Posts tagged as: barack-obama

Why it pays to be an environmental skeptic

Why it pays to be an environmental skeptic

Because, you know, their track record is sooooo good. ? In the wake of Earth Day, yesterday, let’s revisit another Earth Day – say the first one in 1970 – and take a look at all the predictions we were then treated too in order to scare the devil out of us: “Civilization will end within 15 or 30 years unless immediate action is taken against problems facing mankind.” — Harvard biologist George Wald “We are in an environmental crisis which threatens the survival of this nation, and of the world as a suitable …

Independents more likely to back anti-ObamaCare candidates this fall

Independents more likely to back  anti-ObamaCare candidates this fall

FOX NEWS POLL FINDS most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the law. Read the poll White House involved in soliciting money for pro-ObamaCare group, watchdog says

US weighs curbing deportations for illegal immigrants without serious criminal records

US weighs curbing deportations for illegal immigrants without serious criminal records

The change, if adopted following an ongoing review ordered by President Barack Obama, could shield tens of thousands of immigrants now removed each year solely because they committed repeat immigration violations, such as re-entering the country illegally after having been deported, failing to comply with a deportation order or missing an immigration court date.

Fox News Poll: Independents more likely to back anti-ObamaCare candidates

Fox News Poll: Independents more likely to back anti-ObamaCare candidates

Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday.

Ex-justice says politics can be factor on retiring

Ex-justice says politics can be factor on retiring

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens thinks it’s appropriate for Supreme Court justices to factor in political considerations when weighing a decision to retire.

Dobson wins temporary ObamaCare exemption

Dobson wins temporary ObamaCare exemption

Ministry spared ObamaCare requirement to include the morning-after pill, other emergency contraception in its health insurance

Economic Statistics for 17 Apr 14

Economic Statistics for 17 Apr 14

Weekly initial jobless claims fell 4,000 to 300,000. The 4-week average fell 4,250 to 312,000. Continuing claims fell 11,000 to 2.739 million. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rose 2.8 points to -29.1 in the latest week. The Philadelphia Fed Survey rose from 9.0 to 16.6 in April. The Fed’s balance sheet rose $39.8 billion last week, with total assets of $4.284 trillion. Total reserve bank credit rose by $39.7 billion. The Fed reports that M2 money supply rose $41.5 billion in the latest week

Gallup says only 4% “newly insured”

Gallup says only 4% “newly insured”

To make it even worse, of those 4%, only 2.1% got them through exchanges: All of this … mess … for 2.1% (the rest likely got theirs when they found a job)? ? All of this intrusion and incompetence and frankly, fascism (see IRS involvement in the ‘new’ system) for a percentage that is essentially insignificant. ? We would have gotten off a lot cheaper and disrupted a few million less lives if we’d have just paid for it (I’m not suggesting…

Jay Carney reveals President Obama’s most challenging interviewer of the 2012 campaign

Jay Carney reveals President Obama’s most challenging interviewer of the 2012 campaign

**Written by Doug Powers When you hear “left-leaning satirical news program” your mind might automatically think “network newscast,” and you’d be correct. However, Jay Carney revealed in a recent interview that no “mainstream” outlet was as tough on President Obama during the 2012 as The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart: I think if you look back at 2012 and the series of interviews the President of the United States gave, probably the toughest interview he had was with Jon …

Big shock: Changes to Census Bureau survey will make it difficult to measure effects of Obamacare

Big shock: Changes to Census Bureau survey will make it difficult to measure effects of Obamacare

**Written by Doug Powers To be filed under “If you like your old health care questionnaire, you can keep your old health care questionnaire.” From the New York Times : The Census Bureau, the authoritative source of health insurance data for more than three decades, is changing its annual survey so thoroughly that it will be difficult to measure the effects of President Obama’s health care law in the next report , due this fall, census officials said. The changes are intended to improve the accuracy of the survey, being conducted …

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