Archive for May 4th, 2011

Op-Ed – Americans for Limited Gov’t Urges House to Stop the NLRB Takeover of Secret Union Ballots in States

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

ALG Urges House to Stop the NLRB Takeover of

Secret Union Ballots in States

May 4th, 2011, Fairfax, VA-Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson today urged members of the House of Representative to support legislation reining in the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) effort to sue states that have enacted constitutional amendments protecting workers secret ballot rights, including Arizona and South Dakota. (more…)

Am. United for Life Applauds the House for Passing the No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

AUL APPLAUDS THE HOUSE FOR PASSING THE “HISTORIC PROTECTIONS” IN THE NO TAXPAYER FUNDING OF ABORTION ACT

WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-04-11) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest applauded the House’s vote to protect Americans from being forced to subsidize the abortion industry with their tax dollars, and to ensure that health care providers’ rights of conscience are protected.  “This historic vote is the first time the Hyde Amendment has been made a permanent protection of the American taxpayer. We hope the Senate will follow suit.”

Dr. Yoest made the following statement: “The 251 to 175 bipartisan vote is evidence that the House is in tune with the majority of Americans who do not want to see their tax dollars go to the bloated, scandal-ridden abortion industry,” Dr. Yoest noted. (more…)

Op-ed, Ben Hodge in ‘The Monitor’ – Did 2010 change things for Republicans?

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

From The Monitor, formerly The Citizen.

Did 2010 Create Real – Or Just Expedient – Change Among Elected Republicans?

Independent voters – who are largely conservative, particularly on fiscal issues – will throw out either political party when it says one thing and does another

Also:

- Koch brothers (the wrong ones) receive a death threat;
- Major school choice progress nation-wde

May 4, 2011

by Benjamin Hodge

In 1994, Republicans captured both Houses of Congress for the first time in four decades.  Those Republicans were sent to change Washington, but Washington soon changed the Republicans, who by 2006 were functioning as a pro-life, somewhat-less socialist version of the Democratic party. (more…)

47 percent of Detroiters are functionally illiterate

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

link