Though National Public Radio’s CEO Vivian Schiller technically resigned from the leftist network after video recordings surfaced of another NPR executive calling Tea Party members racists, she did so under pressure from NPR’s board of directors. In other words, it was resign or be fired.
Texas state Representative David Simpson (R) is taking Texas-style aim at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) with the filing of three bills in the State Legislature to stop TSA abuses.
As long as we have government, we will have government trying to find ways to get money. In the early days of our nation, when the needs of government were modest, the ways of raising revenue were modest as well.
The Wisconsin Senate caused an uproar after splitting its budget-repair legislation into two parts to be able to pass government-union reform provisions even without the Democratic state senators, all of whom fled to Illinois weeks ago in an effort block the proposal by preventing the super-majority quorum required for fiscal votes.