A process which started shortly after 9-11 has grown into a full-fledged campaign of warrantless surveillance, electronic tracking and data miningDetails
Obamacare can still be stopped.
And no, it’s not going to be stopped by McConnell and Boehner – or Roberts and Scalia. It’s going to be stopped by people like you – pressing your state to resist. In fact, Obamacare’s ability to become reality in the long term is like a house of cards. The act is not viable economically and unstable politically. The only way it can gain a foothold at this point is through compliance in the states. Resistance will kill it.Details
by Michael Cannon, CATO Institute
The plaintiffs in King v. Burwell claim the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act only offers premium subsidies, as the statute says, “through an Exchange established by the State.” Members of Congress who voted for the PPACA – most recently Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) and former Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE) – now swear it was never their intent to condition Exchange subsidies on state cooperation.Details
State efforts to stop warrantless NSA spying are off to a fast start in the 2015 legislative session.Details
While Pres. Obama’s signature on the massive spending bill passed by Congress last month resulted in another huge expansion of federal power in many areas, the bill also shows how the states actually won a long-standing battle against federal power.Details
When the government is waving at us with its right hand, so to speak, it is the government’s left hand that we should be watching. Just as a magician draws your attention to what he wants you to see so you will not observe how his trick is performed, last week presented a textbook example of public disputes masking hidden deceptions. Here is what happened.Details