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HR5 (David Cicilline, D- RI), known also as the Equality Act, seeks to
“prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation and for other purposes.” Simply stated, HR5 would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act by adding sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes throughout the federal code. This change would place “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” in the same protected classes as “race, color, religion, sex and national origin.” ...
In June 2018, the US Supreme Court ruled that public sector unions may not force state government workers to pay dues, or “fair share” fees, to be used to support collective bargaining and other union activities. However, thousands of teachers and public workers are unaware of this ruling. PA State Representative Kate Klunk has sponsored HB 785 which simply guarantees that public sector employees are made aware that they have a choice as to their participation ...
Self-described socialist Bernie Sanders has become a favorite of young voters by posing as an apostle of daring new ideas. Socialism, however, is anything but new. It’s hard to think of another idea that has been tried and failed as many times in as many ways or at a steeper price in human suffering.
The term “socialism” was coined by followers of Robert Owen (1771-1858), whom Karl Marx would label a “utopian socialist.” In 1825 Owen founded New Harmony, an Indiana commune, to demonstrate the superiority of what was first called the “social system.” The same year, Owen explained his experiment to a joint session of Congress attended by Supreme Court justices, President James Monroe and President-elect John Quincy Adams. Although Owen poured his fortune into it, New Harmony collapsed in disarray and recrimination within two years.
Owen’s son Robert Dale Owen salvaged the community by implementing what he called “a policy the very reverse” of socialism: “giving each respectable citizen every facility and encouragement to become (what every adult ought to be) a landed proprietor.”
Undeterred, others founded some 40 to 50 similar communes during the 19th century, and all collapsed quickly. New Harmony’s two years proved to be …
QVGOP Think Tank
We know our country is changing
We know our form of government is in question
We know we have detached from the US Constitution
We know reform is needed
Once we are able to talk with each other again
We must discuss how we, as Americans, define the role of government
Begin to consider issues with that question in mind.
So begin here…..What do you think of...