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In 3 Charts, the Biggest Revelations From New Obamacare Study

Health care costs continue to rise under Obamacare. A report released Tuesday by the Department of Health and Human Services shows a significant hike in the average cost of individual plans since 2013 in 39 states. In 2013, the average annual cost of a premium for an individual health care plan was $2,784. By 2017, the average annual cost for a premium for an individual health care plan on HealthCare.gov was $5,712. Thirty-nine states use HealthCare.gov. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Twenty-four states had Obamacare premiums in 2017 that were double the average individual premium in 2013. In three states, the Obamacare premiums are now triple the average individual premium in 2013. President Barack Obama promised premiums would go down under Obamacare. “You should know that once we [have Obamacare] fully implemented, you’re going to be … Read entire article »

Filed under: Government Corruption, Government Waste, Main Stream Media Bias, Political Campaigning, Politics, Problems of Big Government, Restoring America

Why Washington Hates Trump’s Budget

The Trump administration is getting pushback on its 2018 federal budget, and it’s coming from elected officials on both sides of the aisle. Why does Washington find the budget plan so distasteful? As our video explains, maybe it’s because President Donald Trump’s budget focuses more on what’s good for taxpayers as opposed to what’s good for special interests and the federal bureaucracy. The post Why Washington Hates Trump’s Budget appeared first on The Daily Signal. … Read entire article »

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Political and Economic Chaos in Brazil Highlights Need for Reforms

There is not much good news coming out of Brazil these days. Political corruption scandals continue to rock the country, and the political instability has caused the nation’s stock market to crash. Judge Sergio Moro, who presides over the biggest corruption scandal of them all (dubbed Operation Car Wash), has become something of a folk hero to the millions of Brazilians who are eager to see an end to the cronyism and corruption that has dogged the country for decades, both in the public and private sectors. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Brazil’s current center-right president, Michel Temer, who succeeded former President Dilma Rousseff after her impeachment and removal from office last year, is now facing calls for impeachment himself amid allegations of corruption. But surely another big reason why Brazilian leftists are trying to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Economic/Financial Collapse, Government Corruption, Government Waste, Main Stream Media Bias, Political Campaigning, Politics, Problems of Big Government, Restoring America

Students and Faculty Protesters Demand Punishment of College Republicans Chapter

Students and Faculty Protesters Demand Punishment of College Republicans Chapter

Student and faculty protesters rushed a college administration building Monday calling for the school to punish its College Republicans chapter. Orange Coast College faculty and students protested the College Republicans chapter after the group published emails from OCC professor Jessica Alabi to Orange Coast College President Dennis Harkins. The emails revealed the professor said she would “stand up” to the group, if the president did not, according to Campus Reform. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The materials also showed … Read entire article »

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North Carolina Strikes Out a Fifth Time at the Supreme Court Over Redistricting

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the latest redistricting plan from North Carolina on Monday, holding that the state Legislature had impermissibly used race in the redistricting process for two congressional districts. The decision in Cooper v. Harris was confusing and did not clarify what states can and can’t do to comply with the Voting Rights Act and the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. As Justice Samuel Alito pointed out in his partial dissent that was joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy, one of the two districts, District 12, is making its fifth appearance before the court since 1993. Litigation over redistricting in North Carolina has been before the Supreme Court so often that it is a surprise when there isn’t a North Carolina case there. (adsbygoogle … Read entire article »

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AP readies Earth’s obituary in case Trump pulls US out of Paris Agreement

AP readies Earth’s obituary in case Trump pulls US out of Paris Agreement

**Written by Doug Powers On Saturday, President Trump said he’ll make his decision on pulling out of the Paris climate agreement known next week. The Associated Press has the planet’s obituary ready to go in case that happens: So somehow the planet that made it a few billion years is going to be screwed if something Obama signed last year is rescinded? SCIENCE! Peak media hackery. Update: Newsweek sees the AP’s idiocy and raises them two WTFs: **Written by … Read entire article »

Filed under: Government Corruption, Government Waste, Main Stream Media Bias, Political Campaigning, Politics, Problems of Big Government, Restoring America