Monthly Archives: October 2013

Obamacare FY14 Budget: ‘To Ensure Integrity of Programs That Redistribute Tens of Billions’

The fiscal 2014 budget justification released by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner explains that CMS is requesting that Congress appropriate $803.5 million for operations and management of the Obamacare exchanges during the fiscal year so that, among other … Continue reading

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Healthcare Mash

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Civil Disobedience

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All-Time High Unemployment: The Economic Depression In Europe Just Keeps Getting Deeper

The unemployment rate in the eurozone is higher than it has ever been before.  This week we learned that eurozone unemployment came in at an all-time high of 12.2 percent for September.  Back in January 2012, it was sitting at just 10.4 percent.  … Continue reading

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Lessons from the collapse of Bulgaria

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Another Embarrassment For Obama As Senate Blocks Nomination Of Mel Watt To Head Fannie, Freddie

In what is merely the latest humiliating blow to Obama, moments ago, in a 42 to 56 vote, Senate Republicans blocked President Barack Obama’s nominee to oversee the FHFA – the administration in charge of mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae … Continue reading

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Russian Military Intelligence Chief in Egypt for Talks

Russia’s military intelligence chief reportedly arrived in Cairo earlier this week for high level talks with Egyptian officials, prompting some observers to warn that Moscow is seeking to replace the United States as Egypt’s top regional ally. Security officials at … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz criticizes DOJ for arguing international treaty can trump the Constitution

Justice Department attorneys are advancing an argument at the Supreme Court that could allow the government to invoke international treaties as a legal basis for policies such as gun control that conflict with the U.S. Constitution, according to Sen. Ted … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Communications

There are some who say that getting a ham license puts you on “a list” with “the government”, and I say “So what?” The only thing that getting a ham license will have an effect on is that it will … Continue reading

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Power Corrupted Absolutely

US ‘spied on future Pope Francis during Vatican conclave’ The National Security Agency spied on the future Pope Francis before and during the Vatican conclave at which he was chosen to succeed Benedict XVI, it was claimed on Wednesday. The American spy agency monitored … Continue reading

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Are Constitutional Conservatives Really The Boogeyman?

by Brandon Smith Power, or perceived power, is a viciously addictive narcotic. It doesn’t matter what political or philosophical background a person hails from, very few have the self discipline or the self awareness necessary to relinquish the trappings of … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Create a Monopoly

by Brian LaSorsa It’s hard to maintain monopoly status in a free market when you have to deal with all that competition and whatnot. Between other companies’ low prices and new, updated products entering the market each day, it’s almost like … Continue reading

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Amnesty push for illegals anew, help us stop it

Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens, Earlier this week pro-cheap labor interests along with New York City Mayor Bloomberg and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg organized a trip to Wash, DC of so-called conservatives to meet with mostly Republican U.S. House members to … Continue reading

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Europe Stuns With “Surprising” Record High Unemployment Print, Inflation At 4 Year Low; Euro Tumbles

Those following the Euro FX pairs saw a plunge at 6 am Eastern, when Eurostat released the latest Eurozone unemployment and inflation statistics. They were, in a word, abysmal. After the August unemployment data finally saw a modest drop forcing many to announce the … Continue reading

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The pResident’s Dubious Universe of Awareness

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It’s the famous Washington question: What did the President know, and when did he know it? Well, if you ask the Obama administration, the answer — to an alarming degree — is “nothing” and “never.” That is, about anything that … Continue reading

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