Govt backs off new limits on child labor on farms
Under heavy pressure from farm groups, the Obama administration said Thursday it would drop an unpopular plan to prevent children from doing hazardous work on farms owned by anyone other than their parents.
Contempt of Congress Charges DrIt’s on.
For nearly a year now, we’ve heard threats of contempt charges against Attorney General Eric Holder for his refusal to provide the House Oversight Committee with requested information and documents about the fatal Operation Fast and Furious program. The Justice Department has repeatedly ignored subpoenas, the White House has refused to provide key Fast and Furious witnesses and the information DOJ officials have submitted to Congress, has been so redacted, Issa describes them as “black paper” instead of white paper.
House approves cybersecurity bill over Obama veto threat
The House on Thursday approved controversial cybersecurity legislation that the Obama administration has threatened to veto.Members approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection (CISPA) act, H.R. 3523, in a 248-168 vote that split both parties somewhat. The bill was supported by 42 Democrats, while 28 Republicans opposed it.
When the Narrative becomes Fact, Print the Narrative! Washington Post‘s Rosalind S. Helderman tells her readers that Arizona’s anti-illegal immigration law, S.B. 1070, is “deeply unpopular with Latino voters.” Really? A very recent Quinnipiac poll found that 49% of Hispanics oppose the law, but 47% approve of it. If thats “deeply unpopular” I wouldn’t want to be President Obama. … A similarly slim majority of Hispanics actually wants the Supreme Court to uphold S.B. 1070. …
In general, the Arizona law has actually been getting more popular in recent months. A 68-27 majority of all the nation’s voters now approves it, according to Quinnipiac. How much more lopsided does public opinion have to get before the national Dems quietly drop the S.B. 1070 issue? Not much more lopsided, you’d think. …
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/04/25/man-bites-dogma/#ixzz1tExogEkM—————
Lost his right to self-defense? What does that mean to our soldiers at war, where extenuating circumstances are facts of life?
Our soldiers are losing right to self-defense!
Diana West asserts trial of Iraq war vet Michael Behenna demonstrates twisted justice.
The Congressional Pig Book is CAGW’s annual compilation of the pork-barrel projects in the federal budget. A “pork” project is a line-item in an appropriations bill that designates tax dollars for a specific purpose in circumvention of established budgetary procedures. To qualify as pork, a project must meet one of seven criteria that were developed in 1991 by CAGW and the Congressional Porkbusters Coalition.
Complete Pork Database: Search all 152 projects by keyword, member, state, party or appropriations bill.
In 2002, CAGW launched its series of Piglet Books to expose waste, fraud, abuse, mismanagement at the state level. Piglet Books are published in conjunction with state policy associations, combining CAGW’s years of waste-fighting experience with local expertise of state spending. With budget deficits in many states and the constant threat of tax increases, Piglet Books reveal where wasteful spending can be eliminated, providing valuable resources to legislators and taxpayers.