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23 States and Counting: Illinois Right to Try Act Signed as Law, Takes on Some FDA Restrictions

23 States and Counting: Illinois Right to Try Act Signed as Law, Takes on Some FDA Restrictions

SPRINGFIELD, Il. (Aug. 11, 2015) Last week, Gov. Rauner signed a bill into law to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing experimental treatments. Introduced by Rep. Greg Harris (R-13) and 21 bipartisan co-sponsors, House Bill 1335 (HB1335) gives terminally ill patients access to medicines that…

2013 ObamaCare in MI and More!

2013 ObamaCare in MI and More!

A new year, new legislative session, new legislators, and new Committee Chairs and assignments! So we are going to focus on those issues that are on the fast tract,items named by Gov Snyder in his 2013 State of the State address. (pg-33-40)   Because we recognize that most people’s time is limited and that contacting …

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So We Had A Resolution, Huh? Hmm. How IS That State Sovereignty Thing Workin’ Out For Us?

So We Had A Resolution, Huh? Hmm. How IS That State Sovereignty Thing Workin’ Out For Us?

Nebraska was one of only fourteen states to see the successful passage of a State Sovereignty Resolution in the two year period 2009 – 2010, while well over thirty states had resolutions. In other words, the passage of the Nebraska resolution on April 13, 20101 , was no small thing. It took an organized effort… more

Is President Obama Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?

Is President Obama Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?

I’ve received some feedback on the most recent article published here “TransCanada Trojan Horse: Keystone XL Pipeline Will Increase Gas Prices“. That feedback confirms my earlier concerns about the use of environmentalist rhetoric in the pipeline project debate. That feedback also confirms that anyone else interested in running for Miss Popularity in the state need… more

TransCanada Trojan Horse: Keystone XL Pipeline Will Increase Gas Prices

As we’ve noted here, more than once, our primary interest in the Keystone XL pipeline project was the conduct of Nebraska’s elected officials at both the state and federal levels, and serious concerns about property rights. We did not have an overall position on the project and we did not recommend any particular action. Our… more

Social Networking at Midwest Liberty Fest

Social Networking at Midwest Liberty Fest

As I am preparing for the event, I thought that I’d give everyone a little sneak preview of our Social Networking Workshop at the Midwest Liberty Fest this weekend. It will be in Du Quoin Illinois October 9-11 and it should be full of fun and strategic information for the liberty movement too. The complete schedule and speakers and lots of other information is on the #MWLF web site. There will be debates and bands and truly something for everyone – so be there if you can for all or part of it