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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Obama administration rolled out Obamacare website even though test run failed

The President’s healthcare sign-up web page was supposed to handle tens of thousands of people, but in a trial run days before its launch, just a few hundred users crashed the site. public domain President More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Ben Carson says Obamacare worst thing to happen to America since slavery, quotes Lenin

Dr. Ben Carson said Obamacare is the worst thing to happen to America “since slavery” while speaking at the 2013 Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. photo screenshot “You know Obamacare is More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Obama won’t deal, House takes a break as the Senate leaders talk

Republican leadership told the Republican caucus during a Saturday morning meeting that the president will not accept their proposal to raise the debt limit for six weeks. photo donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com House More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 7th, 2013

Government Shutdown: AMBER alert website down, Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ up and running

The official website of the AMBER Alert program has been taken offline, due to the federal government shutdown. “Due to the lapse in federal funding, this Office of Justice Programs (OJP) website is unavailable,” More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 4th, 2013

Obama ‘UPS, FedEx, Post Office’ gaffe rings loud during Obamacare debate

President Obama at a 2009 town hall meeting picked on the USPS for not being able to keep up with its private competitors, UPS and FedEx, a comparison that many Obamacare opponents point to now in 2013. Public domain More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

White House rolls out government shutdown propaganda with new post

October 1st is day one of the government shutdown resulting from a stalled budget debate over Obamacare. House GOP members put forth a bill which would fund the government with the exclusion of Obamacare. photo More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Chicago teacher’s union visits Honduras with students, discusses ‘cruelty of US government’ and ‘revolution’

The Chicago Teachers Union is under attack by critics for traveling to Hondurus and allegedly focusing on global issues rather than the academic issues facing their district. For two weeks at the end of June, about More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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USDA rolls out Greek yogurt pilot program to schools, Chuck Schumer linked to Fage, Chobani who win big

School kids across the nation could get an additional Greek fix from in their yogurt, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture kicks off its National Greek Yogurt Pilot Program. Arizona, Idaho, New York and Tennessee More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
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‘First Lady of Tax Fraud’ Rashia Wilson sentenced to 21 years in prison

The self-proclaimed ‘First Lady’ of tax fraud from Tampa has been sentenced to 21 years in prison after being arrested as part of Operation Rainmaker back in September. Wilson, also called the ‘Queen of Tax More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

President Obama says ‘government is us’ and ‘we’re tracking weather’ well VIDEO

President Obama spoke this week while rolling out the Management Agenda for Government Innovation. President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers a statement on management agenda for his second More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

IG report finds IRS using credit cards for wine, pornography spending over $100 million

A IG report flagged inappropriate behavior at the IRS, this time claiming government credit cards were used to make questionable purchases on items ranging from wine to online pornography.  photo by photoSteve101 More...

By Judy Aron On Monday, May 6th, 2013
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Don’t listen to Obama, ‘gum up the works’ and listen to me

Graduates of Ohio State University were treated to a speech by King… I mean, President, Obama… where he spoke to them about rejecting the voices they hear warning them of tyranny. President Barack Obama More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 5th, 2013

Rashia Wilson, ‘First Lady of Tax Fraud,’ strikes plea deal in $2.2 million fraud case

Tax fraud is making headlines and the self-proclaimed ‘First Lady’ of tax fraud has struck deal which could reduce her time behind bars. Rashia Tocara Wilson 2007 mugshot for “grand theft” More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

The Federal Deficit is a Symtom, Not the Disease

Member of Congress are infamous for attacking symptoms of a problem instead of going straight to the heart of the disease, and the current “discussion” on the massive federal deficits are yet another More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 25th, 2013

Sequester deadline looms as politicians battle over $85 billion in reduced spending

The mandatory sequester starts hitting Friday, and the White House offered state-by-state details Sunday of the impact. In Texas, the cuts will mean less border security and longer lines at airports and for cargo More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, February 11th, 2013

Kick that Keynesian Habit

One think I do like about Paul Krugman’s columns extolling Keynesian theory is that they are predictable and easy to follow. I cannot say they really constitute economics, given that Krugman seems to believe More...

By Judy Aron On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

US Government Wants To Help Manage Your IRA

A recent Bloomberg article stated this: The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is weighing whether it should take on a role in helping Americans manage the $19.4 trillion they have put into retirement savings, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

House passes $51 billion Sandy Relief bill, includes pork for Amtrak, NOAA and the FBI

A measure providing $51 billion for relief and recovery from Hurricane Sandy was approved in the House on Tuesday evening, three weeks after Northeast Republicans excoriated the chamber’s GOP leaders for failing More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 31st, 2012

President Obama lifts freeze on federal salaries, Congress and Joe Biden will get a raise

President Barack Obama issued an executive order to end the pay freeze on federal employees, in effect giving some federal workers a raise. One federal worker now to receive a pay increase is Vice President Joe More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 2nd, 2012
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Presidential candidate Gary Johnson talks gun laws, for-profit prisons, FEMA, climate change and Obamacare

Former Republican governor of New Mexico and current Libertarian Party nominee is also on the campaign trail striving to get 5% of the popular vote, which would bring more federal funds for the growing Libertarian More...

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