All across the nation, led by the robust stand of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the equally tough measures taken by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, an increasing number of state legislators are taking on the privileged status of labor unions in the American economy.
In 2012, were the American people to go to the ballot box and deposit their vast political capital in the account of Barack Obama, the word is that he will use it to fund a vigorous anti-gun crusade.
Since the devastating attacks on September 11, Americans maintained one ultimate goal for the military endeavors that followed in the Middle East: to capture or kill Osama bin Laden. And when his death was announced on Sunday, May 1, Americans broke out in jubilee.
Ever since an NPR exec was caught on hidden camera genuflecting for a couple of fake representatives of the Muslim Brotherhood and chuckling with glee when they suggested that NPR stood for National Palestinian Radio, the walls of the “public broadcasting” empire have been rattling.
On Thursday, April 28, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1406 into law. The bill authorizes the Grand Canyon State to enter into an interstate compact with other states to erect a security fence along the section of the border with Mexico that runs through that state.
On Thursday night, real estate mogul, Celebrity Apprentice host, and presidential hopeful Donald Trump unleashed a hailstorm of profanity during a speech at a Las Vegas casino, while assuring a rally of 1,000 people that he would soon announce his decision on a 2012 presidential run.
The growing unrest among state legislatures and the zeal of millions of Americans to restore the balance between the federal and state governments (principally through the restoration of the sovereignty of the states) is presaged by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in the seminal work of American political philosophy: the Federalist Papers.
The government of the United States spends in excess of $1.5 billion annually to incarcerate hundreds of thousands of criminal aliens.
Susie Castillo, 2003 Miss USA and semifinalist for Miss Universe, was subjected to an invasive TSA pat-down in the Dallas airport on April 21 that left her in tears and emotionally upset.
The Tenth Amendment Center reported of this event that Miss Castillo “likened the incident to molestation.”
Provoked by the varieties of so-called “anti-union legislation” being passed across the nation, unions have decided to refocus all of their attention and energy on state elections rather than federal elections. Such a strategy could pose a problem for President Obama and his Democratic colleagues during the 2012 elections.
Harold Schaitberger, president of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), says, “We’ve decided to freeze all contributions to federal candidates, federal committees, and federal candidate PAC’s in order to really refocus on battles we are experiencing in a number of states.”