Americans' satisfaction with federal services hits a record low, Obama proposes pay increase for federal workers
Want proof the feds are out of touch? Here it is.Read more
With the political season in high gear, it is clear Americans are concerned about the top issues like terrorism and the economy.
And with the focus now squarely on the presidential race, it’s important to remember there’s another issue that demands the attention of all Americans – a burgeoning bureaucracy that is totally out-of-control.Read more
The Obama administration is cutting back on border security that Congress has already funded and is drawing bipartisan criticism from Texans in the process.Read more
The following article was written by Niels Lesniewski and originally published on RollCall.com.
Just before New Year’s, GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio added an element to his stump speech sure to appeal to conservative voters: his support for a [Convention of States] aimed at limiting the powers of the federal government.Read more
The following article was written by Terry Eastland and originally published in The Weekly Standard.
As Texas attorney general, Greg Abbott spoke with evident pride about how many times he’d sued the federal government. The total came to 31, and invariably the lawsuits challenged actions that Abbott believed violated federal statutes or the Constitution. Now, as Texas governor, he is no longer in court but has hardly quit objecting to federal overreach. In a speech last month to the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Abbott declared it's time for state legislatures to address the problem by amending the Constitution.Read more
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is spending $80,000 to see what effects space flight has on oral herpes.Read more
The federal government will be flirting with $30 trillion in debt within a decade, the Congressional Budget Office reported Monday, blaming an aging population, new spending and tax cuts approved on Capitol Hill, and the growing burden from Obamacare for erasing the progress Washington had made over the past few years.Read more
Americans hate the U.S. government more than ever, according to a new report. Americans' satisfaction level in dealing with federal agencies -- everything from Treasury to Homeland Security -- has fallen for a third consecutive year, reaching an eight-year low.Read more
As the first voting nears in the presidential race, most Americans have little or no confidence in the federal government to confront what they see as the country’s most important priorities, according to a national survey.Read more
CONTRARY TO all indications from the president’s recent State of the Union address, things are not all rainbows and unicorns. Any American who cares about the rule of law is well aware that our nation is drifting further and further from it — further and further from the truly federal system of government to which our forefathers consented when they ratified the Constitution.Read more
Washington Free Beacon reporter Liz Harrington appeared on Fox Business Wednesday to discuss her story detailing how the federal government has spent more than $400,000 sending text messages to Latino men to encourage them to exercise.Read more
Judicial Watch: Obama family’s October weekend fundraising getaway to San Diego cost taxpayers $2,001,468.90 in travel expenses alone
Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing that the October 2015 Columbus Day getaway enjoyed by President Barack Obama and his family cost taxpayers $969,783.90 in flight expenses alone. The documents regarding the Obama travel expenses came in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request first filed on October 13, 2015.Read more
Glenn Reynolds published an op-ed on the USA Today last week in which he imagined what a Convention of States could do to force the federal government to become both smaller and more accountable to the people. The article isn't free of error (he calls a Convention of States a "constitutional convention," for example), but we thought this excerpt was worth a read:Read more
President Obama's pledge to pursue "audacious" executive action during his final year in office is stirring a frenzy of speculation about what he might have up his sleeve.
White House chief of staff Denis McDonough this week said “audacious” executive actions on tap for 2016 are being carefully crafted to “make sure the steps we have taken are ones we can lock down and not be subjected to undoing through [Congress] or otherwise.”Read more
A government agency that has harassed and intimidated businesses and tapped into Americans’ credit card information continues to grow effectively unchecked, all in the name of “consumer protection,” according to a government watchdog group.Read more
South Carolina Congressmen Jeff Duncan (SC-03) endorses a Convention of States at Tea Party Coalition Convention
South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-3) endorsed the Convention of States Project during his “Defending Liberty” speech at the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention on January 17th.Read more
Dear Mrs. Schlafly,
I grew up hearing about your amazing work on behalf of conservatism. As a woman, a conservative activist, and a constitutional attorney, I have always admired you as a model of each. So I am disturbed to find myself on the opposite side of you on the issue of the Convention of States Project—the effort to trigger a state-led, Article Five convention to propose constitutional amendments to restrict and reduce federal power.Read more