Unlike in conventional medicine where objective diagnoses and treatments are made based on observable biological evidence, psychiatrists get together every so often to decide what should or should not be considered a “mental illness.” And they do not always agree, as evidenced by the more than 13,000 professionals from around the world who recently signed an open letter demanding that the upcoming edition of the psychiatry industry’s “diagnostic manual” DSM be put on hold and reconsidered.
As the elite of the nation’s psychiatric establishment work in the shadows to fully revise the highly controversial handbook labeling various behaviors and emotional states as “illnesses,” experts across the board are crying foul.
Supporters of Congressman Ron Paul plan to attempt to have delegates elected at the State Republican Convention in Idaho who support their man at the national Convention in Tampa regardless of the fact that Mitt Romney won the popular vote.
Americans who wish to reverse the growing power of the federal government only need to remember that any federal law that is unconstitutional has no legal effect and that the states can stop unconstitutional laws at their borders via nullification.
While it may be true that the Tea Party is losing its direction and vigor, members of the movement for constitutional, fiscally sound governance are increasingly running for U.S. Congress. In fact, the neoconservative Republican Party establishment is under assault in a much more fundamental way in 2012 than it was in the Tea Party revolution of 2010.
The HHS has adopted a “too-big-to-control” model that is wasting billions of taxpayer dollars, House Republicans said Wednesday. By Brian Koenig
Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann went from defending her Swiss citizenship to denouncing it within 24 hours. There is a question whether accepting Swiss citizenship was a violation of the Constitution.
The Additional Child Care Credit scam, wherein the IRS allows someone to get a tax credit for children claimed to be residing part of the year at a residence (often whether the children actually live there or not), will continue to be enjoyed by millions of illegal immigrants.
On Thursday morning, the House Armed Services Committee passed the 2013 version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA); the provision providing for the indefinite detention of Americans remains in the bill.
The demand that Congress give more power to the Justice Department to track citizens through their cellphones is meeting resistance.
Federal legislation sponsored by “progressive” Democrat lawmakers, dubbed the “Trayvon Amendment” to play on people’s emotions in the wake of the now-infamous Florida shooting, would aim to bully state governments into restricting self-defense rights by withholding federal taxpayer funds. The controversial attack on individual and state rights was withdrawn from the House floor this week for being “out of order.” But it is not dead yet.