We keep complaining about Democrats and Obamacare. Republicans wave around their votes to repeal it.. The problem is that repeal votes mean little right now. Neither the Senate nor the President will pass a repeal -- but Republicans have the full power to defund Obamacare.
Republican Congressman Pete Sessions, all by himself as the chairman of the Rules Committee, could block any bill that funds the implementation of Obamacare. He refuses to do so.
If Obamacare goes into effect and has the negative effect we predict it will have, we can't blame just Democrats, but anyone who could have done something to stop it.
Call Pete Sessions tomorrow, August 29, and tell him that it's time to take a stand and defund Obamacare. With less than 40 days until this "trainwreck" takes effect, we have no time to lose.
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North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has recently signed a law requiring voters to show a valid photo ID for voting, prohibiting same-day registration and reducing the number of days for early voting from 17 to 10.
The NAACP (The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) promptly filed a lawsuit, hoping that a supremacist judge will overturn the new law and the will of the majority.
A Washington Post poll found that 74 percent of Americans believe that people should have to show photo identification to vote.
As you probably know, liberals are making the claim that requiring photo ID is discriminatory because some minority groups may be unable to provide proper ID. But government-issued photo identification can be obtained by anyone at very low cost.
The new North Carolina law also eliminates straight-party voting. The straight-party option allows poorly informed voters to vote for all candidates from one party with just one mark, without even reading the names of the candidates.
Early voting is actually contrary to the spirit of the U.S. Constitution. Article II states, "the Congress may determine the Time of choosing the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes, which Day shall be the same throughout the United States." Federal law sets the date for national elections on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
In addition to the helpful new voting laws, North Carolina passed stricter regulations on abortion clinics, ended teacher tenure, cut unemployment benefits, blocked the expansion of Medicaid and mandated the teaching of cursive writing.
All of which, I assume, is little comfort to the Huguenins, who now are compelled by law to compromise the very religious beliefs that inspire their lives. Though the rule of law requires it, the result is sobering. It will no doubt leave a tangible mark on the Huguenins and others of similar views.
Reading the above quote one must ask, "Are we still in America?" This family only wished to obey Christian principles by not helping another human being sin. The Huguenins own a photography shop that routinely does weddings. They were asked by a lesbian couple to do their wedding, the Huguenins refused. The next thing they knew they were in court fighting for their right to obey Christian principles by refusing to help people sin. Earlier last week the New Mexico Supreme Court declared that the Huguenins were not protected under the First Amendment. According to the Court the Huguenins must choose between there livelyhood and their faith. They must choose between obeying God and obeying man. The Court has left no middle ground. Today Christianity is under attack. The Alliance Defending Freedom is looking into continuing the case.
Elane Photography's refusal to serve Vanessa Willock violated the New Mexico Human Rights Act, which prohibits a public accommodation from refusing to offer its services to a person based on that person's sexual orientation. Enforcing the NMHRA against Elane Photography does not violate the Free Speech or the Free Exercise clause of the First Amendment or the NMRFRA. For these reasons, we affirm the grant of summary judgment in Willock's favor.
No longer can Christians practice Christianity, without persecution, even in America. What has the world come to?
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Ted Cruz was born in Alberta, Canada to an American woman and a Cuban refugee. The question therefore is whether Ted Cruz is a natural born citizen. There is no question that he is an American citizen, allowing him to run for Senate, but running for the Presidency could be difficult. His father, who later became a citizen, was not a citizen at the time of Cruz's birth. Thus we arrive at the question: who is a natural born citizen.
Many liberals have pointed out that conservatives want Ted Cruz as President, but wanted to see President Obama's birth certificate. They point to this as a hypocrisy, but in reality it is not. The President has continually and repeatedly avoided showing the American public his birth certificate. When he finally did, the legitimacy of the birth certificate was called into question because of several mistakes on the certificate. Ted Cruz has shown his birth certificate, and can now go through the proper means to learn if he can legitimately seek the office of President, something President Obama refused to do. Conservatives would not have a problem if the President had been honest and not played the game of 'hide and seek' and went through the means to ensure that he could run for President. All conservatives wanted was evidence that President Obama could legitimately become President. President Obama refused to allow that discussion to take place. What irritated conservatives was not so much the place of the President's birth, but his refusal to have the discussion and be honest with the American people. Others even point out that while it appears Cruz would meet the requirements, the President, if he were born in Kenya, would not. (Obama's mother may not lived five years in the US after turning fourteen before the birth of President Obama.)
Many lawyers looking at Cruz's position claim that Cruz would likely be granted the rights of a natural born citizen and thus could run for President. This will likely be seen down the road, as many conservative groups would love to see Ted Cruz as President. Perhaps he could reverse the damage given to us by our current President.
Yesterday Ted Cruz announced that he would renounce his Canadian citizenship, if he still had it.
"Assuming that is true, then sure, I will renounce any Canadian citizenship," Cruz said. "Nothing against Canada, but I’m an American by birth and as a U.S. senator, I believe I should be only an American.”
Either way, all conservatives admit Ted Cruz is an amazing Senator and we wish Senator Cruz the best of luck. Regardless of whether he can run for President, we hope he will continue in American politics for a long time.
Most Republican Senators will say they oppose Obamacare. Unfortunately, words and actions don't always line up.
Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, along with the Senate Conservatives Fund, are leading the charge against defunding Obamacare in the United States Senate. You can help: if your Senators haven't already signed it, tell them to sign the Don't Fund Obamacare pledge at www.DontFundObamacare.com. The site has contact info for each Senator, and you can join the 350,000+ Americans who have signed the petition as well!
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The Senate confirmed radical anti-American anti-Israel nominee Samantha Power to the position of United Nations Ambassador. The vote was 87-10 with three abstentions.
Those who voted against Power were:
To see the full voting record click here
"As a long-time champion of human rights and dignity, she will be a fierce advocate for universal rights, fundamental freedoms and U.S. national interests," President Obama said in a written statement after the vote. Human Rights is not the issue on which the United Nations is to concentrate. As pointed out in the past, the UN should not be making law, even law with which the United States agrees.
Top conservatives in the Senate voted against her nomination. Rubio had earlier forced Power to backtrack on statements made in the past during her confirmation hearings.