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  • Looking to Fund Your Business? Ask Your Classmates

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Claude Burns, who just earned a degree from MIT's Sloan School of Management, hatched what he thought was a great startup idea: a subscription business peddling craft beers. The problem was how to come up with the half-a-...
  • Meet the snobocrats

    Last week, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Jonathan Gruber, one of prominent architects of Obamacare, was exposed as little more than an elitist fraud. Gruber was caught on videotape expressing the haughty attitude that drove the...
  • Harris questions NIH grant to Gruber

    Harris questions NIH grant to Gruber
    Maryland Rep. Andy Harris on Wednesday questioned a National Institutes of Health grant awarded to MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, an administration health care consultant who has come under fire for recent comments about the "stupidity of the American...
  • Sideline Chatter: More painful watching from stands than playing

    What, did somebody at DEA headquarters just see "North Dallas Forty" for the first time? Drug agents hit several NFL stadiums Sunday to question team doctors and trainers about claims that teams are inappropriately distributing prescription painkillers....
  • Small Engine Fuels Big Ideas: Quieter, Lighter And More Efficient

    Small Engine Fuels Big Ideas: Quieter, Lighter And More Efficient
    LiquidPiston Inc. has an iPhone-sized engine it says could lead to quieter power generators, lighter weed-whackers, and more efficient unmanned flying drones. At 4 pounds, the three-horsepower X Mini gasoline engine, which the Bloomfield company planned...
  • North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion Collins advances to finals

    North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion Collins advances to finals
    After winning on Monday's show, North Shore "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins will head to the Tournament of Champions finals later this week. Collins, 32, of Wilmette, won Monday's semifinal game, defeating contestants Jared Hall and Terry O'Shea,...
  • Will Jonathan Gruber kill Obamacare?

    Will Jonathan Gruber kill Obamacare?
    Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin? Questions like that have turned Jonathan Gruber, who helped create President Barack Obama's health care plan, into a possible threat to its survival. That's why Obamacare opponents can...
  • Liberal media protect Obama, cronies

    When are you going to report the scam that Jonathan Gruber and the Obama administration pulled on the American people with regard to the health care plan known as Obamacare? Tell everyone that they (Obama and Gruber, the MIT professor) felt the American...
  • Economist Jonathan Gruber's Obamacare comments show his cynicism

    Economist Jonathan Gruber has become a household name in the nation's capital and the media for saying that Democrats disguised unpopular provisions of the healthcare reform bill in order to win Congress' approval. Yet his comments didn't reveal...
  • Sun Sentinel ignoring Obamacare fraud

    Sun Sentinel ignoring Obamacare fraud
    Jonathan Gruber, the MIT health care economist, now embroiled in a White House scandal, has largely been absent from your front page, your editorial page or any other page. How can the people of South Florida remain informed if a major media outlet...
  • What Jon Gruber said was dumb, but the Gruber controversy is much dumber

    I’m probably not alone among journalists writing about the Affordable Care Act in finding that the lowest-information emails landing in my inbox lately come from people who have learned one thing about the act, and one thing alone: that some guy...