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WHAT: FreedomWorks will join a coalition of grassroots groups throughout Pennsylvania to protest any move by the Republican State Committee to endorse a candidate to challenge Senator Bob Casey, Jr. in November. The coalition will hold a press conference calling on other grassroots organizations to stand in solidarity and demand the state GOP stop making endorsements in Republican primaries. WHEN: The press conference will begin on January 28th at 10:30AM ET.
SOPA: Citizens Saved Internet Freedom – Watch Out for Dodd and Hollywood Money
Democracy and Power 107: Counting votes Successful … politicians are insecure and intimidated men. They advance politically only as they placate, appease, bribe, seduce, bamboozle or otherwise manage to manipulate the demanding and threatening elements in their constituencies. – Walter Lippmann (1889-1974), American Journalist and Author
Florida's Personal Injury Protection Law: How a Government Mandate is Bankrupting the Sunshine State
No-fault/Personal Injury Protection (PIP) laws are a prime example of the danger posed by the substitution of free market mechanisms for government mandates. In states with PIP laws on the books, the costs of insurance premiums are skyrocketing and rampant fraud and abuse of the system is to blame. PIP laws were put in place to protect the consumer but in states like Florida, consumers are faced with ever increased premiums to account for the impact of fraud on the system.
Democracy and Power 101: Government is power In order to get power and retain it, it is necessary to love power; but love of power is not connected with goodness but with qualities that are the opposite of goodness, such as pride, cunning, and cruelty. – Leo Tolstoy
Two pieces of dangerous legislation are currently being debated in Congress that could forever change the Internet: the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA). The proponents of these harmful bills claim that it is necessary to stop online piracy, the illegal sale and/or distribution of copyrighted and trademarked products on the Internet.
Democracy and Power 101: Government is powerGovernment is not, as some people like to say, a necessary evil; it is not an evil, but a means, the only means available to make peaceful human coexistence possible. … Ludwig von Mises