During the past three decades, the American people have been kept in the dark about the true status of the Social Security program.
Today we commemorate International Human Rights Day. It’s an occasion to be thankful for our God-given rights but also to remember that there are millions of people around the world who are denied their most basic human rights every day.
One hundred and fifty years ago, in the midst of a bloody Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln led a courageous Congress to ratify the 13th Amendment and abolish slavery in America. Today, Congress commemorated this significant moment in our nation’s history with a moving ceremony in Emancipation Hall.
What does alimony have to do with “The Baby Mama Syndrome”? Next to nothing.
As a concerned citizen and North Florida voter, I attended the Capital City Republican Club Dec. 2 to hear Dr. Neal Dunn make his case for why Republicans ought to support him over his primary opponent, Tallahassee attorney Mary Thomas.
Both are running to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham. Thomas has repeatedly claimed to be “the only candidate in this race who wants to fully repeal Obamacare.”
Criminal justice issues have dominated our headlines for many months. Not just about terrorism, but also about suspects who have mental health issues.
While virtually every Floridian has some interaction with state government, it is easy for the average citizen to feel distanced from the political process of Tallahassee. And it can be easy for our elected leaders to feel distanced from their constituents if they do not regularly hear from the voters.
But every Floridian has a unique opportunity to share suggestions on how to make their state government more efficient and effective.
On Monday, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., took to the Senate floor and spoke on Islamic State terrorism, including the recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino. His speech was as follows:
“ I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, protect, and defend the Constitution and Government of the United States and of the State of Florida…So help me God.” Article II Section 5 Constitution of the State of Florida.
On Thursday, new U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., spoke at the Library of Congress and offered his vision for America.