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I'm not sure what it is about this administration, but they're simply not satisfied with the existing federal construct. Undeterred by the recent Supreme Court ruling which found part of the Voting Rights Act unconstitutional, Holder's DOJ announced yesterday that Texas is back in the crosshairs.
Golfer Mickelson Will Hand Over 61% of Earnings to the Taxman
Back in January, golfer Phil Mickelson made a comment about the rate of taxation he pays for his success. Not only is he paying high federal taxes, but his home state of California is gouging him as well.
The ultimate goal of Common Core is to have every school district follow the same national standards. This is a failed educational approach that will undermine educational quality and choice. States and local communities better know how to design standards based on their students and parents’ needs than Washington bureaucrats.
John Kasich’s Obamacare Talking Points Train Wreck
Governor John Kasich, who warned in 2010 that Obamacare would “require more Medicaid spending and stick states with large and unsustainable costs,” has been trying to stick Ohio with those costs for six months. If he has compelling reasons for doing so, he has not shared them.
Tapping the News -- July 26th -- Civil Liberties"The U.S. government has demanded that major Internet companies divulge users' stored passwords, according to two industry sources familiar with these orders, which represent an escalation in surveillance techniques that has not previously been disclosed.
Right to Record Federal Employees Gets Congressional Boost
Last week, Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, (KS-2), introduced a bill that would allow private citizens to record their conversations with employees of Executive Agencies. Called the Citizens Empowerment Act, the bill would amend current recording laws. A press release from the Congresswoman's office explained:
Obama Bars College Republicans from Speech, Labels Them Security Threat
Yesterday, President Obama made a speech in which he essentially declared that the rest of his presidency would be spent chasing a dream of societal equality, in the name of fairness. The concept of fairness in America has been horribly and tragically distorted by this administration.
The FreedomCast - Episode 60 - Dean Clancy, Burn Your ObamaCare Card
On today’s edition of the FreedomCast, Dean Clancy joins me to discuss the implications of ObamaCare on the young, how failure to enroll enough young people may lead to the collapse of the program and why civil disobedience in this case may be better for your wallet.
Yesterday afternoon a bold, potentially groundbreaking amendment to a defense appropriations bill was narrowly defeated. The amendment sponsored by Representative Justin Amash sought to curtail the highly criticized NSA surveillance program.