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Your taxdollars at work: geting Mothers and daughters to dance

 
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Your taxdollars at work: geting Mothers and daughters to dance

That’s right, the National Institute for Health spent almost $5,000 on a study on how to get mothers and daughters to dance together. The study was done in the name of fighting obesity. Encouraging mothers and daughters to dance together so they get more exercise is certainly not an objectionable activity (especially compared with droning, spying, and […]


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Obama’s Independence Day surprise: More Regulations

Last Thursday, as most Americans where getting ready to celebrate Independence Day, the Department of Health and Human Services was busy releasing 1,296 pages of new regulations regarding Medicare reimbursement rates for physicians and hospitals. The regulations where released at 4:15 p.m. I have not seen any detailed analysis of the regulations, but the fact […]


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Campaign for Liberty to Obama: No more unconstitutional war in Iraq

Campaign for Liberty has joined with 31 other organizations from across the political spectrum urging members of Congress to sign a bipartisan letter to President Obama. The letter reminds the former Constitutional Law Professor that the Constitution forbids him from launching new military action in Iraq without first obtaining authorization from Congress. Text of the letter […]


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Want to end Corruption? End Cronyism

Several employees of the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) where recently suspended for accepting bribes from recipients of Eximbank funding.  Supporters of Eximbank will say that the action of these “bad actors” does not discredit the program. But these cases are far from isolated incidents. In fact, according to Diane Katz of the Heritage Foundation: “There have […]


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If you like your GPS…tough you can’t use it

Remember the frustrating old days of trying to drive while reading, or having a co-passenger read, a map that may or may not have helped you find your destination? Well if some in Congress have their way, those days may be coming back. You see language in the draft Transportation bill that will soon be […]


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