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Chilling: Reid would back Constitutional amendment limiting free speech

Posted by: ST on May 15, 2014 at 11:53 am » 6 Comments

He’s not just losing it. He has LOST it. Via BuzzFeed: WASHINGTON — Frustrated by the “sewer” of modern American political campaigns, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Wednesday said that he would bring a constitutional amendment to the floor granting Congress the ability to set strict new limits on campaign contributions, warning he will force […]

 

Is Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency blocking inspector general probes?

Posted by: ST on May 7, 2014 at 11:41 am » 1 Comment

Disturbing report from Fox News: The EPA was accused Wednesday of tolerating waste, fraud and “criminal conduct” in its own ranks, as a House committee hearing aired allegations of employee misconduct that have cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars. The inspector general’s office — the official watchdog tasked with overseeing the agency — also […]

 

Obama’s economic recovery: the chart tells the story

Posted by: Phineas on May 4, 2014 at 3:59 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Power Line presents three charts that show what a failure Obama’s statist economic policies have been. Here’s the one that really struck me: (Click here for the full-sized version.) This chart from the US Senate Budget Committee compares the trend in the labor force participation rate, roughly the percentage of the working age […]

 

Glorious #Obamacare success story! Alabama widows kicked off their insurance plans!

Posted by: Phineas on April 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The law of unintended consequences (1) strikes again. First widows; are orphans next? (Transcript via The Weekly Standard) “More than two dozen widows who were married to retired Madison county employees, lost their health insurance coverage earlier this year. And now one commissioner says it’s time to give it back to them. […]

 

Disturbing: NY Health Dept. doesn’t inspect its 25 abortion clinics very often

Posted by: ST on April 7, 2014 at 7:14 pm » 4 Comments

I wish I could say I was shocked by this news but, sadly, I’m not (bolded emphasis added by me): The state Health Department is failing to inspect many of New York’s abortion clinics — with some facilities escaping scrutiny for more than a decade, bombshell documents obtained by The Post reveal. Health inspectors regulate […]

 

Aborted babies incinerated to heat British hospitals

Posted by: Phineas on March 24, 2014 at 2:09 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Just horrifying: The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate power for heat. […]

 

Almost 40% of private biz will lay off employees if min. wage increases

Posted by: ST on March 19, 2014 at 8:45 pm » 2 Comments

Via Fox News: WASHINGTON –  Thirty-eight percent of America’s private employers say they will lay off workers if Congress agrees to raise the minimum wage to $10.10, according to a new survey by the nation’s largest privately held staffing firm. Fifty-four percent of employers who are paying their workers the current minimum wage of $7.25 […]

 

Got cancer? Got #Obamacare? Good luck…

Posted by: Phineas on March 19, 2014 at 3:43 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Among the many “benefits” brought to us by the Affordable Care Act has been the narrowing of provider networks. To deal with increased costs brought on by Obamacare’s increased coverage mandates, insurance companies are offering fewer doctors and hospitals on their approved lists. For many people, this has meant losing access to […]

 

Did Obama threaten state governors?

Posted by: Phineas on March 10, 2014 at 3:58 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Via Moe Lane, that’s sure what it sounds like in the video below. Rick Perry of Texas was speaking as part of a panel at the Republican Governors Association late last February; the group had had a meeting (1) with President Obama, and what he told them left Governor Perry disturbed. Here’s […]

 

Startling: In image from space, North Korea seemingly disappears

Posted by: ST on February 25, 2014 at 7:09 pm » 5 Comments

This depresses me beyond words: North Korea appears to be missing in an image taken from space http://t.co/puHSCFJRvY pic.twitter.com/TDVt657Lzr — Los Angeles Times (@latimes) February 25, 2014 Of the photo, the LA Times reports: North Korea appears to be missing in an image taken from space. NASA says of the nighttime image, taken from the International […]