No one ever accused Jeremy Bentham of thinking small. The early 18th-century British philosopher, social reformer, and co-founder of the celebrated philosophical school of Utilitarianism, Bentham was known for his unconventional ideas. Like many self-styled progressive thinkers of his age, Bentham expended a considerable amount of energy dreaming up new ways to use the power of the state to protect private citizens from their own alleged follies.

 The Senate is considering ratifying the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) as early as June.

 At its most recent general conference, the United Methodist Church affirmed that homosexual conduct is “Incompatible With Christian Teaching."

 

A group of California teenagers is suing the federal government for endangering the survival of their generation by failing to reduce national emissions of carbon dioxide.

As a candidate, Barack Obama promised to protect government whistleblowers from prosecution, but as President his administration has zealously pursued legal prosecution of these brave men and women.

 

 

 

Texas inmate Keith Judd took 40 percent of the vote — to President Obama's 60 percent — in West Virginia's Democratic primary, as Democrats in that state use the primary to issue a protest against the Obama administration's anti-coal policies.

The trial of the five men accused of participating in the planning of the attacks of September 11, 2001 began before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay on May 5.

Federal legislation sponsored by “progressive” Democrat lawmakers, dubbed the “Trayvon Amendment” to play on people’s emotions in the wake of the now-infamous Florida shooting, would aim to bully state governments into restricting self-defense rights by withholding federal taxpayer funds. The controversial attack on individual and state rights was withdrawn from the House floor this week for being “out of order.” But it is not dead yet.

Performance measures for a new U.S. Border Patrol strategy have not effectively been established, a federal auditor said Tuesday.

 

Romney's expanded campaign staff confirms that if he’s elected nothing will change from Obama; the staff is full of elite globalists, many from the Council on Foreign Relations.

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