Some Unions Grow Wary of Health Law They Backed Labor unions enthusiastically backed the Obama administration’s health-care overhaul when it was up for debate. Now that the law is rolling out, some are turning sour. Union leaders say many of the law’s requirements will drive up the costs for their health-care plans and make unionized [...]
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The Obama administration issued $236 billion worth of new regulations last year, according to a report from a conservative think tank. The analysis from the American Action Forum, led by former Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin, found that the administration added $216 billion in rules and more than $20 billion in regulatory proposals in [...]
ACTUALLY…NOT A BAD IDEA. IF YOU ARE HANDING OUT FREE HEALTHCARE, AT LEAST MAKE THEM RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR HEALTH.
WHAT A CONCEPT! Some overweight Brits could find their welfare benefits cut if they don’t complete a physician-prescribed exercise regimen, according to a new series of public policy proposals being considered in the London area of Westminster. The idea is part of a series of recommendations in a joint report issued by the Westminster Council [...]
They’re on the dole — and watching the pole. Welfare recipients took out cash at bars, liquor stores, X-rated video shops, hookah parlors and even strip clubs — where they presumably spent their taxpayer money on lap dances rather than diapers, a Post investigation found. A database of 200 million Electronic Benefit Transfer records from [...]
The American taxpayers stand to lose billions as General Motors today announced a plan to buy back 40 percent of the company owned by the federal government. “The Detroit automaker said it will purchase 200 million shares of GM stock held by Treasury for $5.5 billion — or $27.50 per share — nearly $2 above the [...]
Nine years ago, California Democrat Gray Davis became the first U.S. governor in 82 years to be recalled by voters. The state’s 20 million taxpayers still bear the cost of his four years and 10 months on the job. Davis escalated salaries and benefits for 164,000 state workers, including a 34 percent raise for prison guards, the first of a series [...]
JUST LETTING YOU KNOW What For? I’ve been telling you for awhile that the same hacks on both sides of the aisle come on tv and say the same crap. These are the same people that caused the problem. I was watching a Repubi-con on TV today who was asked a direct question: “So sir, what [...]
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi taxpayers may have only an empty Senatobia building and some solar panel equipment to show for nearly $26 million in loans provided to Twin Creeks Technologies. The California-based solar technology firm is liquidating, and a company that bought Twin Creeks’ assets does not intend to take over its agreement with [...]
JUST LETTING YOU KNOW Today the market was acting “blah” and then it rolled over late in the day as Harry Reid came and said that they’re getting nowhere with their negotiations on the Fiscal “Stiff.” Just remember what I have told you ladies and gentlemen. We got to the Fiscal Stiff because they did [...]
FOR HIM TO KEEP WRITING OP-EDS TELLING PEOPLE THEY SHOULD PAY MORE INTO A LOSING PROPOSITION…SHAME ON HIM!
I REPEAT…IF OUR GOVERNMENT WAS A COMPANY, WARREN BUFFET WOULD NOT INVEST A PLUG NICKEL IN IT. FOR HIM TO KEEP WRITING OP-EDS TELLING PEOPLE THEY SHOULD PAY MORE INTO A LOSING PROPOSITION…SHAME ON HIM! WHERE IS HIS OP-ED BLASTING OUR GOVERNMENT FOR ALL THE CORRUPTION…ALL THE CRONYISM…ALL THE FAILED BANKRUPT PROGRAMS? READ THIS: SUPPOSE that an investor [...]