Obamacare “observations” and the elusive search for improvements; Seniors beware!

Obamacare “observations” and the elusive search for improvements; Seniors beware!

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Obamacare “Observations” Team Obama brags that the readmission rate of patients to hospitals has been dropping. It has. And that was one of the goals of Obamacare. Are congratulations in order? Not exactly. Medicare enacts a penalty on hospitals that do not meet readmission goals. To meet the new goals, hospitals […]

Democracy Alliance’s dark money network works to retake states

Democracy Alliance’s dark money network works to retake states

By Lachlan Markay / Washington Free Beacon Through five dark money advocacy groups and tax-exempt sister organizations, the progressive Democracy Alliance and its high-dollar Democratic donors are hoping to turn back recent Republican gains in statehouses and governorships. The Alliance discloses little about its activities, but the structure of the nonprofit network established last year […]

You won’t believe these ‘Federal Fumbles’

You won’t believe these ‘Federal Fumbles’

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) and a handful of congressional budget hawks have produced a list of 100 ridiculous ways the federal government is wasting your money right now. According to Lankford, his “Federal Fumbles” report provides perfect examples of why the vast federal bureaucracy shouldn’t be trusted to […]

University president to students: ‘This is not a Day Care. It’s a University!’

University president to students: ‘This is not a Day Care. It’s a University!’

Southern Arizona News-Examiner Finally, a university president who is not afraid to confront college snowflakes. Dr. Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, last week wrote what a university is suppposed to be – a place where all ideas should be shared. Piper wrote at the university’s blog: This past week, I actually had a […]

Things the media says to turn you against the 1st Amendment

Things the media says to turn you against the 1st Amendment

Personal Liberty News You’d think members of the press would be among America’s most ardent defenders of free speech, right? Instead, a lot of them are zealous about coming up with subtle ways to persuade you to give up your 1st Amendment rights. For those who’ve grown weary of the mainstream media’s agenda-driven rhetorical strategies, […]

Clinton appoints ex-congressman who blamed defeat on Jews to ‘leadership team’

Clinton appoints ex-congressman who blamed defeat on Jews to ‘leadership team’

By Alana Goodman / Washington Free Beacon Hillary Clinton has appointed to her leadership team a former congressman who blamed his defeat on “Jewish interests” and the “Jewish media,” her campaign announced earlier this month. The Clinton campaign named Earl Hilliard, Sr., who served in Congress from 1992 to 2002, as part of her 60-member […]

Florida ‘Muslim-free’ gun shop owner wins discrimination suit

Florida ‘Muslim-free’ gun shop owner wins discrimination suit

A federal discrimination lawsuit filed by a Muslim activist group against a Florida gun retailer owner who declared his shop a “Muslim-Free Zone” has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom ruled that Florida Gun Supply owner Andy Hallinan’s sign was protected by the First Amendment, and the activists couldn’t prove they were injured by […]

The Democrats have a spending problem

The Democrats have a spending problem

By Brent Scher / Washington Free Beacon Less than a year away from the 2016 election the Democratic National Committee fell further into debt by spending nearly a million dollars more than it raised through fundraising last month, according to the committee’s most recent election filing. The DNC disclosed late Friday night that it spent […]

California public employees unions join forces to oppose charter growth

California public employees unions join forces to oppose charter growth

By Chris Neal / Heartland Institute Teachers unions in Los Angeles (LA) and other public employee unions formed a coalition to fight the expansion of charter schools in California. The expansion effort, led by the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation (BF), aims at more than doubling the number of students attending public charter schools in […]

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