Obama Administration Admits Obamacare Figures Inflated

obamacare During testimony before the House Oversight Committee Thursday, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator Marilyn Tavenner admitted that the White House’s original number of eight million Obamacare enrollments was inflated. The real number, Tavenner now claims, is 7.3 million. Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) said the Obama administration’s new numbers represent a “precipitous drop.” […] Continue Reading

Pope Calls for More People to Donate Organs

pope Pope Francis has called for more people to donate their organs in a bid to stop illegal trafficking, but spoke out against the legalization of the organ market, Rome’s mayor said Saturday. “The Pope authorized me to say that in his view organ donation through generosity must be encouraged, but the commercial use of organs […] Continue Reading

Obama, Biden Team Up to Combat Sexual Assault

obama-biden-smiling President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden Friday trumpeted a new White House effort to eliminate sexual assaults on college campus, urging men to do more to prevent the spate of crimes at institutions of higher learning. “Campus sexual assault is not something we as a nation can turn away from and say that’s not […] Continue Reading

Dept. Of Transportation Rolls Out $47M for Bike and Pedestrian Paths

figure141 Over $47 million has been awarded to municipalities by the U.S. Department of Transportation for bicycle and pedestrian path projects. “As uncertainty about the future of long-term federal funding continues, this round of TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) will be a shot in the arm for these innovative, job-creating and quality of life-enhancing projects,” […] Continue Reading

Medical Privacy Lacking in Age of Obamacare

privacymarijuana Obamacare requires every visit to a doctor, every diagnosis, every X-ray and every prescription to be recorded and kept electronically. The federal government can then keep tabs on everyone’s medical care. It’s sensitive stuff, and government bureaucrats have no idea how to keep it safe. The administration admitted last week that a hacker breezed through […] Continue Reading

Gohmert Introduces Bill to Get Feds Out of School Cafeterias

usda-school-lunch-recipes-2007 As the federal government continues to exert influence over public schools, Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert has introduced a bill that would limit the feds from mandating which foods schools must serve. The bill is called the “EDIBLE Act.” “EDIBLE Act” stands for “Eliminate Dogmatic Interference by Bureaucratic Lunch Extremists Act.” Under the bill, the federal […] Continue Reading

House Hires New Lawyer for Obamacare Suit

636_040113_fx_healthcare1 The House has hired a new lawyer to prosecute its lawsuit against President Obama after previous counsel bowed out, citing political pressure, the House Administration Committee confirmed on Friday. William A. Burck has been retained as the lead outside attorney in a House Republican initiated lawsuit challenging as unconstitutional Obama’s 2013 decision to unilaterally delay […] Continue Reading