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Breaking: Judge: Obama Health-Care Reform Act Unconstitutional

January 31, 2011 politisite 0

President Barack Obama’s health care reform legislation, assailed as an abuse of federal power in a 26-state lawsuit, was ruled unconstitutional by a U.S. judge. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson in Pensacola, Florida, declared the law unconstitutional in a ruling today. Then- Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum filed suit on behalf of 13 states on March 23, the same day Obama signed into law the legislation intended to provide the […]

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White House responds to Health Care Mandate Ruling

December 13, 2010 politisite 0

Today’s narrow ruling in Virginia on the constitutionality of a provision of the Affordable Care Act is just one of many recent rulings on similar cases that have come down in recent months.  Since the law passed, opponents of reform have filed more than 20 different legal challenges.   Judges have already granted the Administration’s motion to dismiss 12 of these cases.   And in two cases, federal judges looked at the […]

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NO KIDDING: Feds Spent $800,000 Stimulus on Genital-Washing

September 13, 2010 politisite 0

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), spent $823,200 of economic stimulus funds in 2009 on a study by a UCLA research team to teach uncircumcised African men how to wash their genitals after having sex. The genitalia-washing program is part of a larger $12-million UCLA study examining how to better encourage Africans to undergo voluntary HIV testing and counseling – […]

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Kidding me right? The federal government has subpoenaed Chuck E. Cheese for marketing their product to children

September 2, 2010 politisite 0

Government Gone Wild– The federal government subpoenaed Chuck E. Cheese this week. They suspect the company may be marketing their product to teens and children. Ya think? “Chuck E. Cheese: Where a Kid Can Be a Kid!” The federal government has subpoenaed Chuck E. Cheese for marketing their product to children. Advertising Age reported: The Federal Trade Commission is once again handing out subpoenas to companies that market food to […]

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Federal Judge lifts Deepwater Drilling Ban

June 22, 2010 politisite 0

A New Orleans federal judge lifted the six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling imposed by President Barack Obama following the largest oil spill in U.S. history. Obama temporarily halted all drilling in waters deeper than 500 feet on May 27 to give a presidential commission time to study improvements in the safety of offshore operations. Government lawyers told U.S. District Judge Martin Feldmanthat the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon rig off […]

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Charges reduced for James O'Keefe ACORN 'pimp' filmmaker to misdemeanor

March 26, 2010 politisite 0

The Justice Department has reduced charges brought against James O’Keefe, a conservative activist, and his cohorts for breaking into the New Orleans office of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D). O’Keefe, Joseph Basil, Stan Dai and Robert Flanagan, were charged with “one-count bill of information with entering real property of the United States under false pretenses,” a misdemeanor charge. The decision was made by the U.S. Attorney’s office in the Eastern District […]

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Did Obama Executive Order On Abortion Change Anything? Gibbs Can't explain why the order is good for Both Pro-life and Pro-choice groups.

March 25, 2010 politisite 0

Seemed like Press Secretary Gibbs was having a go at convincing how an Executive Order can be beneficial to two opposition groups and be constitutional as well.  Then he had to explain to the White House Press Corps why President Obama was going to sign the order in private, So all that stuff about Bart Stupak holding out on the health care bill until Barack Obama agreed to sign an […]

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Pelosi rejects Stupak abortion solution

March 21, 2010 politisite 0

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Saturday rejected an offer to hold a separate vote on abortion provisions in the sweeping health-care legislation, setting the stage for the final talks with the last Democratic holdouts. Pelosi told reporters that she rejected the solution offered by Rep. Bart Stupak (Mich.), the leading antiabortion Democrat who proposed passing separate, strict language that would clarify that no federal funds in the proposed legislation […]

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Ex ACORN worker cops a plea on voter registration fraud charges

March 17, 2010 politisite 0

An East Hills man accused in the ACORN voter registration fraud probe pleaded guilty Tuesday to reduced charges in exchange for his cooperation in any state or federal investigation of his former employer. Eric L. Jones, 20, pleaded guilty to four of 93 charges filed in May by Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. As part of the deal, Common Pleas Judge Edward J. Borkowski sentenced Jones to […]