Tags » Congress

Margaret Anna Fridays - on human trafficking

Although I am late for the official media campaign, I wanted to share this movingl blog post from Sister Susan. I hope that the End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015 will be passed in Congress and signed into law. 7 more words

Religious/spiritual

"A House Divided": Its Pretty Hard To Actually Govern In A System Designed To Require Compromise

The plan was to force President Obama to either sign a bill repealing his executive actions on immigration or veto it and shut down the Department of Homeland Security. 424 more words

Congress

Seat Belts and the ACA

In the U.S., the state of Maine is considering repealing a state law that mandates the wearing of automobile seat belts by adults. The rationale offered by the sponsor of the bill is that the government exits to protect us from others, not from ourselves. 384 more words

Congress

Koch brothers only seek to make America better for all Americans

The Koch brothers, Charles and David, only seek to make America better for all Americans; who knew?

  • The Kochs made their billions by growing their business–that’s real wealth creation, jobs for people and products people want.
  • 249 more words
Political

FOOC: Netanyahu's speech

yesterday morning (saturday 28th), 11.38-11.43am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

“The Israeli prime minister‘s about to address the joint Houses of Congress in Washington – Kevin Connolly reports that the White House is not enthusiastic.”

26 more words

Sean Kelly, Coeditor of the Cambria PIPPA Series, Appointed to National Advisory Council

Cambria Press congratulates award-winning author and PIPPA (Politics, Institutions, and Public Administration) series coeditor, Sean Kelly, on his prestigious appointment to a national advisory council to further understanding on how Congress works. 279 more words

Academic Libraries Book Recommendations