On January 16, 1995, the Utah legislature became the first in the nation to pass a Resolution of Participation in the Conference of the States proposed by Utah Governor Mike Leavitt. Representative J. Reese Hunter, a fifth-term Republican, voted for the resolution, but is now urging lawmakers in other states to oppose it. Dr. Hunter was interviewed for The New American by Robert W. Lee.
Utah Governor Mike Leavitt is subtly calling for a constitutional convention by using the deceptive moniker "Conference of the States."
The U.S. Agency for International Development shuns the use of DDT to fight malaria in African countries, favoring bednets to control mosquitoes. Yet nets are rarely distributed and are largely ineffective.
Midnight December 23 marks the deadline for Americans to sign up for health insurance and pay in full in order to have their coverage begin on January 1. This deadline will serve as a major test of how much public interest in ObamaCare still remains after the disastrous launch of its website on October 1.
The United States should use tactical nuclear weapons if a preemptive strike is necessary to prevent Iran from producing a nuclear weapon, U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-Calif.) said this week in an interview on C-Span.