Unintended consequences? Once again, the left try to help

In an article published in the Citizen Voice and Times of Estill County, Kentucky, but not archived on the newspaper’s website,1 we are told that Hospice Care Plus (HCP), the sole provider of hospice services in Estill County, asked the county Fiscal Court for assistance during a special court meeting on May 21st. A change …

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The most Pyrrhic of victories (Part 2)

As we noted in The most Pyrrhic of victories, the Senate Democrats defeated a bill to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline last November, when some of them hoped that hey could save the seat of then-Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) in her run-off election. Whether authorization would have enabled her to save her seat is doubtful, …

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The Democrats are “helping” the poor again!

We have previously noted that the Democrats are losing the white working class voter; here’s another reason why: EPA Makes Wood-Burning Stoves Unaffordable to Save the Planet Posted on February 7, 2015 by Philip Hodges All they have to do is claim that it’s all the save the planet, and they can create as many …

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I told you so!

A very disturbing story from The Pirate’s Cove: Hooray! US Mining Personal Health Data For Your Own Good By William Teach May 16, 2014 – 3:35 pm The Government just wants to protect the vulnerable. It’s For Your Own Good: U.S. Mines Personal Health Data to Find the Vulnerable in Emergencies The phone calls were part Big …

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From Around the Blogroll: Midweek Edition

This week has seen a lot of great stuff from our friends around the blogroll! Kate of the Victory Girls spotted how conservatives have highjacked the #askFLOTUS hashtag on Twitter. If you are unfamiliar with Twitter, a hashtag is like a subject category for Twitter and other social media messages, which allows the media users …

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I told you so! More attacks on smokers

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Penn Medicine decision not to hire smokers part of a controversial trend Don Sapatkin, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 3:01 AM Penn Medicine’s decision to hire only nonsmokers starting July 1 is part of a slow-moving trend that goes back decades and that is still controversial even among …

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Who’s Watching The Watchers??

Karnidevour is watching us. Everybody is watching. Use the wrong trigger word (sorta sounds like the first word here) and you will be watched and/or listened to, recorded, and like one phrase from the MOODY BLUES, you will be Magnetic Ink. On Thanksgiving I Googled Skid Slides to show my M-i-L for her walker. Since …

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BO Loses, The Public and Coal Miners WIN

It dawned on a UMW president of a local in WV that the Membership was losing jobs in WV, PA and OH. When looking for a culprit, it was the EPA overstepping its authority and creating “Regulations” that were not supported by the Clean Air Act. In short, the EPA was making its own laws …

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Shhh! Pam! Don’t tell them!

Pam, one of my high school classmates linked this article on her Facebook page: Study: Obesity Increases Driver’s Risk Of Being In Car Accident August 7, 2012 7:27 AM SEATTLE (CBS Seattle) – A new study claims that obesity could not only increase a driver’s risk of being in a car accident, but also result …

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Resistance is futile; you must comply

Your Editor has noted previously1 that if the federal government is going to be ultimately responsible for your health care coverage, then the federal government is going to have both an interest in controlling health care costs and a right to take action to do so, whether you believe that such actions are overly intrusive …

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