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So much for a mandate. As President Obama heads into his celebrated, historic and transformational second term, the American people are distinctly distrustful of the government over which he presides.For the first time ever, a majority of the public says that the federal government threatens their personal rights and freedoms. The Pew Research Center found that 53 percent of Americans view the feds as a threat while only 43 percent disagree.
There's Still Time to Block ObamaCare Exchanges in Idaho!
Idaho is among the reddest of red states, and would seem to be an obvious frontrunner among the states resisting ObamaCare's health care exchanges. Indeed, Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter has long been a vocal opponent of ObamaCare, and even signed an executive order banning his state's employees from enforcing ObamaCare.
The federal government was created by the states. Simple enough, right? In the era of massive federal government expansion, simple facts are easily lost. Lest we lose hold of our plumb line, even the simplest, most basic tenets of our founding principles bear repeating.
I’ll admit it, I only watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. Usually, my favorite is one of the funny commercials but, this year, I have to give the prize to “God Made a Farmer.” Yes, the woman who never gets sappy over television, books, or movies, got sappy over a commercial for a truck.
Ask Your Representatives to Support H.R. 444 - Tell President Obama to Submit a Balanced Budget!
Dear FreedomWorks member, As one of our millions of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact your Representative and urge him or her to co-sponsor the “Require a PLAN Act”, H.R. 444. Introduced by Rep. Tom Price (GA-6), the bill would require the President to submit a budget plan that specifically details when and how it would achieve balance.
Lately, the left and leftist media in particular, love to lecture Americans on what we need and don't need. "You don't need to protect yourself with that type of weapon" they say, "you don't need to drive an SUV," "you don't need 20 oz of Dr Pepper," "you don't need to make that much money," and the list goes on. Thankfully, the Constitution is not about needs.
FreedomWorks Reacts to Karl Rove’s New Project: The Empire is Striking Back
Washington, DC- In response to the launch of the Conservative Victory Project, a Karl Rove-backed group tasked with protecting Republican Senate incumbents from fiscally conservative primary challenges, FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe released the following statement:
You never want to think that when economic trouble strikes, it's going to hit you. In fact, often times it doesn’t affect you directly because your business is not necessarily in the market segment currently under fire. This has been my family's experience for the majority of my life, at least until the last couple of years.