Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Billy Graham National Holiday Petition Sweeps America

So far, 118,000 Americans have signed the petition to make 'Billy Graham Day' a U.S. national holiday honoring the late Rev. Billy Graham, the Christian evangelist who inspired more live audiences than any human in world history.

The 'Billy Graham Day' petition, started by Kyle Siler, 41, of North Carolina, will be presented to President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress to begin the process of creating the new national holiday across the USA.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

New Washington State Net Neutrality Law

Governor Jay Inslee of the State of Washington has signed into law a bipartisan first-in-America legislative bill to protect net neutrality and reinstate the 2015 FCC rules protecting net neutrality, which the FCC itself repealed last year.

The new law states that by June 6, 2018 Internet service providers cannot manipulate customer Internet speeds and content access, and also that broadband providers must transparently disclose more information to their subscribers.

Lawmakers Living in U.S. Capitol Offices as Squatters

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are demanding an ethics investigation into the widespread practice of U.S. lawmakers sleeping in the offices of the U.S Capitol building and effectively gaming the system for free rent at taxpayer expense.

Outraged congressmembers signed a letter to Ethics Committee Chairwoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) and ranking member Ted Deutch (D-FL) asking for a probe into the "legality and propriety" of unethical and unsanitary conduct that may violate House rules and federal law.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Sensation in America

The U.S. Declaration of Independence states that "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness" are inalienable rights given to all human beings by their Creator, but what exactly does "the pursuit of Happiness" mean in the 21st century?

The Declaration of Independence characterizes the pursuit of happiness as autarchy, or self-rule, which includes prosperity, wellness, meeting needs and feeling good, but does the Declaration's right to pursue happiness guarantee booze, booty and bling for all?