The pressure by property advocates from across the nation to rein in HUD’s disastrous Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule is being felt on Capitol Hill. As a result, two bills have been introduced to defund and eliminate the program. Representative Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) has introduced H.R. 482 (24 cosponsors), called the Local Zoning Decisions […]
Author: John Birch Society Staff
The central government was created with strictly limited powers leaving the states to compete with one another to become the best state, the one with the least amount of taxation and controls, one where citizens would want to build a business and raise a family. That spirit of competition produced excellence as honest competition always […]
UN Climate Accord Signed in Paris
The team on the ground in Paris from The New American reports that a climate accord has been reached at the conclusion of the global warming summit: “After two weeks of negotiations at the United Nations COP21 global-warming summit, governments and dictatorships from around the world agreed to a massive deal to shackle the planet […]
Boehner’s Gift to President Obama
Reprinted with permission of The John Birch Society Saying that he wanted to hand over a “clean barn” to newly elected House Speaker Paul Ryan, Rep. Boehner did quite a bit of shoveling in order to reach a deal that as The New American’s Bob Adelmann put it: Establishment Republicans get what they want: more […]
What We Didn’t Hear From Hillary
While last week’s Benghazi hearing focused on what former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said, it’s what she didn’t say that should have everyone concerned.
Boehner’s Out: Not Soon Enough
— Reprinted with Permission of The New American magazine — At the end of October, Speaker of the House John Boehner (52 percent Freedom Index score) will resign from his speaker role, as well as from Congress altogether.
Local vs. National: Why You Should Care
— Reprinted with Permission of The John Birch Society — There are certain times of the year when the Constitution should put on pads and a football jersey in order to be noticed.
— Reprinted with Permission of The New American magazine — The first Freedom Index scorecard for the 114th Congress is now available.
How Important is That Republican Majority?
Now that we are in full swing of the 2016 Presidential election, most candidates actually sound like constitutionalists. However, this rhetoric will quickly be shed after the election.