Category Archives: States Rights

Eric Holder’s DOJ: Executive Priviledge Not OK For Texas

More hypocrisy from the most transparent administration ever, which is blocking release of documents that are looking into a “botched” gunrunning operation that resulted in at least 1,400 missing weapons, at least 300 deaths of Mexican citizens, and at least two federal agents being killed (Breitbart) The Department of Justice is asserting that the governor […]

Trayvon Martin Killing Takes A Political Turn

There’s no other way to characterize this story (Miami Herald) The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the FBI will investigate the killing of Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer, the department announced late Monday. The announcement coincided with a statement from Florida Gov. Rick Scott asking the Florida […]

House Looks To Pass Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill

Now that the GOP controlled House has passed at least 15 economic bills designed to stimulate jobs, which are languishing in the Democrat controlled Senate, they are free to pass other legislation. This one should be rather interesting (Politico) If congressional gun-rights stalwarts get their way, a firearms owner with a concealed-weapons permit issued in […]

Believe In States’ Rights? You’re A Racist

No, really, says the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Barbara Arnwine, and Janice L. Mathis: States’ Rights Redux: Voting Rights Act + 46 States’ rights is code for discrimination. Isn’t it great how they can read the minds of everyone who believes in the Constitutional provision which provided States with power against the potential tyranny from […]

Alabama Passes Toughest Illegal Immigration Law

Obviously, this is causing certain people to freak out and use their typical language. The BBC goes with the substance of it being raaaaacist. Let’s see what the LA Times has to say Alabama set a new national standard for get-tough immigration policy Thursday with Gov. Robert J. Bentley’s signing of a law that surpasses […]

Federal Threats Shuts Down Texas Anti-Groping Bill

Apparently, federal workers are, in fact, above the law A threat from the federal government to shut down Texas airports or cancel flights may have killed legislation by Tea Party conservatives in the Texas Capitol to prohibit federal Transportation Security Agents from conducting “invasive searches.” “I don’t cave in to heavy handed threats by the […]

Schwarzenegger Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill, Holder Immediately Sues California

Sorry, my bad, that was a bit of fantasy that the Federal government, which sued Arizona over their illegal immigration bill using the “Supremacy Clause,” would follow suit California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Thursday signed into law a bill that decriminalizes the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana. The bill reduces simple possession […]

Texas Sends Snarkygram To EPA Over EPA Globull Warming Demands

Have y’all seen this one yet? Texas is not amused by EPA demands It’s no secret the Environmental Protection Agency and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality are at odds with each other right now. But the language in a letter from Attorney General Greg Abbott and TCEQ head Bryan Shaw complaining about EPA’s efforts […]

So, Obasocialist Care Passed. What Next?

First, the supporters, also known as Constitution and freedom haters, most of whom do not even understand the legislation (including those Congress people who voted for it,) will get to gloat a bit. Fine. You won. Barely. I’m not quite sure how one can call a 219-212 vote a victory, when the bipartisanship was on […]

Fish Wrap: Legislation Requiring Full Discussion Of Scientific Issues Is Bad

Here we go: Darwin Foes Add Warming to Targets Critics of the teaching of evolution in the nation’s classrooms are gaining ground in some states by linking the issue to global warming, arguing that dissenting views on both scientific subjects should be taught in public schools. My first thought when I caught the headline and […]

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