June 1, 2015 (OffNow.org) – Imagine your football team trails 42-0, and with time winding down in the fourth quarter, the kicker boots a 52-yard field goal. A great victory? Hardly. You can call it a moral victory. You can call it symbolic victory. But you didn’t win. That scenario serves as a pretty good…Details
In Who Voted Against the Constitution, we saw which of Pennsylvania’s Washington contingent voted for the unconstitutional provisions in the Patriot Act.
This post updates that information with another column to record how our legislators feel about the indefinite detention provisions in HR1540, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012. The next-to-last column is the legislator’s vote for or against the Patriot Act, and the last column is the legislator’s vote for or against the 2012 NDAA.
Entries in red voted in favor of both acts. Entries in orange voted in favor of one, and entries in green voted against both.Details
The Tenth Amendment is not about political parties. It’s about liberty. As an example – for many years, conservatives turned a blind eye to passage of the patriot act – hundreds of pages that were never even read by people voting on it. And today, they’re rightfully outraged that the health care reform law was…Details