The U.S. Constitution requires the president to receive the “advice and consent” of the Senate when filling vacancies in high government offices. Yet in January 2012 President Barack Obama bypassed that requirement and placed three new members on the National Labor Relations Board without first receiving senatorial confirmation. . .Full Story»
According to the Pew Research Center, the percentage of Americans favoring legal same-sex marriage has increased to 54 percent today from 35 percent in 2001. However, despite the argument that “gay rights” is today’s signature civil rights battle as racial equality was the civil rights battle of the 1960’s, blacks are generally not buying it. According to the Pew survey, support for legal same sex marriage among black Protestants at 43 percent indicates that support has increased in this community, but remains far below the national average. . .
“Mark [Obama Ndesandjo] is more than just a brother of the president – he’s a living example of the importance of America and the attractiveness of entrepreneurial capitalism. . . We were looking forward to hearing a different Obama message from a different Obama, but it was not allowed to happen.”
Since Governor Rick Perry signed a major anti-abortion law in 2013, half of the Lone Star State’s abortion clinics have permanently shut down. Texas now has 20 clinics, down from over 40 in 2011. Safety laws that go into effect later this year could reduce that number even further . . .