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Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has introduced a pair of bills protecting fundamental civil liberties. He continues touring primary states, delaying a decision on a run for the White House in 2016.

 

 

The special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts has turned ugly, with Republican Gabriel Gomez calling Democrat Ed Markey "pond scum" after a Markey TV ad featuring a split screen with Gomez and Osama bin Laden.

Republicans in the Texas Legislature have passed SB 346, which would greatly expand the definition of what is political activity and force groups to come under political reporting requirements.

During President Obama's speech in Washington Thursday, a woman heckler sparred several times with him about drones and the Guantanamo detention center.

A recent Fox News poll shows more than two-thirds of American voters believe the federal government is “out of control” and a threat to their liberties. Meanwhile, a separate survey commissioned by WND revealed that more than half of the public supports impeaching President Obama for a series of explosive scandals: spying on journalists, IRS targeting of conservative and Tea Party groups, as well as what has become known as “Benghazigate.”

According to the Fox News poll, released on May 21 and conducted under the guidance of two polling firms, a whopping 68 percent of likely voters “feel like the federal government has gotten out of control and is threatening the basic civil liberties of Americans.” Almost half of Democrats agree that Washington, D.C., is out of control as well — more than the number who disagreed.

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