This week, we saw a disturbing argument from a top US surveillance lawyer that technology has made the Fourth Amendment "outdated". One anonymous commenter won first place for insightful by refuting this as directly and bluntly as possible: The...Show More Summary
Jason Kander, Missouri’s Democratic secretary of state who is running to take Republican Roy Blunt’s U.S. senate seat, released a new ad this week calling for background checks while protecting the basis of the Second Amendment. The Washington Post and others are ranking the new 30-second spot among the best commercials of this election season.... Show More Summary
Sheriff Clarke is known for his blunt statements and common sense solutions. While talking about the freeing of slaves, Clarke revealed the one Amendment that he believes did more to
Donald Trump was blunt in what he believes is coming from Barack Obama on the Second Amendment. He believes that soon we won’t be able to get guns. And I
What’s not to love about James Woods? He just put out a tweet that promotes Second Amendment rights. And it is blunt: “Amanda Blackburn killing part of eight-day crime spree…Buy
While most people were following the story of the University of Missouri media studies professor who bullied a student journalist in several viral videos, the school's student body vice president had a blunt response for journalists who claimed their first amendment rights were being violated.
Last month, Amarin filed a lawsuit against the FDA to argue that its right to distribute information about unapproved uses of a medicine is protected by the First Amendment. Now, the FDA wrote a letter to Amarin saying the types of materials the drug maker would like to distribute to doctors actually would not be a problem.
The White House on Wednesday warned that President Barack Obama would veto any legislation that made a nuclear deal with Iran contingent on the release of American prisoners. Click to Continue »
Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri is pushing an amendment that would require Iran to release U.S. prisoners as a condition of any nuclear deal. Click to Continue »
As part of the Senate’s consideration of the FY 2016 budget, Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and John Thune (R-SD) willRead the Rest...
Several Russian MPs have submitted a measure to the State Duma which proposes an amendment to the ban on "gay propaganda" to minors by changing it, the Moscow Times reports: The proposed changes, submitted Friday evening, would change the wording...
The House of Representatives are debating whether the Amash Amendment should be passed. Though the Obama Administration welcomed the debate, it was urging the lawmakers not to pass it since it sees the amendment as something that would cripple the … Continue reading ?
Okay, someone in the White House just feels like giving people who believe in protecting civil liberties a giant middle finger today. As a quick review, the President and the administration have been hiding behind secret court orders...Show More Summary
Gabriel Gomez has had two weeks since his disastrous interview with the Boston Globe on women's health issues to figure out what in the hell his position is, particularly on the Blunt Amendment. That was the amendment to a transportation...Show More Summary
The Republican nominee for Massachusetts’ senate seat refuses to say whether he supports the Blunt Amendment — a measure that would allow employers to choose to deny their employees insurance coverage for contraception costs. Gabriel Gomez has reportedly been asked several times by reporters whether he would vote for the amendment, and each time has [...]
The president hasn’t attempted to distance himself from the Associated Press snooping campaign. To the contrary, he offered “no apologies.” To be blunt, he approves the most invasive breach of the First Amendment against any news organization in the history … Continue reading ?
Sens. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and John Thune (R-SD) this afternoon offered an amendment to the Senate Democratic budget that they claim will protect the charitable tax deduction from elimination or restriction under the tax reform sought by Democrats. In reality, though, the amendment is a simple bait-and-switch attempt to reduce the budget’s overall revenue levels [...]
The Senate on Wednesday approved an amendment to avoid meat inspector furloughs that were slated to occur under the current across-the-board budget cuts, known as the sequester. Introduced by Sens. Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Roy Blunt (R-MO), the measure would redirect $55 million from other areas of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s budget to the... Continue Reading
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved an amendment introduced by Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri that will save federal meat and poultry inspectors from being furloughed. The U.S. Department of Agriculture had planned 11 furlough days for inspectors in...
Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) discussed the continuing resolution (CR) and sequester on the Senate floor on Monday. In particular, Sen. Blunt highlighted an amendment he had offered regarding budget funding prioritization to facilitate the ability of the federal government, including the USDA, to keep essential employees, such as meat inspectors, from being furloughed. A [...]