Archives for February 27, 2015

Congress Is Poised to Introduce a Bill to Fast Track TPP so It’s Time to Act Now

The Trans-Pacif­ic Part­ner­ship (TPP) talks are stalling while the White House assures its trad­ing part­ners that this secret trade agree­ment won’t be amend­ed when it comes back to Con­gress for rat­i­fi­ca­tion after the Pres­i­dent signs the deal. That’s why the Exec­u­tive is scram­bling to get its allies in Con­gress to pass Fast Track. If they […]

The Elephant in the Room

No Way, ESEA! What the Con­ser­v­a­tives Won’t Tell You About the ESEAAND THEIR SNOW JOB ON AMERICANS! (As if we need more snow!)   The Reau­tho­riza­tion of the ESEA Neocon­ser­v­a­tive oppo­si­tion to Rep. John Kline’s H.R. 5 (Stu­dent Suc­cess Act) and Sen­a­tor Lamar Alexander’s com­pan­ion bill, is pop­ping up all over, inter­est­ing­ly enough the very […]

Public Law 105–85

FA Note:  Those try­ing to raise the alarm about P.L. 105–85 faced an uphill bat­tle. Fed­er­al law libraries did not have a copy of this bill, and those of us with copies were rebuffed by con­ser­v­a­tive talk radio hosts as quacks, assur­ing us Con­gress would nev­er approve such leg­is­la­tion.  Geo­engi­neer­ing is the most seri­ous and press­ing issue now […]

Agenda 21 Bill Rejected In Montana

An Agen­da 21 bill in Mon­tana was reject­ed by law­mak­ers ear­li­er this week. The bill was report­ed­ly designed to pro­tect prop­er­ty rights and states rights from the dic­tates and reg­u­la­tions in the non-bind­ing Unit­ed Nations plan. The Mon­tana Agen­da 21 bill was spon­sored by Sun Riv­er Repub­li­can Randy Pinoc­ci. House Bill 583 failed by just […]