Category Archives: National News

Obamacare Under the Microscope Again

Another controversial part of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) will be under review by the Supreme Court.  They will be looking at the tax credits that subsidize health coverage purchased on federal exchanges.  This is a central part of the law and if it rejected could cause problems for millions of American’s coverage. Other National NewsTrump Authorizes Feds to Arrest […]

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78% Increase In Healthcare Premium Costs Hidden Until After Election

Investors’ Business Daily reported on Tuesday, something is conspicuously absent from the “new and improved” version of healthcare.gov: The prices.  A 78% increase in the costs of some peoples premiums, to be exact.  This key data will be available starting only the second week of November – conveniently, one week after the midterm elections. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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U.S. Government Sues AT&T

WASHINGTON, DC, October 29, 2014 – On Tuesday, officials with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued AT&T, America’s second largest cellular provider, for allegedly misleading customers by selling them “unlimited” data plans that were then “throttled” by the company by slowing internet speeds of customers who consumed an excess of data past a certain point. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Socialist Party Demanding $20 Minimum Wage Says It Should Not Be Subject To $20 Minimum Wage

The socialist party in Seattle, that wants to raise the federal minimum wage to $20 per hour, advertised a job last week for an experienced web developer paying just $13 per hour the Huffington Post reports.  “We’re practicing what we’re preaching in terms of continuing to fight for the minimum wage,” Barnes said, making his first public comment on the […]

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After Supreme Court Declines to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Cases, Attorney General Holder Announces Federal Government to Recognize Couples in Seven New States

Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriages taking place in the states affected by the Supreme Court’s recent decision to decline to review rulings from three federal appeals courts that had struck down bans on same-sex marriage. The Attorney General added that the Department of Justice will work with agencies across the administration […]

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Weapons of Mass Destruction Found In Iraq…Just Not The Ones We Were Looking For

IJReview is reporting that the Weapons Of Mass Destruction we were told existed in Iraq have been found.  What they are citing for this is a New York Times article which explains that American troops and Iraqi allies found roughly 5,000 chemical weapons in various forms, including a single depository of about 2,400 warheads, between 2004 and 2011. In six separate […]

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How the Feds Illegally Obtain Evidence of a Crime and Lie About It in Court

While the political commentators in the nation’s capital are wrapped up in the debate over what to do about ISIS, and as one third of the Senate and nearly all members of the House campaign for re-election, the president’s spies continue to capture massive amounts of personal information about hundreds of millions of us and lie about it. Share This […]

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New Documents Shed Light on One of the NSA’s Most Powerful Tools

The ACLU is releasing several key documents about Executive Order 12333 that they obtained from the government in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit that was filed (along with the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School) just before the first revelations of Edward Snowden. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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McCaul Speaks at Hearing on Government Coordination to Combat Ebola [VIDEO]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, delivered the following opening statement at a hearing entitled “Ebola in the Homeland: The Importance of Effective International, Federal, State and Local Coordination.” Watch LIVE on C-SPAN or online at cspan.org HERE. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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New Documents Show FBI Kept Channels Open to Al-Aulaqi Despite Terrorist Designation

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained 900 pages of newly released internal documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) indicating there may have been a serious rift between the agency’s 9/11 Commission Task Force (Task Force) and the National Commission on Terrorism (Commission) in tracking the activities of U.S.-born al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Aulaqi. Additionally, […]

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Federal Court Orders Release of Fast and Furious Documents List by October 22

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced on September 23, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that by October 22, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must submit a “Vaughn index” listing Fast and Furious materials Judicial Watch sought in its June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. […]

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