The Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization notorious for grouping conservative Americans categorically with racist hate groups, released a report earlier this week claiming that “conspiracy-minded antigovernment ‘Patriot’ groups on the American radical right reached an all-time high in 2012” and pose a major threat to the Nation.
An administrator with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) was cautioned by superiors this week not to distribute reduced funding from last week’s sequestration spending cuts in a way that mitigates the measure’s supposedly dire effects.
A former academic peer occasionally used to talk public policy with President Barack Obama, back when the two were faculty members at the University of Chicago in the mid-1990s.
If a Florida State Senator gets her way, residents will need to prove they’ve conquered an anger management class every decade before the State will allow them to buy bullets from stores.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is reviving the good old-fashioned filibuster — a tactic not used in the Senate in more than two years — to protest U.S. use of unmanned aerial drones. “I will speak until I can no longer speak,” Paul said as he began his remarks. “I will speak as long as it […]
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She survived, but others haven’t been so lucky. And Amanda Collins is on a mission to ensure liberal lawmakers do not take away one of the most valuable deterrents a woman can have when facing a violent sexual predator.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told interviewers at a POLITICO event Monday that the onset of sequestration made for a rough weekend at airport security checkpoints nationwide. Apparently, that isn’t true.
More White House reporters have begun filing through the crack opened by Watergate reporting icon Bob Woodward, who last week claimed he had been threatened by a White House adviser for publishing an unfavorable opinion of the President’s handling of the sequestration fiasco.
Based on rhetoric coming from the Congressional Black Caucus, sequestration is racist because government cuts will affect blacks and other minorities disproportionately, as they are more likely to work for the government.