National Review: Political John Doe victimized 16-year-old boy

By   /  July 6, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“He could have been in the shower. They could have broken the door down. He could have been shot. Over politics.”

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Kemper Project costs increase by another $10 million

By   /  July 6, 2015  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations  /  No Comments

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Costs for the Kemper Project integrated gasification power plant increased by another $10 million, according to the utility.

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Vermont’s pursuit of all-payer waiver sparks health care rationing debate

By   /  July 6, 2015  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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With the Green Mountain Care Board seeking to transition Vermont into an all-payer health care system by 2017, one word continues to resurface in the discussion of Vermont’s health care future: rationing.

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Obama admin promotes union fight for fast-food dues

By   /  July 6, 2015  /  Labor, National, News  /  No Comments

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Service Employees International Union wants to take dues from fast-food workers, and the Obama administration wants to help.

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Utilities lead the way in Oklahoma lobbying spending

By   /  July 6, 2015  /  Lobbying, News, Oklahoma, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

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Anyone reading about 2015 Oklahoma legislative session would think the top issues were the budget shortfall, criminal justice reform, school choice and health care — or even less weighty issues, such as the legalization of switchblades and regulating burial depths.

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Cruz calls PolitiFact ‘noxious, yellow journalism’

By   /  July 6, 2015  /  News, Texas  /  No Comments

That's Cruz: 11, PolitiFact: 1.

In his new book, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, calls out “a new, particularly noxious species of yellow journalism that is beginning to infect what passes for modern political discourse. It’s called ‘PolitiFact.’”

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