Spate of Terrorist Attacks around the World In May and June 2017, the world mourned victims of several terrorist attacks: ISIS violence in Marawi, Philippines, ongoing through May and June 2017 Bombing in Manchester, U.K. on May 22, 2017 Attacks in London on June 3, 2017 Attack at Notre-Dame, Paris on June 6, 2017 Attack […]Read more "America’s white supremacist immigration policies – Part 3 of ??"
During a town hall in Gainesville on April 10, 2017, Rep. Ted Yoho said that he agreed with the need for the President to release his tax returns. He even signed on as a co-sponsor of HR 305, the Presidential Tax Transparency Act. When it came time to take the next step, however, Rep. Yoho was […]Read more "Rep. Ted Yoho lied to his constituents"
On April 18, 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order (EO) 13788, titled “Buy American and Hire American”. To be clear: I very much support the idea of buying American products and hiring American citizens when possible. And, some portions of this executive order may result in our government purchasing more American-made products. However, EO13788 includes […]Read more "America’s white supremacist immigration policies – Part 2 of ??"
On March 6, 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13780, titled “Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States”. The order was immediately challenged in court. Judges in Maryland and Hawaii found that the executive order amounted to a ban on Muslims, while a judge in Virginia did not agree […]Read more "America’s white supremacist immigration policies – Part 1 of ??"
During the 2016 campaign, Trump said he’s going to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico and… After his election, he clarified: So, the U.S. will pay for the wall, and Mexico will pay us back later? Yeah, good luck with that. Trump supporters tell me that he has a plan for how Mexico […]Read more "Trump’s Border Wall"
Representative Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, appears to have his blinders on. His committee’s stated mission is to “work with our colleagues in the minority to exercise effective oversight over the federal government and will work proactively to investigate and expose waste, fraud, and abuse“. Despite that mission, Chaffetz sent a letter […]Read more "Ethics problem? What ethics problem?"
SB 140 proposes changes to Florida’s existing gun laws. The current law allows people with concealed weapons permits to carry their firearms openly, with certain restrictions. SB 140 (see pages 14-15) would remove some restrictions, allowing permit holders to openly carry firearms: On college and university campuses, except for athletic events On K-12 school campuses Airport passenger terminals […]Read more "Florida SB140 means guns on school campuses"