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Congressman Raúl Labrador and more than 60 cosponsors (61 Republicans, 2 Democrats) have just introduced the Marriage and Religious Freedom Act in the House.  One thing we can all agree on, perhaps, is that the federal government shouldn’t discriminate against individuals or groups on the basis of their beliefs.

Read about it on the congressman’s Web site: “Labrador Leads Bipartisan Coalition in Introducing Marriage and Religious Freedom Act”

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Your Tax Dollars at Work

September 13, 2012

Reflecting on the Democratic convention last week, National Review editor Rich Lowry remarked,

When Democrats say “We’re all in it together,” what they mean is that the Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations in the Department of Health and Human Services needs twice as much funding.

I assumed his example was a joke, but no:  Our vast, sprawling government does indeed include an “Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations”.  Its parent organization, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, is supposed to be “for all Americans”, but people of some races are apparently more equal than others.

But then, I guess that’s not news.