Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
Football, it is said, is a game of inches. And anyone who has played the game can tell you that a rush up the middle for three yards is usually more valuable than a 60-yard bomb that is almost caught for a touchdown.
In the case of the recently passed (and much maligned) Feinstein-Lee Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), spokesmen for Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) see the measure they co-sponsored as a successful movement of the ball a little farther down the field toward the goal of restoring due process to all persons.
The Republican House Steering Committee headed by Speaker of the House John Boehner kicked two of the most conservative representatives off the House Budget Committee.
Soon, thousands of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) unmanned aerial vehicle license holders will launch their drones into the skies over the United States.
Despite the delay of lawmakers to establish constitutionally sound guidelines for the use of these eyes in the sky, a handful of congressmen are pushing to move forward the date of deployment.
On Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly voted to increase the Palestinian Authority's status to that of "nonmember observer state."
On November 29, the Senate passed the Feinstein-Lee Amendment to the 2013 NDAA, purporting to protect the right to trial of those detained as suspects.
A “little piece of paper” is all that prevents the printing of firearms at home using 3D printers.
That was the comment made by Cody Wilson, cofounder of a Texas-based company that will soon offer customers plans for printing the plastic guns in the privacy of their own homes.
In a statement released Monday, Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) offered a solution to the violence in Gaza and Israel.
At a meeting last week in Cambodia chaired by President Obama, leaders from all the countries participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) approved a motion to set the end of 2013 as an informal deadline for the completion of the TPP in preparation for the creation of the Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTAAP).
On November 7, 2012, the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly voted unanimously to approve a final round of talks on the arms trade treaty, and an arms-ban treaty moved forward despite supposed reservations by Hillary Clinton.
President Barack Obama prepared for a potential Election Night defeat by working on a death-by-drone rulebook, reports the New York Times.
According to the article, the book would provide guidelines for the targeting of “terrorists” by the White House aimed at justifying the summary execution of those identified as threats to national security.
“There was concern that the levers might no longer be in our hands,” said one official, speaking on condition of anonymity and quoted in the New York Times story.