The scandal surrounding the Internal Revenue Service’s unwarranted scrutiny toward conservative political groups continues to backfire on the government agency with the discovery that numerous Tea Party groups had to wait more than a year before receiving tax-exempt status.
Chief Executive magazine released its annual survey of CEO opinions about the best states in America to do business — and the red states are on top.
If gunfire wasn’t enough of a buzzkill following the enormous 4/20 Pot Rally in Denver, Colorado last week, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that employers may fire marijuana users even though the drug is now legal under state law.
D.C. residents are about to get their first hit of legal marijuana … sort of. But the medical marijuana dispensary in the nation’s capital points to a larger problem about a lack of federal government complacency in enforcing laws.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court agreed to intervene in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action at the request of the State of Michigan. The case concerns Section 26 of the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative, a successful 2006 referendum (which was adopted by a 16-point margin) that amended the state’s constitution to prohibit discrimination or the use of preferential treatment in college admissions and public hiring.
Walker at CPAC: Conservatives need to be “optimistic, relevant, and courageous” if they are going to make a difference
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker rallied conservatives at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference Saturday morning, telling attendees to lead the nation by being “optimistic, relevant, and courageous” in enacting pro-growth reforms in the United States.
In his first public speech since the Presidential election, Republican nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney sought to console and inspire CPAC attendees after his bitter 2012 loss. “Setbacks (in 2012) prepared us for larger victories . . . I utterly reject pessimism,” responded Romney to conservatives understandably feeling uncertain about the GOP’s future electoral prospects.
How did President Obama manage to defeat the GOP in 2012 despite being the first incumbent President in history to win less votes in his reelection campaign than in his first? Superior campaign tactics and help from a sympathetic media were the primary culprits according to a CPAC panel Friday morning titled “CSI Washington, D.C.: November 2012 Autopsy.”