Young Americans overwhelmingly support small government, privacy rights and the Constitution. Unfortunately for young people in America seeking a political party that is in line with their values, there’s nowhere to turn.
The Republican-leaning rural county of Siskiyou, California has taken the first step toward seceding from the State. County supervisors in Siskiyou, which lies in extreme Northern California along the Oregon border, voted 4-1Tuesday to secede, citing a strong dissatisfaction with the near absence of home rule. Ed Valenzuela, Chairman of the Siskiyou County Board of […]
President Barack Obama said recently that the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria makes it necessary for Congress, the United States and the world to decide if Bashar al-Assad has crossed the “red line” that merits an attack. “I didn’t set a red line,” Obama said during a news conference in Stockholm. “The world […]
On Wednesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a resolution granting President Barack Obama limited authority to initiate a military strike against Syria in response to alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians. Following objections from Senator John McCain (R-Ariz) that the initial resolution did not go far enough, the Senate panel approved a revised […]
The following open letter, written by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, addresses a very frightening global trend: Nations increasingly using terror prevention as justification to lock up dissidents. Based on some provisions in the most recent National Defense Authorization Act, it is possible that similarly extreme cases could occur in the U.S. Dear Secretary of State […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
U.S. involvement in the ongoing Syrian civil war is likely, judging by the near-constant war-drum rhetoric from U.S. political elite.
A Houston-area family has filed a Federal lawsuit against three Harris County, Texas, officers after a subpoena of video footage from a 2011 ordeal revealed the cops used excessive force against the family following a routine traffic stop.
Outraged at the President’s stoic silence in the face of labor unions’ pleas for massive changes to Obamacare (a plan they once ardently supported), union leaders have begun playing out the fight over the Affordable Care Act in the court of public opinion, launching verbal salvos against the Administration to any reporter who’ll listen.
“[T]here is no indication that the Framers of the (2nd) Amendment intended to enshrine the common-law right of self-defense in the Constitution.” — Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, in his dissent in the District of Columbia v. Heller
The 2nd Amendment is in serious trouble from the gun grabbers. You have seen the overt way in which they have attacked the right to keep and bear arms through efforts to pass a ban on so-called assault weapons and through President Barack Obama’s executive orders that infringe on the right.