With only a week to go before new gun laws that limit “assault weapons” and require fingerprints and licenses for handguns take effect, Maryland residents are buying firearms at an unprecedented rate. Reportedly, the last-minute rush to beat the gun grab has resulted in residents snapping up weapons at a rate of more than 1,000 per day.
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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.