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  • National Debt Clock
    Thank you Mr. President
    To those who welcome the Nanny State, government handouts, loss of freedom and liberty, exorbitant taxes, being spied upon by the government, lies, deceit, and restrictive legislation conjured up behind secretive closed doors, and being considered...
  • Homeless
    Honolulu battles mentally ill homeless crisis
    There is a thin line between tolerance and intolerance; between compassion and dispassion. The residents, business owners, and visitors alike, on Oahu, have reached the breaking point. Fed up and with no recourse some residents, and business...
  • Panhandling
    What’s Arizona, work and panhandling have in common?
    You see panhandlers as you travel around town especially when you get on and off the freeway because they have a captive audience. It was just announced that for August the Arizona unemployment is at 7.1% which is the second consecutive increase...
  • Steve Montenegro 2014
    Arizona lawmaker: Passing citizenship test should be required for graduation
    Arizona high school students might soon have to pass the same 100-question U.S. Citizenship Civics Testadministered to immigrants under a new proposal by State Rep. Steve Montenegro, R-Litchfield.Rep. Montenegro is currently crafting the...
  • Asteroid passes by Earth
    Asterioid mining bill introduced in Congress to protect private property rights
    Rep. Bill Posey, R-Florida announced on Thursday that he was introducing a bill along with Rep, Derek Kilmer, D-WA called the American Space Technology for Exploring Resource Opportunities in Deep Space (ASTEROIDS) Act of 2014. The act is designed...
  • Dad revolution legislation for baby-changing tables in restrooms
    Dad revolution legislation for baby-changing tables in restrooms
    Fathers of babies admit it is clearly one of the messiest dilemmas. Dads across the country just want to stop the madness. “It’s frustrating trying to change a diaper when you are a dad and there are no changing tables in the men&rsquo...
  • Senators introduce legislation to deter Russia's aggression in Europe
    Senators introduce legislation to deter Russia's aggression in Europe
    On Friday, U.S. Senator from Georgia, Johnny Isakson stated in his weekly update newsletter that he joined 20 other Republicans in the U.S. Senate to introduce the “Russian Aggression Prevention Act of 2014”, which provides strategic U...
  • Rally for gun control
    Schools need to address safety concerns for students
    It seems like an annual ritual of Spring that April brings out some wild antics in the schools across the country. There has been a long, harsh winter and the Northeast has been pummeled with ice, snow, wind and cabin fever. Spring has sprung, but...
  • Newtown disaster
    Newtown legislation demands GOP legislative competence
    There is a terrific story in The Hill this morning: “GOP Newtown bill hits impasse” by Elise Viebeck that describes the current state of Newtown legislation. The purpose is to address the situation in which mentally ill persons can...
  • Tennessee House of Representatives
    Tennessee General Assembly adjourns sine die
    The 108th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned sine die yesterday, after flirting with the idea of returning for a special veto-override session to override a threatened veto by Governor Bill Haslam of legislation which delays and places...
  • Weed
    Decriminalization, the day after
    A day after the D.C. City Council voted to moved forward with changing marijuana possession guidelines inside the Beltway, area residents are speaking out.Ashley Givens, a Shaw neighborhood resident is all for the change."We need a change in...
  • Dc Government
    Party promoters to be licensed, council member says
    New legislation was introduced in the D.C. City Council chambers that would require party promoters to be licensed through the District's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (DCABC).D.C. Council member Jim Graham (Ward 1) introduced the...
  • Gun Silencers gets a shot in legislation
    Iowa House gives gun silencers a shot
    Reported yesterday, Feb. 28, Iowa House voted to decriminalize gun silencers.House File, 2381aims to amend Iowa's current criminalization for firearm suppressors. Currently the state law defines any gun that is muffled or silenced when shot as...
  • Restaurateurs, merchants fear 'At Rest' wine legislation
    Restaurateurs, merchants fear 'At Rest' wine/spirits legislation
    Our famously dysfunctional State Legislature rarely finds the time to come up with original laws that would do something good for the people of New York State.However, with ludicrous regularity, various members of the Senate and Assembly find the...
  • Pa. State Rep. Brendan F. Boyle (D-Philadephia/Montgomery).
    Pa. State Rep. Introduces School Counselor Legislation, Hopes to Improve Ratio.
    Looking to address one outstanding issue plaguing the public school system in Pennsylvania – and particularly in Philadelphia, where the School District of Philadelphia undertook extensive austerity measures to balance its budget, including...