Bipartisan worry grows over national debt, which now totals $85,210 per person

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is warning that the national debt –– now estimated to total $85,210 per person –– poses an imminent threat, especially if interest rates spike. The U.S. government has spent around $6 trillion during the coronavirus pandemic, in addition to regular government appropriations. The $6 trillion figure does not count the $1.9 trillion… Read More Bipartisan worry grows over national debt, which now totals $85,210 per person

Ala. Senate approves option for lifetime concealed carry permits

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabamians would be able to purchase a lifetime permit to carry a concealed firearm, under a bill approved Thursday by the Alabama Senate. Senators voted 25-6 for the bill by Sen. Randy Price, R-Opelika, that would allow the lifetime permits as well as create a statewide database of people prohibited from… Read More Ala. Senate approves option for lifetime concealed carry permits

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Blasts American Airlines: ‘Texans Are Fed Up with Corporations that Don’t Share Our Values’

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) is “stunned” American Airlines issued a statement opposing an election integrity bill, Senate Bill 7, following passage early Thursday morning, as the CEO admittedly did not read the legislation. “I am stunned that American Airlines would put out a statement saying ‘we are strongly opposed to this bill’ [Senate… Read More Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Blasts American Airlines: ‘Texans Are Fed Up with Corporations that Don’t Share Our Values’

Texas isn’t the only state lifting COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s how 11 other states and cities are easing lockdowns, despite the CDC insisting that ‘now is not the time.’

Texas became the largest US state to ease its lockdown restrictions Tuesday. Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order that would end all COVID-19 restrictions, including a mask mandate, on March 10. Mississippi, Louisiana, and Michigan also made announcements to ease restrictions. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Texas on Tuesday became… Read More Texas isn’t the only state lifting COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s how 11 other states and cities are easing lockdowns, despite the CDC insisting that ‘now is not the time.’

Georgia’s GOP-led Senate passes bill requiring ID for absentee voting

The Georgia state Senate on Tuesday passed legislation that would require voters to submit a driver’s license number, state identification card number or a photocopy of an approved form of identification in order to vote absentee in the state. Senate Bill 67 passed the upper chamber in 35-18 vote on Tuesday and now heads to the… Read More Georgia’s GOP-led Senate passes bill requiring ID for absentee voting

BIG WIN! Judge Rules That Millions of Ballots Must Be Turned Over to Arizona Senate

Once we get an evidentiary hearing – all bets are off. “After a long, bitterly contested legal struggle, a Maricopa County judge has ruled that millions of voter ballots must be turned over to the Arizona Senate.” “The stunning news, which comes over a month after the Biden Inauguration, was reported by the Associated Press.” Judge… Read More BIG WIN! Judge Rules That Millions of Ballots Must Be Turned Over to Arizona Senate

Organizers Hit Number Of Signatures Required To Force Recall Vote For Gavin Newsom: Report

Organizers behind the effort to recall California Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom said late on Wednesday evening that they have reached the number of signatures required to force a recall election this year. The multi-million dollar movement to oust Newsom from office comes in response to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. California has had nearly… Read More Organizers Hit Number Of Signatures Required To Force Recall Vote For Gavin Newsom: Report

Democrats have a back-up plan in case the Senate doesn’t convict Trump on impeachment

House and Senate Democrats may push ahead this week with a censure resolution to bar former President Donald Trump from holding future office over his role in the U.S. Capitol riot, anticipating acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial, several sources familiar with the matter told McClatchy. The effort to draft the resolution that would invoke… Read More Democrats have a back-up plan in case the Senate doesn’t convict Trump on impeachment

The Right to Pass Down America’s Founding Values Is Worth Fighting For

Last month, the San Francisco School Board voted 6-1 to remove the names of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Paul Revere, and other historic American patriots from 44 schools. Beyond the names on buildings, what’s happening inside classrooms is also distressing. School systems are being urged to stop teaching about the founding of our country. Curriculums are being discarded as… Read More The Right to Pass Down America’s Founding Values Is Worth Fighting For