New Definition of Bias

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race, reversing a decision that high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor endorsed as an appeals court judge. The...

The Nullification Of The 4th Amendment

Elsewhere, Pauligan asked: [quote]Since you are a self-proclaimed zealous protector of the Constitution. How do you feel about the complete nullification of the 4th Amendment? [/quote] Implicit in his question is the allegation the 4th Amendment has...

Revisiting Voting and Voter's Rights

This thread was inspired by a couple of sentences posted by in another thread: Wheresmycoffee It got me thinking that in our zeal to get people to the polls in the name of democracy, are we hurting the democratic process? Why should I want to see some...

Fanning the 2nd Amendment Fire

From FactCheck.org: [B]Q: Is Obama planning to increase the federal tax on gun ammunition by 500 percent? Is President Obama and/or Congress, really hiking up the prices on ammunition for guns up to nearly 500%?[/B] We've received a number of queries...

All Guns should be melted down and formed into Hub Caps!

[SIZE="2"][COLOR="Navy"]Now that I have everyone's attention.;) The title is a quote from the anti-gun lobby in Florida. One of the most important rights is the 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution. Similiar writing is found in the English Bil of...

If you don't like what your legislatures do....

what can you do about it? Here are some suggestions: 1. First, you must know who your representatives are, both Federal and State, in the district you are living in. If you can not find this information, call your supervisor of elections office and...

So, how did your Legislature perform?

How do you think your state legislature performed this past session, especially with the economy being so tight? Here's how Florida Legislature operated during the session which ended about a month ago. The general session of the Florida Legislature...

Osama Been Forgotten

Remember all the bullshit propaganda we heard from Bush about Osama? They hate us for our freedom? We will capture him dead or alive.....and now he's either dead or alive. LOL He's not a priority....bla bla bla. Well, here's Osama's message, in bits,...

What Happen to freedom of Privacy?

Jury rules against Minn. woman in download case By STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press Writer - Fri Jun 19, 2009 7:08AM EDT Add articles about technology to your My Yahoo! Recent Tech News StoriesGadgets and gizmos for a golfing dad Deseret News...

New Poll

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama faces growing concerns among voters over government spending, the auto industry bailout and other economic policies, according to two opinion polls released on Wednesday. Obama, who took office in January,...

No Help for California

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday dashed hopes that the federal government would help California overcome a mammoth budget crisis that has brought the state dangerously close to an economic meltdown, saying the state will have to solve...

More Crap from the Right

From FactCheck.org: [B]Q: Did Obama issue a policy that "no U.S. serviceman can speak at any faith-based public event"? Any truth in this?[/B] This chain e-mail was provoked by the U.S. Army's decision not to allow Sgt. 1st Class Greg Stube to speak at...

Tobacco on it's Way Out

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a historic plan giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sweeping power over cigarettes and other tobacco products, allowing the agency to curb advertisements, require stronger package...

Whig Party of 1852

Whig Party Platform of 1852 The Whigs of the United States, in Convention assembled, firmly adhering to the great conservative principles by which they are controlled and governed, and now as ever relying upon the intelligence of the American people,...

They Just Don't Get It

OKOBOJI, Iowa � Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee warned Republicans Wednesday against moving to the "mushy middle," arguing that only clearly stated conservative policies can bring the party back to power. Huckabee spoke during his second trip to...

The US Presidency

As most know, I care not for politics nor politicians and care even less for the tiresome debating and haranguing back and forth of members as each side tries to argue the case for their continued opression by their favorite party. However, as a new...

The Progressive Party of 1912

The conscience of the people, in a time of grave national problems, has called into being a new party, born of the nation�s sense of justice. We of the Progressive party here dedicate ourselves to the fulfillment of the duty laid upon us by our fathers...

Please explain...

[I]WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ten of the nation's largest banks were given the green light Tuesday to repay $68 billion in government bailout money, freeing them from restrictions on executive compensation that they say are making it hard to keep their...

The Socialist Party

THE SOCIALIST PARTY strives to establish a radical democracy that places people's lives under their own control - a non-racist, classless, feminist socialist society... where working people own and control the means of production and distribution...

The Greatest Victim of Bush Fatigue

The Greatest Victim of Bush Fatigue by Steve Singiser Sun Jun 07, 2009 at 08:00:07 AM PDT Primary election polls conducted well in advance of an election usually do not have a ton of probative value. One would have to suppose this maxim is doubly true...

A New Iraq Poll...

ABC News poll in Iraq shows continuing civilian distress, opposition to U.S. invasion An ABC News survey (March 2009) in Iraq conducted by D3 Systems shows improvement in some categories, such as belief in democracy and overall security, but some...

The Green Party

The Green Platform presents an eco-social analysis and vision for our country. In contrast to the way in which major political parties create their platforms, through the back-room deals of insiders and power-brokers, we have created a grassroots...