05.21.2015 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 25

Letters of marque and reprisal granted by IRS

By Nathan Mehrens In the wake of the IRS scandals involving the targeting of Tea Party and other conservative organizations and leaks of their legally-protected information, one would have thought that the agency would become a little more careful in how it handles its review and enforcement activities. That didn’t happen. Last year, the IRS quietly promulgated a new, temporary […]

Cartoon: Looney Tune Strategy

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05.20.2015 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 8

Iowa and New Hampshire do the dirty work in picking presidents

By Rick Manning The political party selection process gets a lot of criticism because of the disproportionate impact of the states of New Hampshire and Iowa on both the Republican and Democrat side. After spending a Saturday in Iowa experiencing five different Republican presidential candidates over the course of six hours, I have to vehemently disagree. Unlike the general election, […]

Cartoon: Cut and run

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05.18.2015 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 74

Time to get Old Hickory off the $20 bill

By Robert Romano Andrew Jackson would be the first to say to take him off the $20 bill. Right on it, the bill says, “Federal Reserve Note,” an institution he would have despised. As President, when the renewal of the Second Bank of the United States’ charter passed Congress, Jackson vetoed it. Jackson spent his political career making certain there […]

05.15.2015 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 1

Fadi Chehade is not the king of the Internet

Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement responding to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) CEO Fadi Chehade’s proclamation that the transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will be complete by the end of 2015: “The arrogance of Fadi Chehade is […]

05.14.2015 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 14

House authorizes NSA mass surveillance program

By Robert Romano On May 13, the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly, 338 to 88, to adopt H.R. 2048, the so-called “USA Freedom Act,” that promises, in section 501, to include a “Prohibition on bulk collection” by the National Security Agency (NSA). Ahead of the vote, the White House — a strong supporter of the agency’s mass surveillance program […]

Cartoon: No fast track hack

An open letter to Dr. Ben Carson—and all presidential candidates—on energy policies

By Marita Noon Dear Dr. Carson, Congratulations on your decision to run for President of the United States. I was at home writing at the time of your announcement. As a professional speaker and someone who has spent more than thirty years training speakers, I felt your presentation was stellar — especially considering that you delivered it without a note. […]

05.13.2015 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 8

Not so fast track?

By Robert Romano Senate Democrats blocked legislation on May 12 that would grant trade promotion authority to President Barack Obama to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a commercial treaty between the U.S. and Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. The vote failed to clear the 60-vote threshold, 52-45. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member […]

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