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Mark Meckler
Mark Meckler is the president of Citizens for Self Governance, which created the Convention of States Project.
by | Dec 4, 2014

While you were thinking about cooking turkey and how to survive your weird uncle, the White House was sliding information out into the public without you noticing. They seem to have made it a tradition of dropping regulatory agendas into…

by | Nov 25, 2014

Never take a liar at his (or her) word. It’s been five months since the IRS said they couldn’t recover Lois Lerner’s emails from her hard drive, and that other backup systems probably wouldn’t turn up anything either. Just weeks ago,…

by | Nov 12, 2014

In June, the IRS announced that a critical two-year segment of Lois Lerner’s emails were lost in a hard drive crash. Conveniently, these emails perfectly corresponded with the time when Tea Party groups were being targeted for extra scrutiny and…

by | Nov 6, 2014

After the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012, comedian Chris Rock made headlines. Emotions were running high, and he spoke in favor of President Obama’s call for more gun control: I am just here to support the President of the United…

by | Oct 29, 2014

Imagine opening up your door one morning to two agents of the IRS. They tell you that they have seized your checking account and the $33,000 in it, just because you made a “suspicious” cash deposit under $10,000. Not a…

by | Oct 22, 2014

Americans aren’t too impressed with the performance of their government. A fresh poll by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal reveals how voters grade elected officials: a C-minus, or a 2.1 GPA. Individual politicians and parties scored even lower….

by | Oct 21, 2014

Nobody likes a micro-manager. Especially when that micro-manager is the government. Here in the United States, we have this great thing called “the freedom of the press,” protected by our Constitution. But the White House doesn’t always seem to value…

by | Oct 16, 2014

It’s rare to receive a 911 call from the Secret Service, but that’s exactly what happened in January 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee, according to a new letter to the House Oversight Committee. The Secret Service agents had gone to a Nashville resident’s…

by | Oct 10, 2014

Are you fed up with your tax money being misspent while the government that collects them tramples on citizens’ rights? When the IRS scandal broke, one man decided enough was enough — and he hasn’t paid taxes since. Daily Caller…

by | Sep 30, 2014

Welcome to today’s edition of “Where are my tax dollars going?” The government’s latest creative use of tax revenue is a $300,000 study on how to ride a bike. Oh, you thought you already knew how to ride a bike?…

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