Analysis by the non-partisan think tank shows that delaying the individual mandate would “cause serious disruption to the health-care system and make it difficult for President Obama’s health-care overhaul to get back on track if the mandate were later put back in place.
“The paper cites a Congressional Budget Office estimate that the delay would save the federal budget $35.4 billion over the next ten years.
3D printers now allow you to mold objects right in your living room, using patterns you find online. It’s a revolutionary invention that will save time, reduce shipping costs and be kind to the earth.
But what critics see is: guns! People will print guns at home! Well, sure.
On TV, Rachel Maddow sneered about “a well-armed anarchist utopia, where everybody fends for themselves with stupid-looking plastic guns. … It’s a …
Daniel Froomkin of the Huffington Post – formerly of The Washington Post – suggests an answer. He is exactly the kind of liberal agitator in the newsroom who wants every news story to be a blazing editorial. Every reporter must divide the world clearly between Liberal Sense and Conservative Nonsense. His latest article is titled “Writing a Neutral Story About Something So Heartless As the Food Stamp Vote Is Not Good Journalism.”
The claim came at the start of the first case by the government to go to trial against a major bank over defective mortgage practices leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Pierre Armand, a lawyer in the civil division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan, said Countrywide made $165 million selling loans that it promised were investment quality to Fannie and Freddie.
On the Kabak Koyu beach in southwestern Turkey, a woman is throwing a ball for the dog while her child crawls around in the sand. Small children are, of course, artful escapees, and suddenly the child is going full-bore straight at the ocean. The spaniel, dropping playtime immediately, races down to the surf and plops down in the sand between the child and the waves, drawing the family’s attention just as the adventurous youngster is about to hit the water.
The Quinnipiac University survey showed the Democratic Newark mayor at 53 percent, to Republican Steve Lonegan’s 41 percent among likely voters.
Last month, Booker was ahead by 25 percentage points in a poll of all voters.
“This poll reveals what my supporters and I already knew — New Jersey is not the hopelessly liberal state everyone thinks it is. We are on a path to victory,” Lonegan said.
Booker’s sinking numbers follow recent stories about his extensive travels, personal business deals, increased crime in Newark, and his tendency to exaggerate his past heroics.
On Sunday, The Post revealed that Booker’s tale of a man who bled to death in his arms after being shot wasn’t completely true…
Cruz first argued that skeptics of the defund-or-shutdown plan would have surrendered during the American Revolution and the Civil War.
AP Tries to Impress Readers With IRS's Cooperation, But Docs Provided to Issa's Committee Are Only 10% of Total Requested
As Brent Bozell at NewsBusters noted earlier today, news of the forced retirement of the IRS's Lois Lerner, the agency's chief orchestrator of the campaign which targeted tea party and other conservative groups for extra scrutiny in their applications for not-for-profit status, "was censored by ABC, CBS, and NBC."
In what may surprise some, that lack of coverage didn't occur because of the Associated Press. Stephen Ohlemacher's story was mostly well-done, with two significant exceptions.
“As both Speaker Gingrich and Gingrich Productions have made very clear, Speaker Gingrich is a new host…
Or rather, we had such a plan.
Last week, our family received notice from Anthem BlueCross BlueShield of Colorado that we can no longer keep the plan we like because of “changes from health care reform (also called the Affordable Care Act or ACA).” The letter informed us that “(t)o meet the …
THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with staff writer John McCormack on his recent pieces on Obamacare and Ted Cruz’s efforts to stop the Senate from amending the House-passsed Continuing Resolution that defunds parts of Obamacare.