An easy solution to Ohio’s double-dipping problem

By   /  October 24, 2014  /  Commentary, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Double-dipping: when a public employee retires, begins collecting a pension and then returns to the same position (and often the same pay) they retired from. It’s legal in Ohio and practiced by a large number of individuals, but it’s become an issue in a local levy campaign.

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U.S. taxpayers fund anti-Israel bias at UCLA

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  California, Commentary, Education  /  No Comments


By Eliana Rudee
The extraordinary anti-Israel bias in a federally funded program at UCLA isn’t just shocking. It may violate federal regulations.
Last month, an education watchdog group reported that the Center for Near East Studies (CNES) produced 28 events focused on the Arab-Israeli conflict from 2010-2013. Twenty-six of those 28 events, “or 93 percent, exhibited bias against Israel.”
That’s a [...]

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Brits mock Texan’s whine of racism over voter ID

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Commentary, Texas  /  No Comments


A columnist for the lefty Texas Observer got an op-ed into the U.K.’s favorite lefty rag, The Guardian, Tuesday decrying the state’s voter ID laws with all the rhetorical effect she could muster.

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OSU rabbit massage study is No. 2 for wasteful spending

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Commentary, Ohio  /  No Comments


The Ohio State University is ranked #2! Not in football, mind you, but for a research project characterized as “Swedish Massages for Rascally Rabbits.”

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Free market forces not to blame for lousy cable TV service

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Commentary, Tennessee  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Flickr.

Almost everybody has a story involving cable TV companies and awful customer service.

What’s yours?

Mine happened nine years ago.

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La Suprema corte sostuvo la Prohibición de foie gras en California

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  California, Commentary, Government Regulation, National, Supreme Court, Uncategorized, Watchdog En Español  /  No Comments

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Por Carlo Maffatt
LAS VEGAS, Nev. —La Suprema corte de Estado Unidos se rehusó a aceptar la apelación que buscaba levantar la prohibición de fois gras (pate de Pato). Esto hace que muchos teman la prohibición se expanda a otros tipos de carne.

El Gobernador californiano Arnold Schwarzenegger, pasó ley en 2004 vetando la producción y venta [...]

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