Classic Locker Room Import (page 6)

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    ObamaCare’s impact

    The federal government has given more than 1,000 waivers to companies and now a waiver to keep Maine’s health insurance market from collapsing before 2014, but health care providers and consumers are stuck with more rules and complications to get simple cough medicine, writes…
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    Dems seek to save some tax credits, not others

    According to WRAL, Democrats in the NC General Assembly want to save the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which benefits low-income households. I encourage Democrats to support another tax credit that would benefit low- and middle-income households, House Bill 41: Tax Fairness in Education.
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    Yes, water carriers, we really are BROKE

    To follow up yesterday’s post and George Leef’s post below, and notwithstanding the risk of collateral damage to non-self-supporting cowboy poetry festivals, here are some charts from U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan on our current financial situation:…
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    Faculty unionization: pro and con

    In this week’s Pope Center Clarion Call we feature two sharply differing views on this hotly debated topic. Cary Nelson of the American Association of University Professors argues in favor and Professor Charles Baird, who fought against mandatory unionzation when he was in the Cal State system, argues against.
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    We’re not broke! Tax the rich and keep on spending!

    So say the editorial writers of the New York Times and that brilliant economic analyst Michael Moore. Economics professor William Anderson, however, disagrees in this Freeman article today. The Times and Michael Moore obviously do not understand that the bigger the government gets, the more wealth it absorbs and…
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    Readers not persuaded by Trumka’s diatribe

    Last week, the Wall Street Journal gave AFL-CIO head Rich Trumka a column in which he attempted to explain why unions, particularly public unions, are good, completely justified and beyond criticism from taxpayers and politicians. Today’s paper contains a number of responses. One clueless dolt said he agreed and…
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    Gingrich examines the impact of Obama’s stimulus measures

    Newt Gingrich‘s latest column posted at Human Events looks at the numbers associated with the Obama administration’s stimulus plan: It has been 25 months since the Obama stimulus was signed into law. During this time we have lost a net of 2.1…
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    House Elections Committee to consider Electoral Freedom Act

    Those who would like to loosen North Carolina’s electoral ballot-access restrictions will watch with interest this afternoon as the House Elections Comittee considers House Bill 32, the Electoral Freedom Act. Carolina Journal Radio listeners learned more about this legislation in the most recent episode. Among those they heard…
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011