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Tuesday
Dec092014

ALG's Daily Grind - Focus on amnesty creates GOP opportunity on omnibus 

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Dec. 8, 2014

Permission to republish original opeds granted.

Focus on amnesty creates GOP opportunity on omnibus
With all of the focus on Obama's executive amnesty and House Republicans' decision to separate funding for agencies that spend money implementing the executive action into a shorter-term continuing resolution — very few are focused on the remainder of the budget.

Gosar: Latest federal mandate on 'fair housing' is anything but
"In the eyes of the Obama administration, Americans are not the best judges of where they should live and raise their families. At least that's the message coming from the Department of Housing and Urban Development." 

Cox: Hold on, jobs report wasn't so great after all
CNBC's Jeff Cox dismantles Obama jobs numbers.

Tuesday
Dec092014

Daily Signal - Exclusive: Legislation Lets States Cut Ties Between Common Core and Federal Grants 

The Daily Signal

 

Dec. 9, 2014

Morning Bell

Exclusive: Legislation Lets States Cut Ties Between Common Core and Federal Grants

Senator who once supported Common Core now wants to enable states to more easily exit the national standards.

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Little Sisters of the Poor Just Fought Another Battle Against the Obamacare Mandate

Daily Policy Focus: Group provides free care to over 13,000 poor seniors around the world, and argues that complying with Obamacare's abortion-inducing drug mandate would violate the very faith that motivates the sisters to serve.

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These 7 Revealing Emails Show Federal Officials Scheming to Target Legal Businesses

Senior officials at the FDIC actively sought to crack down on legal businesses that the Obama administration deemed morally objectionable, a new congressional report finds.

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Tuesday
Dec092014

CEI Today: Gruber to testify, regs on small business, illegal volunteering, and more 

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
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OBAMA'S MAJOR REGULATIONS - WAYNE CREWS

 


Small Business Regulations: Obama Red Tape Exceeds Bush Level

 

President Obama has issued nearly half again as many “major,” $100-million regulations during his six years as President as George Bush did in his final six. (Obama had 407 over the period, Bush had 277).  

However, when it comes to regulations impacting small business, Obama also comes out as the bigger regulator.  > Read more


> Interview Wayne Crews
 

GRUBER TO TESTIFY - SAM KAZMAN

Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber is set to testify today before Darrell Issa’s government oversight committee. He may get some uncomfortable grilling about numerous comments caught on video that undermine the government's claims about Obamacare subsidies and IRS implementation.


> USA Today: Pessimist's persistence could pay off against Obamacare


> Interview Sam Kazman

 

EPA WATER REGULATIONS & UBER WOES - CARRIE SHEFFIELD

Fox Business: What new EPA water regulations mean for business


Competitive Enterprise Institute Fellow Carrie Sheffield on new EPA water regulations and Uber getting a $41B valuation. > View the Fox Business interview

 

> Interview Carrie Sheffield
 

SENATE CONFIRMS NEW NLRB NOMINEE

11 Groups Urge Senators to Allow More Time to Consider NLRB Nominee McFerran

The Competitive Enterprise Institute and 10 allied organizations signed a coalition letter urging the Senate to delay the nomination of Lauren McFerran to the National Labor Relations Board. > Read more 

 

> Related: Senate ensures NLRB keeps Democratic majority

 

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Tuesday
Dec092014

ALG's Daily Grind - Death of Southern Dems and House treachery allegations 

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Dec. 9, 2014

Permission to republish original opeds and cartoons granted.

Death of Southern Dems and House treachery allegations
Two big stories that impact politics in America happened this past weekend, one you likely heard about, the other you probably haven't.

Cartoon: Losing the war on Christmas
Santa comes back from battle.

If omnibus is a bridge too far, go short-term
No deal is better than a bad deal.

Mooney: N.Y. Attorney General official defends 'independent' investigation after union linked to Papa John's case
New York State Attorney General's office: "Cases come to us from a variety of sources. They could be business competitors, or elected officials who are hearing complaints from constituents, or they could be unions."

Monday
Dec082014

Daily Signal - Obama Administration Now Has 1,000 Government Investigators Targeting Businesses for Minimum Wage Violations 

The Daily Signal

Dec. 8, 2014

Morning Bell

Obama Administration Now Has 1,000 Government Investigators Targeting Businesses for Minimum Wage Violations

At the direction of President Obama, the U.S. Labor Department is "back in the enforcement business," Labor Secretary Thomas Perez boasted to a liberal audience.

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Why the Supreme Court Might Agree to Hear a Same-Sex Marriage Case After All

Daily Policy Focus: Last month, the Supreme Court surprised the national news media by refusing to hear any of the seven same-sex marriage cases that had been pending.

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21 Photos of Pearl Harbor and a Day That Will Live in Infamy

We honor the lives lost and remember the terrible day that, in President Franklin D. Roosevelt's words, will "live in infamy."

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