HB 1888 would allow for the production of industrial hemp right here in Washington. The bill has already made it through two public hearings, and is currently being held in the House Appropriations Committee, where it ran into a last minute deadline this spring.Details
Jesse Jackson is either lying about, or is completely ignorant on, the topic of state’s rights and nullification. If he wasn’t so ignorant, he would know that nullification’s roots come from acting against the Alien and Sedition Acts, not from protecting racists and slaveholders.Details
This past August, a conservative non-profit group, the American Legislative Exchange Council, or Alec, approved and published a model bill which would remove the IRS’ ability to penalize businesses for not offering health insurance in states which have not set up their own health exchanges.
If enacted at the state level, the Health Care Freedom Act (HCFA), as Alec calls it, would revoke the license any of health insurance provider that accepts federal subsidies through one of Obamacare’s health insurance exchanges. Supporters of the model bill argue that it neither conflicts with federal law, nullifies federal law, nor is trumped by federal law.Details
here is a list of our most viewed articles at a few different time scales. If you’ve missed any of these articles, you may wish to look back on them now.Details
Of the many schemes the federal government has instituted, the Transportation Security Administration is probably one of the most worthless.
The TSA has even failed at their own mission statement,
Protect the Nation’s transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.
The TSA let 25 illegal aliens take flight training classes, mandate people to go through full body screening machines that don’t detect metal, and fail their own security tests, allowing drugs and explosives through checkpoints.Details
“Whensoever the general government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force.”
The Nov. 5 edition of Stars and Stripes reported that President Obama is considering renewed military assistance to Iraq.
After a White House meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, Obama said he shares al-Maliki’s fears about militants’ growing foothold in Iraq’s western province and will join the Iraqi leader’s effort to crack down. Administration officials said this would include growing intelligence support and new weaponry.