This time it is Texas Gov. Rick Perry who is now the subject of a grand jury investigation. After spending 14 years as King of Texas, while punishing political rivals, his last battle in office may end his hopes of becoming the Grand Poobah.
In Oklahoma, a new bill is expected to be signed into law by Republican Gov. Mary Fallin. The law requires residents who harvest their own energy through solar panels or small wind turbines to be charged an additional fee.
It appears the day has now come in America when citizens are no longer obliged to obey the laws, provided they own firearms. I’m referring to the recent showdown in Nevada that erupted between the Federal Government and Cliven Bundy.
Jenny McCarthy recently released a column in the Chicago Sun-Times, where she states that she is not now, nor has she ever been, anti-vaccine. Many are puzzled by this stance, which she says she has always maintained.
We need to reverse the “outrage machine” we see in politics, but how? One idea that is picking up steam is “emotional correctness.” It is the brain child of Sally Kohn, a liberal pundit at Fox News.
This past Monday, the jury of the Pulitzer Prize gave the public service award to The Guardian and the Washington Post for their groundbreaking articles on the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities.
The terrifyingly successful Fox News franchise, among others, has helped to make American media (on both sides) into a pathetic joke. The conservative media, in particular, is plagued by a lack of commitment to providing the recipient with real facts
Has the second American Revolution begun? If you believe the militiamen that attended last week’s “Battle of Bunkerville” in Nevada, it’s here and they have won the first conflict.
The damage the Heritage Foundation has done at the national level can only be equaled by what the American Legislative Exchange Council has done at the state level. The two work very differently, but ALEC is much more dangerous.
The Cheney Clan still won’t give in to reality or public opinion, especially when it comes to waterboarding. It’s amazing to me that anyone can even defend the practice, let alone claim that it’s not torture.