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Since the online Obamacare insurance exchanges opened last week the government-run healthcare websites have been plagued with problems. The government is currently working to find solutions to the online glitches, but it isn’t likely to find many ways to make the process of signing up for government healthcare more pleasurable for uninsured Americans. White House […]
TruthRevolt, a new website / project born of a collaboration between Breitbart’s Ben Shapiro and the David Horowitz Freedom Center, launched today. It’s an ambitious, self-styled foil to progressive media watchdog Media Matters, and it’s taking aim not only at the mainstream media, but the sponsors who support their programming and celebrity pundits. From TruthRevolt’s mission statement: […]
If news of the Federal government’s illogical barricading of military memorials to make a point over the government shutdown made you angry, an event taking place Sunday throughout the Nation will give you a chance to vent your frustrations over the Feds’ actions. A recently-created Facebook page is urging Americans throughout the country to join […]
Last week, for the first time since the 1979 Iranian revolution, the US president spoke with his Iranian counterpart. Their 15 minute telephone call was reported to open the door to further high-level discussions. This is a very important event. I have been saying for years that we should just talk to the Iranians. After […]
Since the government shutdown began, it has become apparent that Federal officials are going out of their way to make sure average Americans are inconvenienced as much as possible. The government, which spent last week closing national monuments in Washington D.C. and throughout the Nation (likely spending more than it would have cost to keep […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Police officer Scott Urkov received a phone call from school officials after someone saw him drop his daughter off at school while wearing his uniform. The school asked him to stop showing up looking like a cop.
If someone takes $35,000 from your bank account without your permission and for no reason, it’s called stealing. If the Federal government does it, it’s called civil forfeiture. Civil forfeiture allows the government to take cash, cars, homes and other property from people without ever convicting or even charging them with a crime.
Certain jobs demand a high level of emotional intelligence and the ability to understand what others are feeling. For instance, if you are involved in sales, comprehending how others react to your pitch can spell the difference between success and failure. And a study shows that reading the right kind of book can sharpen your ability to read what other people are thinking.