.. those who love freedom must realize that freedom is not a license to do as you please, freedom can only be realized when citizens know self restraint, or put another way — virtue.
This parallels George Washington’s belief that democracy requires a virtuous people.
via Rand Paul: America Is in a Full-Blown Spiritual Crisis.
The Obama-created power vacuum around the world is dangerous, not only to freedom-loving peoples across the globe, but ultimately to the United States itself.
via Sorry, You’re On Your Own – Steve Chabot for Congress (OH-1).
Under last week’s authorization bill, the president would have authority to train 5,000 fighters in Saudi Arabia for insertion into the civil war in Syria.
This is in effect a re-arrangement of the deck chairs. To this point the training was carried out by the CIA in Jordan and Turkey. Now, the program will be moved to the Pentagon and to Saudi Arabia.
via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity : Congress Votes for More War in the Middle East.
First of all, Barack Obama can’t even bring himself to acknowledge who the enemy is.
He emphasized in his speech that “ISIL is not ‘Islamic.’” Whoa there!
“ISIL” stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
“ISIS” stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
via War President – Steve Chabot for Congress (OH-1).
very time the net neutrality debate returns to Washington, D.C., “it stirs up an interesting debate between government regulation versus, to some, the terrifying freedom of the Internet.”
“I think the American people don’t find that freedom all that terrifying.”
via Senate committee steps into net neutrality debate | Computerworld.
The push for a new law was fueled by cases of small businesses and tech innovators being drained of their limited budgets by “patent trolls” – entities using patents not to build or improve inventions, but to threaten people with infringement lawsuits to extort settlements as an alternative to expensive litigation.
Patent trolls sometimes use poorly defined or expired patents on consumer technology to extort out-of-court settlements from small businesses.
via How the Tech Lobby Got Beat – US News.
“Most people don’t even know there’s a midterm election – it’s not in their universe of things to look forward to.”
“And so much is at stake. So much is at stake in the election and I would hope, if I could put one word on the ballot, it would be bipartisanship.”
via Pelosi: 'We never treated President Bush the way they treat President Obama' – Washington Times.