Daily Archives: February 8, 2012
Rep. Joe Barton challenged EPA air chief to produce a body from airborne mercury. At today’s hearing, Texas Congressman Joe Barton challenged EPA air chief Gina McCarthy to produce a a “verified incidence” of someone being harmed by mercury air pollution. McCarthy said: I don’t think I can address that specifically. I can’t name anyContinue Reading
In today’s Wall Street Journal, three Democratic senators penned a defense of Obamacare and its controversial mandate regarding insurance coverage for abortion and contraception. It was exactly the kind of breezy, argument-free sort of piece we’ve come to expect from politicians, as Roger Pilon observes here.
This podcast featuring economist and founder of the Ruth Institute, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morris is well worth listening to.
In the letter below, Don Boudreaux takes issue with one Elaine Marshall, who is terribly upset with the Komen Foundation. I suspect that the Elaine Marshall in question is “our” former secretary of state, but no matter. 8 February 2012 Ms. Elaine Marshall: Dear Ms. Marshall: I have no idea how I wound upContinue Reading
Carolina del Norte tiene una deuda de $2.7 billones por el seguro de desempleo, ésta es la tercera peor en la nación, y ha generado pagos con intereses e impuestos federales. Aún después de tres años de insolvencia del fondo fiduciario, los legisladores del estado no han hecho reforma alguna para controlar el problema, yContinue Reading
Under the Obamacare mandate, pregnancy is considered a disease that women have a right to protect themselves from through free contraception, fertilization, and morning after abortion pills. On the other hand, infertility, which is actually is a disease, is afforded no special treatment or attention.