As wild speculation about who will run for President in 2016 continues, a handful of recent events indicate that the GOP could be considering giving failed Republican candidate Mitt Romney yet another shot at the White House in the next election. The National Republican Senatorial Committee recently launched a fundraising effort centered on “Romney Was […]
Anti-gun fanaticism reached the height of absurdity on July 4 when a uniformed Tacoma Park, Md., police officer was informed that he couldn’t carry his service weapon as he shopped for furniture in a local IKEA store because of the establishment’s “weapons free environment” policy. Takoma Park Police Chief Alan Goldberg, a 35-year police veteran, […]
This post, written by EFF Global Policy Analyst Maria Sutton, was originally published on the foundation’s website July 8. EFF is in Ottawa this week for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, to influence the course of discussions over regressive digital policy provisions in this trade agreement that could lead to an increasingly restrictive Internet. But […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Based on newly publicized deportation numbers and White House plans, President Barack Obama is extending a big “Vete a la chingada” to the majority of Americans who want thousands of unaccompanied young illegal immigrants sent back to their native countries.
A Federal lawsuit against North Carolina’s recently approved voter ID law has the State delaying its implementation until a judge decides whether it can begin enforcing the law while the lawsuit is in process.
An overwhelming majority of employers are reporting that Obamacare will force their healthcare-related costs to rise this year, and they fully expect 2015 to be even worse. That’s the takeaway from the latest employer survey conducted by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
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Shout it out loud: Kiss frontman Gene Simmons isn’t burdened with the phony altruism of rich-guy guilt. Simmons told an interviewer for a California newspaper late last week that it’s ridiculous to resent those who create wealth, because they provide the foundation on which America’s economy – both private and public – is based. “I […]
A handful of Senate Democrats on Monday voted against a sportsmen’s bill that is intended to preserve Federal lands for hunting and fishing because the legislation didn’t include gun control language. Despite the objections, the bill moved forward on a vote of 82-12. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, both of Connecticut, vocally opposed the […]