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Aug 20, 2014

Obamacare and the Aims of Progressivism

Consumer Power Report #433

Aug 20, 2014

EPA’s McCarthy: New CO2 Restrictions Not About Climate

EPA’s recently announced restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions have nothing to do with reducing pollution, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy admitted in Senate hearings.

Aug 20, 2014

Medicaid’s Financing Merry-Go-Round

Medicaid, which provides health-related welfare benefits to low-income individuals, is jointly financed by the federal and state governments.

Aug 19, 2014

Risky Business: The Best Global Warming Alarmism Money Can Buy

The billionaire triumvirate of Tom Steyer, Henry Paulson, and Michael Bloomberg introduced their ballyhooed Risky Business report on the climate this June, and after all the op-eds, blog p

Aug 19, 2014

Advocacy Group Forces Catastrophe ‘Consensus’ on Schoolkids

Part II – This is the second in a two-part column on how the National Center for Science Education is targeting the nation’s schools to enforce a mythical consensus on global warming alarmism <

Aug 19, 2014

Testimony on House Bill 597 to Repeal and Replace Common Core To the Ohio House Rules and Reference Committee

Testimony on House Bill 597 to Repeal and Replace Common Core To the Ohio House Rules and Reference Committee Ohio Statehouse, Room 313