National

Liberty Lost To Incorrect Church-State Decision

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 149 Current Event From FoxNews.com; February 09, 2012 Rhode Island town readies for ‘boisterous’ hearing on now-covered prayer bannerA Rhode Island town is bracing for a potentially “boisterous” public hearing next week where officials will vote on whether to fight a court order to take down a prayer banner [...]

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ObamaCare Discourages Marriage

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 142 Current Event   Published October 27, 2011 | FoxNews.com Obama’s Health Care Law Penalizes Marriage, Analysts Say A new wrinkle has surfaced in the implementation of the federal health care law that critics argue will impose a significant penalty on women and marriage. The law includes generous subsidies [...]

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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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