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Obamacare’s Best Allies: The Courts and the Republicans

By ruling for the government in the case of King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court once again tied itself into rhetorical and logical knots to defend Obamacare. 598 more words

Health

Unions Seek Exemptions from Minimum Wage Laws

By Michael Greibrok & Logan Albright – Re-Blogged From Freedom Works

Since the first federal minimum wage went into effect in 1938, there have been people calling for an increase. 1,251 more words

Regulation

Japan's Beef Bowl-Symbol of Deflation-To Get Price Hike

Reuters

TOKYO — Japanese fast-food company Yoshinoya Holdings Co said on Tuesday it would raise the price of its signature beef bowl dish – long a symbol of the deflationary economy – for the first time in 24 years due to higher import costs. 238 more words

Pursuing a Dream

Those prolific folks at the Congressional Budget Office have written up yet another installment in their annual “Budget and Economic Outlook” series, and it might be their best work yet. 550 more words

Politics

Pfizer 3Q net falls due to generics, higher costs

Pfizer Inc. says third-quarter profit dropped 19 percent as generic competition continued to cut sales, while operational expenses, taxes and charges all rose.

Pfizer 3Q net falls due to generics, higher costs

Insurers to offer fewer providers under Obamacare plans

What Obummer wants are government doctors, none in private practices.  Insurers that are participating in the Obamacare insurance exchanges plan to offer a significantly narrower choice of providers to keep premium costs down, leaving many consumers with fewer options than available under existing commercial plans. 267 more words

Current Events

Failed Re$olution

So, unfortunately, one of my goal dates has passed by and been unsuccessful. I wanted to save $5000 by June. Between switching new jobs and the very exciting, but very expensive trip to Iceland, I was unable to accomplish this goal. 689 more words