Democrat Lawmaker Wants To Rename Welfare; EPA Proposals Would Kill Coal; Boehner Says GOP Is On Immigration Reform; Approval Of Congress Still Dismally Low— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 1-8-2014


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Income Inequality: Obama Rewards More Donors With Posh Ambassador Posts

President Barack Obama demonstrated his commitment to ending income inequality in America this week by asking the Senate to lavish five major Democratic donors with cherry ambassadorships in conflict-free countries like Iceland, New Zealand and The Netherlands. Read More… 

Democrat Sheila Jackson Renames Unemployment: Think Of It As A ‘Transitional Living Fund’

Representative Sheila Jackson (D-Texas) offered her thoughts on increasing political support for the Nation’s social safety net on Wednesday, contending that further softening the language used to describe being on the public dole would increase public support for expanding welfare benefits. Watch… 

New EPA Rules Would Effectively Kill Coal

Environmental Protection Agency regulatory proposals published in the Federal Register Wednesday detail the agency’s plan to effectively ban the construction of new coal fired plants in the U.S. unless they include clean coal technology. Read More… 

Congress Still At Near-Record Low Approval Rating

A new poll indicates as Congress returns to session, an overwhelming majority of Americans rated lawmakers’ job performance in the cellar. Read More… 

Boehner Says GOP Is Working On Immigration Reform

House Speaker John Boehner told colleagues Wednesday a Republican plan for immigration reform is in development. Read More… 

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