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In 3 Charts, the Biggest Revelations From New Obamacare Study

Health care costs continue to rise under Obamacare. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month 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. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment Bundle In three states, the Obamacare premiums are now triple the average individual premium in 2013. Mind Blowing Sale of Beach Destination. Save … Read entire article »

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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. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month 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. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month 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 … Read entire article »

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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. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month 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 … 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. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month 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 … 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 Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month 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: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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! Get Select TV + … Read entire article »

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San Francisco Creates Legal Office to Defend Illegal Immigrants From Deportation

The San Francisco Public Defender’s Office launched a new unit Tuesday dedicated to representing illegal immigrants faced with deportation and focused on providing local tax money for cases heard in the city’s federal immigration courts. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The special immigration division, one of only three such programs in the country, consists of three deputy public defenders and a paralegal, reports NBC Bay Area. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee authorized $200,000 in city payroll savings to be used to fund the program through the end of 2017. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Officials expect the unit to handle around 150 clients per year, only 10 percent of the 1,500 detained immigrants that currently have court dates in San Francisco. Lee, the city Board of Supervisors, and Public Defender Jeff Adachi reached a deal for the new office … Read entire article »

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Questions Criminal Probe of Her IT Staffer, Promising ‘Consequences’ for Capitol Police

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Questions Criminal Probe of Her IT Staffer, Promising ‘Consequences’ for Capitol Police

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz threatened the chief of the U.S. Capitol Police with “consequences” for holding equipment that she says belongs to her in order to build a criminal case against a Pakistani staffer suspected of massive cybersecurity breaches involving funneling sensitive congressional data offsite. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The Florida lawmaker used her position on the committee that sets the police force’s budget to press its chief to relinquish the piece of … Read entire article »

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Good lapdogs! NY Times takes blame for Hillary Clinton’s bogus history lesson to grads

Good lapdogs! NY Times takes blame for Hillary Clinton’s bogus history lesson to grads

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month During Hillary Clinton’s commencement address at Wellesley College, in addition serving up more evidence that she used BleachBit long ago to delete her self-awareness, the disgruntled former presidential candidate also gave the grads a bogus history lesson in an attempt to zing Trump: Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivered a subtle jab at President Trump’s ongoing conflict with the Justice Department during a commencement speech at … Read entire article »

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Premiums Doubled Once Obamacare Took Full Effect, Report Says

Obamacare introduced new regulations into the health care marketplace that contributed to premiums doubling after the legislation took full effect in 2014, according to a report the Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday evening. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month HHS compared premiums in the exchange marketplaces in 2013, one year before Obamacare regulations took full effect, to premiums in the exchange marketplace in 2017. The report found that average monthly premiums increased from $224 in 2013 to $476 in 2017. That constitutes a 105 percent increase in only 4 years. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “With data that shows average premiums doubling nationwide and Americans paying nearly $3,000 more for health insurance per year, this report is a sobering reminder of why reforming our health care system remains a top … Read entire article »

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Trump’s Budget Moves Higher Education in the Right Direction

President Donald Trump released his budget proposal on Tuesday, which includes some dramatic changes to higher education funding. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month While there is still room for improvement, the president’s proposals would be a significant first step in reducing the federal government’s role in higher education and giving much-needed relief to the U.S. taxpayer. Elimination of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The president’s budget proposal eliminates the costly Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which offers special student loan forgiveness to graduates for performing certain public service jobs. This will be welcome news to taxpayers, who have been picking up the tab for federal employees who, under this policy, have their loans forgiven after just 10 years of payments. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment … Read entire article »

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The Education Budget Has a Lot to Love and a Little to Critique

The Trump administration’s full budget for education for fiscal year 2018 would make some long-overdue cuts at the Department of Education. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The proposal targets reductions in spending totaling $9 billion—a 13 percent cut in the agency’s current $68 billion annual budget. That type of reduction signals a serious commitment to reducing federal intervention in education—a necessary condition to make space for a restoration of state and local control. Program Eliminations and Spending Reductions (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The budget proposal includes actual reductions in spending and program count. As Andrew Ujifusa at Education Week reported, it would be the largest single-year percentage cut in the department’s discretionary budget since President Ronald Reagan’s 1983 budget proposal. In recognition that many federal education programs are better supported—and appropriately supported—by … Read entire article »

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Why the Free Market Is Diversity’s Best Friend

Millions of people love Apple computers and wouldn’t be caught using a PC. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month By contrast, there are many millions of PC users who feel the same way about Apple computers. Many men like double-breasted suits, but I wouldn’t be caught dead in one. Some people swear by Cadillac cars, but my favorite is Mercedes-Benz. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Despite these strongly held preferences, there’s no conflict. We never see Apple computer lovers picketing firms that serve PC lovers. Mercedes-Benz lovers don’t battle Cadillac lovers. In free markets, people with strong differences in preferences get along and often are good friends. The reason is simple. If you like double-breasted suits and I like single-breasted suits, we get what we want. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + … Read entire article »

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America’s Social Fabric Is Eroding. Government Must Avoid Feeding the Problem.

Our nation, today, faces very real economic challenges. Economic growth during the recovery has been meager and uneven. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The U.S. economy has become less dynamic and innovative in recent decades. We miss the strong productivity growth America enjoyed in the mid-20th century and the unusually large wage gains it brought. However, in historical and comparative perspective, most Americans enjoy unprecedented material living standards. Our economic problems often take the form of unsatisfactory rates of improvement—we are growing richer less quickly than we did when we were poorer. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nevertheless, many Americans—poor, middle class, and wealthy—feel that something is amiss. It is a feeling that cannot be reduced to economic anxiety. Rather, there is a sense that our social fabric is fraying. And these concerns … Read entire article »

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Is the Pope An Ally or Enemy of the U.S.?

President Trump and his family met with Pope Francis in the Vatican earlier this week, and while the meeting was met with mixed emotions, voters still generally believe the United States has a friend in the pope. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters think Pope Francis is an ally of the United States. Just six percent (6%) think he is an enemy of the United States, while 35% think he is somewhere in between. Another 10% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.) (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it’s in the news, it’s in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook. The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted … Read entire article »

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Most Say ISIS Must Be Totally Destroyed To Stop Terror

The radical Islamic State group (ISIS) has proudly taken credit for the slaughter of innocents earlier this week at a concert in Manchester, England, and voters here strongly agree with President Trump that ISIS needs to be totally wiped out. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 87% of Likely U.S. Voters consider ISIS a serious threat to the United States, with 61% who say it’s a Very Serious one. Just 10% describe the radical terror group as a not very or Not At All Serious threat to this country. (To see survey question wording, click here.) (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it’s in the news, it’s in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook. The survey of 1,000 … Read entire article »

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Unfriended: Mark Zuckerberg’s pitch for ‘universal basic income’

Unfriended: Mark Zuckerberg’s pitch for ‘universal basic income’

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Example #4,503 why billionaires with visions of making the world their social experimentation Petri dish are disconcerting: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called on the need to consider universal basic income for Americans during his Harvard Commencement Speech. Zuckerberg’s comments reflect those of other Silicon Valley bigwigs, including Sam Altman, the president of venture capital firm Y Combinator. “Every generation expands its definition of equality. Now it’s time for … Read entire article »

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CBS News post-Obama safety alert: Improving economy is unsafe at any speed

CBS News post-Obama safety alert: Improving economy is unsafe at any speed

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month CBS News had a report Thursday morning basically saying that larger vehicles are safer when it comes to crash survivability than smaller cars, which is nothing new. However, this is the angle that was taken: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Well look at that, the Hope & Change™ economy was like an extra airbag on your life expectancy! Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + … Read entire article »

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John Kerry tells grads to end terrorism by offering them ‘good governance’ and jobs

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month During his commencement address yesterday at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, John Kerry urged grads to focus on one of the major enemies of humanity — no, not air conditioning, the other one. Kerry revisited one of the Obama administration’s more laughable assumptions, which was that terrorism exists because of governments unresponsive to their citizens needs and a lack of jobs: The former secretary of state praised Mr. Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia Sunday that called on Muslim nations around to globe to “drive out” Islamic extremists, but argued that education and jobs are the big-picture answer to combating terrorism. “What we need is not a martial plan for the 20th century, what we need is a new plan for … Read entire article »

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9 Key Takeaways From Trump’s First Budget

Two months after unveiling his “skinny budget,” President Donald Trump officially submitted his completed budget to Congress. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The proposal sends a strong message to Washington that the president intends to jump-start the country’s lagging economy and reign in the size and scope of the federal government. If implemented by Congress, the plan could spark economic growth not seen in more than a decade and put the country back on a sustainable fiscal path. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Here are nine key aspects of the plan. 1. Balances within 10 years. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment Bundle Balancing the budget within 10 years is a benchmark that congressional Republicans have and should continue to strive for. None of the budgets submitted by the Obama … Read entire article »

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