Daily Archives: May 17th, 2011 «

 

Waiverpalooza rolls on: State of Nevada granted partial #HCR waiver

Posted by: ST on May 17, 2011 at 5:37 pm » 10 Comments

The Las Vegas Sun reports: Nevada got a partial waiver from the health care law — a significant development that Democrats are dismissing as par for the course and Republicans are claiming as a political victory. The Health and Human Services Department announced late Friday that Nevada had secured a statewide waiver from certain implementation […]

 

John Huntsman: scratch one candidate

Posted by: Phineas on May 17, 2011 at 3:01 pm » 11 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Not that I was likely to vote for him anyway, but this made it a certainty: You also believe in climate change, right? This is an issue that ought to be answered by the scientific community; I’m not a meteorologist. All I know is 90 percent of the scientists say climate change […]

 

California: Democrats shaft farm-workers’ rights

Posted by: Phineas on May 17, 2011 at 2:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas If you want any more proof that the Democratic Party-Big Labor oligarchy that dominates California doesn’t give a tinker’s cuss about worker’s rights, let me present in evidence SB104, by which the state legislature gutted the right to a secret ballot in union elections: The state Legislature has passed a bill that […]

 

The Lede

Posted by: ST on May 17, 2011 at 11:53 am » Comments Off

French Shocked by I.M.F. Chief’s ‘Perp Walk’

 

Politico

Posted by: ST on May 17, 2011 at 11:53 am » Comments Off

Mitt Romney’s money machine cranks up

 

CNN

Posted by: ST on May 17, 2011 at 11:52 am » Comments Off

Gov. Nikki Haley hammers Gingrich over Medicare remarks

 

Reuters

Posted by: ST on May 17, 2011 at 11:51 am » Comments Off

Environmental groups question Obama’s forest plan

 

Nat’l Journal

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Rep. Paul Ryan Staying in House, Won’t Run for US Senate

 

Pelosi’s San Francisco Treat: HCR waivers for her district

Posted by: ST on May 17, 2011 at 11:50 am » 4 Comments

Well now isn’t this a shocker (not) ? Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco district was the hands-down winner in the latest set of health care law waivers announced by the Obama administration.  More than three-dozen businesses with locations in Pelosi’s district were granted temporary exemptions from the law in April, according to information released by the […]