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President Barack Obama is expected to use his State of the Union address Tuesday evening as an opportunity to talk up the Democratic agenda and reiterate his own ambitions for the sixth year of his Presidency. Obama will likely present a laundry list of goals as well as an explanation of his plan to use […]
Congressman Jim Moran (D-Va.), who’s not seeking a 13th term in office after his current term ends, told American University’s radio station Friday he doesn’t see a way for Obamacare to succeed if it continues to rely on human nature and market forces to meet its enrollment goals. Moran candidly expressed concern that young people […]
Have you installed Google Maps or Angry Birds on your smartphone? Apps for mobile devices – including those two phenomenally popular ones – evidently offer the National Security Agency a gateway into your device, and therefore a great deal of insight about who you are – your age, your sex, your whereabouts, and even whether […]
National School Choice week takes place from January 26 to February 1, and during this week education freedom activists around the country will be participating in events highlighting the need for parental control of education. I wholeheartedly endorse National School Choice Week, as parental control of education is a prerequisite for a free and prosperous […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
A media company that owns dozens of newspapers in 12 States “considered” creating private “state-by-state databases” tracking “those who have the right to carry a concealed weapon” as part of its strategy to report on “the explosion of ‘conceal and carry’ gun permits” across the Nation.
While the results of a Gallup poll last week shouldn’t give any sitting member of Congress great cause for optimism, they do affirm a pervasive feature of the American political zeitgeist: It’s easier to hate everyone else’s Congressional delegates than it is to hate your own.
British CNN talking head Piers Morgan has made his hatred of the 2nd Amendment very evident by endlessly using his television program to advocate for stricter gun control laws. Thanks to one Oklahoma lawmaker, Morgan could get a State gun law named after him.
With recreational marijuana legal in Colorado and Washington and with 20 other States recognizing medical benefits associated with the drug, a House Democrat is seeking Congressional support in urging the Justice Department to cross pot off of the government’s list of most dangerous drugs.