In the wake of the General Services Administration scandal, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul is asking House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa to investigate President Barack Obama’s administration’s choice to allow government employees to hold conferences in Las Vegas. Paul specifically asked Issa to investigate “how many government agency conferences, from any agency throughout government, […]
This morning, Senator Paul took to the Senate floor and again called for a vote on an amendment that would cut off all foreign aid to Egypt until they immediately cease the prosecution of American citiziens who were arrested while working for pro-democracy NGOs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuSwa3rKJkk The full transcript is available here. As a side note, the […]
A new program in Houston will place undercover TSA agents and police officers on buses whose job it will be to perform bag searches, watch for “suspicious activity” and interrogate passengers in order to ‘curb crime and terrorism’. Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee unveiled the program, labeled Bus Safe, during a press conference on Friday. […]
In 2002, the FBI found after it analyzed DNA in 80 selected hair cases that its agents had reported false matches more than 11 percent of the time. “I don’t believe forensic science truly understood the significance of microscopic hair comparison, and it wasn’t until [DNA] that we learned that 11 percent of the time, two […]
Remember ObamaCare? That unconstitutional law–at least by the meaning of the Constitution, though we don't yet know how the Supreme Court is going to rule–which was supposed to save us zillions of dollars. Well, taxpayers shouldn't act like congressmen and spend the savings before they occur. According to Charles Blahous at the Mercatus Center: The Affordable Care […]
- Congressman wants to ban civilians from owning body armor
- Government tracking "truthiness"
- Paul Ryan, Ex-Im, and the art of preemptive surrender
- Does GOP Leadership Want to Destroy the Liberty Movement?
- Ron Paul and Mark Spitznagel Talk Freedom, Farming, and the Fed