The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has released a secret Obama administration memorandum detailing the legal justification for a 2011 drone strike in Yemen that killed Anwar al-Awlaki, an al-Qaida leader born… Read More
While union bosses claimed an Obamacare victory, members are now learning the hard lesson. READ MORE... Read More
A Superior Court Judge ruled that California’s teacher tenure laws deprive students of their constitutional right to an education. READ MORE... Read More
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The Filthy-Rich Face of Sustainable DevelopmentOpponents of sustainable development and regionalism argue they are convoluted schemes fraught with backroom deals that make the wealthy wealthier at the expense of the poor and middle class. Plan Bay Area in San Francisco, where hundreds of low-income families face displacement to make way for regional planning bolsters their point. Local conservatives and liberals […]Read More ...
The Stealth Land-Grabs of Regional Plannersby John Anthony, Pres. Sustainable Freedom Lab The people of Polk County Tennessee cherish their land. Farmers will tell you the soil conditions on every square inch of their acreage and landowners reverently discuss their properties’ history. These people would never knowingly submit to strict zoning regulations or government control of their land. Yet without […]Read More ...
Learning From a “Dewy-Eyed Liberal(*Personal note. I want to thank Susan for taking time from her busy schedule as a wife, coach, learner, CPA and a public official to share these ideas. Susan has been tireless in her efforts to seek the facts about today’s issues and to share them in ways that bring people together.) Susan’s experiences can […]Read More ...
Interview with A “Dewy-Eyed” Liberal!SFL Interview with Susan Price Susan Price is a New Jersey public official, successful personal coach and spent most of her life as a self-proclaimed, “dewy-eyed” liberal. This interview tells of her journey to a different way of thinking. SFL: When you embraced the Liberal philosophy, what did it mean to you? In other words, […]Read More ...
California Ties Law Day to Common CoreCalifornia’s ConnectEd is proud to announce the release of a new four-part package of classroom learning and teaching resources for Law, Justice and Public Service educators. Many of these resources are aligned to the Common Core State Standards in literacy and can be used by a single teacher in a social studies classroom, can be team […]Read More ...
Department of Justice Charged with Destroying EvidenceA federal judge has ordered the government to stop destroying National Security Agency surveillance records that could be used to challenge the legality of its spying programs in court. U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White’s ruling came at the request of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which is in the midst of a case challenging NSA’s ability […]Read More ...
Did You Know? – Washington Math
To create the appearance that Obamacare would cost less, Congress assumed that, once passed, employers will drop employee health coverage and instead, opt to pay a $2000 fine. They further assumed employers would then give raises to those whose insurance had been dropped, resulting in an additional $53 billion in Social Security payments. Rather than apply the SS payments to the retirement system, Mr. Obama used the money to show a lower cost for his signature healthcare legislation.
According to Medicare actuary Richard Foster, in 2014, the net cost of Medicare is expected to increase from 3.5% to 14%, triple what it would have been without PPACA. Private insurance premiums increases are expected to double from 5% to 9.5%. As Rev. Wright would say, that chicken has “come home to roost!”
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