36 States Fight Obama’s Socialized Healthcare

States have an extensive and complicated shared power relationship with the federal government in regulating various aspects of the health insurance market and in enacting health reforms. As part of state-based responses to federal health reform legislation, individual members of at least 36 state legislatures are using the legislative process to seek to limit, alter […]

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U.S. lawmakers launch push to repeal NAFTA

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A small group of U.S. lawmakers unveiled legislation on Thursday to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement in the latest sign of congressional disillusionment with free-trade deals. The bill spearheaded by Rep. Gene Taylor, a Mississippi Democrat, would require President Barack Obama to give Mexico and Canada […]

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LAST DITCH EFFORT TO SAVE CALIFORNIA FROM FINANCIAL RUIN

STATE-WIDE TAXPAYERS REVOLT UNDERWAY! GOLDEN STATE GRINGOS LAST GULP! Paul L. Williams, Ph.D.- thelastcrusade Immigration limitation activists have initiated a statewide petition drive to get the California Taxpayer Protection Act on the ballot. If passed, the measure will serve to eliminate the lure of birth tourism and to limit the financial, social, and vocational benefits […]

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Is There a Philosophy of Hypocrisy?

by Victor Davis Hanson Here are a few things that I think don’t quite compute. 1) The now familiar Palin/Edwards dichotomy. John McCain was damned for picking Sarah Palin who had not finished her first term as governor, and had previously only been elected to local political offices and served on a state commission. Her […]

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City of Angels on brink of abyss

Los Angeles, the second-largest US city, is facing a crisis of funding not seen since the darkest days of the Great Depression Two and a half years after the official start of the worst economic downturn and fiscal crisis in nearly 80 years, America’s economy is supposedly growing again, the stock market is halfway recovered […]

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America the Ungovernable?

In the latter days of the Carter presidency, it became fashionable to say that the office had become unmanageable and was simply too big for one man. Some suggested a single, six-year presidential term. The president’s own White House counsel suggested abolishing the separation of powers and going to a more parliamentary system of unitary […]

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Muslims burn down churches, shops

Melee reportedly broke out with no provocation from Christians An angry Muslim mob attacked Christian-owned shops and houses, burned down eight churches and injured several people in the northern Nigerian town of Kazaure. But the melee was prompted by a Muslim police officer who had a dispute with a Muslim citizen, according to a group […]

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