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Fed Up: States Dropping Common Core

common-core Out of 45 states that implemented the hideous Common Core State Standards, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a bill last week that officially made his state the first to withdraw: “I believe our students are best served when decisions about education are made at the state and local level,” said Pence in a release about […]

Georgia Advances Pro-Gun Bill - Safe Carry Protection Act

Guns-in-church Earlier this year, South Carolina passed the Restaurant Carry bill that allows concealed permit holders to conceal carry firearms into restaurants that serves alcohol. Georgia is advancing a similar bill called the Safe Carry Protection Act (HB512). According to the LA Times, the bill would allow guns in schools, bars, airports (up to screening areas), and […]

Hamas-CAIR Pressured ABC to Cancel Show that Creator Says was “Pro-Arab, Pro-Tolerance”

CAIR Brooke Eikmeier, creator of the now-canceled ABC Family show Alice in Arabia, is upset that the network has canceled, sight unseen, what she describes as a "pro-Arab, pro-tolerance" TV series. Alice in Arabia was canceled under pressure from the Hamas-tied Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), as I wrote last week. Hamas-CAIR was claiming that the show was going to be […]

SC Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana For Seizure Treatment

tom-davis-pic1-700x498 To help reduce the hundreds of seizures Mary Louise Swing suffers, her mother, Jill, planned to move the pair from South Carolina to Colorado, where Mary Louise could receive cannabidiol oil (CBD), a non-psychoactive chemical extracted from marijuana that could reduce the number of seizures she has. Those plans were put on hold when the […]

McCain Wants More Weapons Delivered to Al Qaeda

mccain In a recent post I noted Turkey Plans Military Intervention in Syria, Bans YouTube for Leaked Reporting. As a followup, please see Outrageous but Highly Believable Rumor Involving Syria, Turkey, Kerry. Meanwhile, back in the US Lawmakers Bash Obama's "Delusional" Syria Policy. U.S. lawmakers lashed out at the Obama administration's handling of Syria's civil war […]

Bills Seek to Reverse Criminalization of Farmers Offering Raw Milk

milk-dairy-farm-615cs102112 Congressman Thomas Massie (Republican–KY), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (Democrat –ME) and a bipartisan coalition of 18 other lawmakers have introduced legislation to improve consumer food choices, including access to raw milk, and to protect local farmers from federal interference. The two bills – the Milk Freedom Act of 2014 (HR 4307) and the Interstate Milk Freedom […]