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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.”
Study Shows, FreedomWorks “Burn Your ObamaCare Card” Strategy Can Save Young Americans Hundreds of Dollars
Washington, DC- In response to a National Center for Public Policy Research study revealing that single, childless Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 could save at least $500 by opting out of ObamaCare and paying the $95 individual mandate penalty i
Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Indiana continue wrangling with the Obamacare Medicaid expansion, a policy that should’ve been dead on arrival in every state with a Republican governor. Who would have guessed so many states that sued DC for the freedom to opt out of Medicaid expansion would even consider opening their gates for new entitlement funding from a government that’s effectively bankrupt?
Why do some countries thrive while others fail? The question has been on the minds of the best thinkers for generations. Let’s scale the question down a little bit. Why do some cities flourish while others whither? Adam Smith said all that’s needed for economic success is a climate of “peace, moderate taxation, and good administration of justice.” Prosperity will naturally follow from these key conditions.
New York Times Notices Strengthening Opposition To Common Core
Progress. The Common Core, a set of standards for kindergarten through high school that has been ardently supported by the Obama administration and many business leaders and state legislatures, is facing growing opposition from both the right and the left even before it has been properly introduced into classrooms.