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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 […]

 

Asking for trouble: the Obama-Hagel defense budget

Posted by: Phineas on February 25, 2014 at 3:01 pm » 10 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Long ago, the Roman writer Vegetius wrote perhaps the wisest thing anyone has ever written regarding war and peace: “If you want peace, prepare for war.” In other words, if your potential foes know you are strong, that you are willing to use force to defend your interests, and that they are […]

 

What would you think if #Obamacare were killing your mother?

Posted by: Phineas on February 24, 2014 at 3:33 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas For Stephen Blackwood, that horrifying possibility is not hypothetical. Mr. Blackwood’s mother was diagnosed with cancer at age 49 in 2005. She needs the drug Sandostatin to have a fighting chance at survival. Though her policy with BlueCross/Blue Shield was expensive, it met her needs for a very expensive treatment, paid for […]

 

Democrat #MIsen candidate attacks cancer victim, TV stations, over #Obamacare ad

Posted by: ST on February 23, 2014 at 10:42 am » 1 Comment

So Obamacare and the lies its proponents have repeatedly told about it has become so toxic for Democrats in an election year that a Michigan US Senate candidate – who is currently a representative in the US House – is not only trying to silence a cancer victim, but also is threatening a TV station’s licenses for […]

 

WH: Min. wage hike wouldn’t lead to up to 1 mil job losses like CBO predicts

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm » 8 Comments

Via the Washington Free Beacon: A top White House economist says that President Obama’s minimum wage increase will have “zero effect” on employment, despite a CBO report that the proposed hike would likely eliminate 500,000 jobs. “Our view is that zero is a perfectly reasonable estimate of the impact of raising the minimum wage on […]

 

Sobering: UN report finds “‘abundant evidence” of mass torture in North Korea

Posted by: ST on February 17, 2014 at 7:30 pm » 5 Comments

Via CNN: A stunning catalog of torture and the widespread abuse of even the weakest of North Koreans reveal a portrait of a brutal state “that does not have any parallel in the contemporary world,” a United Nations panel reported Monday. North Korean leaders employ murder, torture, slavery, sexual violence, mass starvation and other abuses […]

 

#NCPOL: NCDP Chair to nominate anti-Semite w/ sexual harassment issues as exec. director (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on February 11, 2014 at 2:49 pm » 5 Comments

Hey, don’t take my word for it. Via the Raleigh News and Observer (bolded emphasis added by me): A day after ousting the executive director, the chairman of the N.C. Democratic Party appears poised to nominate former civil rights and Nation of Islam leader Benjamin Chavis to the post, a contentious pick that may not […]