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Pres. Obama applauds decision by CVS to stop selling tobacco products

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2014 at 6:23 pm » 6 Comments

The Associated Press – by way of ABC News – reports that CVS drugstores across the country will stop carrying tobacco products by October 1 because it wants to look like a more ‘health-friendly’ store (via): CVS, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products as it continues to shift […]

 

County government crushes little girl’s cupcake business

Posted by: Phineas on January 31, 2014 at 3:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And you thought the Nanny State’s “war on child entrepreneurs” was over, after the Great Lemonade Stand War of 2010-11. I’m sorry to say, my friends, that the enemy, enterprising children who want to earn a little money, has opened a new front, threatening us all with the horror of unregulated micro-businesses. […]

 

Big government vs private sector explained in two tweets

Posted by: ST on December 30, 2013 at 12:48 pm » 1 Comment

I think this about sums it up: @hale_razor Now you know the difference between private sector velocity and government velocity. — Liars Never Win (@liars_never_win) December 30, 2013 Why write a 20 paragraph rant on the subject when just a couple of tweets will do?

 

(Video) #Obamacare – “Victims of government” UPDATED: Gateway Pundit to lose his insurance

Posted by: Phineas on December 12, 2013 at 4:09 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas From Senator Ron Johnson* (R- WI), the story of Kathi Rose, a minister in Wisconsin who learned she was losing the health insurance she was satisfied with and that replacing it would cost her roughly $4,000 per year more. This is helping people? Making them “more secure?” As Johnson points out in […]

 

Naked socialism makes inroads in Seattle w/ election of #OWS Socialist

Posted by: ST on November 16, 2013 at 5:12 pm » 9 Comments

The Associated Press reports that an Occupy Wall Street protester who publicly identified herself as a Socialist while running to serve on the city council in Seattle has won the election (via Memeorandum): SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle voters have elected a socialist to city council for the first time in modern history. Kshama Sawant’s lead […]

 

#Obamacare: Smug liberal explains why those who lose their plans must sacrifice

Posted by: ST on November 11, 2013 at 6:44 pm » 1 Comment

I’ve seen a lot of “shut up and like it!” diatribes from liberals over this last few weeks, but this one takes the cake. Far leftist Paul Waldman at the reliably liberal American Prospect writes (bolded emphasis added by me): Apparently, there was a meeting of the editors at The New York Times op-ed page in which someone […]

 

Fascist NYT editorial board: #ObamaMisspoke on #Obamacare – but your old plan sucked anyway

Posted by: ST on November 3, 2013 at 11:06 am » 7 Comments

(Monday AM Update: The thread title has been changed to something even more fitting of what the NYT editorial board wrote.  –ST ) Unsurprisingly, the editorial page at the New York Times has lined up with other far left fascists when it comes to who makes decisions on the type of healthcare insurance plan you […]

 

Naked Fascism: The real story behind the liberal “defenses” of #Obamacare

Posted by: ST on November 1, 2013 at 3:32 pm » 5 Comments

Since I wrote my piece detailing how “progressive activist” and Obama tool Sally Kohn lectured millions of Americans who have lost their health insurance plans as a result of Obamacare that it was a “good thing” that was happening, I’ve noticed a similar theme/excuse-making from other liberals on the same issue.   As a refresher, […]

 

Obama tool @SallyKohn: Losing your current health insurance plan is a good thing, rube

Posted by: ST on October 30, 2013 at 11:41 am » 7 Comments

There are Useful Idiots, fools, and then there are absolute tools -and “progressive activist” Sally Kohn manages to roll all three into one with this apologetic, lecture-y piece on Obamacare: (CNN) – Conservatives are expressing shock and outrage that the Obama administration knew that many people in the individual insurance market would not be able to […]

 

The potential threat to liberty in driverless cars

Posted by: Phineas on September 3, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Yesterday, I wrote about the European Union proposal to mandate speed governors on all cars, which would be automated to force a driver to slow down, should he exceed the legal speed limit. As an aside, I mentioned the trend toward driverless cars and the potential for state control of those.  (And hacking, let’s […]