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Rand Paul in The Boston Herald: Barron not qualified for fed bench

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky) writes in The Boston Herald today about why he is opposing David Barron's nomination to the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Barron is the author of a controversial memo justifying the extrajudicial killing of American [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Teen hospital patient dies after being tased by police

A 19-year-old has died after being tased by Baltimore City Police while he was a patient at a local hospital. From CBS Baltimore: The death of a 19-year-old hospital patient this week is the focal point of a Baltimore City Police investigation [...]

NSA recording every cell phone call in the Bahamas

The NSA is secretly recording every single cell phone conversation in the Bahamas according to documents provided by Edward Snowden. From The Intercept: The surveillance is part of a top-secret system – code-named SOMALGET – that was [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Why does the Department of Agriculture need submachine guns with 30 round magazines?

According to a report from Breitbart, the Department of Agriculture is seeking, " guns to have an 'ambidextrous safety, semiautomatic or 2 round trigger group, Tritium night sights front and rear, rails for attachment of flashlight (front under [...]