Monthly Archives: September, 2011

Fate of New Entitlement Program Under Health Care Law in Doubt

The Affordable Healthcare Act, signed by Obama not only revamped the nation’s entire health care system, it also created a new entitlement — one that some analysts say will never work.  Antos of the conservative American Enterprise Institute said it’s the power of politics over common sense, and it will never work.  The new entitlement …

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Obama Targets More State Immigration Laws

The DOJ now have 4 new state immigration laws in its sights, as these new laws target illegal immigrant crackdowns, which signals an escalation in the Obama administration’s battle with the tough laws.  Already the DOJ has sued Arizona and Alabama.  The new laws are under scrutiny in Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina, and Utah.

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New York Panel Wants Taxpayers to Foot the Bill for Gender Reassignment Surgery

And now more word of the bizarre.  It’s not enough that Medicaid is broke, but now in New York, there’s a state panel that is urging Gov Danrew Cuomo to allow taxpayers to foot the bill for transgender residents to get “sexual reassignment surgery,” allowing them to change their physical characteristics from a man to …

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Durbin Slams Bailed-Out Bank of America Over New Debit Card Fee

Granted, this is a rotten idea, but it was Democrats who bailed them out in the first place.  Today a top Senator slammed a plan by the Bank of America that would charge customers a new $5 monthly fee for using their debit cards — even if just to buy a $2 coffee.  Although the …

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GOP Spending Bill Would Defund Obamacare

A draft spending bill that House Republicans released Thursday would eliminate funding for much of the healthcare law passed last year.  Although the proposal is part of of an appropriations authorization for the Health and Human Services Department, is unlikely to go anywhere. That’s because it doesn’t make enough spending cuts to satisfy the wishes …

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Hiring America’s Heroes

You’re in the miltary fighting a war, and when you’re tour of duty is over, you return home, with no prospects of a job to support your family.  That is a fact of life facing our troops as many are finding themselves having a tough time reintegrating back into civilian life.  There are many reasons …

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Taxpayers Liable for Capitol Hill Harassment Claims

As if the insanity can’t get any worse, we now here of the following:  Taxpayers are on the hook for hundreds of thousands of dollars to pay out discrimination and harassment claims by workers on Capitol Hill.  The claims have almost doubled over the last five years, and taxpayers are obligated to finance the settlements, …

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Latinos outnumber poor white children for the first time

So we have over 12 million illegals here in this country, bleeding the system dry, and we are supposed to feel sorry for them?  A recently released report says more Latino children are living in poverty than children of any other racial or ethnic group, marking the first time in U.S. history that the single …

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UK Murder Plot Girls Sentenced

Two girls have just been sentenced for the plot to kill t heir 89 year old grandfather in order to obtain money.  Near Winchester, the man was attacked by his 49 year old adopted daughter and her two daughters, aged 16 and 14, her son, 19, and his girlfriend, 17.  At Winchester Crown Court the …

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Plot foiled to blow up Pentagon and US Capitol

A 26 year old man from Massachusetts was arrested Wednesday and accused of plotting to blow up the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol using large remote-controlled aircraft laden with explosives, as well as attempting to assist Al Qaeda in attacking U.S. troops overseas.  The man, Rezwan Ferdaus of Ashland, Mass., was arrested Wednesday in Framingham after …

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