In a bid to impose unconstitutional federal statutes and United Nations schemes on the people of a neighboring state, top officials in Oklahoma and Nebraska launched a federal lawsuit last week against Colorado. They argued in court that nullifying UN and U.S. government mandates purporting to require the criminalization of marijuana was unacceptable and should be quashed. The two conservative-leaning states, both of which have nullified or sought to nullify multiple unconstitutional federal usurpations of power, are asking the Supreme Court to declare the decision of Colorado voters “unconstitutional.”
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its fiscal year (FY) 2014 enforcement statistics on December 19 in an ICE report that indicated that “overall removals” (deportations) had declined.
As 2014 nears its close, Americans without insurance are running out of time to avoid the significant ObamaCare penalties that are scheduled to hit in 2016. The deadline to avoid the penalties is February 15, 2015. Uninsured Americans will be faced with a fines of $325 per adult or two percent of family income, whichever is higher. But whether the IRS will be able to effectively enforce the individual mandate remains to be seen.
Bank of America settled 16 lawsuits, which were initiated by whistleblowers, for nearly $17 billion, and the whistleblowers will share more than $170 million.