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  • Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly

    Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly
    Pipes, tanks and other equipment rust in the humid Southern air. Leaky roofs leave puddles on factory floors. Abandoned buildings are scattered across an 800-acre site contaminated with hundreds of tons of mercury. If this were a factory making cars...
  • Bills would amend VFW charter to include women

    Bills would amend VFW charter to include women
    Identical bills making their way through both chambers of Congress would amend the federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to include women. While thousands of women currently meet the eligibility requirement for joining the organization, the...
  • David Moylan: Curing America's ills begins with replacing Obamacare

    David Moylan: Curing America's ills begins with replacing Obamacare
    Washington, D.C., is suffering from a severe sickness that needs to be cured for America to move forward toward prosperity. The economy is stagnant, the federal government is bloated, health care has been ripped out of the hands of physicians and placed...
  • Don't think about it, just vote

    The least surprising result here in Arkansas election night was the overwhelming approval of an initiated act to raise the state's minimum wage. It passed by a landslide vote -- something like 65 percent. Three other states raised their minimum wage in...
  • Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech

    Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech
    Members of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed strong supprt for President Obama's executive order on immigration. Sen. Richard Blumenthal: President Obama is using his well-established legal powers to reform a sadly-broken,...
  • Who's really 'stupid' in this Obamacare flap?

    Who's really 'stupid'  in this Obamacare flap?
    Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin? Questions like that have turned Jonathan Gruber, who helped to create President Barack Obama's health care plan, into a possible threat to its survival. That's why Obamacare opponents can...
  • Cal Thomas: Ask Jonathan Gruber who looks stupid now

    Cal Thomas: Ask Jonathan Gruber who looks stupid now
    "Stupid is as stupid does" — Forrest Gump Unless you regularly follow conservative media, you may not have heard what one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) thinks about you. Jonathan Gruber is a Massachusetts Institute...
  • Silicon Valley lukewarm to Obama's immigration reform moves

    Technology leaders in Silicon Valley and the Southland collectively reacted to President Obama's national address with a shrug and a slight smile. But nobody's jumping for joy. That's because presidential orders on immigration cannot address the...
  • Congressional reactions to President Obama's immigration reform announcement

    Congressional reactions to President Obama's immigration reform announcement
    Reactions from Florida's congressional delegation are trickling in about President Barack Obama's announcement of his immigration reform orders. Not surprisingly, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D, and U.S. Reps. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and Corrinie Brown, D-...
  • House Republicans sue Obama over Affordable Care Act enactment

    After searching for months to find an attorney who would take their case, House Republicans made good on their threat to sue the Obama administration Friday, filing a lawsuit challenging the president's authority to enact key parts of the Affordable...
  • Obamacare is a 'varsity stinker'

    Obamacare is a 'varsity stinker'
    OK, I can't help myself. Over the past three years, I have written at least a dozen columns critical of Obamacare (a.k.a. The "Affordable Care Act") in this space and devoted an entire chapter to the topic in my book "America: Hope for Change." Yet,...