Thom Tillis’ response to Julie Ann Lidberg, member of the GGRWC regarding the sham infrastructure spending bill. Continue reading
NATION-WIDE: LEFTIST NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION SEEKS FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE TO STOP PARENTS AND OTHERS FROM OPPOSING MASK MANDATES AND THE TEACHING OF CRITICAL RACE THEORY TO STUDENTS
In a September 29, 2001 letter to President Biden, the president and interim chief executive officer, National School Board Association, located in Alexandria, VA, asked for Federal assistance against parents and others opposing mask mandates and the teaching of critical race theory. Continue reading
LOCAL: There May Already Be a “Winner” for the Redistricting Map Configuration for the City of Greensboro, NC!
According to John Hammer, Rhino Times, 9/30/2021, “it didn’t take the Greensboro Redistricting Committee long to decide which City Council redistricting map it planned to recommend to the City Council.” Continue reading
There are no clear lines between what Republicans and Democrats want when it comes to requiring women between the ages of 18 and 26 to register for the Selective Service. Republicans voted 135 and Democrats voted 181 in favor of Section 513 of the 2022 Department of Defense Authorization Act. This section makes registration a requirement with penalties associated for an intentional failure to register. Continue reading
Senate bill 2747 is purportedly a “lite” version of House and Senate bills #1, For the People Act. It allows States to require voter ID within certain limits and also requires the use of paper ballots in addition to any other voting counting device, with the paper ballots to be used in any audit. On the other hand, it requires voting by mail in addition to voting in person, prevents a State from requiring a notarization or witness signature or other formal authentication (other than voter attestation) as a condition of obtaining or casting an absentee ballot, prevents a State from imposing a signature verification requirement as a condition of accepting and counting a mail-in ballot or absentee ballot, sets forth redistricting requirements, permits defects in registration to be cured, and authorizes same day voting after registration. Continue reading
FEDERAL: HOW WOULD YOU LIKE IT IF YOUR BANK REPORTS ALL OF YOUR BANKING TRANSACTIONS OVER A $600 THRESHOLD?
Summary: A small gem was inserted into the $3.5 trillion reconciliation budget that will affect every financial account held by an individual, a business, and a corporation! This gem is located within the May 2021 Department of Treasury’s General Explanations of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2022 Revenue Proposals, Section headed, Improve Tax Administration, subsection headed “Introduce Comprehensive Financial Account Reporting to Improve Tax Compliance, starting at page 88. The proposal is for banks, financial institutions, and similarly situated entities to report to the IRS each and every transaction you make that exceeds a $600 threshold. The current threshold is $10,000. Continue reading
Do you know what the “ideal” electoral district is within the City of Greensboro, NC? Continue reading
John Hammer, Rhino Times, reported on September 2, 2021 that the Greensboro City Council plans to appoint a new “at-large” Council member to replace Michelle Kennedy at its September 14, 2021 meeting. However, no meeting is scheduled for that date. Continue reading
FEDERAL: H. R. 5113 - “Realizing Efforts for Military Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Act” or the “REMEDI Act”
On August 27, 2021, Representative Crow (D-CO) introduced House of Representative (HR) bill 5113 to promote, among other things, “cohesion.”. Continue reading
The First Amendment guarantees freedoms concerning religion, expression, assembly, and the right to petition. It forbids Congress from both promoting one religion over others and also restricting an individual’s religious practices. It guarantees freedom of expression by prohibiting Congress from restricting the press or the rights of individuals to speak freely. It also guarantees the right of citizens to assemble peaceably and to petition their government. Continue reading