A recent Fox News poll says that only 8% of Americans believe that “the people are in charge of the government.” And, while the Constitution says the House has the power of the purse, Obama seems to think they should provide unlimited funding for him to create his egalitarian utopia. One NYT columnist is even urging Obama to ignore the rule of law and unilaterally raise the debt ceiling if the House Republicans demand concessions from him.
I don’t know about you, but I find this attitude unacceptable. Join in on the discussion today, either by phone or in the chat room. Or, if you’re listening to a podcast recording, chime in below.
Today we’ll also discuss the Common Core, a program that entails the Federal Government taking more control over the education of our children. And more. See Program Notes, below, for links to the stories we plan to discuss.
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Peikoff.com for podcast discussion on immigration, to be posted on Monday
Fox News Poll: Voters support delaying Obamacare, but oppose defunding it
Bosch Fawstin: Slave by Choice
Income Tax Centennial
Ayn Rand’s Philosophy: Who Needs It (Including the essay, “Don’t Let It Go”)
Obama Just Played His Big ‘Trump Card’ on the Debt Ceiling
NYT columnist: Obama Should Ignore the Debt Ceiling
Every Senate Democrat Voted In Favor of Exempting Themselves from Obamacare
Common Core FAQ
Christie Spars with GOP Again, This Time over Education Standards (Included just for Bosch :))
Common Core English Language Arts, Appendix A (pdf document)
What is Wrong with Common Core?
Daily Caller: Here’s What Kids Will Read Under the Common Core
William Ayers’ Staff At Achieve, Inc. Wrote Alaska’s Standards
Terrorist “Professor” Bill Ayers and Obama’s Federal School Curriculum
Cato: More States Backtracking on Common Core
Cato: Common Core: The Great Debate (HT Ed Mazlish)
Scott Walker to National Parks Service: Pound Sand