Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law a bill that dumps the State’s participation in Federal Common Core educational standards and requires instead that Indiana come up with its own set of guidelines. “I believe our students are best served when decisions about education are made at the State and local level,” said Pence today. […]
This article, written by Bruce Parker, appeared on Watchdog.org on March 24. The head of a nationwide sheriffs coalition is calling on Vermont’s law enforcement officers to defy three controversial gun control measures passed by Burlington voters three weeks ago. “Sheriffs have a constitutional duty to refuse to comply with such ordinances,” said Richard Mack, […]
It was almost ten years ago when, before the House International Relations Committee, I objected to the U.S. Government funding NGOs to meddle in the internal affairs of Ukraine. At the time the “Orange Revolution” had forced a regime change in Ukraine with the help of millions of dollars from Washington. At that time I […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
We’ve written a lot about Cover Oregon, perhaps the most corrupt, wasteful, inefficient and glitchy among all the many corrupt, wasteful, inefficient and glitchy government-run Obamacare health insurance markets. But as the enrollment deadline for Obamacare approaches, we may soon be reading its valediction.
What’s going to be on the agenda in Washington this week? The topics discussed on the Sunday political talk shows often serve as an indicator of the hot topics to come. Here’s what was discussed yesterday.
Republican State Senatorial candidate Scott Wagner, running a write-in campaign, beat establishment standard-bearers for the State’s 28th Senate district. It’s the first time a write-in candidate has ever won a seat in the Pennsylvania Senate.
In January, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) approached U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder with a request that the Department of Justice get serious about its purported investigation into Internal Revenue Service’s discrimination against conservative organizations. Two months later, the DOJ has shrugged it off.
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This article, written by Andrew Crocker, originally appeared March 21, 2014 on the website of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. EFF has long argued that law enforcement agencies must get a warrant when they ask Internet companies for the content of their users’ communications. In 2013, as part of our annual Who Has Your Back report, we […]