Over the last three years, the Obama administration has carried out at least 239 covert drone strikes, more than five times the 44 approved under George W. Bush. And after promising to make counterterrorism operations more transparent and rein in executive power, Obama has arguably done the opposite, maintaining secrecy and expanding presidential authority. Just […]
The new legislation would make it a federal offense for anyone to protest or assemble without permission on grounds where the Secret Service is protecting a government official or any building or grounds “restricted in conjunction with an event designated as a special event of national significance.” – AntiWar.com Police State AntiWar.com – 'Trespass Bill' Would […]
Efforts to repeal the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2012 are gaining steam across the country. In Virginia today, the Senate passed HB 1160 by a vote of 38-1 (the bill would prevent the state of Virginia from cooperating with the US government in regards to detaining American citizens without trial). It was amended slightly on […]
On the afternoon of February 9th, 2012, the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), I attended a panel discussion on the topic of “Is Fusionist Conservatism Still Possible?” I didn’t have any particular personal interest in the topic (especially since I had no idea what “Fusionist Conservatism” was), but one of my […]
Senator Paul was on America's Newsroom with Bill Hemmer this morning discussing the nations' rising gas prices. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEG0VvY-Spg The Republican Study Committee has created this handy infographic below.