Posts Tagged ‘speech’
4 Freedoms in America That Don't Exist Anymore Freedom seems to exist more in our minds than in reality. January 28, 2013 | If asked why we live in a great country, an American is likely to respond: "Because we are free." Fortunately for the respondent, explanation is rarely required. Freedom is difficult to define, and today it seems to exist more in our minds than in reality. In a 1941 Message to Congress, Franklin Delano Roosevelt tried to explain what it means to be free. ... Full Story
Thirteen-year old girl addresses United Nations meeting.
Senators also Call for Congress to Follow up by Holding Bipartisan Retreats Today, U.S. Senators Mark Udall (CO) and Lisa Murkowski (AK) renewed their bipartisan call for members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to sit together during the president's State of the Union address on Jan. 24. Last year, the two Senators teamed up in a call to end the longstanding custom of sitting divided by party during the president's speech - with lawmakers on one side of the room ... Full Story
Representative Gardner Votes to Let Lawmakers Take Vacation & to Block Middle Class Tax Cut Press Release Representative Cory Gardner (CO-04) has the wrong priorities. Gardner voted to let Washington lawmakers leave for a holiday vacation and also voted to block the bipartisan Senate plan for a $1,000 payroll tax cut for 160 million middle income taxpayers. By going on vacation without passing the payroll tax cut, Gardner is responsible for $1,000 payroll tax hike that begins on ... Full Story
43 articles you haven't seen. 43 provocative and enlightening articles. The bill of rights is being threatened and America is losing its way. By Ruth Hull From Eviction to Victory, San Francisco Shows the Way to Take Back America In San Francisco,after a brutal eviction, the people retook Justin Herman Plaza at the Embarcadero and strong support led to the police backing down. There were casualties that Mayor Ed Lee will have to answer ... Full Story