Obama authorizes 1% pay raise for military, commissaries still face shut-downs

Timothy Whiteman Wilmington Conservative Examiner 12/31/2014

In spite of Barack Obama heaping praise on members of the Armed Forces during his latest Hawaiian getaway, the Commander-in-Chief has authorized a nearly invisible 1 percent pay raise for the troops, as reported by the news portal of the American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) via Google News […]

Gingrich to media: Let me explain the difference between the tea party and #OWS

Allahpundit HotAir.com 11/17/2011

Romney and Cain took some well-deserved shots at the occupiers today too but here’s Gingrich ramping it up with a base-pleasing tea-party contrast. Between soundbites like this and the occasional roundhouse at debate moderators, I’m starting to believe those Rasmussen numbers.

Just one question: Is a guy who got paid big bucks […]

Florida Repeals United Nations’ Agenda 21 Law

The Meister It Makes Sense Blog 10/16/2011

The state of Florida has repealed its 30-year old growth management law (also called “smart growth,” UN Agenda 21 , “compact development” and “livability”). Under the law, local jurisdictions were required to adopt comprehensive land use plans stipulating where development could and could not occur. These plans were […]

New government fees pepper Obama deficit plan

More than $130B in new government fees pepper Obama deficit plan

Andrew Taylor Associated Press via Yahoo! Finance 9/19/2011

It’s not just millionaires who’d pay more under President Barack Obama’s latest plan to combat the deficit.

Air travelers, federal workers, military retirees, wealthier Medicare beneficiaries and people taking out new mortgages are among those who […]

More Americans Are Doubling-Up

Phil Izzo The Wall Street Journal 9/13/2011

More people are living with family amid high unemployment rates and a slow economy, but while the phenomenon is keeping the poverty rate lower, it has wider negative economic consequences.

In a presentation as part of its wider report on income, poverty and health insurance, the Census Bureau […]

Playing games at high levels

Editorial The Westerly Sun [RI] 12/15/2010

THIS ISN’T HOW GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE, by the people is supposed to work. A bill making its way through Congress to ensure funding for federal spending through the remainder of this fiscal year includes a tacked-on provision that addresses the ability of Indian tribes to take land into […]