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The 1970s were awful and not just because of the fashion. The decade of Nixon, Ford and Carter was plagued with skyrocketing oil prices, hours-long lines at gas stations, and ubiquitous warnings of environmental catastrophe.
Sequester Hits Head Start: Children Used as Political Pawns
In March of this year, Obama’s sequester (yes, it is absolutely Obama’s) and the approved cuts that went along with it began to kick in, trimming from different parts of the budget in an attempt to balance out this government’s out of control spending. As kids head back to school though and parents make decisions on their children's educational choices, Obama decides the timing is perfect to use those children to once again push for more spending.
Personal Freedom and Prosperity 102: Acquiring and Possessing PropertyThat all Men are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent natural Right…; among which are the Enjoyment of Life and Liberty, with the Means of acquiring and possessing Property, and pursuing and obtaining Happiness and Safety. —Virginia Declaration of Rights (1776)
Why is the Federal Government Trying to Define Journalism?
Earlier this summer, Senator Durbin made news when he introduced the Free Flow of Information Act or 'Shield Law'. The bill's intention is to protect journalists from disclosing their confidential sources. A lesser known fact is that Senator Graham was a co-sponsor of this bill. Although it's a sad indicator that legislation like this is even being discusssed, the original bill appeared on the surface to be a legitimate attempt to provide protection for a journalist's sources.
In a ruling issued earlier this month, the Office of Personnel Management, at the behest of President Obama, issued a ruling that would allow Congress and their staff to escape parts of the Obamacare threat that would have left them facing a possible loss of benefits and sharply higher costs for premiums.These are the same threats the rest of America also worries about.
A SWAT team broke through the gates of a small Arlington, Texas farm and led a massive 10-hour search of the property. The residents were handcuffed and held at gunpoint while they watched more than 10 tons of their property hauled off in trucks.What dangerous contraband required this massive governmental response? It wasn’t illegal explosives, stolen vehicles or drugs, but rather organic blackberry bushes, okra plants, and sunflowers.
Texas Conservatives to Host a “Cardboard Cutout” Townhall Without Senator John Cornyn
WHAT: There will be a “Cardboard Cutout” Constituent Townhall without Senator Cornyn. The Senator was invited to participate in the townhall but will not attend, so activists in the greater Dallas area are holding one anyway with a cardboard cutout in his place. The townhall will be livestreamed at Live.FreedomWorks.org. WHERE: 13131 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75243.
For many parents, the decision to put their children in private school comes after a bad experience in public school. For some, however, they decide against traditional public schooling right from the beginning. Today, we’ll look at Kristin, Johnathan, and their two daughters, who are staying away from public school from the word “go.”