Posts Tagged ‘congress’

Memorial Day: Veterans Affairs And The Authoritative Minds Among Us

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There’s little doubt that if you are friends with conservatives on Facebook (and probably even some liberals unfortunately), you’ve seen photos like this one in your feed: No, Memorial Day is not just about firing up the grill, but its what we do and what we support as a nation, every single day, that is…
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Libertarianism Informed By Cynicism

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Because of Washington gridlock and events like the recent government shutdown, it seems sentiments like the one below are making the rounds increasingly on Facebook and other social media: I don’t know how anyone can look at what’s been going on in Washington this week and think, “Sure! Let’s give those people more control over…
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Do We Stamp A ‘Moral High Ground’ Guarantee On Each Cruise Missile We Launch At Syria?

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So it looks like we are getting ourselves involved in yet another war. And I don’t really care what the Obama administration wants to call it. When you launch cruise missiles into another country, that’s an act of war. You can attempt justify it, you can make your case, and even if you were correct, it…
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What Will U.S. Military Force Against Syria Accomplish?

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Today President Obama announced he decided the United States will use military force against Syria for its chemical weapon use. The President said he would seek the approval of congress, but noted that he has the executive power to authorize this action without congressional approval. That is something in stark contrast to his previous stance…
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Republicans Want To Impeach President Obama, And They Don’t Need A Reason

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Increasingly conservative constituents are asking Republican elected officials, “Why can’t we impeach President Obama?” And in many cases, these Republicans (Senator Ted Cruz, Representative Blake Farenthold) answer by saying it’s a good question, and that they would love to impeach Obama, but the problem is the Democratically controlled Senate. Republicans lack any solid reasoning for impeachment…
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