public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jasontromm with tags politics & government

2006

Pagan Christmas ritual pressed on young kids

A public-school handout urging young children in Virginia to attend a "Pagan ritual" tomorrow to "celebrate Yule" is sparking objections from concerned parents. "Amazing -- government schools ban orthodox Christianity, but allow an openly pagan organization to proselytize six-year-olds!" one observer who asked for anonymity told WND.

For the Common Good - Making the Future SAFE for Posterity

Recently, the White House announced that this year’s federal budget deficit would be $296 billion. Believe it or not, that was taken as good news: Earlier projections had pegged the deficit as high as $425 billion. Next year, the deficit is predicted to rise to $339 billion. If we continue this way, we will be guilty of, in George Washington’s words, “ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burden of which we ourselves ought to bear.”

2005

Let's have some new thinking on fighting poverty

Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

2004

Pregnancy and Trauma Care Access Protection Act

Bill to overhaul the medical liability system for emergency and trauma care.

The Robust State of Conservatism 2004

"Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want bread."

The Private Passion

John Adams worried about the corrupting influence government might have on religious practice.

Providing Social Security Benefits in the Future

A Review of the Social Security System and Plans to Reform It