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CATO: Blog: Ilya Shapiro: ObamaCare's Medicaid Expansion Violates Federalism


This post was originally posted at FRS FreeStateNow on WordPress, January, 2012 and then reposted

I would’ve gone farther to bring down healthcare costs with things like preventive care, taxing junk food and drink, getting junk food and drink out of public schools, encouraging people to eat healthy and exercise, mandatory physical education K-12 and other things. 422 more words

Health Care Reform

GOP Launches Investigation into EPA Carbon Emission Rule

Earlier this week, House Republicans launched an investigation into what they are deeming “improper influence” by a national environmental group in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) creation of a federal rule to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. 282 more words

Environmental Hazards

A dupe or a liar? Jindal's frivolous federal Common Core lawsuit

By Robert Mann

If there was ever a politically motivated, frivolous lawsuit, it would be the thinly veiled campaign document that Gov. Bobby Jindal filed in federal court… 521 more words

Louisiana Politics

Lamar Parmentel reblogged this on The Daily Kingfish and commented:

WITH COMMON CORE BEFORE HE WAS AGAINST IT. WITH RACE TO THE TOP BEFORE HE WAS AGAINST IT. A PATTERN

Standardized Lying

Student performance in Louisiana is dropping rapidly. The decline started just about the time John White became superintendent of Education and has accelerated rapidly with the introduction of Common Core in Louisiana schools. 828 more words

Politics

David Vitter: The Life of a Douchebag

David Vitter: Cancer prevention, wildlife nonprofits are “bogus propaganda disguised as science” http://www.salon.com/2014/08/10/senator_vitter_cancer_prevention_wildlife_nonprofits_are_bogus_propaganda_disguised_as_science_partner/ via @Salon

Other than my title what more is there to say? The above article is about how Vitter is trying to destroy environmental regulations while he has a spot on the Environment and Public Works Committee.

How Fragile We Are: Why Students Everywhere Should Be Wary of the Recovery

In the Year of Our World Cup 2014, the ongoing global financial crisis seems to have receded significantly from the forefront of public consciousness. The United Kingdom has officially emerged from the longest economic slump in a century; the United States’ economy grew 4% in the second quarter of this year; and even the comatose Japanese economy is reckoned by some to be ‘out of the death spiral’. 414 more words

Economics

David Vitter: Against Common Core before he was for it

By Robert Mann

Trying to separate himself from his arch-rival, Gov. Bobby Jindal, it seems that U.S. Sen. David Vitter is having trouble remembering exactly where he stands on important issues, such as Common Core. 318 more words

Louisiana Politics

bucktownpirate reblogged this on The Daily Kingfish and commented:

#CommunistCore