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Congress Sues Over FOIA

Congress is a small independent school district in Arizona tired of receiving and complying with open record requests. So, the district with a lousy track record of timely releasing information, is suing concerned taxpayer Jean Warren. The school has retained attorney...

We grieve for our country but refuse to recognize the battlefield

The health of our Republic depends upon having government which is so limited in its powers that citizens live within an environment of freedom of action. Our government was constituted to do things which enhance and protect our Liberty, not restrict our freedom under...

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Sick Congress

Not a week goes by in the British national press in which there are not stories about the abysmal filth, wait times and problems in their socialized health care system, while Canadian leaders regularly travel to the United States for care. Now, 11 Texas congressmen...

Summing Up Health Care ‘Reform’

My friend Chuck Ellis well summarizes where we are in the health care 'reform' debacle: "Lemme get this straight....we're about to pass a health care plan written by a committee whose chairman says he doesn't understand it, passed by a Congress that hasn't read it but...

Growing Federal Debt Hurts Small Businesses

In late January, the U.S. Senate voted to raise the United States’ debt ceiling to $14.3 trillion, or $45,000 for every man, woman, and child living in America. Our massive federal deficit levels should send up warning flares to all who are interested in the short-...

Happy Anniversary Mr. Obama

In the third major political contest since Barak Obama took the oath of office, the people of Virginia, New Jersey and Massachusetts have rebuked the President. Two of the three states -- MA & NJ -- are blue, if not deep blue. Virginia, while electing a Democrat...

A Year of Obama

Elected on the vacuous slogans of “hope” and “change,” the first year of Barack Obama’s presidency has proven to be one of broken promises, failed leadership and blame shifting. While he works to satisfy the most strident elements of his political base, the rest of...

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Congress, Administration Should Stay Out Of Texas Classrooms

Earlier today Texas Governor Rick Perry announced his decision to refuse to apply for the federal “Race to the Top” grant program. The president of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Michael Quinn Sullivan, praised the course of action, saying it protects Texas’...