Category Archives: Government

Obamacare’s Intended Consequences

Saying “we fumbled the rollout,” President Barack Obama announced a fix to the vexing problem of canceled health insurance policies Thursday. He told insurers they don’t have to cancel plans next year just because of the Affordable Care Act. (Source.) … Continue reading

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Man-Made Disasters: The BP Oil Spill and Obamacare

It is always a good idea to study ones mistakes so as to avoid repeating them. In that light, we will compare and contrast the two man-made disasters will shape the legacy of the Obama Administration: BP’s Macondo oil spill … Continue reading

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The 10 Most Ridiculous Entries on HuffPo’s ‘Shutdown Trickle-Down’ List

A Huffington Post article/Top 50 list on the government shutdown (“The Government Shutdown Trickle-Down: 50 Effects Of The Budget Standstill”) purports to document the crushing impact of the legislative impasse on the nation, but left me wondering how serious they … Continue reading

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BP Engineer Kurt Mix and the ‘Ham Sandwich’ Indictment

On May 2, 2012, just over two years after the catastrophic explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, BP drilling engineer Kurt Mix was indicted on felony charges. Mix’s deletion of of text messages and voicemails from his cell phone, … Continue reading

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Mary Landrieu: Party Girl

Mary Landrieu is taken to task in this recent op-ed by James Varney of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Ah, the challenges of being a Blue Senator, the only statewide elected Democrat, in what has become a very Red State. The 2014 … Continue reading

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The “Evolving” Energy Policies of President Bystander

In a "groundbreaking" speech Tuesday at Georgetown University, Barack Obama rehashed the same anti-Big Oil themes and half-baked energy policies that have marked his Administration since 2009. (See here and here for historical examples.) One change: President Obama has decided … Continue reading

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Nonexistent Frog Endangers Private Property Rights

St. Tammany Parish, across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans, is one of the highest-growth parishes (counties) in Louisiana. The Poitevent family is the largest landowner in the parish. As it turns out, 1,500 acres of the family holdings are considered … Continue reading

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4-1/2 years of Obama, as Summarized by Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK1) in One Minute, Twelve Seconds

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Secret IRS Obamacare Qualification Form Revealed!!

From deep within the bowels of America’s most beloved bureaucracy:

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FEMA archeologists find American Indian Pottery. Wait, what?! [Updated] Very interesting, but it raises another question: Why does the Federal Emergency Management Agency need archeologists on staff? They can’t hire consultants, or call on another government agency? Our President and his buddies in Congress maintain that “we don’t … Continue reading

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