The Administration of Barack Obama remains hell-bent in its efforts to disarm American citizens, and the Administration’s gun-control efforts have benefited from a series of high-profile mass shootings carried out by deranged madmen. Still, the 2nd Amendment remains popular with a large contingent of the Nation’s population, which has helped thwart more than one legislative push for gun control.
The reason gun-control advocates have such a tough time lobbying for tougher gun laws is that they must base each of their arguments on flawed premises.
A group of websites and online activists involved with The Internet Defense League are planning to launch a Web-based protest this Fourth of July against government surveillance of communications and online activities.
Over the weekend, a coven of Ukranian feminists dressed in black robes went to a mosque in Stockholm. The place was mostly empty, which hurts the impact of what they did a little bit. But we’re all reading about it, so what they did next obviously resonated beyond Sweden.
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Even though Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has bent over backwards – or at least 180 degrees – to help craft an immigration reform package amenable to millions of non-citizens residing in the U.S. as illegal aliens, it hasn’t helped his standing in the eyes of Latino voters. An early poll gauging the tendencies of would-be […]
National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden has summoned Americans to “confront the growing danger of tyranny,” according to an open letter published by his father Lonnie Snowden and Attorney Bruce Fein. Here is the text of the letter: July 2, 2013 Edward Joseph Snowden Moscow Dear Edward: I, Bruce Fein, am writing this letter in […]
Lawmakers in Pennsylvania are working to reform welfare in the State, albeit, probably not in the way you might expect. House lawmakers in the State approved a bill Monday that would change the name of Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Human Services in a bid to eliminate the stigma associated with […]
Organizing for action, a nonprofit set up to push President Barack Obama’s agenda, has put forth considerable effort in organizing rallies aimed at convincing lawmakers to get on board with amnesty-heavy immigration reform initiatives. Despite its massive 13 million-member email list, however, the organization seems to be having a tough time rallying supporters for amnesty. […]
As Congress fights over whether to permanently raise interest rates on Federal student loans, or to keep them level or peg them to financial markets, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released a report that indicates the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will appropriate billions of dollars in student loan interest to subsidize the […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories. President Barack Obama has sought to limit the damage from the growing transatlantic espionage row after Germany and France denounced the major snooping activities of U.S. agencies and warned of a possible delay […]