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Congress Constitution Rights Truth

Congress’s Behavior Police To Register Potential Future Criminals

By KrisAnne Hall The TAPS Act is not the solution to gun violence many members of Congress are professing it to be. The unlimited and arbitrary authority this Act bestows upon an unaccountable bureaucracy of 24 people, combined with the language of double-speak and contradictions creating loopholes allowing completely unsupervised and unchecked authority, is reminiscent […]

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Border Congress Immigration Trump Truth

President Trump: Get Wall Funding Or Shut Down That Government!

By Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. Once again, we find ourselves in the midst of a political game of chicken between competing views for the future of our country. And once again, the ones who are stuck in the middle are the American people. This time, the battle of wills is over the funding of the […]

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Congress Constitution States Truth TSA

TSA Ignores Feckless Congress, Bullies States In Power Grab

By KrisAnne Hall The Transportation Security Administration is now standing virtually alone, above the law, above Congress and above the Constitution. It is ignoring the law which created it and bullying any airports that attempt to deploy a private security force — which they are allowed to do under the law — with the threat […]

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Congress Democrats Media Politics Trump Truth

State of the Union Unveiled the Democrats Last Night, the Media Today

Rod Thomson Last night’s State of the Union was revelatory — not in the substance of the speech, which was powerful, emotional, energetic and hopeful — but in the stoney responses of Democratic leadership seated in the chamber and in the wildly negative, unrealistic media reporting today. President Trump was at his very best, delivering […]

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Budget Congress Constitution Government Truth

True Constitutional Budgeting Would Eliminate Political Brinkmanship

By KrisAnne Hall, JD Now that the most recent budget panic is momentarily past, let’s speak about the budget truthfully and constitutionally. Politicians and media pundits seem intent upon deflecting, distracting and deceiving the American public to keep the same old divisive politics churning along. The popular talking points do nothing to identify the real […]

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Congress Government Truth

Keep The Filibuster, Limit The Damage Congress Does To Americans

by Rep. Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. “Gridlock is the greatest protection to our personal liberties.” Justice Clarence Thomas, addressing Stetson Law students With Congress’ hyperpartisan posture and the difficulty passing legislation through the Senate, interest has grown in doing away with the filibuster rule. Be careful what is hoped for. Senate rules require a greater […]

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Congress Taxes Trump Truth

GOP Tax Reform is Democrat-Lite. Where’s the Conservatism?

Rod Thomson When the GOP unveiled the outline of their big tax reform plan last week, they billed it as one of the largest tax cuts in history. If only that were true. It cuts the corporate tax rate which even Democratic economists (not politicians, they have to demagogue everything) see as necessary. This is […]