If you were among the Washington government workers who helped bring the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to life, the chances are good that you’re now entertaining a host of attractive job options in the private sector.
The Supreme Court appeared evenly divided over Hobby Lobby’s challenge to Obamacare’s so-called contraception mandate in oral arguments Tuesday, with Justice Anthony Kennedy standing out as the sole member who still may be reserving judgment.
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Everyone interviewed on the campus of American University for this video nailed a pop culture question identifying a popular movie’s theme song. But only one was able to identify a single U.S. Senator. On the bright side, perhaps, that Senator turned out to be Rand Paul. All the students seemed bashful about their ignorance. “This […]
Social “conditioning” programs aimed at making the U.S. military a kinder, gentler, more lawsuit-proof workplace have begun supplanting its core mission: fighting and killing enemies. That’s the open message a former Top Gun instructor is sending the U.S. Navy’s top brass. The website of the nonprofit U.S. Naval Institute is featuring this month a lengthy […]
Representative Bruce Braley (D-Iowa), a trial lawyer running for retiring Senator Tom Harkin’s seat, is featured in a recent video warning a gathering of law professionals that not supporting his candidacy means risking handing the top position on the Senate Judiciary Committee to “a farmer from Iowa who never went to law school.” Braley’s remarks, […]
This article, written by William Patrick, appeared on Watchdog.org on March 25. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Workers and organized labor groups took to protesting fast food companies last week in a multi-state effort to build public support for a $15 an hour minimum wage hike. But a peek into one group’s own labor contract reveals a […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The two top members of the House Intelligence Committee announced the introduction of new legislation meant to halt the bulk collection of cellphone data by the National Security Agency, while strongly defending the existing program’s usefulness and legality. “We think that we have found a way to end the government’s bulk collection […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories. Most Americans don’t think the U.S. is obliged to intervene in the recent annexation by Russia of the Ukrainian territory of Crimea. A majority of 61 percent of Americans do not think the […]
The Hobby Lobby lawsuit over whether government can impose Obamacare mandates on companies whose owners’ religious beliefs conflict with portions of the law is set to go before the Supreme Court today.