In the wake of the government’s inability to pass a budget, the government officially began the process of “shutting down” nonessential services for the first time in 17 years. This includes sending home nearly a third of the government’s 2.1 million-person workforce.
A Gallup poll released last week revealed good news: Americans’ confidence in the federal government’s ability to handle foreign and domestic problems has reached an all-time low. In both areas, a minority of those polled said that they had either a great deal or fair amount of confidence in Uncle Sam.
Gun Control groups are grasping at whatever faux straw is out there. Unfortunately the Navy Yard Shooting turned out to be a nightmare scenario for them. Let’s forget the fact that they jumped in the politicking bandwagon when they should have just express sorrow (or fake it which is more likely) and then wait at […]
As cities across the nation struggle with budget deficits, it is becoming more apparent that police officers are being asked to write more tickets and attend more court hearings to prevent citations from being automatically thrown out and increase city revenue. Some police departments are not hiding this, either.
The nation’s chief War Monger and Arizona Senator John McCain was soundly booed at a Phoenix town hall event yesterday by a crowd largely against military action in Syria. “We didn’t send you to make war for us. We sent you to stop the war,” said one resident.
United States President Barack Obama has spoken loud and clear, and President Assad, you are officially on notice from the United States. If you are going to ruthlessly kill your own people, use locally-sourced traditional weapons like rockets, mortars and bullets launched from tanks and sharp shooters, rather than chemical or biological weapons. Apparently, that’s the […]
Let’s be clear – I don’t expect everyone to be a Libertarian. Just because so many of our founding fathers exhibited Libertarian principles that many of us continue to fight for today, I still do not expect everyone to climb on-board the solution-wagon and ride away into the sunset. But, I would at least hope […]