Once again we creating a privileged class whose “rights” trump the rights of others. The Arizona legislature has proposed a law that would exempt businesses from selling goods or services based on religious reasons. This started because some small business owners were forced to provide goods and services for gay/lesbian weddings and partnership commitment ceremonies because […]
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Creating Another Privileged Minority Group
To testify, that is. Lois Lerner has been told to come back to the Hill. The House Oversight Committee has said “no go” to her Fifth Amendment privilege, ruling that when she opened her big yap to make a comment about the controversy, she waived the privilege: House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is hauling Lois Lerner back to Congress. Issa told Lerner’s attorney in a Tuesday letter that he expected the retired IRS official to appear before his committee on March 5. Lerner, the official at the center of the IRS targeting controversy, invoked her Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination at a May 2013 hearing, just days after she apologized for the agency’s treatment of Tea Party groups. But the Oversight Committee later ruled that Lerner waived her rights by making an opening statement, setting the stage for her recall next week. In his letter to William Taylor, Lerner’s attorney, Issa said that her testimony “remains critical to this committee’s investigation.” “Because the committee explicitly rejected her Fifth Amendment privilege claim, I expect her to provide answers when the hearing reconvenes on March 5,” Issa wrote. Unconfirmed rumors from an anonymous source sitting in this room say that she plans to waive her privilege long enough to say: “WHAT DIFFERENCE, AT THIS POINT, DOES IT MAKE?!?!?!?!” You tell ‘em, Lo! P.S. Got anything you want me to affirm on my tax statement, Lo?
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Lois Lerner to Return?
Because Christians don’t deserve to have their rights protected. PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Legislature gave final approval to legislation that allows business owners asserting their religious beliefs to refuse service to gays, drawing backlash from Democrats who called the proposal “state-sanctioned discrimination” and an embarrassment.The 33-27 vote by the House Thursday evening sends the […]
Shameless. WASHINGTON — Another radio advertisement will air advocating for a change to the Redskins’ team name and mascot. The ad, called “Civil Rights,” will air on Martin Luther King Day in D.C., Denver and Seattle. In it, Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C.’s delegate to Congress, says if King were alive today, he would support the […]