The ratio for representation established by the Constitution in 1787 was repealed in 1929, leading to a lack of representation.

Democrats in Congress are pumping the brakes on negotiations of a multinational trade pact, worried that a significant bloc of their base would leave the party should the agreement be approved before the November elections.

Whenever Democrats are in real trouble politically, the Republicans seem to come up with something new that distracts the public's attention from the Democrats' problems. Who says Republicans are not compassionate?

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a measure deleting the terms “husband” and “wife” from California's marriage law.

The economy of Kansas is beginning to revive, thanks to tax cuts by Governor Sam Brownback. Now serious cuts in state spending are needed to complete the job.

Earlier in 2014, the Kansas state legislature enacted a law stating that some federal gun control regulations would not be obeyed in Kansas.

JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for July 14 - 20, 2014.

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Gathered at the summer meeting of the National Governors Association in Nashville on July 13, several governors shared their views about Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell’s efforts to gain their support for hosting thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America who have illegally crossed our borders.

Representative David Jolly (R-Fla.) has proposed an “Alternative Maximum Tax” limiting any non-corporate taxpayer’s total tax payment — including federal, state, and local taxes — to 50 percent of adjusted gross income. But why not establish a 5 percent “Alternative Maximum Tax,” until such time as the income tax is abolished entirely?

The drop in the deficit, which the Obama administration is taking credit for, is temporary and will do little to keep the official national debt from shortly reaching $25 trillion.

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