Don’t Be Fooled By Article V Conventions

Don’t Be Fooled By Article V Conventions

Great article by Matthew Spaulding over at Heritage on why constitutional amendment conventions are not necessary to fix our problems. Stemming from that analysis, and taking into consideration the circumstances under which we are now operating, we have come to the conclusion that an Article V convention is not the answer to our problems.  The […]

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Tell Congress To Cut The Full $100 Billion

Tell Congress To Cut The Full $100 Billion

Call and encourage House Republicans to fulfill their promise to cut $100 billion from the budget. Rep. Jim Jordan has offered an amendment to cull an additional $20 billion from the budget in order to achieve the full $100 billion in non-security cuts the Republicans promised in their Pledge to America.  The House of Representatives […]

Filed Under Budget, US House

AG Luther Strange Comments on Indian Gaming Rules

AG Luther Strange Comments on Indian Gaming Rules

Alabama’s Attorney General Luther Strange submitted comments in response to a comprehensive review done by the National Indian Gaming Commission regarding standards and regulations of electronic bingo on tribal lands.  Those comments can be found here:   Letter to National Indian Gaming Commission. Strange had previously taken a strong stand against illegal gambling in a joint […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Gambling

Jon Karl Uses 10,000 Pennies To Explain The Budget

Jon Karl Uses 10,000 Pennies To Explain The Budget

This short video is a great explanation of President Obama’s proposed budget compared to the Republican’s proposed budget.  Hint:  Neither goes far enough….

Filed Under Spending

Eagle Forum and Smart Girl Politics Present Alabama Government 101

Eagle Forum and Smart Girl Politics Present Alabama Government 101

We’ll be doing a lobbying workshop on Feb. 24 in Montgomery, AL.  You can click here to register or call 205-879-7096 for more information.

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Leaders For Liberty Conference in Huntsville, AL

Leaders For Liberty Conference in Huntsville, AL

Eagle Forum of South Dakota President Kitty Werthmann will be speaking at the Leaders For Liberty conference in Huntsville on Feb. 18,19 2011.

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Your Taxpayer Dollars At Work

Your Taxpayer Dollars At Work

This is an outrage.  It doesn’t matter whether you are pro-life or not, you should be furious that this is what your hard-earned tax dollars are paying for.  De-funding Planned Parenthood should be at the top of the GOP agenda.

Filed Under Abortion

Second Federal Judge Rules Obamacare is Unconstitutional

Second Federal Judge Rules Obamacare is Unconstitutional

You would think the Obama administration might get the message, but they still plan to appeal the decision.  This ruling was particularly significant because more than half of the states were plaintiffs in the matter. A federal judge in Florida struck down President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare overhaul as unconstitutional on Monday in the biggest […]

Filed Under Health Care, Judicial, Legislation, US House, US Senate

What is the Significance of the Health Care Repeal Vote?

What is the Significance of the Health Care Repeal Vote?

Update:  Phyllis Schlafly has also written a good piece on the subject. Matthew Continetti has a great article in the Weekly Standard explaining the significance of the vote to repeal Obamacare. Something remarkable happened in Washington last week, and too few people in the media and politics appreciate it. The House of Representatives voted to […]

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GOP Proposes $2.5 Trillion In Spending Cuts

GOP Proposes $2.5 Trillion In Spending Cuts

Mary Kate Cary has a great article up at U.S. News and World Report on the proposed GOP spending cuts.  Here’s what the GOP is proposing: In addition to eliminating funding for healthcare reform, saving $900 million, they’re proposing ending federal control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, cutting the federal workforce through attrition by 15 […]

Filed Under Economic Policy