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Stand with Rand 2.0

Your urgent action is needed to stop a hypocritical “progressive” from being appointed to a lifetime seat on the First Circuit Court of Appeals! David Barron, President Obama’s nominee for the First Circuit Court, could come up for a cloture vote in the U.S. Senate as soon as tomorrow. And defenders of individual liberty and limited, constitutional […]


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Colorado to allow terminally ill patients to try drugs without FDA approval

In Colorado’s latest move to circumvent onerous federal laws, the Governor Hickenlooper has signed a bill into law that would allow terminally ill patients to access experimental medicine without getting approval from the FDA, a particularly grueling process especially considering patients may only have days or weeks to live. From Buzzfeed: “Right To Try” advocates hope […]


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Staff at embattled Phoenix VA pocketed bonuses, hefty salaries

The embattled VA Medical Center  in Phoenix, Arizona, which is accused of letting 40 veterans die while waiting for care, doled out millions of dollars in bonuses and unusually high salaries according to a Freedom of Information Act. From Fox News: From 2011 to 2013, over $843,000 in bonuses was awarded to about half the […]


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Why are US taxpayers subsidizing Brazilian granite?

A few weeks ago, the House reauthorized the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) which is a federal agency that subsidizes U.S corporations who set up shop outside the United States. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor celebrated the passage of corporate welfare despite a majority of House Republicans being against the measure. According to The Washington […]


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Rand Paul to filibuster Barron nomination over drones

Senator Rand Paul issued a statement yesterday saying he intends to filibuster Professor David Barron’s nomination to the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals: “I’ve read David Barron’s memos concerning the legal justification for killing an American citizen overseas without a trial or legal representation, and I am not satisfied. While the President forbids me from […]


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