Per Senate rules, what Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is doing on the Senate floor right now isn’t technically a filibuster. But it’s a principled stand against something Cruz and the majority of his constituents believe is wrong. If his pledged talk-a-thon accomplishes nothing else, it will hopefully galvanize latent support for the repudiation of the […]
A new poll reveals that an unprecedented number of Americans believe that the Federal government has garnered too much power. According to the results of a recent Gallup poll, 60 percent Americans feel that the Federal government has too much power, 1 percentage point above the previous high recorded in September 2010. Since 2005, at […]
According to revelations from pundit Chris Wallace following a “Fox News Sunday” interview with Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), it appears that President Barack Obama and other healthcare reform supporters likely have a few power-player allies in the GOP. Cruz, who has championed a Republican bill that would defund healthcare reform in order to prevent a […]
Captain America… err President Barack Obama… explained to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday that, with the help of intrusive government surveillance and interventionism, he has made the world a safer place over the past five years. “And it is because of the progress I’ve witnessed that after nearly four years as President, I am […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
If Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has his way, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts — who sided with the liberal wing of the High Court in upholding Obamacare as a “tax” on individuals back in June 2012 — will join the rest of Washington, and the country, in signing up for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Contracts between local governments and for-profit private prison complexes often include provisions for “lockup quotas” and “low crime taxes,” according to a new report from In The Public Interest. The reports states: “These contract clauses incentivize keeping prison beds filled.”
Since I’ve upgraded to the new Samsung Galaxy S4, I have never understood why anyone would want an iPhone, but that is beside the point. Here is a very urgent warning about why you should not buy the iPhone 5S or even upgrade to iOS 7.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) took to the small screen over the weekend to bolster President Barack Obama’s argument that Congress must raise the Federal debt limit, telling a CNN host that government has already slashed as much pork from its $4 trillion annual budget as is humanly possible.
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