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Obama: There’s a misperception that government workers don’t work hard

In America, the term “government worker” has become synonymous with the idea of an unambitious person who works scant few hours for the pay. But it’s a myth that government workers don’t work hard, former President Barack Obama said on Wednesday speaking at a tech conference in Las Vegas. And […]
Obama: There’s a misperception that government workers don’t work hard
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Actually, Republicans, We DO Have A Revenue Problem

Earlier, I wondered why, if the Republicans are suddenly so concerned about the country’s debt and deficit problem, they also want to delay or eliminate the medical-device tax. Eliminating this tax, after all, will balloon our deficit and debt by $US30 billion over 10 years — exactly the opposite of […]
Actually, Republicans, We DO Have A Revenue Problem
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This Is How Sen. Dianne Feinstein Got Away With Displaying Assault Weapons Despite D.C.’s Strict Gun Laws

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=Dianne%20Feinstein&entity=P%7CDianne%20Feinstein%7CF49F28607C804BCAA88353A0112880E9&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1359126003&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&PERSON_NAME=%22Dianne%20Feinstein%22&rids=c639ac21014548209a303275fea11c8a&dbm=PThirtyDay&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Washington, D.C. boasts some of the strictest gun laws in the country and expressly bans semiautomatic rifles and large-capacity magazines.So how was U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein allowed to display 10 assault weapons Thursday in the District during her assault weapons ban press conference?
This Is How Sen. Dianne Feinstein Got Away With Displaying Assault Weapons Despite D.C.’s Strict Gun Laws
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States Are So Mad At Obama’s Gun Control Proposal They’re Willing To Send Federal Agents To Jail

[credit provider=”TheBrandNewWorld/YouTube” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xbYspqWyZY”] President Barack Obama hadn’t even announced his gun control proposals last week, and states were already trying to criminalise anybody who enforces them.Wyoming State Rep. Kendell Kroeker introduced a bill that said law enforcement agents who tried to enforce any future gun control laws would be guilty […]
States Are So Mad At Obama’s Gun Control Proposal They’re Willing To Send Federal Agents To Jail
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How The NRA Killed Federal Funding For Gun Violence Research

[credit provider=”CNN”] More than 100 scientists from universities in the United States lobbied Vice President Joe Biden, asking him to allow the centre for Disease Control and Prevention to once again fund research into the public health impacts of guns. The scientists signed a letter to Biden last week, urging him to […]
How The NRA Killed Federal Funding For Gun Violence Research
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Obama Says He Has Better Things To Do Than Attack Pot Smokers Out West

[credit provider=”YouTube/afrueh420″ url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSAWc8o-OwA&hd=1″] Pot smokers in Washington and Colorado can breathe a sigh of relief — the president isn’t coming for them.In an interview this week with ABC News’ Barbara Walters, President Barack Obama said the federal government shouldn’t be focusing on prosecuting the war on drugs.
Obama Says He Has Better Things To Do Than Attack Pot Smokers Out West
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The Government Finally Admits The Word ‘Lunatic’ Is Not Very Nice

[credit provider=”Warner Bros. “] You can say “lunatic” all you want, but you probably won’t have the government’s blessing.The word “lunatic” will be stricken from federal law under legislation that passed the House Wednesday and is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature.
The Government Finally Admits The Word ‘Lunatic’ Is Not Very Nice
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Actually, Red States Don’t Always Get More Federal Funding

[credit provider=”John Moore/Getty Images”] State personal income in the past six quarters has grown mostly in “red” states and states run by Republican governors, TheBlaze reported earlier this month.However, after TheBlaze noted this trend, a few readers argued that the increase could be attributed to the “fact” that “red” states […]
Actually, Red States Don’t Always Get More Federal Funding
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Obama Is Already Having A Horrible Year In Front Of The Supreme Court

[credit provider=”Getty”] As everyone awaits the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, the high court has already provided some clues as to how it views the Obama administration’s increased claims of federal power. Hint: This year hasn’t been kind to President Barack Obama and his administration on the court. Ilya Shapiro, a senior fellow […]
Obama Is Already Having A Horrible Year In Front Of The Supreme Court
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Federal Budget Deficit Set To Top $1 Trillion For The Fourth Straight Year

[credit provider=”The White House on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse/7180302887/in/photostream”] WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit is approaching $1 trillion for a fourth straight year even though the government is collecting more tax revenue than last year.The Treasury Department said Tuesday that the deficit grew by $124.6 billion in May. That put […]
Federal Budget Deficit Set To Top $1 Trillion For The Fourth Straight Year
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Alleged Mafia Boss Of New England Crime Family Arrested

[credit provider=”WPRI” url=”http://www.wpri.com/dpp/target_12/reputed-boston-mobster-busted”] The alleged Mafia boss of the New England crime family has pleaded not guilty to seven charges of racketeering and extortion, according to federal authorities and reported by WPRI.com.Federal prosecutors claim that East Boston native Anthony DiNunzo, 53, became acting boss in early 2010 and met with Rhode Island […]
Alleged Mafia Boss Of New England Crime Family Arrested
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Obama Official Resigns Over Taxpayer-Funded Clown And Mindreader

[credit provider=”Flickr/timlewisnm” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gozalewis/6206401095/”] The head of Obama’s General Services Administration resigned today over allegations of excessive spending at a Las Vegas training conference for federal workers that featured a mindreader, a clown, and a comedian.The Washington Post scoops that GSA Administrator Martha Johnson submitted her letter of resignation to the […]
Obama Official Resigns Over Taxpayer-Funded Clown And Mindreader
Tech

This New $200+ Million Fund Will Create Some Amazing Big Data Projects

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Paramount Pictures”] Five federal agencies have launched a new $200 million fund for big data projects. Some of the new technologies they want to build with it are mind blowing.The White House announced the new fund yesterday [press release, PDF] to support plans for the National Science […]
This New $200+ Million Fund Will Create Some Amazing Big Data Projects
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SHOCKER: Ron Paul Hates Paul Ryan’s Budget Plan

[credit provider=”BloombergTV”] U.S. Rep. Ron Paul signaled Tuesday that he will not be voting for the latest Republican budget plan, surprising exactly no one with a scathing critique of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s new proposal to cut the deficit and shrink federal spending. In a campaign statement Tuesday afternoon, Paul attacked […]
SHOCKER: Ron Paul Hates Paul Ryan’s Budget Plan
Lifestyle

Requiring Cars To Have A Rearview Camera Is Actually A Sad Comment On Society

[credit provider=”jesse757 via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jesse757/2933939235/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] The rearview camera originated in high end cars and has slowly trickled down to less expensive models over the past few years.However, they may soon be everywhere. The New York Times is reporting that Federal regulators are about to announce that all cars will require […]
Requiring Cars To Have A Rearview Camera Is Actually A Sad Comment On Society
Strategy

It Pays To Work For The Government, Unless You’ve Got A Ph.D

It pays to be a federal employee. The 2.3 million civilian workers — or 1.7 per cent of all U.S. workers — are bringing home more in salary and benefits than private sector employees. The only group that doesn’t benefit from higher wages with a federal salary are those with […]
It Pays To Work For The Government, Unless You’ve Got A Ph.D
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The Worst Political Failure Of The Obama Administration

On Meet The Press this morning, host David Gregory began a segment with Obama political guy David Axelrod, challenging him on the seemingly “small bore” nature of the State Of The Union proposals, while asking him why it was that Obama refuses to get serious about deficits, and the sacrifices […]
The Worst Political Failure Of The Obama Administration
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Newt Gingrich Has A New Idea For America, And It’s Absolutely Terrifying

[credit provider=”Gage Skidmore via Flikr”] Newt Gingrich, the self-described Republican “ideas man,” has turned his big ideas guns to the federal courts this week — and even conservatives think he is taking things way too far.As he tries to shore up his slipping support among Republican primary voters, Gingrich has […]
Newt Gingrich Has A New Idea For America, And It’s Absolutely Terrifying
Tech

New Rule Will Help Companies Like Microsoft And Google Sell To The Feds

[credit provider=”spackletoe via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/spackletoe/90811910/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Dan Philpott is one of the people who helped with a new hoop cloud service providers must jump through if they want to win the federal government as a customer. Philpott, a Federal Information Security Architect, defends this new two-year effort as necessary to save taxpayers […]
New Rule Will Help Companies Like Microsoft And Google Sell To The Feds
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The Federal Government Is Reluctantly Teaming Up With Strip Clubs To Fight Sex Trafficking

[credit provider=”Shot4Shot via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/shot4shot/5430082788/”] Two years ago, it came to Michael Ocello’s attention that a lot of people thought strip clubs were really “feeder” businesses for adult human trafficking.”It was this hot topic and strip clubs were always associated with it,” he told us. “You hear it once […]
The Federal Government Is Reluctantly Teaming Up With Strip Clubs To Fight Sex Trafficking
Markets

Here’s Why The Automatic Payroll Tax Needs An Overhaul

[credit provider=”ChuckHolton via Flikr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/rangerholton/”] Only 18 per cent of prospective voters think the government is heading in the right direction, according to a recent Rasmussen poll.But unlike customers who stop shopping at stores they don’t support, taxpayers can’t express the same displeasure with the government by not paying their taxes, writes […]
Here’s Why The Automatic Payroll Tax Needs An Overhaul
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