This post, written by global policy analyst Maira Sutton and activist Parker Higgins, originally appeared on the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s website on Oct. 18. The content lobby’s narrative about the Internet’s impact on the creative industry has grown all too familiar. According to this tiresome story, Hollywood is doing everything it can to prevent unauthorized […]
“Now everyone is going to associate Obamacare with… the worst internet experience since the dancing baby.” HT: Never Yet Melted
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories. Government employee’s first order of business: “She worked from home Thursday to ease herself back into the grind. As soon as she logged on, she fired off an e-mail of her own. … […]
If “clean” means “bereft of any semblance of fiscal conservatism,” then yes, the shutdown-ending continuing resolution to raise the Federal debt ceiling is exactly the gift President Barack Obama was asking for when he and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) famously demanded that Congress pass a “clean” debt bill.
Yesterday, we told you about the finding that fewer than 1 percent of visitors to healthcare.gov had actually enrolled for their Obamacare. Today comes a report that reveals the White House had higher hopes for the President’s socialized healthcare scheme — much higher hopes.
Conservatives are often ridiculed for being anti-academic science deniers by their liberal detractors, but a new study from Yale may force the American left to remove accusations of scientific illiteracy from their list of smears against conservatives.
A recent policy analysis, “SNAP Failure: The Food Stamp Program Needs Reform,” outlines why the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a deeply troubled government program with combined high administrative costs and significant levels of fraud and abuse.
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President Barack Obama’s hometown paper, the Chicago Tribune, endorsed the Illinois Senator in both his Presidential election campaigns. But the Tribune has had enough of Obama’s accomplishment numero uno – Obamacare. The paper ripped into Obama this week with a blistering editorial takedown of the socialized medicine mess, saying the time has come “…for the […]
On Wednesday, Congress reached a deal to disregard the $16.4 trillion limit on government borrowing and re-open the Federal government. The deal has been widely touted as a measure to raise the Nation’s debt ceiling—in reality, however, the deal simply suspends the current debt ceiling, giving the Federal government open-ended spending power through Feb. 7. […]