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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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 ...
Verizon Receives 321,545 Government Snoop RequestsVerizon Communications Inc. said it received more than 1,000 requests for information about its subscribers on national security grounds last year, in the company’s first report on official requests to turn over customer data. The U.S. telecom giant said it received between 1,000 and 1,999 so-called National Security Letters, which are requests for customer records […]Read More ...
U.S. Property Rights Strong, But Slipping SharplyThe Fraser Institute , a free market think tank, released its annual 2013 The Economic Freedom of the World Report. The report shows a worrying trend for the United States. America’s economic freedom rank has fallen from 4th in the year 2000 to 10th in 2011. Even more concerning, the U.S. fell 3 spots in […]Read More ...
Air pollution declines as economic freedom risesA new study released by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank, finds that higher levels of economic freedom lead to cleaner air. “The level of economic freedom in a country affects the ability of citizens to produce and sell in the marketplace, and own private property. It’s a simple concept that […]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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If more Americans fully understood regionalism, Common Core and the Affordable Care Act, they would stop public officials in their tracks.
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