To reasonable Americans, it would appear that the backlash over North Carolina's HB2 legislation is the reaction to an egregious injustice. North Carolina governor Pat McCrory sees it differently.
I want to whack certain people with a Bible verse. When ostentatiously "Christian" politicians malign Muslims or play into racist fears of Syrian or Latino refugees, I want to bash them with the biblical teachings they are ignoring.
The governors opposing the admission of refugees are inspired in their opposition by the Paris attack of two weeks ago that killed 130 people. They have forgotten what life is like in the United States without the terrorists even being admitted.
On Sunday, the governors of Michigan and Alabama announced that they would not accept Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks. By Tuesday, 26 others had followed suit. While such knee-jerking might get politicians a bump in the polls, they won't make Americans any safer.
Unfortunately, conservatives in the U.S. and Europe seem to want to do all the wrong things.
More than a dozen GOP governors wrote a letter to President Barack Obama, vowing to keep state-level sanctions on Iran despite the nuclear deal. But can a state really circumvent the U.S. President's policy on sanctions? A U.S. Supreme Court case from several years ago could block that plan.
Republican governors across the nation are proposing tax increases — and backing off pledges to cut taxes — as they strike
Budget Blues Many newly elected and re-elected Republican governors stormed into office pledging to cut taxes. Now, in the
Legislators in the 24 states where Republicans now hold total control plan to push a series of aggressive policy initiatives
Everybody agrees that Republicans will win the midterm elections and stand a better-than-ever chance of controlling the Senate
"There really was a bipartisan consensus in this state that it made sense to support the encouragement of clean and renewable
Republicans looking to boost one of their incumbents, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, are making a calculation that they can tarnish
Both women and men should vote for elected officials whose actions show that they have the best interests of the citizens and country in mind, but for some reason, they don't.
Enough is enough. Previously, citizen efforts using freedom of information act requests in this manner have been ad hoc, targeted
The fundraising total represents a major haul for the organization dedicated to supporting Republican candidates in the 36
Snyder made the comments at a Bloomberg View forum in New York. “If a federal judge changes the law … then I’m going to follow
Ronald Reagan was no grand strategic theorist. But somehow the key elements of his approach -- a big military buildup, a campaign to delegitimize the Soviet Union, and especially the creation of SDI ("Star Wars") -- fit together to form a coherent strategic approach.
The RGA is dropping $200,000 on the ad, titled "Even More Obamacare." It is estimated that an expansion of Medicaid in South
He's my governor. He wants to be your president. And 27,000 pages of secret documents later, he's in a bit of trouble. Don't