As the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2013 comes before the House of Representatives, Congressmen Adam Smith and Justin Amash offer an amendment forbidding indefinite detention.
That Barack Obama has "evolved" into a President promoting "marriage equality," meaning the "right" to a legally recognized same-sex marriage, was the "history-making event" of the past week. Less historic, perhaps, but no less significant is the fact that less than four years ago, Senator Barack Obama, then the Democratic Party's candidate for President, was asked by Pastor Rick Warren at the Saddleback Civil Forum, "At what point does a baby get human rights, in your view?"
Police in Winston-Salem North Carolina put the cuffs on a woman who refused to leave a government office after officials told the woman, who is a lesbian, that the state would not issue her a license to marry another woman because homosexual marriage is against the law.
A federal judge has suggested that a school being sued by the ACLU over a Ten Commandments display simply delete the commandments referring to God.
Supporters of Congressman Ron Paul plan to attempt to have delegates elected at the State Republican Convention in Idaho who support their man at the national Convention in Tampa regardless of the fact that Mitt Romney won the popular vote.
Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann went from defending her Swiss citizenship to denouncing it within 24 hours. There is a question whether accepting Swiss citizenship was a violation of the Constitution.
I wondered how long it would take for someone to raise the issue of racism in this year’s Presidential election. The answer came sooner than I expected. Last week, the New York Times ran the story “4 Years Later, Race Is Still Issue for Some Voters.”
A Rasmussen poll indicates that Barack Obama's announcement in support of same-sex marriage is costing him support among middle Americans.
On Thursday morning, the House Armed Services Committee passed the 2013 version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA); the provision providing for the indefinite detention of Americans remains in the bill.
Barrack Obama made it official May 9, becoming the first sitting U.S. President to endorse homosexual marriage.