Why did the Social Security Administration decide to issue these "final" rules within days of the end of the Obama administration, when the NICS background check system has been in place for decades?
In his latest Waste Watch report, Representative Steve Russell highlights $140 billion in “cost overruns, poorly designed programs, and money that was dumped down the drain.”
On Wednesday, the North Carolina legislature rejected a bid to repeal the state’s controversial transgender bathroom law during a one-day special legislative session. The bill failed by a vote of 32-16 after Democrats refused to approve a provision that would ban cities from passing certain pro-LGBT ordinances during what the Republicans called a “cooling off” period.
Fedgov started insuring student loans in 1965, and then making student loans directly in 1993. The painful consequences of those actions are just now becoming visible.
Lawrence Lessig of Harvard Law School wants to deny Trump his victory in the Electoral College. He also wants to rewrite our Constitution.
Under the guise of countering foreign “propaganda,” the GOP-controlled Congress quietly passed legislation last week that will unleash even more government propaganda on humanity, while at the same time establishing what critics blasted as an Orwellian “Ministry of Truth.” The “bipartisan” but flatly unconstitutional scheme, dubbed the Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act, also calls for providing tax funding and training to “journalists,” media outfits, and other propagandists willing to parrot the U.S. government's viewpoints. According to its sponsors, the goal is to help promote Washington, D.C.'s “foreign policy goals.” The potential for abuse, though, is nearly endless, and the bipartisan establishment's “foreign policy goals” are often at odds with the Constitution — not to mention common decency, human liberty, and peace. And so, critics are speaking out forcefully.
Representative James Himes, who is urging members of the Electoral College to vote for Hillary Clinton, hasn't done all his homework on the Electoral College, or, for that matter, on the Constitution.
A change to a federal rule went into effect on December 1, giving the FBI power to hack into the private computers of millions of Americans.
A nullification bill submitted in the Michigan state House of Representatives would nullify any presidential edict, including executive orders and policy directives.