Republicans have long criticized President Obama for using executive action to enact rules and regulations for an agenda that Congress has not authorized. In effect he creates law where no authority exists for his actions, or he overreaches his authority. Now Governor Jindal is doing the same thing by issuing an executive order to implement the basic intent of HB 707 even though the House Civil Law Committee earlier in the day effectively killed the bill for this legislative session.
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
New poll – interesting results
The anxiously awaited Spring poll by Southern Media and Opinion Research (SMOR) of Baton Rouge is here, and it contains some interesting results.
Now, the debate begins.
The Iran nuclear deal framework is done. Below is the statement from President Barack Obama and underneath that are social media discussions.
After five terms in the United States Senate and two terms in the House of Representatives, staunchly partisan Democrat Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) will retire at the end of this term. While he still has 22 months left in office to aggravate Republicans, the announcement was still a big blow to the Democratic Party.
by Sarah Whalen
Does the world need another good reason to condemn ISIS, and wipe them out?
The first two months of the new Republican Congress has been extremely disappointing. The only significant accomplishment has been the passage of the Keystone Pipeline bill. Unfortunately, when the Republicans caved on the issue of executive amnesty, it sent a strong signal to conservatives across the country that the party will not stop the radical agenda of President Obama.
Yeah, we know. We have to narrow that down a bit.
We already know about his ethical and moral problems. But more specifically, he has a major constitutional problem.
The Obama administration today has provided details regarding his TechHire Initiative which is a multi-sector effort to help provide skills to fill the growing number of technology jobs. The effort also makes $100M available in grants. To date, 21 communities have responded to the President's Call to Action and numerous tech companies are involved.
In a recent interview, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said that to fight terrorism, “we need to go after the root causes that lead people to join these groups, whether it’s a lack of opportunity for jobs….”
The relative fitness of Pres. Barack Obama and Bobby Jindal have now become a national issue, as well as a statewide controversy. The question has been raised this week due to the Louisiana’s governor’s own self-promotional theatrics.