Supreme Court rules Obamacare taxes are constitutional

The Supreme Court today upheld President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law, ruling that the individual mandate is constitutional as a tax rather than under the Commerce Clause. Nearly all of the Affordable Care Act’s provisions also survived the states’ challenge. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the Court in the 5-4 opinion. He decided that the law was not constitutional based on a commerce clause, but it was a tax, so the Congress can force us to pay it if we don’t have insurance. The results are the same...

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White House cover up on Fast and Furious investigation

In a last minute attempt to prevent a Contempt of Congress citation against his Attorney General, President Obama granted Eric Holder’s request and invoked executive privilege to shield the Justice Department and its documentation from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, who along with Issa, Chairman of the committee, has been spearheading inquiries into the Fast and Furious gunrunning scandal, immediately attacked the president for his move. “The assertion of executive privilege raises...

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Walker didn’t win because he outspent his opponent

Even after Governor Walker fended off the recall election, increasing his margin of victory by 60% over the election held 17 months ago, the media refused to acknowledge Walker’s decreased deficits, increased popularity and saving taxpayers millions of dollars. No, they reported that the reason Walker had won the recall election was that he had more money to spend than Milwaukee Mayor Barrett, money Walker had obtained only because of the recent Supreme Court decision, “Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.”...

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The plot of “For Greater Glory” sure sounds familiar

The new movie, “For Greater Glory,” directed by Dean Wright, with Andy Garcia and Eva Longoria, chronicles the Cristeros War (1926-1929) against the Mexican government’s attempt to “secularize” the country, which led to a rebellion by Catholics. The Cristero War, also known as La Cristiada, was an uprising and counter-reveloution set off by the persecution of Catholics and a ban on their public religious practices. The director describes his film about the armed resistance against the attempt to secularize Mexico...

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Secularists get judge to chop 10 commandments down to 6

Will the Ten Commandments be reduced to six in a Roanoke Virginia school? A federal judge made that suggestion to try and end a longstanding legal battle brought by a parent of a student, of course, backed by another secularist organization, the ACLU.  Narrows High School in rural Giles County outside Roanoke has displayed the Ten Commandments for years, along with other documents until a parent sued requesting separation of church and state. A federal judge this week suggested the school remove the first four commandments that clearly refer...

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