Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
The Administration of President Barack Obama is seemingly taking special care to protect vulnerable Senate Democrats in the 2014 elections by dragging its feet with choice Obamacare regulations — in much the same way it slowed the overall regulatory agenda leading up to Obama’s re-election.
In the first court ruling against the National Security Agency’s data collection efforts revealed by whistle-blower Edward Snowden over the summer, Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., ruled that the agency’s actions violate 4th Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures.
A recently released report from the Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security reveals 7,868 complaints of criminal misconduct reported to the OIG in the first half of this year.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is leaning on insurers to help it out of its own Obamacare debacle, urging for-profit coverage providers to begin covering enrolled customers when Jan. 1 rolls around, even if those customers haven’t paid their first premium.
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John C. Beale, the former senior policy adviser in the Office of Air and Radiation – and the highest-paid EPA employee before his admission in September of lying his way to nearly a million dollars’ worth of unearned government money and benefits – will face sentencing Wednesday for a single count of theft of government […]
A Federal judge dealt a blow to Obamacare on Monday, siding with several New York Catholic organizations in a lawsuit challenging the healthcare law’s requirement that employers must provide contraceptive coverage to their employees. In the ruling on the religious freedom case, U.S. District Court Judge Brian Cogan said that it was unConstitutional to force […]
In 2009 the Oklahoma legislature approved a measure that allowed for a privately-funded Ten Commandments monument to be placed on the State’s Capitol grounds. The monument, which went up last year, has been widely criticized by legal experts who question whether placing the Judeo-Christian monument so close to the legislative compound violates the Constitutional protections […]
This article, written by Ludwig von Mises Institute associate scholar and associate professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Philipp Bagus, was originally published by the Institute on Dec. 13. A paper currency system contains the seeds of its own destruction. The temptation for the monopolist money producer to increase the money supply is almost irresistible. […]