They can rule all they want to for the gays and lezzies, but there’s one thing they can’t do, and that is force us to accept that abomination as normal. On Saturday, AG Eric Holder was crowing to the fact that the U.S. government is recognizing same-sex marriages in six additional states, which will make those spouses eligible for federal benefits.
Last week, the CBO said that the federal government’s revenues are expected to top $3 trillion this year for the first time in history, thanks to individual income taxes rising by six percent, payroll taxes by eight percent, and corporate income taxes by 15%. Those in favor of big government, are cheering, as they are reminded that it’s dangerous to take that much money out of a struggling economy.
More than 800,000 refugees have crossed the border into Russia since the start of the year, according to the UN’s refugee agency (UNHCR). At least a quarter of a million are thought to be displaced inside Ukraine. Sunday in the Ukraine, voters head to the polls for parliamentary elections, the situation in the east remains dangerously unstable, despite the ceasefire supposedly in place.
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed the West for the conflict in Ukraine and weakening global and regional security. And he’s right. The western countries are known for meddling in affairs that they don’t belong in. Putin argued that the U.S. has made the world a more dangerous place by imposing a “unilateral diktat” in international diplomacy.
Translation: He couldn’t sucker enough in. The Obama Administration has suspended a program it enacted via executive action last month that would allow recipients of Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to join the U.S. military.
In Washington DC at the AFL-CIO headquarters, they used used money taken from workers to pay union officers and employees an average of $89,328 during fiscal 2014. Including every individual for whom AFL-CIO reported a gross salary to the U.S. Department of Labor — from president Richard Trumka on down — the union coalition spent over $35 million on compensation for three officers and 391 employees.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said at the start of a hearing Friday that the latest diagnosed case of Ebola, in New York City, is “particularly distressing.”
Ted Nugent said that he finds it very interesting that few, if any, Democrats campaigning in this year’s midterm election are running on an issue that used to be a core principle of the Democrat party: gun control.
I can’t say that I blame them. Especially with this latest case of another doctor testing positive. What gets me, these fools know they have been exposed, yet they come back. U.S. doctors and hospitals are beginning to wonder whether they should refuse to care for Ebola patients when intervention is unlikely to help, given the proven danger of catching the virus.