Category Archives: Big Government

The Washington Post: Opinion- Brian Lamb: ‘Washington is Full of Waste and C-SPAN Lets Us Wallow In It’

Source:The New Democrat  “The Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN) broadcast from the House of Representatives for the first time in March 1979, uncovering a process shrouded in secrecy. C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb says how Americans use that transparency is still … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Elaine Teng- Congress Blocks Washington-DC Marijuana Legalization: Time For Big Government to Butt Out

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I’ve lost count how many times Republicans and so-called Conservatives talk about the need for federalism, state and local control, but that as long as states and locals governing what … Continue reading

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▶AP: Raw Video: President Obama: More Surveillance Info to Be Made Public

▶ Obama: More Surveillance Info to Be Made Public – YouTube. Apparently President Obama has finally gotten the wakeup call that big government spying on its own people is not a good idea.

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MSNBC: The Last Word: Video: Congress Debates The 1996 DOMA Law

Congress Debates The 1996 DOMA Law – YouTube. There are not a lot of things that I dislike about Bill Clinton as President. But signing the Defense of Marriage Act which was clearly for political reasons. Because a lawyer of … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Texas Senate Passes New Abortion Restrictions: Big Government on The Rise in Texas

Texas taking a stand for big government and involving big government into the lives of women’s health care in Texas. I’m not pro-abortion as much as the Religious-Right might want to label people who are pro-choice as pro-abortion. And I … Continue reading

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The Young Turks: “Barack Obama Backs Patriot Act and Other Horrible Abuses of Our Civil Liberties”: The Consequences of Bad Policies With Good Intentions

There’s plenty of hypocrisy to go around in the so-called War on Terror debate or Patriot Act debate. On both sides and debates like this is where you find out who are the real Liberals and the real Conservatives. And … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Cass R. Sunstein- “Why Paternalism is Our Friend”: Why The Nanny State is Big Government Gone Wild

The New Republic: Opinion- Cass R. Sunstein- Why Paternalism is Our Friend Before I get into what I really want to talk about, I’m going to start this post off with a question. What the hell happened to the New … Continue reading

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