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And people wonder why we think a smaller government is a better government- via the AP: WASHINGTON — By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them — tax credits to families that didn’t qualify, unemployment benefits to people who […]
Bad news for proponents of the Nanny State – via the New York Times (hat tip): The Bloomberg big-soda ban is officially dead. The state’s highest court on Thursday refused to reinstate New York City’s controversial limits on sales of jumbo sugary drinks, exhausting the city’s final appeal and handing a major victory to the American […]
When the stench of fascism is in the air, you know Chicago mayor and former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel can’t be too far away: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a proposal Wednesday that would require all gun sales in the city to be videotaped, as part of a plan to allow gun stores back in […]
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 […]
**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. […]
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?
**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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
(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 […]