The cost of college education keeps going up. Could the rising costs have anything to do with programs such as this?
The Sound Off Sister was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and special trial attorney for the Department of Justice, Criminal Division; a partner in the Florida law firm of Shutts & Bowen, and an adjunct professor at the University of Miami, School of Law. The Sound Off Sister offers frequent commentary concerning legislation making its way through Congress, including the health reform legislation passed in early 2010.
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As you know, Obamacare’s exchanges opened today, and the results were not pretty. So, the President took to the Rose Garden this afternoon to minimize the existence of the exchanges’ “glitches”. Here is what the President said:
While we are all waiting with bated breath for Tuesday, October 1 when we can find out how much “free stuff” we will get under Obamacare, some of us may have to wait a bit longer.
Today, the President honored the undefeated 1972 football Dolphins in the White House.
Steve posted a short piece about this today, and I would like to expand upon it. Let me begin with the words of Dr. Donald Berwick, the President’s original pick to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Fortunately, thanks to several speeches given by the President this week, we now know that Benghazi, the Department of Justice’s targeting of journalists, the IRS’s targeting of certain groups seeking tax exempt status, and NSA’s interception (and storage) of certain information about our daily communications, are all phony scandals.
Last night, I began reading Black List, a 2012 novel written by Brad Thor. In light of current events, the Preface to the book caught my eye.
With those words, the President sought to assure African-Americans that he truly cared about them, and would do all he could to improve their lives. But, oftentimes, actions speak louder than words.
We learned today that Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, is leaving her job with this administration. She will now be the new president of the California University system.
Of course, when the government spends money, that money comes from you, the taxpayer…assuming, of course, you are a piece of the 51% of tax filers in this country who are actually paying taxes. So, as a public service, I thought you would like to know how your government is spending your tax dollars, assuming you are […]