Friday, August 14, 2015

The Triumph of Conscience

County clerks in Texas who object to gay marriage can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite last week's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling requiring states to allow same-sex marriage, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said....

A Devastating Error by the Government Health Care System

An error in the Department of Veterans Affairs computer system is responsible for over 35,000 combat veterans being placed in limbo on a health care enrollment list.
Meanwhile in Britain, land of the death panels, a 95-year-old female patient died after waiting in an ambulance outside a hospital for 4 hours.

The Dark Age of Obama

Survey of 400 cities suggest that only 33 of them recovered from the Great Recession. A liberal nut who increased the minimum wage his company offers is now tasting the consequences of liberal economics: talent and customers left and his company is going under.
Ever since President Obama took office, the poverty rate among children has soared to 22 percent, with three million more children living in poor conditions....
Needless to  say, one of the few glimpses of light shining through this darkness comes from the GOP. Gov. McCrory of North Carolina paid off $2.5 billion that his state owed to the federal government. Studies suggest that the revenue-maximizing point of the tax rate is around 14-20%.

3 Arab States Propping Up Egypt

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait — each pledged $4 billion....

Obama Regime's Smart Power Strikes Again

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that women should play larger roles in conflict resolution and military efforts around the globe and that “smart power” includes empathizing and showing respect, even for one’s enemies, as the United States confronts a host of challenges on the world stage.

Kyrgyz Prime Minister Temir Sariyev on Tuesday ordered his cabinet to renounce a 1993 bilateral agreement with the United States....

DC Circuit Court Rebukes Obama Again

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that Lafe Solomon, the former acting general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board from 2011 through 2013, had been serving in violation of the law governing federal appointments.

Vitamin E can Strengthen the Immune System

[H]igher doses of vitamin E, found in foods such as kale and almonds, can mitigate the stress on immune cells.

Women are Unsuitable for the Armed Forces

A British study released late last year found that physiological differences put women at a disadvantage in strength-based and aerobic fitness tests. Even women who are able to overcome the physiological disadvantages will likely be injured more easily or become tired more quickly, making them easier targets and poorer marksmen in combat.