The bid of Australian government to grant the national anti-doping authority star chamber powers – similar to those enjoyed by state corruption watchdogs – appears doomed as the Greens joining the coalition in refusing to support the proposed law. If the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment Bill 2013 was passed by parliament, rapists and murderers would have greater legal rights than athletes, Greens Senator Richard Di Natale has claimed.
Gun Opponents Should Learn What The Founder’s Meant When They Wrote The Second Amendment Read more: http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/01/gun-opponents-should-learn-what-the-founders-meant-when-they-wrote-the-second-amendment/#ixzz2GltaMSyd
Two disturbing developments have occurred in the last couple of days that have gone relatively unnoticed compared to the recent IRS, AP, & Benghazi scandals. 1st, the senate is debating an expansion of the already broad powers of the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF) so the U.S. can essentially engage any area in the world in the war on terror, including America. Which brings us to the 2nd development: Pentagon has recently granted itself police powers on American soil. [...]…
Lucius Cornelius Sulla - an undefeated Roman General. Fought in the Jugurthine, First Mithridatic Wars and two Roman civil wars. Defeated an army of 120,000 with 40,000 men with only 10,000 enemy troops surviving the battle. Only general in history to have conquered both Athens and Rome (which he conquered twice).
The beleaguered power sector cannot improve under the current privatisation arrangement senators said yesterday. After painting a glooming picture of the sector during yesterdays session many senators concluded the only solution was to reverse the privatisation sale. They spoke during a debate on overbilling of electricity consumers by Distribution Companies (DISCOs). Senator Dino Melaye who sponsored the motion called for the overhauling of the sector. Chairman Committee on…
According to tradition the Roman Republic was established around 509 BC, when the last of the seven kings of Rome, Tarquin the Proud, was deposed by Lucius Junius Brutus. In place of a king, the Romans elected two consuls with equal power. The consuls served for only one year and could not be reelected and held veto power over one another. The Senate advised the consuls. The consuls and senators came from the patrician “order" – wealthy landowning families.
Federalism in Action...6 ways the EPA disrupts the balance of power between states and the federal government - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created in 1970 with the purpose of consolidating nationwide knowledge and concerns regarding environmental degradation. Before the formation of this federal agency, environmental health was solely the concern of the states.