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State Rights

Minimum Wage, Pandering Politicians, and Crony Capitalism

Kevin Price | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Kevin Price

Fundamentally, most policy makers have failed to realize that those who are impacted by laws, respond to the laws accordingly.

Michigan Welfare Drug Testing Law Needs Medical Marihuana Exemption

Michael Komorn | Posted 07.16.2013 | Detroit
Michael Komorn

With a goal to remove drug users and abusers from public assistance, lawmakers have potentially jeopardized the more than 120,000 medical marihuana patients in the state, some of whom rely on public assistance, disability and social security to survive.

You Have Cancer; Go to Congress -- The Battle for Safe Access to Medical Marijuana

Steph Sherer | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics
Steph Sherer

Most Americans see the battle of medical cannabis from a distance as a ping-pong game of excuses from the federal government to deny patients access to cannabis for therapeutic use. But for millions of Americans, issues surrounding medical cannabis affect their daily lives.

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Rules Out Rick Perry's Idea Of Moving Social Security To States

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign said Wednesday it has ruled out the idea, floated by fellow Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, of movi...

The Tea Party Man

James Campion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Campion

Rand Paul is a dangerous man. The thing is it's difficult to tell whether the Freshman Senator from Kentucky is more dangerous to the Left or the Right. Unarguably, he is dangerous to 'The System', for if nothing else he isn't screwing around.

EPA Scraps Texas Clean Air Program, Will Make Oil Refineries To File For New Permits

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday officially overturned a 16-year-old Texas air permitting program it says violate...

Rick Perry, Texas Governor, To Write Book, 'Fed Up,' On Expansion Of Federal Government

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

May 25, 2010, NEW YORK - Michael Pietsch, Senior Vice President and Publisher of Little, Brown and Company, announced today that Rick Perry, Governor ...

State Rights Pushed By State Legislatures Amid Health Care Overhaul

New York Times | KIRK JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Whether it's a correctly called a movement, a backlash or political theater, state declarations of their rights -- or in some cases denunciations of f...

NRA Quietly Winning Looser Gun Laws

AP | ERIK SCHELZIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It's been the year of the gun in Tennessee. In a flurry of legislative action, handgun owners won the right to take their wea...