Letter to NBC News suspending debate partnership

Letter to NBC News suspending debate partnership

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Following last week’s debacle of a debate among the Republicans seeking the GOP nomination for president, Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus sent a strongly-worded letter to the chairman of NBC News. In the letter, Priebus outlines what CNBC agreed to and what they ultimately did. Essentially, NBC News was […]

GOP piles on after nearly half of Obamacare’s co-ops fail

GOP piles on after nearly half of Obamacare’s co-ops fail

Leading Senate Republicans pressed the administration Monday to explain how it plans to recoup $2.4 billion in loans to Obamacare’s flailing co-op program and whether consumers will be able to get new coverage without significant hiccups. Officials in Arizona announced Friday that its co-op will close in 2016, meaning nearly half of the 23 programs […]

$11B in disability insurance overpayments made since 2005

$11B in disability insurance overpayments made since 2005

By Joe Schoffstall / Washington Free Beacon The Social Security Administration (SSA) made $11 billion in excess payments to individuals collecting disability insurance who later returned to work, according to a government watchdog investigation. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released on Monday found that the billions in overpayments were made between 2005 and 2014. […]

For gun grabbers, these numbers just don’t add up

For gun grabbers, these numbers just don’t add up

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest Anti-2nd Amendment activists constantly claim that the key to reducing the amount of gun crime in the U.S. is reducing the number of firearms in the nation. Despite their claims, the nation’s crime rates are falling as the number of U.S. gun owners continues to grow. The Washington […]

Middle class gone

Middle class gone

Nothing better illustrates why my good friend Sam Smith and company at PROGRESSIVE REVIEW are economically illiterate than the following. They are simply incapable of imagining jobs other than full time employment nor in noticing how many families have more than one paycheck, often more than two. They are immersed in another century when there […]

The war on cars is a war on workers and the poor

The war on cars is a war on workers and the poor

By Gary Galles / Mises Daily A just-released poll of Los Angeles residents found that 55 percent of respondents indicated their greatest concern was “traffic and congestion,” far ahead of “personal safety” — the next highest area of concern — at 35 percent. So if their city government was working in their best interests, it […]

Three new VA reports expose shortfalls across country

Three new VA reports expose shortfalls across country

  By Morgan Chalfant / Washington Free Beacon Days after Hillary Clinton said that Republicans have inflated problems at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to make them appear more “widespread,” three reports point to shortfalls and mismanagement at VA facilities across the country. The VA Office of Inspector General released three separate reports on VA […]

The Constitution’s lost clauses

The Constitution’s lost clauses

By Tiffany Bates & Elizabeth Slattery / Daily Signal Those who drafted the Constitution and subsequent amendments labored over every word that would be included in our charter of liberty. But today some clauses have limited application and others have been swept under the rug entirely. Have you ever heard of the Contract Clause, the […]

How long will the oligarchs keep Obamacare on life support?

How long will the oligarchs keep Obamacare on life support?

From Personal Liberty Digest Nine Obamacare co-ops have failed. Billions of dollars in federal-to-state Obamacare subsidies are unaccounted for. The White House is alreadytrying to temper expectations that enrollment for 2016 will come anywhere near its earlier projections. And now we have a state where lawmakers are proposing a single-payer replacement for Obamacare — something […]

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