Congress Just Passed Legislation Ramping Up Mass Surveillance to Super-Steroid Levels

Fascist Power Grab Wipes out 4th Amendment Remember how Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to mass surveillance, and how the government promised to rein in spying on Americans? Yeah, that never happened … Instead, Congress snuck a provision into the Intelligence Authorization Act which will ramp up spying on us normal, average, innocent Americans. Congressman Justin […]

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The Fed’s Attempt to Kickstart the Economy Simply Isn’t Working

The Federal Reserve should stop trying to stimulate the economy for two reasons. First, the policies it has enacted so far have contributed very little to the economic recovery. Second, it likely has reached the limits of what monetary policy can do to boost the economy. The Fed’s unconventional “quantitative easing” programs have filled the […]

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Jonathan Gruber Subpoenaed After Refusing to Disclose How Much Government Paid Him

After refusing to tell Congress how much money he received from taxpayers, Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber was served with a subpoena by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee yesterday. “This week, Dr. Gruber repeatedly refused to answer several key questions, including the amount of taxpayer funds he received for his work on Obamacare,” chairman […]

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This State Made It Legal to Say ‘Merry Christmas’ in Public Schools

Merry Christmas, Texas! A Texas lawmaker wants to remind students and teachers in the state’s public schools that they may wish others a “Merry Christmas” or a “Happy Hanukkah” without fear of legal ramifications. State Rep. Dwayne Bohac, R-Houston, the author of the Merry Christmas Law, held a joint press conference with state Rep. Richard […]

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Gov.-Elect Abbott: Texas Suing Obama Because of Constitution, Not Immigration

(CNSNews.com) – Texas has incurred economic harm — and expects to suffer additional economic harm — because of President Obama’s past and current executive action on immigration, but that’s not why the state is suing the Obama administration, says Texas Attorney General and soon-to-be-governor Greg Abbott: “What we’re suing for is actually the greater harm, […]

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Why John McCain Doubts Obama’s Pick for Defense Secretary Will Have Clout

President Obama’s nominee for secretary of defense will need to penetrate the White House’s tight inner circle of national security and foreign policy advisers to influence the president’s decision-making, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said yesterday. In an interview with The Daily Signal within hours of Ashton Carter’s nomination, McCain said he isn’t convinced the veteran […]

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Where John McCain Stands on Thwarting Obama’s Amnesty

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., not only supports blocking President Obama’s executive actions on immigration but thinks Republicans could take him all the way to the Supreme Court, he said today in an exclusive interview with The Daily Signal. McCain, interviewed at The Heritage Foundation after speaking about the Jones Act, suggested a “rifle shot” approach […]

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One More Year of Tax Extenders: Paving the Way for Reform in 2015

Yesterday, the House passed a one-year extension for the “tax extenders”—a package of approximately 50 tax-reducing policies that expired at the end of 2013. The one-year extension would retroactively reinstate the policies for 2014, but no further. The Senate will vote on the extension next. Last week, President Obama torpedoed—with a veto threat—a potential deal […]

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