• Economy

    California Global Warming Tax Kicks In As Snow Blankets Ground

    by  • 2 January, 2015 • Economy, Politics, Video • 4 Comments

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    California dreamin’… In 2006, after being bombarded with “man-made global warming” hysteria, state legislators approved the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (i.e., AB32) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from all sources throughout the state and work via a “cap and trade” system. It was then signed into law by “conservative” Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger...

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    Vermont Governor Cancels Single Payer Healthcare

    by  • 19 December, 2014 • Economy, Health, Politics • 1 Comment

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    Reality bites… MONTPELIER, Vt. — Gov. Peter Shumlin announced this week he has called off his plans for single-payer health care in Vermont for 2015, saying “now is not the right time.” At an unannounced news conference, Shumlin said he received the final modeling for financing single-payer health care on Tuesday and concluded the...

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    One Obama Fundraiser In LA Cost Taxpayers $1.1 Million

    by  • 18 December, 2014 • Economy, Politics • 0 Comments

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    Cheers, suckers… (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on December 8, 2014, it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing that the October fundraising trips by President Obama to Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA, cost taxpayers $1,176,120.90 in flight expenses alone. On October 9, Obama attended a...

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    US Treasury Buying Survival Kits For Bankers

    by  • 11 December, 2014 • Economy, Humor, Video • 0 Comments

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    The Department of Treasury is seeking to order survival kits for all of its employees who oversee the federal banking system, according to a new solicitation. The government is willing to spend up to $200,000 on the kits, according to the solicitation released on Dec. 4. The survival kits must come in a fanny-pack...

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    Teamsters Failing In Effort To Unionize FedEx

    by  • 11 December, 2014 • Communism, Economy, Politics • 0 Comments

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    Disorganized labor… CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Teamsters withdrew a planned ballot at a Pennsylvania facility of FedEx Corp’s trucking unit, in a further blow to efforts to unionize workers at FedEx Freight. The pulling of the ballot at FedEx Freight’s Pocono Summit facility marks the second such withdrawal in the past week. The International...

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    Big Gov Eyes Higher Gas Taxes Amid Falling Fuel Price

    by  • 7 December, 2014 • Economy, Politics • 1 Comment

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    Opportunists… In theory, advocates of an infusion of spending to fix the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges have found the perfect political moment. Fuel prices are plunging to their lowest level in years. The Highway Trust Fund is broke, and Congress faces a spring deadline to replenish it. The obvious answer—the only answer, according...

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    Cheap Oil Could Lead To Economic Boom

    by  • 4 December, 2014 • Economy, Politics • 2 Comments

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    Obama to take credit in 3… 2… 1… In case you haven’t filled your gas tank lately, the price of gasoline is dropping for the first time in… I forget when. When Obama took office in 2008 the national average price for a gallon of gasoline was $1.79 and during most of his two...

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