Monthly Archives: July 2011

S.F. weighs protecting ex-cons seeking homes, jobs

Ex-convicts may soon become a “protected class” in San Francisco – joining African Americans, Latinos, gays, transgender people, pregnant women and the disabled. A proposal being circulated at City Hall would make it illegal for landlords and employers to discriminate … Continue reading

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Rep. McCotter: There’s No Room to Compromise on “Job Killing Tax Hikes” | Fin – Daily Ticker – US – Yahoo! Finance

Rep. McCotter: There’s No Room to Compromise on “Job Killing Tax Hikes” | Fin – Daily Ticker – US – Yahoo! Finance.

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Holder Lied: DOJ News Release Shows Obama Admin Approved ATF Mexico Weapons Smuggling – Salem-News.Com

Attorney General Eric Holder at the Mexico/United States Arms Trafficking Conference in CUERNAVACA, MEXICO Thursday, April 2, 2009 Last week, our administration launched a major new effort to break the backs of the cartels.  My department is committing 100 new … Continue reading

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Top Obama adviser says unemployment won’t be key in 2012 – TheHill.com

President Obama’s senior political adviser David Plouffe said Wednesday that people won’t vote in 2012 based on the unemployment rate. Plouffe should probably hope that’s the case, since dismal job figures aren’t expected to get any better for Obama and … Continue reading

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House asks: Did Obama’s auto bailout chief say, ‘I did this all for the unions’

Both Bloom and Steven Rattner, the Wall Street figure who played a key role in the bailouts, spoke to the group.  “Rattner praised the team's intensity and focus and said the group was among the best he had ever worked … Continue reading

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Boxer Lies About Clinton Budget; Reid Gripes on Taxing Millionaires

Barbara Boxer said: “I think we ought to go back to the people and the party that was the only party and the only people to balance the budget in 40 years. I hate to break it to my Republican … Continue reading

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Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job | The Weekly Standard

The council reports that, using “mainstream estimates of economic multipliers for the effects of fiscal stimulus” (which it describes as a “natural way to estimate the effects of” the legislation), the “stimulus” has added or saved just under 2.4 million … Continue reading

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The $450 Billion Glitch: 3 Million Extra Middle-Class Americans Eligible for Medicaid Benefits – Avik Roy – The Apothecary – Forbes

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, says that, due to a glitch in Obamacare, married couples of early retirees making around $64,000 a year will become eligible for Medicaid. That’s more than four times the federal poverty level of $14,710. … Continue reading

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Senators Want To Put People In Jail For Embedding YouTube Videos | Techdirt

If you embed a YouTube video that turns out to be infringing, and more than 10 people view it because of your link… you could be facing five years in jail. This is, of course, ridiculous, and suggests (yet again) … Continue reading

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