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  • Obama’s Law Professor: "I Wouldn’t Bet" on Obamacare Surviving Next Legal Challenge

    07/22/2014 8:42:45 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 37 replies
    National Review Online ^ | July 11, 2014 | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama’s old Harvard Law professor, Laurence Tribe, said that he “wouldn’t bet the family farm” on Obamacare’s surviving the legal challenges to an IRS rule about who is eligible for subsidies that are currently working their way through the federal courts. “I don’t have a crystal ball,” Tribe told the Fiscal Times. “But I wouldn’t bet the family farm on this coming out in a way that preserves Obamacare.”
  • Survey: Less than 10 percent of Army women want to join combat units

    02/27/2014 11:35:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/27/2014 | Chuck Ross
    Results from a U.S. Army survey show that female soldiers are not enthusiastic about entering combat positions. Maintaining physical standards for soldiers regardless of sex is nearly universally supported. “Less than 8 percent of Army women who responded to the survey said they wanted a combat job,” reported The Associated Press, which obtained the results of a preliminary survey of 170,000 soldiers. The assessment was emailed last year to active duty, reserves and Army National Guard members to gauge attitudes towards women in combat. Only 2,238 of 30,000 women, or 7.5 percent, who responded to the questionnaire said that they...
  • Henninger: Obama's Credibility Is Melting

    10/24/2013 10:44:51 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 37 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Oct. 23, 2013 7:14 p.m. ET | Dan Henninger
    The collapse of ObamaCare is the tip of the iceberg for the magical Obama presidency. From the moment he emerged in the public eye with his 2004 speech at the Democratic Convention and through his astonishing defeat of the Clintons in 2008, Barack Obama's calling card has been credibility. He speaks, and enough of the world believes to keep his presidency afloat. Or used to. All of a sudden, from Washington to Riyadh, Barack Obama's credibility is melting.
  • S&P near record after Larry Summers' withdrawal

    09/17/2013 5:32:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Money ^ | 09/17/2013
    The S&P 500 is once again close to a record high, as investors welcomed the withdrawal of Larry Summers from the race to become next chairman of the Federal Reserve. [SNIP] Investors are excited at the prospect of top contender Janet Yellen taking over from current Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, since she is widely expected to pursue a similar policy of stimulating the economy to bring the unemployment rate down. Yellen is currently the Fed's vice chair.