1. Wayne Allyn Root: Why is Senator Harry Reid So Concerned with a Nevada Rancher?
2. Dr. Larry Kawa: Democrats Think Twice About Medicare Cuts
3. Kyle Olson: Proposed Common Core Standards Omit 'Liberty' from List of America's Founding Principles
Why is Senator Harry Reid So Concerned with a Nevada Rancher?
I live in Las Vegas. I live and breathe Nevada politics. Something is very wrong. Something smells rotten in the Nevada desert. And Senator Harry Reid's fingerprints are all over it. I am, of course, referring to the Bundy Ranch siege - a dispute between a Nevada ranching family with rights to the land in question for 140 years and the BLM (Bureau of Land Management). The government claims they haven't paid grazing fees for 20 years. The result was a government assault on the ranch - including snipers with assault rifles, SUVs, helicopters, airplanes and over 200 heavily armed troops. Whether you come down on the side of the government or the ranch family, I think all of us can agree this was excessive force. [more...]
Democrats Think Twice About Medicare Cuts
You can tell that election season is near. I can hear the sounds of backpedaling and political double-talking at every corner. Everyone knows that the Democrats approved huge cuts to Medicare and its various programs in the name of its sacred cow, Obamacare. Yet at every turn, Democrats have been trying to either distance themselves or undo the damage that they've caused to seniors through their cuts on Medicare. One of the major cuts that they are now trying to undo, prior to the election, are the cuts to Medicare Advantage, a privatized Medicare program that is very popular amongst seniors. [more...]
Proposed Common Core Standards Omit 'Liberty' from List of America's Founding Principles
By Kyle Olson
Common Core is only related to English and math, as some "conservative" proponents say. Yeah, right. The state of New York is currently proposing a set of Common Core social studies standards for kindergarten through 8th grade students. Among the standards is how students will learn about the history of America. On page 32, the draft document deals with "civic ideals and practices." - "The United States is founded on the principles of democracy, and these principles are reflected in all types of communities," it reads. [See how they changed it...]