It’s been a long wait for opponents of the so-called Affordable Care Act, which has helped to keep many employees on part-time status so their employers don’t have to cover their insurance. House Republicans plan to have a vote to repeal ObamaCare as February begins. It remains to be seen whether this will be a genuine effort or just something Republican Congressmen can brag to their constituents about back home.
Month – January 2015
It all started when feces was discovered on the gym floor of Gustine Elementary School in Texas. Someone decided to make all the students drop their pants, in separate groups of boys and girls. The principal now admits that was wrong. And people who probably never would have heard of the small town of Gustine, population 457, may now remember it forever.
There’s a reason why Barack Obama and Benjamen Netanyahu aren’t very chummy. It’s hard to be friends with someone who is trying to undermine you. It turns out a consulting firm almost entirely composed of former staffers of Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has been hired to run an election effort in Israel aimed at defeating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
What was once a conspiracy theory is now established fact. Thanks to whistle blower Edward Snowden, the Administration has been forced to admit it spies on citizens without bothering to get a warrant. Much of this is taking place at the NSA Data Center in Utah. Call it a David and Goliath story if you like, but state representative Mark Roberts is hoping to hit the Center where it hurts.
If you’ve never heard of the Trans Pacific Partnership, you are not alone. Yet if you listened carefully to the State of the Union Address, you would have heard a reference to it when Obama said he was asking Congress for trade promotion authority. Knowledgeable conservatives, along with some liberals, oppose the measure which threatens national sovereignty, religious freedom and the US economy.