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I’m old enough to remember when the Republican Party stood up for limited government and Ronald Reagan thundered “Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem.” Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to defend limited government, is practicing exactly the opposite: government intrusion everywhere. Republican lawmakers are banning masks in schools. …

The late Richard “Dick” Rowland, founder of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, famously remarked: “The bigger the government, the smaller you get. “ “Big government”, of course, is a euphemism for large-scale economic interventionism and authoritarianism, but also, and not coincidentally, a reference to the literal size of the government bureaucracy. Have you recently flipped …

As a sign of a change in immigration policies under President Joe Biden, the government dropped a deportation case against prominent activist Maru Mora Villalpando and granted her legal permanent residence. Mora Villalpando and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) signed a joint petition making the request, according to his attorney Devin Theriot-Orr. An immigration judge …

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – The King of the Netherlands on Tuesday presented a reduced government plan for the coming year in his traditional speech to open the new legislature which took place amid protracted negotiations for form a new ruling coalition. With Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s government in interim mode since the general election …

Agencies will soon have another flexibility in their hiring toolkit, this time to help recruit military spouses. A new final rule from the Bureau of Personnel Management, due for release on Tuesday, will allow agencies to forgo traditional government hiring procedures and appoint certain military spouses to certain positions without competition. Hiring flexibilities apply to …

September 20, 2021 | Austin, Texas | Press release Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting a declaration of emergency for the state of Texas in the wake of the escalating crisis on the Texas-Mexico border, in particular due to the dire situation in the county of Val Verde. The …

“The Crown” took home the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday with seven wins, including Outstanding Drama and all four acting categories, while “Ted Lasso” finished second with four Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Comedy. Following: See all the action from the 2021 Emmy Awards “Thank you, Television Academy; thanks, Netflix; thank you, Sony, ”said creator …

For the publisher: Although I know this is an unpopular position in the current political climate, I am against the ban on teacher-student relations, unless the student is actually in the teacher’s class at the time of the case, in which case there is an obvious conflict of interest, since the professor is marking the …

Cheryl Condos doesn’t hesitate to live alone. She has been doing this for almost 30 years. Before moving to Saratoga Springs over ten years ago, she was on a month-long trip to England when the British government misplaced her papers; she ended up staying for four years. She lived near the famous White Cliffs of …

UK Energy Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the UK’s premier energy saver. UK Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng is making emergency appeals to some of Britain’s biggest energy groups to avert a crisis in the sector, as fears grow that record prices for gas and gas electricity could send a …