Archive for January 9th, 2014

The State Marriage Defense Act

The State Marriage Defense Act

U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) has introduced the “State Marriage Defense Act of 2014,” and members of the House of Representatives are being urged to support it. The State Marriage Defense Act is a response to the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in United States v. Windsor.

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Entrance to the South Dakota Supreme Court

SD Supreme Court Upholds Piper Death Sentence

Today the South Dakota Supreme Court affirmed Briley Wayne Piper’s conviction and capital sentence for the murder of Allan Poage. Piper pled guilty to murdering Poage in Lawrence County and was sentenced to death. Piper’s death sentence was later overturned and his case was returned to the trial court for a resentencing.

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Department of Energy (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Shrinking Government: The Department of Energy

While “Republicans” can’t seem to find much to cut from the federal government (except cutting previous cuts), and Democrats NEVER find a dime that can be spared from the federal budget, rational people, meanwhile, can find lots of things that we can do without in our federal government. For example, as this Cato video points out, do we really need a department of energy?

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U.S. Army Spc. Ana Walker, a female engagement team member, attached to Charlie Company, 4th Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, conducts a patrol through the village of Sarkari Bagh in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 25, 2013. (Photo credit: Staff Sgt. Kristen Duus)

Women Combat Soldiers = Cannon Fodder

The Free Dictionary.com defines cannon fodder this way: “Soldiers, sailors, or other military personnel regarded as likely to be killed or wounded in combat.” Now, I ask you: Are Americans going to stand by and allow the leftist social engineers to send America women to die on the alter of “progressive social experimentation?”

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George Washington Bridge (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Documents Indicate Christie Political Retribution

A scandal is breaking which looks like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie may have ordered the closing of a bridge as political retribution for Fort Lee, New Jersey Mayor Mark Sokolich’s refusal to back Christie’s re-election.

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