Liberty-minded Americans familiar with the voting records of Representative Justin Amash (R-Mich.) and Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) likely were not surprised when Amash officially endorsed Paul for president on Monday. In The New American's "Freedom Index," a congressional scorecard that rates all members of the House and Senate based on the U.S. Constitution, Paul's cumulative rating is 93 percent as of the end of 2014, and Amash's rating is just one-percent different — 94 percent.

A pair of nullification bills proposed in Texas would prohibit state or local enforcement of federal gun laws within the state.

Recent unrest in Baltimore may be “just the beginning,” according to one establishment voice promoting more. Virtually all Americans expect more strife and chaos in the cities this summer, according to surveys. One prominent talk-show host even said America is in the midst of a “civil war.” And various agitators are encouraging more violence, looting, and unrest as a means of bringing about “change.” The establishment’s agenda, though, is "change" toward tyranny, plain and simple.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York ruled on May 7 that the National Security Agency’s (NSA) bulk collection of U.S. call records is illegal, stating that Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act cannot be legitimately interpreted to allow such bulk collection of domestic calling records.

 

Two Texas counties, Victoria and Goliad, originally scheduled as two of the sites for the massive Jade Helm 15 military training exercises across the Southwest this summer, will no longer host the operations.