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Tag: "NDAA"

What Speech does the First Amendment Protect?

**WARNING THE VIDEO HAS SOME EXTREME LANGUAGE** **THERE WILL BE LANGUAGE USED IN THIS ARTICLE THAT SOME MAY FIND OFFENSIVE, THESE ARE THE WORDS OF OTHERS, AND PERTINENT TO THE ARTICLE, I APOLOGIZE IF YOU ARE OFFENDED, THAT IS NOT THIS WRITER’S INTENTION.** There is a situation happening in our country concerning freedom of speech. […]

Why Repealing Obamacare Is Not Enough

Why Repealing Obamacare Is Not Enough

A recent step in the right direction happened on July the 11th. The house of representatives voted for a full repeal of Obamacare, 244 yeas to 185 nays. Of course the liberal media cried foul, they thought even taking a vote on repealing Obamacare was a giant waste of taxpayer money. Bob Schieffer, of CBS’ […]

Rhode Island State Legislator Opposing NDAA Provisions

Rhode Island may become the first state to challenge the recently signed National Defense Authorization Act. This bill, S. 1867/HR1540, provides for defense spending for 2012 and is an annual spending measure designed to provide funds for our military defense. The bill passed by Congress and signed by Barack Obama for 2012 contains provisions that […]

Letter to Congress: Uphold Your Oath or Resign

January 10, 2012 Sen. Inhofe, Sen. Coburn, Rep. Boren: I am writing concerning several issues that show a total contempt for the Constitution and We the People of the United States of America by Barack Obama, and more frightening, the Congress of the United States of America. I have just been made aware of S. […]

Hey, let's just blindly trust that Obama will do the right thing

What happened to our healthy distrust of government? The most basic principle of liberty is that it is impossible to create or maintain a government that protects freedom without understanding human nature.  Despite that, the political class in this country wants us to completely ignore everything we know about the flaws of human nature when […]

The NDAA Power Grab

Much is being made about the most recent power grab by the White House – specifically, Wednesday’s bypassing of the Senate to install three members to the National Labor Relations Board and the appointment of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In order to justify and defend these actions, progressives argue […]

Obama signs defense spending bill despite reservations

President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act which includes provisions that allow the detention of U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism or planning act of terror, puts restrictions on interactions with Iran’s central bank and authorizes military spending. Obama’s reservations were mainly reported to be around the military detention provision and a section that forces […]

Iran Sanctions Bill Sits on Obama's Desk Despite More Aggressive Posturing by Iran

On Dec. 15th the U.S. Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, which included stiffer sanctions against Iran. The Iran sanctions measure, named the Kirk-Menendez amendment for its sponsors Senator Mark Kirk (R-illinois) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) strengthens existing sanctions and penalizes foreign banks for doing business with Iran. The sanctions […]

It was sort of fun having a Constitution wasn't it?

“[T]o bereave a man of life, or by violence to confiscate his estate without accusation or trial, would be so gross and notorious an act of despotism, as must at once convey the alarm of tyranny throughout the whole kingdom.  But confinement of the person by secretly hurrying him to [jail], where his sufferings are […]

Senate Approves Defense Bill – Awaits President's Signature

By a vote of 86-13, the Senate voted to approve the $662 Billion Defense spending bill. It passed keeping language allowing for the indefinite detention of suspected terrorist by the military. For weeks the White House said it would veto the  bill unless the language pertaining to detention was changed. According to Fox News, there […]

Mitchell & Ray December 8th: Stupid News, NDAA, WTHITTP?

When: Thursday, December 18th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where:Streaming Internet Radio What: Join independent political commentators Michelle Ray and Rich Mitchell as they discuss the issues impacting Americans.   Tonight: Stupid news, the NDAA and where the hell is the Tea Party? Show Recording: [mp3player width=300 height=75 config=fmp_jw_widget_config.xml file=http://media2.conservativedailynews.com/shows/mitchell-and-ray/show_12-8-11-M-R.mp3] and .. the non-flash, iGadget-friendly version: Eu Bailout, Chris Ashworth and […]

Senate Votes To Keep Indefinite Detention Provision In Military Bill

Earlier today the Senate voted to keep a provision in S.1253 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 which would give the President authority, using the military, to indefinitely detain suspected terror suspects. This includes not only oversees, but in the United States, to include American citizens.  The provision’s sponsors are Arizona Republican Sen. […]