By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Dear Sgt. Shaft: Thank you so much for all you did to help me. ... I had a wonderful time on my trip. I challenged myself emotionally and physically and was able to sleep and act without focusing on everyone else's welfare — real respite. I'm hoping to use our respite hours again in late January to take out little ones to Disney.
Despite sentiment that court rulings in 2010 gave rise to revolutionized super PAC campaign financing, three-quarters of the $86 million in ads this election cycle could have been purchased under a little-noticed, decades-old law.
A report from a presidential commission Tuesday did little to break the political deadlock over offshore drilling, prompting some observers to warn that the United States is headed toward another gas-price crunch this summer.
While Republicans made strides Tuesday in bolstering the number of minorities elected to public office, some conservatives cautioned the party against boasting of their gains because there's still a long way to go to match the Democrats' long-standing dominance with minority lawmakers.
Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi uttered powerful words upon becoming speaker of the House: "I accept this gavel in the spirit of partnership, not partisanship, and look forward to working with you on behalf of the American people." What happened to that pledge?
Rep. Chet Edwards consistently makes the list of the most vulnerable Democrats; he hails from a district that gave Republican John McCain a whopping 67 percent of the presidential vote in 2008.
"The theme was, 'Drill here, drill now' … I think now that we're seeing higher prices, the American public is going to say we've had enough of the silliness regarding regulatory slowdowns and removing public areas from access."
' … I think now that we're seeing higher prices, the American public is going to say we've had enough of the silliness regarding regulatory slowdowns and removing public areas from access."