The Bill of Rights is outdated and needs to have at least two Amendments removed and some added, according to Common Core education materials reportedly being used in an Arkansas sixth-grade class.
One wonders how long it will be before we start reading stories about people getting arrested merely for coming within eyesight or snapping photos at the entrance gate at one of these off-limits public lands the Administration of President Barack Obama is punitively closing down during the phony Federal government shutdown.
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This article, written by staff technologist Dan Auerbach, was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Oct. 8. We’ve long suspected that the NSA, the world’s premiere spy agency, was pretty good at breaking into computers. But now, thanks to an article by security expert Bruce Schneier—who is working with the Guardian to go […]
It’s finally happened: Someone has started a running list of all the unnecessary closures, barricades and service suspensions the Obama White House is perpetrating as part of the President’s deceitful, backwards campaign to convince America that the House of Representatives is holding hostage the political process – and 300 million citizens with it. As of […]
For the second time, President Barack Obama has used an analogy likening Congressional Republicans’ unwillingness to raise the debt ceiling to workers walking off the job and “shutting down the plant.” In response to a question about GOP tactics, Obama responded: I think what has changed is they’re aware of the fact that I’m not […]
This article, written by University of Louisville associate professor of economics Audrey D. Kline, Ph.D., was originally printed by the Ludwig von Mises Institute on Oct. 8. Much has been written about the economics of gun control, including Kjar and Robinson’s 2009 article that noted the lack of basic economic application to the issue, and […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
An article published in the Los Angeles Times on Sunday concedes that the court’s conservative justices — if they agree among themselves — have the opportunity to “shift the law to the right on abortion, contraception, religion and campaign funding.”
An off-duty New York City police officer has been placed on modified duty after being forced to turn in his gun and badge — all thanks to his alleged role in a sensational chase last week in which a biker gang pursued a family, cornered their SUV, dragged the father from the vehicle and beat him as his wife and toddler watched.