Posts by Lynda Waddington
Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week on a controversial California law that requires nonambulatory livestock at slaughterhouses to be immediately euthanized and removed from the food supply and, based on their questions, it appears the justices are leaning toward a ruling in favor of the meat industry and the Obama administration.
Michele Bachmann offered another of her “testimonies of faith” at an Iowa church Sunday, noting her desire to protect relations with Israel, the responsibilities parents have for educating their children and pledging to lead the nation in prayer if elected president during a follow-up question and answer period with Pastor Matt Floyd of Calvary Bible Church in Osceola.
Herman Cain made it very clear how he feels about Occupy Wall Street demonstrators and how they should be handled by the Obama administration and lawmakers. Obama should, according to Cain, “tell them to go home and get a job.”
As lawmakers in Washington look for answers to ongoing economic woes, U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin said he and his colleagues would be “foolish to ignore the voices” of people throughout the nation who have begun to protest and demonstrate against the current inequitable system that is “rigged against their interests.”
A national group that advocates for the separation of church and state is urging members of the evangelical clergy to reject the Alliance Defense Fund’s “Pulpit Freedom Sunday” on Oct. 2.
The latest web video offering from the 2012 campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney seeks not only to link Texas’ in-state tuition program for immigrations to Democrats, but to show that it was touted by Mexican officials.
Colorado’s GOP Central Committee gave final approval this weekend for its preliminary caucuses to be held on Feb. 7, 2012. Based on the current calendar approved by the national political parties, that would place the Colorado caucus one day following Iowa’s first-in-the-nation contest.
A progressive health care advocacy group has released a new ad that questions the reaction of tea party members at a Florida presidential debate and wonders if the 2012 candidates will take a stand against such extremes.