Monthly Archives: April, 2011

Vermont’s new healthcare bill causes debate over covering illegal immigrants

Hmm, so these crazy fools think the citizens of Vermont should “pay” for all the illegals, and make sure they have medical coverage?  Holy cow, these people are here against the law, they have no rights to anything of ours, let alone, force the legal and law abiding, hard working Americans to pay for them.  Maybe …

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GOP says Obama tax hike plan won’t help gas prices

President Barack Obama’s plan to raise energy taxes can only drive the price of gasoline higher, Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., said.  The freshman Republican also added, that gasoline prices are almost double what they were when Obama took office two years ago.

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Pennsylvania girl 10, charged with murder of baby

In Pennsylvania, a 10 year old girl has been charged with third-degree murder in the shaking death of an infant. Her babysitter was also charged Friday in Franklin County for allegedly failing to seek medical care for 11-month-old Heath Ryder.

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Muslim Brotherhood sets up new party in Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood has set up a new party in Egypt, to contest up to half the seats in a parliamentary election scheduled for September. The head of the Freedom and Justice Party says it will be a civil, not a theocratic, group.  This election is to follow the removal of President Hosni Mubarak in February …

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NRA calls for Holder resignation

As he deflected questions that were asked how much he knew about a federal project suspected of allowing guns sold in the U.S. to be illegally smuggled to Mexico, Attorney General Eric Holder is once again under fire, but this time by the NRA.  NRA Executive Director Wayne LaPierre will call for Holder’s resignation in …

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Oil prices cause GOP to pressure Obama for a solution

Since Americans are upset over rising gas prices, Republicans in Congress aim to fix the blame on one person when they return next week from recess: President Barack Obama. On April 15, Congress wrapped up its last work session with Democrats and Republicans in a blistering debate about budget deficits and the size of the …

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Hospitals get cash boost incentive to improve senior care

Hospitals that improve medical care for elderly patients, and cut back on all of the costly errors, will get millions of dollars under an incentive program launched on Friday that aims to cut overall Medicare costs.  The government run healthcare plan for seniors spent  $4.4 billion in 2009 to care for patients who were harmed …

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Unions take fight to the states

In 2008, unions played a key part in Obama’s winning campaign,  but some say they’ll change their strategy for the 2012 elections.  “We’ve decided to freeze all contributions to federal candidates, federal committees and federal candidate PACs in order to really refocus on battles we are experiencing in a number of states,” Harold Schaitberger, president …

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Nine AGs battle NLRB over unions

Attorney Generals in 9 states fired off a letter to the National Labor Relations Board calling a complaint it filed against Boeing for opening a production facility in South Carolina an assault on their states’ economies.  The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers complained to the board claiming Boeing participated in unfair labor practices …

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WI – Drs who issues sick notes to protestors to be punished

At the University of Wisconsin, some of the doctors who issued all those sick notes to the union protestors who skipped work, face punishment ranging from written reprimands to docked pay and loss of leadership positions.  Good.  UW School of Medicine and Public Health issued a written statement saying it interviewed 22 doctors and cleared …

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