Category Archives: Politics

Austin County Election 2014 Ballots and Candidate Breakdown

Voting this year takes place on Tuesday November 4, 2014.  Austin County News Online has tried to make voting this year easier by doing all the searching on the web for you for candidates websites as well as other things.  Our voters guide below is full of links to your respective precincts ballot as well as explanations of each position, […]

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School Vouchers ~ School Choice or Government Control?

An investigative report conducted by Politico says that $1 Billion in tax payer funds will go to Christian schools in the form of vouchers.  School choice advocates will call this a victory.  The founders believed this practice to be destructive to both liberty and faith. The Politico article serves to illustrate that point. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Constitutional Confrontation: Spying, Lying and Torture

In some respects, the recent admission by CIA Director John Brennan that his agents and his lawyers have been spying on the senators whose job it is to monitor the agency should come as no surprise. The agency’s job is to steal and keep secrets, and implicit in those tasks, Brennan would no doubt argue, is lying. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Credit Cards Have Expiration Dates, Laws Should Too

Boston Globe – THE GREAT state of Minnesota, you’ll be glad to learn, is no longer interested in the size and color of your bug deflector. The legislature in St. Paul recently scrapped the 1953 law regulating that automotive accessory, one of almost 1,200 antiquated or bizarre laws that Governor Mark Dayton recommended repealing as part of a major legislative “unsession.” Among other changes: Minnesotans […]

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