After failing to intimidate lawmakers with protests and threats into backing down on the budget-repair bill reining in the collective-bargaining privileges of government employees, unions in Wisconsin sent out letters promising potentially illegal boycotts and attacks against businesses in the state that refuse to publicly support their demands.
Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever has said that United States Border Patrol officials have repeatedly asked him to reduce, even stop, arrests of illegal immigrants trying to cross the United States border. Dever’s allegations come just days after Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano claims that the U.S.-Mexican border is more secure than ever before.
Mark Meckler, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, is the organizer behind Thursday’s “Continuing Revolution” rally at the Capitol, and said that:
Money that was allocated for increasing small business loans will instead be used to repay federal bailouts, according to an official at the Treasury Department who oversees the bailout program. The Associated Press explains:
On Monday President Obama received an award for transparency, which ironically was given to him during a closed, unannounced meeting. Bestowed upon the President from a group of transparency advocates, the ceremony took place in secret, even though � as of two weeks ago � it was supposed to be open to the press.
The most recent Gallup poll reveals surprising figures that could potentially impact the 2012 presidential election. It shows that self-described conservatives now outnumber self-desribed liberals nationally, even in traditionally liberal states.
In what may come as a shock to many, the issue of whether or not President Barack Obama is a "natural born citizen" of the United States as mandated by Article II of the Constitution has been decided once and for all.
A newly elected Houston judge has come under harsh criticism for �thinking outside the box.� After Judge John Clinton proposed that convicts in his court read a Christian book and write a book report on it as an alternative to community service, critics such as the American Civil Liberties Union censured the idea, forcing the judge to retract his proposal.
Battle-weary Texans who spent much of the last decade working to defeat the proposed — and hugely unpopular — gigantic north-south highway through Texas up to Canada, known as the Trans Texas Corridor (TTC), are being called to take a deep breath and gather forces once again. New bills have been introduced in the biennial Texas Legislature that would revive the old conflicts for sovereignty.
Tea Party activists frustrated with Republican leadership in the House of Representatives over compromising and promise breaking are planning a rally outside the Capitol and might even try to challenge GOP leaders in the next primary election if the wild spending keeps up. But even as Tea Party groups apply intense pressure on Congressional leadership to seek deeper budget cuts, top Democrats are urging Speaker John Boehner (pictured, left) to ditch the liberty-minded activists and join a statist Congressional coalition.