Thursday, December 23, 2010

The Seventeenth Summary 12-23-2010 PM

The Next Amendment
Huffington Post (satire)
The Tea Party wants to get rid of the 17th Amendment, requiring popular election of United States senators. And there's a growing list of supporters for an ...

North Dakota Supreme Court Denies Petition To Recall Senator Kent ...
By deangelo702965
Prior to the 17th amendment, Senators weren't popularly elected. That has changed, but I don't think the 17th amendment nor any other part of the national constitution prohibits states from recalling their Senators. ..

BBCW: Billy Long Panders to the Fair Tax Group: Long Isn't Willing ...
By Bungalow Bill
So if he is this quick on giving up the fight to repeal the 17th Amendment, why do you think Big Billy will fight the IRS and the Federal Reserve and work to repeal the 16th Amendment to put the fair tax in place. He is pandering to you ...

Repeal the 17th Amendment! | Old School Economics
Lecture by Thomas J. DiLorenzo presented at the Ludwig von Mises Institute's 2005 Austrian Scholars Conference, the.

Politics and Pucks: Barton/Beck: Screw the 17th Amendment
By Mike Brownstein
Secondly, I can't believe that Glenn Beck is completely upset with the 17th Amendment. All the tea baggers cite the 16th Amendment as unconstitutional because it says that the federal government can levy taxes. Of course the rationale ...

ADN: Alaska Supreme Court puts coal in Joe Miller's stocking
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Miller's campaign was plagued by controversy, from his call for repeal of the Constitution's 17th Amendment - which provides for direct election of US ...

In Late Flurry, Senator Gains Her Foothold
New York Times
Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand of New York, with staff members, was a leading proponent of the bill to benefit ground zero workers. ...

Adding to Senator Coburn's waste list
Concord Monitor
By Monitor staff Oklahoma Republican Tom Coburn is a US senator, but he's also a physician, so he has the science background to know that his annual ...

Senate to Probe Air Force Tanker Bidding, Again
Wall Street Journal (blog)
said this week the Senate Armed Services Committee would hold hearings next month to “review the propriety of the procurement process. ...

Senate Confirms DEA Administrator
Main Justice
The Senate on Wednesday night confirmed Michele Leonhart by unanimous consent to lead the Drug Enforcement ...

Murkowski goes rogue
Politico (blog)
Just weeks after her comeback, Murkowski has emerged as the Senate's new maverick.

Kerry kept focus sharp amid drama
Boston Globe
Of all the political difficulties that threatened to derail yesterday's Senate ratification of a...

Senate approves two DC judicial nominees
Washington Post
The Senate on Wednesday approved two of President Obama's four pending nominees to the bench of the US District Court for the District of ...

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