We young people are fickle beings. One day, we’re hero-worshipping Justin Bieber for his brave commitment to repetitive four-chord pop songs, the next day, we’re abandoning him to the Canadian wilderness as we realize that he wouldn’t exist save for that country’s content laws and an unfulfilled American pre-adolescent need for pop stars with sketchy haircuts and pants that probably chafe.
DC bureaucrats are attempting once again to interfere with the educational choice of parents. Do states have the right to direct education for the students that reside there? If the latest battle in Louisiana is any indication, some in the federal government won’t be happy with anything other than invasion of your rights.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In a Yuletide turnaround, Gov. Lincoln Chafee is now calling this year’s Statehouse spruce a Christmas tree, saying his past practice of calling it a holiday tree generated too much anger.
It’s been a rough couple of months for Congressional members from Oregon who rammed the massive health care bill down our throats. You see, the Democrats who are up for reelection in 2014 have this signature legislation that is colloquially referred to as Obamacare. The implementation of that law doesn’t seem to be going well, and doesn’t promise to improve any time soon. Will this impact the reelection chances of Congressmen Kurt Schrader, Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici, Earl Blumenauer, and Senator Jeff Merkley?