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Federal Policy Will Shift. Not All States Will Shift With It

Bitter divisions about the proper role of government in the United States have always been with us. Within broad limits, our Constitution’s response to this reality has been to empower states to adopt policies tailored to their own constituents’ beliefs and values. 23 more words

The New York Times

Public lands transfer backers seek convention of states to amend Constitution

Advocates for forcing the transfer of public lands to Western states say they hope to take up the issue by calling for a convention of states.- 67 more words

Capital Press

Tennessee lawsuit challenging refugee program could be filed by end of January, Kentucky may join

Faithful readers know that this is a long time in coming, but we now see movement with the legal challenge that has the best shot of success in pushing the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program toward reform. 457 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

States Rights

The states created the federal government and granted it a few enumerated powers.

States Rights

Obama has stolen enough land to form the state of Texas three times

(NationalSentinel) Call him “The Land Grab President.”

During his tenure, President Obama’s Left-wing environmental activism has resulted in the federal government amassing a huge amount of state land–enough to form the state of Texas three times over,  405 more words

Executive Branch

The Reason Behind The Previous Post

I came across this story via Twitter. Found it an interesting take from the usual loss of civil rights. The idea that a country’s immigration policy would include mandatory quarantine on arrival as the de facto procedure, would be a violation of a person’s civil rights. 231 more words

Politics

David Sarasohn: Could we please have an endless New Year? 

It’s hard to remember a year we were so relieved to see end.

Nor the start of a year we were awaiting so nervously.

What we need, it seems, is a New Year’s Day that lasts indefinitely – a new beginning that just keeps beginning, instead of seeing what happens next. 14 more words

The Oregonian