As the Barack Obama Administration continues its mission to eliminate coal power in the U.S. by imposing overbearing new regulations on coal power plants while simultaneously propping up expensive energy alternatives with taxpayer money, American consumers face energy price spikes in coming years.
According to figures updated Wednesday by the Department of Health and Human Services, Obamacare has now managed to “enroll” 3.3 million people via online health exchanges established under the law. Expect talk of massive government bailouts… once the Congressional midterms have passed.
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The permanence of the Internet is a great thing. Every now and then, someone will revive, for present-day scrutiny, some sanctimonious declaration or other made by an elected official who never should have been elected. The one that’s going around this week features Presidential candidate Barack Obama, circa 2008, taking the wood to President George […]
February is Black History Month and that history is intimately linked with surveillance by the Federal government in the name of “national security.” Indeed, the history of surveillance in the African-American community plays an important role in the debate around spying today and in the calls for a Congressional investigation into that surveillance. Days after […]
President Barack Obama moved ahead with plans this week to enter the United States into an international climate change agreement without Congressional approval. On Wednesday, the White House submitted its blueprint for a 2015 climate deal to the United Nations, calling for a “bifurcated approach” of the 1997 Kyoto protocol which placed varying degrees of […]
A bill before the Arizona State Senate would make it a crime for Federal officers to attempt to enforce Federal law in the State without first receiving written permission from the County sheriff where the action is to occur. According to the Arizona Daily Star, Senate Bill 1290 would require a Federal agent to obtain […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
How do you take on “Tea Party billionaires” (aka the Koch brothers) who think “attack ads can cover the truth?” You buy a vulnerable Democratic incumbent an ad that covers the truth right back.
In testimony before the Senate, Congressional Budget Office director Douglas Elmendorf told lawmakers that the “large and growing Federal debt” could very likely bring about financial hardship in the coming years.