Late last night, the Obama Administration confirmed that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned. From The New York Times: Kathleen Sebelius, the health and human services secretary, is resigning, ending a stormy five-year tenure marred by the disastrous rollout of President Obama’s signature legislative achievement, the Affordable Care Act. Mr. Obama accepted […]
This week Democrats have been holding symbolic votes in the Senate and holding press conferences, even trotting out the lone female Democratic governor, to try to draw attention to the notion that women earn 77 cents for every dollar men make. But what does this statistic really mean? It means that the median salary for women in […]
The House defeated President Obama’s budget 2-413 yesterday. On the bright side for the president, this is two more votes than his budget received in either the House or the Senate in 2012. From The Washington Times: Mr. Obama’s 2015 plan, which he submitted to Congress in March, only a month late, was met with […]
Less than one week after complaining that Members of Congress are underpaid, Congressman Jim Moran (D-Va) today proposed granting Members of Congress a housing stipend to help defray the cost of living in DC. From Moran’s website: With Congress in session 112 days in 2014, the housing stipend would be $2,800, equivalent to this year’s […]
Ron Paul and Campaign for Liberty have always talked about how the Federal Reserve’s inflationist policies always hurt the poor the most. Over at FiveThirtyEight they have a good analysis as to why this is the case: Over the past two years, prices have risen more quickly for many of the things that low-income households spend […]
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