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‘Vilifying’ Hillary Clinton? New York Times wary of conservative oppo research

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The New York Times gets some credit, I guess, for trying to divine how the conservative opposition plans to go after Hillary Clinton.
And the paper had cooperation from one such PAC, American Crossroads, founded by Karl Rove. The organization… Continue reading

Big Labor accused of big hypocrisy

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DISCLAIMER: THE FOLLOWING “Cost of Freedom Recap” CONTAINS STRONG OPINIONS WHICH ARE NOT A REFLECTION OF THE OPINIONS OF FOX NEWS AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON AS INVESTMENT ADVICE WHEN MAKING PERSONAL INVESTMENT DECISIONS. IT IS FOX NEWS’ POLICY… Continue reading

Seattle minimum wage increase takes effect and eating out gets more expensive

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Eating meals out in Seattle just got more expensive as tens of thousands of low wage workers got a raise this week to $11 an hour. It was the first scheduled pay increase on the way to $15 an hour,… Continue reading

Let’s not be so quick to believe gun-control rhetoric

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In this Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 photo, a dealer arranges handguns in a display case in advance of a show at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds in Little Rock, Ark. Arkansas gun advocates in the Legislature are supporting bills that would… Continue reading

ObamaCare rate increases fuel Republican attacks ahead of midterm elections

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ObamaCare rate increases are coming to some key battleground states, fueling Republican attacks ahead of next month’s midterm elections.
“It looks like we’re going to have double-digit premium increases in places like Alaska, and Iowa and Louisiana,” said health economist… Continue reading

More than a dozen states plan to cancel health care policies not in compliance with ObamaCare

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More than a dozen states plan to cancel health care policies not in compliance with ObamaCare in the coming weeks, affecting thousands of people just before the midterm elections.
“It looks like several hundred thousand people across the country will… Continue reading

Automatically re-enrolling in ObamaCare could pose dangers, analysts warn

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After the rocky rollout last fall of the ObamaCare website, the administration wants to re-enroll those already in the system in hopes of avoiding another technological embarrassment.
But analysts warn that just blindly re-enrolling could mean trouble for consumers.
“This… Continue reading

Don’t Forget About Ukraine

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ISIS. ISIS. ISIS.
Since the beginning of the ISIS insurgency in Iraq just a few weeks ago, the world’s attention has been focused squarely on containing – and possibly fighting – this dangerous organization.
To be sure, the implications of… Continue reading