Archive for July, 2013
Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch
In 2009, the Social Security Administration put together a study intended to gauge the character traits, behaviors and tendencies of people who were receiving Federal disability checks. Although the study was a matter of public record, it wasn’t intended to communicate its findings to the public — only to academics and policymakers.
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Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is sounding an alarm over President Barack Obama’s real intentions in delaying the tiered implementation of his signature first-term accomplishment – the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In a Breitbart interview, Cruz cautions that Obamacare will soon be inextricably rooted in America’s bureaucratic structure – if the President continues to stagger […]
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton… American patriot? The National Defense University Foundation thinks so. On November 14, the organization will present Clinton with its American Patriot award for being a leader who has “strengthened America’s strategic interests and advanced global security.” “As First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton tirelessly worked to […]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture paid our more than $32 million in crop insurance and soil and conservation payments to farmers who are dead between 2008 and 2012, according to the findings of a recent Government Accountability Office Report. GAO said the payments were made because the USDA’s Risk Management Agency and Environmental Working Group […]
More than 20 teachers and administrators at schools in one small Southern town will be concealed-carrying firearms on campus this fall, after the school district in Clarksville, Arkansas, a family-friendly town of about 9,000 people, agreed to train and license certain employees as armed security guards. In addition to completing a 53-hour training course, each […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) – The U.S. intelligence community plans to declassify information about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs, CNN reported. A senior official told CNN the information included not only “white papers” on surveillance programs but also previously undisclosed information about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. The official said the information could be revealed as […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) – The U.S. Senate Monday voted 93-1 to confirm the nomination of James B. Comey to be the next FBI director. Comey will replace Robert S. Mueller III, who is required to vacate his post as head of the FBI on Sept. 3. The bipartisan vote, with two senators voting “present,” came after […]