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  • Sebelius: Individuals Can Get A One Year Obamacare Delay -- By Paying The Penalty

    10/07/2013 10:22:02 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 44 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | October 7, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius defended Obamacare in a very contentious interview with Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Monday night. Stewart pressed Sebelius on why businesses get a one-year delay on Obamacare but individuals do not. After several attempts for an answer, Sebelius eventually said individuals could delay Obamacare for a year -- by paying the penalty. JON STEWART: So this is what some would consider the first mall that's been created [for purchasing health care insurance]. KATHLEEN SEBELIUS: You bet. The first -- new rules for companies. STEWART: So why is it that individuals, though,...
  • Oppose Joe Manchin’s Veterans Gun Ban & National Gun Registry

    02/06/2013 3:33:01 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 17 replies
    Washington, DC --( Reports out of Capitol Hill reveal that just-reelected turncoat West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin is about to stick a big knife in the back of American gun owners. And to make matters worse, he’s lying about what he’s doing. Both Manchin and House anti-gun crazy Carolyn McCarthy are claiming to be “working with NRA” to enact gun bans and national gun registries. NRA says flatly that Manchin is lying, and we believe he is. (The Hill, 1/24/13) Ironically, Manchin was the “gun owner’s best friend” on November 5 2012 — the day before his reelection to a...
  • Obama Administration Not Keen on Congressional Calls to Crack Down on Iran’s Central Bank

    11/10/2011 11:24:18 AM PST · by IbJensen · 3 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/10/2011 | Patrick Goodenough
    ( – Following the U.N. nuclear watchdog’s latest report on Iran, the Obama administration appears to be cool on some of the tougher steps members of Congress are proposing, such as bringing down the Central Bank of Iran. Russia and China, meanwhile, look unlikely to withdraw their customary support for Tehran, complicating any attempt to strengthen U.N. sanctions. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said there was “credible” evidence that Iran carried out “activities relevant to the development of a nuclear device” as part of a “structured program” until the end of 2003 – when Iran is known to have...
  • Georgia: Macon City Council Wants to Ban Your Guns

    09/13/2011 10:09:46 AM PDT · by neverdem · 26 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | September 12, 2011 | NA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   Georgia: Macon City Council Wants to Ban Your Guns   Monday, September 12, 2011   A blatant act of disregard for Georgia’s Constitution and its statewide firearms preemption law is underway, driven by Macon City Councilman Virgil Watkins.The Macon City Council Public Safety Committee is scheduled to meet this Thursday, September 15, at 4:00 p.m. to discuss a city-wide gun ban, based on language from a Cook County, Illinois proposed gun ban.  The proposed ordinance would ban the future sale and ownership of all semi-automatic firearms outlined in the ordinance and...
  • US Is Broke, Failing, But Show Goes On .

    04/18/2011 3:29:26 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 13 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 4/16/2011 | Staff
    Obama seeks $4 trillion cut to deficit, higher taxes for rich ... Backs benefit programs, draws battle lines with GOP ... President Obama pledged to pare the projected deficit by $4 trillion in the next 12 years, vowing to protect the nation's most vulnerable while pushing again for higher taxes for its richest citizens. In a 43-minute speech that mixed appeals for a united sense of purpose with sharply partisan jabs, the president laid out his vision of a country strengthened both by fewer debts and a greater diligence to solving the problems of Medicaid and Medicare. In promising to...
  • Blood For Oil

    03/26/2011 8:29:30 AM PDT · by bray · 12 replies
    self | 3/26/11 | bray
    Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in LOVE. Eph 4:2 Ah, Rio and Carnival is so nice this time of year to visit as Dictator of a Country. While you continue punish your Country with illegal bans and regulations you enjoy the joys and festivities of Brazil with your family. Then of course since you have imposed unconstitutional moratorium on drilling for oil and your subjects are struggling to fill their tanks and pay their mortgages you make sure Rio’s gummit owned Petrobras will have plenty of money to drill in the way you forbid...
  • Congress Fears Voters; Meetings in Home Districts Cancelled

    07/31/2009 12:15:44 PM PDT · by Welshman007 · 94 replies · 3,842+ views
    Columbia Conservative Examiner ^ | July 31, 2009 | Anthony G. Martin
    We got 'em where we want 'em. Reports are coming in today that Congressmen and Senators on Capitol Hill are so afraid of the ire of their constituents back home that they are canceling town hall meetings right and left:
  • Specter Not Satisfied with Sotomayor's Answers, Franken Gets Laughs

    07/19/2009 1:28:05 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 17 replies · 754+ views
    CNS News ^ | Friday, July 17, 2009 | Adam Brickley
    Washington ( – After a combative question-and-answer period with Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) complimented the judge on her accomplishments but seemed less than satisfied with her openness. “I think your record is exemplary, Judge Sotomayor, exemplary,” Specter said while concluding his allotted time at Wednesday’s hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He then added, “I’m not commenting on your answers -- but your record is exemplary,” drawing a chorus of laughter from the audience. Specter had sparred with the Sotomayor on numerous subjects, including the Terrorist Surveillance Program, abortion, and televising Supreme Court proceedings. In...
  • House gets unusual raise (15%=$90M .. for '10 elections issues)

    05/08/2009 11:28:05 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 48 replies · 4,158+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 5-7-09 | Ed Morrissey
    In tough economic times, one would expect most people and institutions to do a little belt-tightening to save money. Not Congress, however, although that’s hardly news in Year 1 of Porkulus. However, Pelosi & Co have slipped into the budget a $90 million increase in incumbency protection that has gone almost completely unnoticed — and unquestioned: ~~~ The House wants to increase Members’ office budgets next fiscal year by almost 15 percent, partly because 2010 is an election year and lawmakers anticipate a surge in franked mail. In a recently released budget request, the House Chief Administrative Officer asked appropriators...
  • LAST CALL: Temecula Tea Party on April 15, 2009 PLUS Thwarting A Tea Party ACORN Plant

    04/10/2009 10:22:50 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies · 3,449+ views
    I Am With ^ | Friday, April 10, 2009 | Rick
    2009 Taxpayer Tea Party proudly brought to you by the FreedomWorks Foundation... Taxed to death and living in Southwest Riverside County, CA? Join us on Wednseday, April 15, 2009 at 11:00 am at the Temecula Duck Pond on the corner of Rancho California and Ynez Road in Temecula. We will be ridding ourselves of some crates of Obama Messianic Tea and fighting off the evil ravenous Zombama, the tax eating zombie. This Temecula Tea Party is valiantly supported by the local Republican clubs TMVRWF and MTRA. See you all there patriots!
  • Tar and feathers for ‘drug dealer’

    08/28/2007 6:03:26 PM PDT · by DancesWithCats · 25 replies · 1,377+ views
    London Daily Telegraph ^ | august 28th, 2007 | DancesWithCats
    An alleged drug-dealer has been tarred and feathered during a paramilitary-style attack in a loyalist area of Belfast. The alleged drug dealer was tied to a lamppost, tarred and feathered. The attack comes at a time when the Ulster Defence Association has been warned that Government funding for loyalist-related projects will cease unless the organisation disarms and forsakes violence. Despite the Taughmonagh estate in south Belfast, where the attack took place, having a strong UDA presence, the paramilitary organisation's advisers insisted the group was not involved. Their denial was disputed by nationalist politicians and the cross-community Alliance Party. Frankie Gallagher,...
  • Justice Breyer Takes 'Originalists' to Task In a New Book - 'Active Liberty' ('POS Alert')

    08/23/2005 5:26:48 AM PDT · by harpu · 21 replies · 1,074+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 8/23/05 | Jess Bravin
    What it is, is; "jurisprudential mysticism" and "more liberal BS"... "Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution" explains Justice Breyer's approach and applies it to some of the most divisive topics that come before the court. These include everything from freedom of speech and privacy rights to affirmative action and last June's Ten Commandments cases, which addressed the constitutionality of religious symbols on government property.
  • High Court Won't Reconsider Property Seizure Case Wires Monday, Aug. 22, 2005 WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, given a chance to revisit a heavily criticized ruling, refused Monday to reconsider its decision giving local governments more power to seize people's homes for economic development. So contentious was the court's narrow 5-4 ruling in the so-called eminent domain case earlier this year that some critics launched a campaign to seize Justice David Souter's farmhouse in New Hampshire to build a luxury hotel. Others singled out Justice Stephen Breyer's vacation home in the same state for use as a park. Both Souter and Breyer voted on the prevailing...
  • Senate Unveils Plan for Propery Tax Relief (TX)

    05/02/2005 10:53:01 PM PDT · by Grn_Lantern · 3 replies · 318+ views
    News8Austin ^ | 5/2/2005 | Hermelinda Vargas
    If living large means alcohol, fun in boats, and cigarettes then get ready to open your pocketbook or live a little smaller if the Senate's newly-released property tax cut plan goes into effect. First, expect an extra 30 cents on a six-pack of beer or an extra $2 or so for a bottle of liquor. There's also a tax increase on boats and any new car. House lawmakers will spare you on the beer and boats, but not so on cars and cigarettes in their plan. In fact, smokers would pay $1 more per pack under the House plan. It'll...