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Ben Bullard Reconciling the concept of individual sovereignty with conscientious participation in the modern American political process is a continuing preoccupation for staff writer Ben Bullard. A former community newspaper writer, Bullard has closely observed the manner in which well-meaning small-town politicians and policy makers often accept, unthinkingly, their increasingly marginal role in shaping the quality of their own lives, as well as those of the people whom they serve. He argues that American public policy is plagued by inscrutable and corrupt motives on a national scale, a fundamental problem which individuals, families and communities must strive to solve. This, he argues, can be achieved only as Americans rediscover the principal role each citizen plays in enriching the welfare of our Republic. Email this author.


Big Sis’ Border Fence; Schumer’s Dire Warning; SCOTUS On The Verge; Facebook’s Eye In The Sky; The Matrix Pill — Monday Morning News Roundup 6-24-2013

Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Inflates ‘Violence’ Stats With ‘Victims’ Shot By Police, In Self-Defense

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Inflates ‘Violence’ Stats With ‘Victims’ Shot By Police, In Self-Defense

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s pro-gun control outfit, recently rattled off a list of names of victims of gun violence at a New Hampshire rally. The event made headlines for the group’s inclusion of shooting “victim” Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

Ted Cruz Launches Petition To Thwart Gang Of Eight As Dems Reveal Amendment To Legalize ‘Victims’ Displaced By… Climate Change

Ted Cruz Launches Petition To Thwart Gang Of Eight As Dems Reveal Amendment To Legalize ‘Victims’ Displaced By… Climate Change

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) started a grass-roots petition last week to pressure his fellow Senators to back away from the Gang of Eight’s bipartisan immigration bill, just a day after the reveal of a new amendment that seeks legal status for foreign victims of natural disasters caused by climate change.

Obama Nominates Bush-Era Deputy AG James Comey To Succeed Robert Mueller As Head Of FBI

President Barack Obama nominated Republican James B. Comey, who served as Deputy Attorney General under George W. Bush, as a successor to outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller today. Comey, 52, will have to be confirmed by the Senate, but early reaction from members of Congress indicate the process isn’t likely to be as contentious as that […]

PTR MovesGun Manufacturing Operation From Connecticut To South Carolina

They didn’t move to Texas, as Governor Rick Perry had hoped – but they are getting the hell out of Connecticut. PTR (Precision Target Rifle) Industries, which announced in April it would relocate its operations outside its home State after the Connecticut Legislature approved a sweeping gun control package, announced Wednesday it plans to move its […]

Do I Get A Free Jersey? President Taps NBA And Other Sports Pros To Market Obamacare

Do I Get A Free Jersey? President Taps NBA And Other Sports Pros To Market Obamacare

The Administration of President Barack Obama is reaching out to the National Basketball Association and other professional sports leagues in the hope of popularizing Obamacare to a broad demographic of uninformed, entertainment-addled Americans.

Is A Revived Border Fence Tough Enough To Coax ‘Yes’ Votes From Senate Conservatives On Immigration Reform?

Is A Revived Border Fence Tough Enough To Coax ‘Yes’ Votes From Senate Conservatives On Immigration Reform?

Two days ago, it looked as though an effort by conservatives to force completion of a 700-mile fence along the U.S.-Mexico border had died on the Senate floor. But Thursday, it appeared that a revived, retooled border security amendment had made its way back into the discussion.

Monsanto Exec Receives World Food Prize For Pioneering GMO Research

Robert Fraley, the Chief Technology Officer for Monsanto Corporation, has been named as one of three recipients of the World Food Prize, an honor commonly referred to as the ‘Nobel Prize’ of the agricultural world. Fraley received the award for “independent, individual breakthrough achievements in founding, developing and applying modern agricultural biotechnology,” according to World […]

Bill To Rein In Federal Abuse Of CFAA Law Hits Congress; Named For Aaron Swartz

A bill that aims to rein in the vague and easily-misapplied Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), and hopefully curb a pattern of government bullying of online dissenters, was introduced in Congress today. Congressmen Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) introduced thebill before the House of Representatives after soliciting input from the online Reddit community […]

Barack Obama’s G8 Speech ‘An Alarming Call For An End To Catholic Education’

Barack Obama’s G8 Speech ‘An Alarming Call For An End To Catholic Education’

Speaking in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the location of this year’s G8 summit, President Barack Obama flatly told a crowd of about 2,000 that parochial schools are, essentially, part of the problem. Naturally, the listening crowd had more than a few Irish Catholics in attendance.

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