None of the men and women at that podium, grinning like kids in a candy shop, seemed to realize that what they were really doing. Of course, $700 million in school funding sounds great on the surface, but along with the money comes something that was not mentioned by the legislators- increased Federal control of California classrooms and further erosion of California’s status as a sovereign state.Details
Now that the Senate has voted to pass National Health Care legislation and we’re one step closer to a DC mandate, many Americans are experiencing an even greater sense of frustration and despair. “All is lost…” has been tweeted more than a few times, but I am happy to write these lines: Nothing is lost.…Details
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A 10th Amendment Primer for Those Who Lean Left Once upon a time I eagerly tuned in to MSNBC on a nightly basis. I knew that there was something hideously wrong with the direction our country was in and at that time I believed that “if only Bush had not been elected president, none of…Details
I’m no Fox News supporter, in fact I regard them as largely an organization that is bad for journalism. This being said, I find it interesting that establishment news hosts who have attacked Fox News and continue to do so on a regular basis have ironically taken up the same tactics of biased reporting and…Details
Many of those who currently support president Obama voted as a protest against Bush and the policies of the past 8 years, an administration that was about as transparent as a bottle of mud. The prevailing thought amongst the “Change We Can Believe In” crowd was that America would see an entirely different approach under our new president and consequently an end to the days of Blackwater, torture and the dark ways of his predecessor.
In a recent article in The Nation, Jeremy Scahill, who gained noteriety for noted for his expose on the Blackwater era, informs us that there has been little change in many of the inhuman policies that showered innocent lives with death and destruction during the Bush years.Details