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Americans Regret Not Voting For Romney « The Burning Truth

The courts may be ready to overturn mandatory union dues-paying | The Daily Caller

As a condition of their employment, California school teachers must pay a portion of their dues to support political activism that runs counter to their own personal convictions. That’s because the U.S. Supreme Court effectively carved out an exception to the First Amendment where labor law is concerned in a series of decisions that reach back to the mid-20th Century. That’s why classroom instructors like Harlan Elrich feel disadvantaged each Day. But this could all begin to change in just a few weeks if a pending legal complaint gains traction, as is widely expected.

In Canada, homemade lunches are illegal, punishable by fine | The Daily Caller

A Canadian mother who sent her two children to school with nutritious lunches of roast beef, potatoes, carrots and oranges was fined $10 for failing to include a grain under the government’s health standards.

Breaking: Harry Reid and Dems Pass Overturn 1806 Senate Rule & Pass ‘Nuclear Option’ | The Gateway Pundit

In 2005 Bush and Republicans wanted to use a simple 51 majority to avoid filibusters dubbed the “” by Democrats.

FLASHBACK: Obama Says ‘Nuclear Option Not What Founders Had In Mind, Will Poison Washington’ (Video) | The Gateway Pundit

Senator Obama told the chamber in 2005,
“The nuclear option was not what the Founders had in mind. It will poison Washington.”

Reid, Democrats trigger ‘nuclear’ option; eliminate most filibusters on nominees – The Washington Post

Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) accused Democrats of a power grab and suggested that they will regret their decision if Republicans regain control of the chamber.

Senate Democrats pushed through a controversial rules change known as the ‘nuclear option.’ | Journal and Courier |

Fifty-two Senate independents and Democrats – including Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly — voted to weaken the power of the . The change reduces the threshold from 60 votes to 51 votes for Senate approval of executive and judicial nominees against unanimous GOP opposition. Three Democrats — Sens. Mark Pryor of Arkansas, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Carl Levin of Michigan — opposed the change.

While Obama Remakes the Courts, Harry Reid Wants to Remake the Senate