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The “Third Rail:” Reforming our dilapidated Social Security system.

Social Security has long been an issue that politicians have had trepidation about reforming, out of fear of losing support from the nations largest and most significant voting demographic: senior citizens.  As the reader knows, American politicians and the media have dubbed Social Security “the third rail of American politics.”  As such, politicians have refrained [...]

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Is Earth Day a Religious Event?

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 137 Current Event According to the Washington Post, March 26,2012 EPA to impose first greenhouse gas limits on power plants The Environmental Protection Agency will issue the first limits on greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants as early as Tuesday, according to several people briefed on the proposal. [...]

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Dept of Justice or Dept of Revenge?

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 132 Current Event According to the New York Times, December 23, 2011(full article available on-line) Justice Dept. Rejects South Carolina’s Voter ID Law – NYTimes.com WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Friday blocked a new South Carolina law that would require voters to present photo identification, saying the law [...]

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Romney was the big winner on Super Tuesday, prevailing in six contests

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Bypassing Congress

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 127 Current Event According to the New York Times News Service; January 08. 2012 Obama’s recess appointments ignore Senate role, experts say WASHINGTON — To many Republicans and some constitutional scholars, President Barack Obama’s decision last week to ignore a sitting Senate and sidestep the confirmation process for several [...]

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Catholic Professors Mix Charity and Government

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 126 Current Event Published May 12, 2011 | FoxNews.com Catholic Professors Slam Boehner Over GOP Budget Cuts Dozens of Catholic professors are pressuring House Speaker John Boehner to back off proposed cuts to programs for the poor and elderly, accusing the Catholic lawmaker of diverging from the tenets of [...]

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Executive Orders Trump the Consent of the Governed

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 125 Current Event Published October 31, 2011 | FoxNews.com Obama Orders FDA to Reduce Drug Shortages Acting once again without Congress, President Obama on Monday was directing the Food and Drug Administration to take steps to reduce drug shortages that administration officials say have placed patients at risk and [...]

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That All men Are Created Equal

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 124 Current Event From the speech by Martin Luther King Jr., Speech at Civil Rights March on Washington, August 28, 1963 “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: [...]

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Overhead and Profit Control

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 123 Current Event According to Insure.com; Jan. 18, 2011 Medical loss ratios will control health insurance company profits Starting this year, health insurance companies must spend eighty to eighty-five cents on health care for every dollar they collect in premiums. Individual and small-group health plans are subject to the [...]

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A Tale of Two Towns

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 122 Current Event According to FoxNews.com; October 07, 2011 Atheists Demand City Remove Cross in Tennessee The mayor of Whiteville, Tennessee said his community is under attack from a national atheist organization that is threatening to sue unless they remove a cross atop the town’s water tower. But the [...]

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