from President Barack Obama.
Last year, 3,000 Americans bid their country goodbye and renounced their U.S. citizenship. The number was more than three times as many as in 2012, and almost twice as many as in the previous record year of 2011, when 1,788 turned in their U.S. passports.
The most recent revelation of eurozone wealth confiscation: Italian banks have been ordered by the Italian government to withhold a 20 percent tax on all inbound wire transfers. As Zero Hedge puts it, “[A]ll Italians are money launderers unless proven innocent.”