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Rescuing the poor: The GOP’s Obamacare alternatives

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When Barack Obama was crisscrossing the country in 2008 and 2009 “selling” Obamacare to the masses, one of his oft-repeated claims was that as a result of his signature legislation, health insurance rates would decrease by $2,500 a year: That claim, along with several others Obama has made regarding the Affordable Care Act, has, of course, proven false. Did the ...

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No Prison Left Behind: a low blow to higher education

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There is some good news and some bad news regarding state taxes.   The good news – for state tax collectors, anyway – is that the Great Recession, which led to massive job losses fed by depression within housing and financial sectors, is long past. State tax revenue rose 6 percent last year, according to Bloomberg News, which was the ...

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Harry Reid: Bundy supporters are domestic terrorists

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Thursday at an event hosted by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Harry Reid took his latest shot in his war against Cliven Bundy, calling him and those who support him “domestic terrorists.” “These people, who hold themselves out to be patriots are not. They’re nothing more than domestic terrorists. I repeat: What went on up there was domestic terrorism,” said the ...

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WATCH: Snowden questions Putin on Russian intelligence surveillance

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The translation from English to Russian and back again was tedious, but as Vladimir Putin states he and Edward Snowden do share a common “professional language”– espionage. Snowden appeared via video conference on Putin’s annual Russian TV appearance where he takes questions from the public to ask about Russia’s own policies on mass surveillance. “I’d like to ask you a question about mass surveillance of ...

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Abortions are tax deductible

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The Washington Times released a list of 13 tax deductions that are less well-known amongst Americans. Included in the list are clarinet lessons for children with overbites, wigs, acupuncture and abortion. Abortion? Seriously?! In a word, yes. According to the IRS, abortions are considered a medical expense and are therefore deductible. As stated on the IRS website: “Medical expenses are ...

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WATCH: PA police officer assaults unarmed woman

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Police are investigating an event that occurred Sunday in the Pennsylvania town of Chester. After a woman– who was allegedly inebriated– pulled out a knife in an attempt to retrieve her wallet from a thief, police arrived at the scene. Witnesses say the woman did not hurt anybody with the knife and threw it away when the police officer showed ...

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