The White House said Thursday that it had not abandoned the term “Obamacare” despite widespread media acknowledgement that the President has increasingly preferred the term “Affordable Care Act” when referring to his mismanaged healthcare overhaul. “No, I think the president has taken on that — you know, that was a label that was applied by […]
As Obamacare and the rekindling of partisan Congressional infighting claim the mainstream headlines once dominated by the National Security Agency surveillance scandal, many people will forget that the NSA story hasn’t resolved. But you don’t have to be one of them. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which has stayed up to date with the NSA […]
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is moving forward with the so-called “nuclear option” to end filibusters by minority-party opponents of proposed legislation, a move designed to give President Barack Obama’s current batch of nominees a cakewalk through the Senate confirmation process. Senate Democrats are expected to force a vote today, despite procedural attempts by […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
When Tennessee resident Jim Howe, 40, took issue with a school policy that prevented him from walking to his children’s school and picking the youngsters up on campus rather than sitting in a line of traffic alongside the highway last week, he was arrested by a school resource officer.
A Florida couple who had cultivated a small garden for nearly two decades at their Miami Shores home was given an ultimatum earlier this year by the city’s zoning code enforcement officer: Dig up your garden or pay $50 a day to the city for violating a new ordinance.
In the long run-up to Obamacare’s Oct. 1 launch, Congress made much over its commitment to keeping itself honest. Congress members and staffers, they pledged, would indeed adhere to the same coverage plans and mandates that Congress had imposed on the entire Nation.
Even though nobody knows what’s on or off the table yet, the Obama Administration is planning to launch a new salvo in its unending campaign against the 2nd Amendment. According to The Hill, the new regs may center on stolen and missing firearms. But it’s too early to tell whether that’s the sole focus of […]
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The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking ways to cut Affordable Care Act spending while still providing quality healthcare to Americans— and a solicitation for bids on the Federal Business Opportunities website reveals that HHS is only willing to spend $7 billion to do so. From the website: The purpose is to develop […]