The U.S. Navy will name an American warship after deceased U.S. Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), despite protests from the public, which complained about the honor because of about Murtha's defamation of U.S. Marines.
The United States Senate just voted 91 to 9 in favor of the House-passed temporary spending bill. Like in the United States House of Representatives, where 100 Democrats broke with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the Senate vote proved to be bipartisan. The approved continuing resolution will keep the government running for two more weeks, until March 18, providing Congress more time to reach an agreement on the budget for the fiscal year, ending on September 30.
A Seattle police officer exercised his constitutionally protected right to free speech when he submitted an opinion piece in his local police union’s newsletter entitled, “Shut up and be a Good Little Socialist,” railing against Seattle’s Race and Social Justice Initiative. The program forces safety officials to receive training on racial profiling and cultural sensitivity.
The consequences of the battle playing out in Wisconsin and other states between government-employee unions and taxpayers hoping to rein in spending will be huge and international, warned CEO Arthur Thompson of The John Birch Society (headquartered in Wisconsin) in his weekly video address.
Moments ago, the United States House of Representatives voted 335 to 91 in favor of passing another Continuing Resolution to continue to fund the federal government, which will prevent a government shutdown on March 4, when the former CR was set to expire. The newly passed Continuing Resolution will fund the federal government through March 18, allowing Congress more time to reach a compromise on the federal budget for the fiscal year ending on September 30.
Sunday, February 27, was the conclusion of the three-day Tea Party American Policy Summit in Phoenix, Arizona � a gathering of top Tea Party activists for the purpose of fostering greater unity and cohesion among its various disjointed groups across the country. The event focused on addressing sustainable and long-term strategies for dealing with matters such as the national deficit, ObamaCare, Second Amendment rights, border security and immigration, the Fair Tax, and other issues related to the Tea Party�s core principles of limited government and fiscal conservatism.
On February 17 the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment sponsored by Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood for the remainder of the fiscal year. The amendment was part of a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government through September 30 and prevent a government shutdown.
Communist propaganda organs reported with glee that at least some Wisconsin police were refusing to enforce lawful orders to evict anti-reform protestors from the Capitol building in Madison. Instead, the law-enforcement officers, egged on by their union, chose to side with the coalition of government-employee labor groups, socialists, and other leftist organizations that have staged protests over the last two weeks against Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s efforts to rein in a massive budget deficit.
Muslims who support Shariah (Islamic) law are planning to march in Washingrton, D.C. on Thursday, March 3 to bring Shariah law “directly to the doorsteps of the United States of America.” The "Shariah4America" march was planned by radical Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary, who in a recent appearance on the Sean Hannity show on Fox News declared Americans to be “the biggest criminals in the world today.” Similarly, Choudary said last October that “the flag of Islam will one day fly over the White House.”
Nevada�s Democratic U.S. Senator, Harry Reid, said his state should close its brothels. Nevada currently is the only state where prostitution is legal and licensed, with the state government overseeing the �industry.�
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has far exceeded the expectations and hopes of conservatives across the United States. With his bold advocacy for the principles of limited, constitutional government, he has taken the country by storm. One of the most popular figures on the Tea Party circuit, Paul is emerging in the public eye as the de facto leader of the movement to reclaim America and return the federal government to its constitutional roots.