Padilla (left) is a citizen of the United States and a convicted terrorist. On Monday, he filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court requesting that the nation's highest court review the decision of an appeals court to dismiss his suit alleging torture at the hands of U.S. government officials.
With little more than a month to go until Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker faces his recall vote, unions and their supporters are pulling out all the stops to replace him with one of their own.
The controversy over the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) intensifies as further proposed revisions to the bill raise concerns regarding federal overreach. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (left) of Texas has proposed adding an amendment that would allow Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to “intercept” a major portion of the Web and email communications, and “deploy countermeasures” against Internet-based adversaries.
Perhaps prodded by Virginia’s success in passing a law preventing the federal government from apprehending and indefinitely detaining citizens of that state, the state legislature of Arizona on Tuesday passed its own anti-NDAA bill.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments April 25 in the Arizona immigration case that pits the right of that state to protect its borders against efforts by the federal government to claim exclusive authority over immigration policy.
S.1813, also known as the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” (MAP-21), has been approved by the U.S. Senate and is now enroute to the House for a vote. The 1,676-page measure has been considered controversial for a variety of its provisions, including some that impact Second Amendment rights.
Think ObamaCare, with its thousands of pages of rules and regulations governing every aspect of American life, is revolutionary? Think again, says the Los Angeles Times. When it comes to healthcare, writes Noam N. Levey, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney “has embraced a strategy that in crucial ways is more revolutionary — and potentially more disruptive — than the law Obama signed two years ago.”
Candidate for Senate Dan Liljenquist (left) pledged to The New American that should he be elected to the U.S. Senate he will offer legislation explicitly repealing the indefinite detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney swept presidential primaries in five northeastern states April 24, widening his delegate lead on rivals Rep. Ron Paul of Texas and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Romney won GOP primary contests in Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Delaware.
When Florida’s popular Tea Party Senator Marco Rubio announced his endorsement of Mitt Romney in March, it seemed all too clear that he was vying for a potential vice presidency. As the nation inches its way closer to the general election and reports indicate that Rubio may in fact be hand-picked by the Bilderberg group as Mitt Romney’s running mate, the possibility of a Romney/Rubio ticket increases dramatically, and raises once again the issue of how influential the Bilderberg group is in the presidential and political process.