10:37 pm in Economic News, General News by Andy Postel
ObamaCare: The Democrats’ overhaul was supposed to increase access to health care. Yet construction on 45 hospitals has been shut down due to the legislation. This is a step back, not ahead. As part of their effort to eventually end all private health care, the Democrats placed a provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that in essence shuts down construction of new physician-owned hospitals and blocks existing ones from
See the original post: War On Doctors
1:11 pm in General News by Helen Christa
Rep. Giffords, who was shot Saturday, helped pass the DREAM Act in the House, giving some immigrants a path to legalization.
See the original post: Immigration group reacts to shooting
7:44 am in Economic News by Abby O'donald
Environment: Ignoring both Congress and the voters, the Environmental Protection Agency starts the new year governing by decree with job-killing regulations. Take a deep breath, but if you exhale you’re a polluter. Cap-and-trade is dead, long live cap-and-trade in the form of regulations promulgated in the coming year by what George Orwell might call the Ministry of Environment. It claims that the Clean Air Act and a Supreme Court ruling in 2007
Read more: EPA Rules Will Trump Your Rights
11:05 pm in Economic News, General News by A. Roberts
If we want to continue to enjoy the bright, warm light that Thomas Edison’s incandescent bulb radiates, Congress will have to repeal Subtitle B of Title III of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Environmental “standards” will start eliminating 276 versions of incandescent light bulbs in 2012, and the drop-dead date for our favorite 100-watt light bulb is just one year away. Then, we will be able to buy only more expensive but
Go here to see the original: D.C. Dim Bulbs Outlaw Edison’s Greatest Gift
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12:55 pm in General News by Acai Berry
Wages of failure.
Looks like Congress got its bipartisan word on Gitmo after all. Among the bills passed during Wednesday’s rush to close the 111th Session was the 2011 Defense Authorization Act, the precursor to fully budgeting the DoD for the year. Buried in that bill was the codicil passed by the House earlier in the month forbidding [...]
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6:55 pm in General News by admin
Kevin Brady is co-sponsoring a bill. I’m not impressed
Here is a link to the bill – http://thomas.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c111:H.R.+5478:
Four congressmen unveil ‘rail-car enhancement act’
Today, U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), Kevin Brady (R-Texas), Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) and John Tanner (D-Tenn.) introduced the Green Railcar Enhancement Act of 2010 (H.R. 5478), which would provide a 25 percent tax credit for replacing or rebuilding old rail cars.
here is the link to full article – http://www.progressiverailroading.com/news/article.asp?id=23520
More bailouts and again….no Pay-Go rules are enforced.
See more here: Bailout of the Railroad System