If You Give a Congressman a Cookie – New York Times

CONGRESSIONAL Republicans are suddenly taking a strong interest in lobbying reform. Speaker Dennis Hastert and the Senate majority leader, Bill Frist, are rallying behind a reform package that will include measures like increasing disclosure and doubling the length of time after leaving Congress before lawmakers and staff can lobby their colleagues. These are commendable and… Continue reading If You Give a Congressman a Cookie – New York Times

Group Seeks I.R.S. Inquiry of Two Ohio Churches

A group of religious leaders has sent a complaint to the Internal Revenue Service requesting an investigation of two large churches in Ohio that they say are improperly campaigning on behalf of a conservative Republican running for governor. From NYT This is the real reason to oppose the President’s Faith Based initiatives. It not only… Continue reading Group Seeks I.R.S. Inquiry of Two Ohio Churches

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The Senate voted Thursday to strip captured “enemy combatants” at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, of the principal legal tool given to them last year by the Supreme Court when it allowed them to challenge their detentions in United States courts. From The NYT. The question being, when did giving Big Government more power become a Conservative… Continue reading values