A new story published by Reason dismantles the assertion by the Administration of President Barack Obama that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has created lasting jobs and shown economic dividends that outlive the lifespan of the short-term projects it helped fund.
I know we’re all very upset about what’s happening in Washington. For many people, last week’s Senate vote was extremely upsetting. Sadly, though, we need to accept facts. The Federal government is filled with sociopathic criminals. But we can beat them. And we will.
Governors and legislatures in Texas and other Red States have differentiated themselves from their liberal peers in New York, Connecticut, Maryland and even Colorado by rolling out very public welcome mats, all in the hope that outbound gun manufacturers will land in their backyards.
Minnesota police are the latest to inadvertently demonstrate that the majority of Americans who live some part of their lives within the information grid are so absurdly susceptible to privacy breaches, abuse and warrantless government scrutiny that it would all be funny if the implications weren’t so alarming.
When everything becomes sanitized, the collectivist vision of utopia will have been realized. That’s why a teacher in Albany, N.Y., is in hot water over an English assignment that required her students to “think like a Nazi.”
A report in the Columbia Daily Tribune has uncovered two instances in the past 16 months of Missouri State Police handing over to the Federal government a database that shares the identity of every registered concealed carry permit holder in the State.
The Presidential Administration has gone to great lengths to attempt to impact everyday Americans with budget cuts resultant of the Federal bureaucracy’s own mismanagement. That’s a sign of how the United States is engaged in a battle of “us and them” like never before, which is a point that cannot be stressed enough.
It’s a sad irony that American government has, over roughly the latter half of our Nation’s lifespan, so thoroughly reversed its Constitutionally defined role. There are countless ways in which our leaders have incrementally and systematically betrayed the thinking of our Nation’s Founders.
In a free society, whistle-blowers serve as a great equalizer in the battle between everyman and elitist; unfortunately, the U.S. legal system as it currently stands dissuades or, worse, destroys those who bring to light abuse, incompetence and corruption.
One of the most powerful tools at the state’s disposal in recent years has been so-called fusion centers, which allow for citizen data to be collected and stored in central locations for access by all levels of law enforcement.