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Obama Doubles Down on Destroying the Economy

Obama Doubles Down on Destroying the Economy

Is President Obama really this ignorant of business and economics? Telling American employers to raise their wages sounds innocent enough, but it ceases to be innocent when people lose their jobs as a result. In his State of the Union

February 1st: Andrew's Birthday

February 1st: Andrew's Birthday

Andrew was born February 1, 1969. He was adopted shortly thereafter, and when his late parents, Arlene and Gerry, looked at him, they must have thought, as all parents must, what kind of boy, son, brother, father, husband, friend, person

Rhode Island Rep. Gregg Amore Submits Bill to Evaluate Common Core

Rhode Island Rep. Gregg Amore Submits Bill to Evaluate Common Core

Rhode Island State Representative Gregg Amore (D-Dist.65, East Providence) submitted 2014-H 7095, a bill which would create a group of 21 members, including two parents of students enrolled in Rhode Island public schools, to examine Common Core standards and delay

California Insurance Rates Skyrocket for Pre-Obamacare Policies

California Insurance Rates Skyrocket for Pre-Obamacare Policies

Up to 306,000 Anthem Blue Cross customers with insurance policies purchased before Obamacare was enacted will have rate hikes as high as 25%. Additionally, some premiums have already jumped 53% since 2010, not including this latest change. Last year, when

Armed Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill George W. Bush

Armed Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill George W. Bush

On Friday, the U.S. Secret Service arrested a New York man with a loaded rifle, machete, and gas container on charges of threatening to kill former President George W. Bush over an apparent fixation with Bush’s daughter, Barbara. “Bush will

Gabby Giffords' Gun Control PAC Raised Nearly $12.5 Million in 2013

Gabby Giffords' Gun Control PAC Raised Nearly $12.5 Million in 2013

Gabrielle Giffords’ gun control super PAC, Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), raised nearly $12.5 million in 2013. The Huffington Post reported that ARS raised $6.6 million in the first six months of 2013, which was “more than any other super

Mike Huckabee to Common Core Creators: Rebrand, Don't Retreat

Mike Huckabee to Common Core Creators: Rebrand, Don't Retreat

Though former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told his Fox News Channel audience in early December he was no longer supporting the Common Core standards for which he had avidly campaigned, his message to one of the groups that created the

Donations to Karl Rove's Groups Drop 98% after Targeting Tea Party

Donations to Karl Rove's Groups Drop 98% after Targeting Tea Party

After wasting nearly $325 million during the 2012 election cycle with nothing to show for it and then declaring war on the Tea Party, donations to Karl Rove’s three Crossroads groups decreased by 98% last year. The groups reportedly raised a

Dershowitz: 'The Dominoes Are Beginning to Fall' for Christie

Dershowitz: 'The Dominoes Are Beginning to Fall' for Christie

On Friday, Todd Beamon, writing for Newsmax, reported: Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax on Friday “the dominoes are beginning to fall” in the spiraling bridge-gate scandal engulfing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and said “I think he hasn’t told the whole

Texas Gubernatorial Race a Referendum on Gun Rights

Texas Gubernatorial Race a Referendum on Gun Rights

As this year’s Texas gubernatorial race continues to unfold, one thing is certain – voters who participate in the November election will not only be casting a vote for Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) or state Senator Wendy Davis (D), but

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Cost of Generic Drugs Soaring Due to Increased Demand from Obamacare

Cost of Generic Drugs Soaring Due to Increased Demand from Obamacare

The pervasive use of generic over brand-name medications was anticipated to be a money-saver, but recently prices are soaring, even up 6,000 percent for some common drugs that were once fairly low-cost. As National Journal reports, pharmacists are perplexed about

Kentucky Withdraws from Common Core Assessment Consortium

Kentucky Withdraws from Common Core Assessment Consortium

The state of Kentucky withdrew Friday from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), its testing consortium for the Common Core assessments. According to Education Week, Gov. Steven Beshear (D), Education Commissioner Terry Holliday, and State

Amazon Prime Subscription Rate to Rise as Stock Price Drops

Amazon Prime Subscription Rate to Rise as Stock Price Drops

After disappointing earnings were announced this month, representatives of Amazon.com have said that they may raise the costs to subscribers of its Amazon Prime entertainment service. The $79 annual cost of the service may go up by $20 or even