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It’s Time For Congress To Take Back The Power To Make Laws

April 28, 2014 by

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By Rich Tucker ~ Every senator, it is said, looks in the mirror and sees a president. But many of those senators are acting as if they work for the civil service bureaucracy, instead of the other way around. The Washington Post recently reported on several senators who are trying to bolster their 2014 reelection […]

A Very Old Congress

March 28, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ It struck me the other day that every time I see some member from the Senate on television that I am often looking at an elderly person. Recently, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said, “I think the legislature is about ten years behind the public. I would argue that the Senate is […]

Gambling With the Nation’s Future

November 30, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “No government, any more than an individual, will long be respected without being truly respectable.” –James Madison Good news, America: Those who believe that our nation has “barbarians at the gates” are dead wrong. The bad news: The barbarians are already well inside the gates, running the federal government. The Barbarian-in-Chief […]

The Lawyers Rule

September 30, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba If one looks back over the history of the members of Congress, the occupation that dominates is lawyers. It is reasonable to assume that those in charge of making laws would attract those who practice it to public office. I got to thinking about this while considering the current 112th Congress, one […]

Go to Congress First

March 21, 2011 by

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By Andrew McCarthy Going into Libya is bad enough; doing it without congressional approval is worse. Conservative infighting over whether the United States should intervene militarily in Libya is sign of good health. To remain vital, an ideological movement needs to have its basic assumptions challenged occasionally. We need to correct our wayward courses rather […]

Rangel The Chair

March 6, 2010 by

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By William Warren See more Cartoons by William Warren, and Great Articles at NetRight Nation Blog

There IS A Procedural Way To Stop Sotomayor From Reaching The Supreme Court

June 1, 2009 by

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Most of the you who are reading this can probably stop reading right now. Because unless you are ready to get the hell off of your dead butt and actually DO something, reading this is just going to be a waste of your time. For the rest of you, there IS a way to stop […]

Chris Hackett, A True Man Of The People

August 29, 2008 by

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In Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District, a key battle is shaping up. Republican Chris Hackett has mounted a challenge to incumbent Chris Carney. Now before you begin to bemoan the fact that an incumbent can be tough to defeat, allow me to give you a little background. The man Hackett is going up against, Chris Carney, […]

American Minute – Tennessee

July 25, 2008 by

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Exclusive: William J. Federer’s American Minute Tennessee’s Constitutional Convention composed its State Constitution in 1796. The U.S. Congress accepted it and President George Washington signed the bill admitting Tennessee as the 16th State on June 1, 1796. The Tennessee Constitution, Article XI, Section III, stated: “All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship […]

Today Is The 4th Anniversary Of President Ronald Wilson Reagan’s Death, 1911-2004

June 5, 2008 by

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) THE FOUNDATION “His Example is now complete, and it will teach wisdom and virtue to magistrates, citizens, and men, not only in the present age, but in future generations, as long as our history shall be read.” –John Adams PUBLISHER’S NOTE Today marks the fourth anniversary of the death of President […]