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President Obama faces scrutiny, apologizes for healthcare plan promise

“If you like your healthcare plan, you’ll be able to keep your healthcare plan, period,” President Barack Obama said in 2009. Well, unless you’re one of the millions who will … Continue reading

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Student loan debt rises for the 5th year, students face challenges

For the fifth year in a row student loan debt has increased, a report from the Project on Student Debt at The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) said. … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

President Obama offers cancelled insurance customers an extension, “fumbles the ball”

President Barack Obama made a few important announcements Thursday when he addressed the nation about the insurance cancellations more than 4 million people have seen and the difficulties HealthCare.gov has … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Gov. Chris Christie deflects Time magazine cover, writer defends it

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, fresh off a victory in the state’s latest gubernatorial race, visited multiple talk shows to address the controversy that has been created from Time magazine’s … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

U.S unemployment still stagnant

The United States economy added 204,000 jobs in October, but the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.3 percent. Despite these gains, the participation rate dropped 0.4 percentage points to a … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kanye West: “[Confederate flag] represented slavery; it’s my flag now!”

Kanye West was his usual Kanye Best at stirring up controversy this week. Appearing as a Kanye Guest on 97.1 AMP Radio yesterday, West answered the question many people were … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

New study discovers stunning revelation: white racists like guns

Using data collected from the American National Election Study, researchers at Australia’s Monash University and Britain’s Manchester University made a discovery: White racists like guns. Now that you’ve regained your … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Only 6 people enrolled Oct. 1 according to ObamaCare meeting memo

Documents released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee revealed only six people successfully enrolled in an insurance plan during the launch of HealthCare.gov Oct. 1. The notes were … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bloomberg Businessweek accurately portrays HealthCare.gov fiasco

People across the media spectrum have decimated the Obama administration for the epic fail that was the HealthCare.gov launch. Words cluttered the Internet and described it in different ways, most … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rep. Frank Pallone calls out Republican counterpart at ObamaCare hearing

Barton claimed the ObamaCare exchange website is not HIPAA compliant. This would mean information about a consumer’s health would no longer be private while he or she shops on the … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 31 Comments
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