Cuban-Americans vs. Obama re Cuba

by Andrew Carver If Obama’s intended reversal of our longstanding policy towards Cuba were an improvement, we would naturally expect Cuban-American politicians to be among the first to welcome it. By the same token, we would naturally expect the President to have listened closely to that group, in weighing...
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School Children and National Security

by Mrs. Julianne Young All across America, public officials swear up and down that Common Core education reform has been, and will be, state-led and locally controlled. No one is telling us that in early 2012, before the general public was even aware of Common Core, elite representatives of...
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The Sovereignty Dynamic

By Don Fotheringham State legislators need to beware: Nothing written in a state’s application for a constitutional convention has any force or validity once that convention is called to order. That is the nature of a sovereign assembly. That explains why America’s founders put the needs of the people...
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Status of New (2015) Con-con Resolutions by State

Last updated 7-22-15 Based on Research by Andrew Carver The states were last updated 7-22-15. The latest significant updates apply to: Delaware (adjournment) Illinois (adjournment) Maine (new bills: HP 988, SP 499; adjournment) Michigan – SB 0306 New Hampshire (adjournment) Oregon (adjournment) States whose regular sessions are (at least...
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Expose the Article V Con-con Fraud — Report

Our  Expose the Article V Con-con Fraud Campaign Action Report targets, in particular, the “Convention of States” project — one of several insidious attacks on our Constitution using the pretext of addressing legitimate conservative concerns.  Please read the report, and, when you understand the danger, support our campaign to derail...
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It’s a Whole New Con-Con Game

By Don Fotheringham I do not believe the Constitution could survive a modern constitutional convention (con-con). So for many years I have been on the front lines of the anti-convention fight. By 1983 a con-con drive had come within two states of the 34 required to trigger a convention....
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SBAC Concerns Need a Fair and Open Hearing Now

Op-ed by Mrs. Julianne Young New Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) testing (now being called the ISAT in Idaho — someone thinks we won’t notice the change) has elicited an unprecedented negative response from students, parents, and educators all across the country. Local students have nicknamed it the “SweatBAC.”...
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The Common Core Cabal Strikes Again

Op-ed by Mrs. Julianne Young The Common Core Cabal has struck again, this time to the tune of 61 million Idaho tax-payer dollars, as was reported on the front page of the Morning News, March 25, 2015. This money was reportedly “wasted” on a student data tracking system which,...
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Congress Caves on Amnesty

On February 27, the Senate passed a “clean” version of H.R. 240, the FY 2015 appropriations bill for the Department of Homeland Security. The original House version included a provision denying any funding to implement President Obama’s executive orders regarding “temporary” “amnesty” for illegal immigrants.   On March 3,...
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