I’m not saying there’s no way Senate Republicans can redeem their bill. I have offered ideas that might. But at this point, the Cruz amendment does not redeem or even add to the bill.Details
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (May 30, 2017) – Republican leadership in the Alabama state Senate recently killed a bill that would have ended the use of Common Core in the state’s schools. That means federally-driven educational standards will remain in place in the Heart of Dixie.Details
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 7, 2017) – A Republican-dominated Tennessee House subcommittee killed a bill that would have legalized the open carry of firearms without a permit by law-abiding citizens last week.Details
It’s the 75th day that the Republicans have failed to repeal Obamacare. Outside a small number in the Freedom Caucus, do they really even want to? Mike Maharrey and Michael Boldin talk about this, plus some reports from the nullification movement in the stateDetails
BISMARCK, N.D. (Apr. 3, 2017) – The Republican-dominated North Dakota Senate has killed a bill to reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in most situations.Details
I recently wrote about the unconstitutional alternative to Obamacare rolled out by Republicans late last month, pointing out as soon as GOP leadership uttered the word “replace,” it was clear Republicans had no intention on taking a constitutional route.Details
The Supreme Court constantly ignores the Constitution and makes up “constitutional law” by edict. The fact anybody puts any faith in this panel of politically connected lawyers in black dresses receiving federal paychecks to limit the power of the federal government strikes me as absurd on its face.Details
WASHINGTON (June 27, 2016) – House Republicans unveiled their plan to replace Obamacare last week. Whether it would usher in “better” policies than the Affordable Care Act remains up for debate, but one thing is certain – it’s every bit as unconstitutional as Obamacare.Details
Kansas Republicans Passed a Resolution back in 2013 opposing Common Core.
Today, the Republican-dominated state House took the End Common Core bill, HB2292, which passed committee on 02-18 – and withdrew it from the House calendar, sending it back to the committee.
Is this a death-knell for the bill? Quite possibly.
They really don’t want to do their job…