A developing story about the Boy Scouts potentially ending their ban on gay members and leaders may just be limited to its national organization.
A review of nine recent national polls shows that two gun control ideas have widespread support among Americans, and citizens have concerns about Second Amendment issues. Constitution Daily looked at polls and surveys taken this month from sources including Gallup, Pew Research, Public Religion Research Institute, CNN/Time, NBC/Wall Street Journal, Fox News, ABC/Washington Post, AP-GFK,… [Continue Reading]
It’s not too soon to start talking about the next presidential inauguration in 2017, and why the historical re-election trends favor the Republicans. Maybe Hillary Clinton, the current very-early front-runner for the Democratic nomination, can break the struggles that Democrats have had trying to win a presidential election after its candidate (or his legal successor)… [Continue Reading]
A reported Senate deal has placed the old-fashioned Jimmy Stewart filibuster back on a dusty shelf and left the much-criticized “silent filibuster” fairly intact. The Huffington Post obtained copies of two proposed Senate resolutions that represent a compromise deal between Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The deal is expected to be… [Continue Reading]
Here is the full text of President Obama’s second inaugural address, given on January 21, 2013, as prepared for delivery, as released by the White House. Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to… [Continue Reading]