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More good news coming out of the Virginia General Assembly today:Del. Bob Marshall's health freedom bill, HB 10, passed the House of Delegates 72-26. The Senate bills on this issue, SB 283, SB 311 and SB 417, all passed the House Commerce and Labor committee by 17-5 margins and are headed to the floor.
According to recent unemployment reports, an additional 20,000 jobs were lost in January. Despite this loss, the unemployment rate declined from 10 percent to 9.7 percent. It is important to note that the unemployment rate does not account for any discouraged potential workers who are not actively seeking unemployment.
White House Says Unemployment Down Yet Actual Unemployment Up
Last Friday, the Labor Department reported that in January the unemployment rate had fallen from 10 to 9.7 percent. The White House claimed that this was positive news that the economy was improving. However, upon closer examination, the Labor Department’s job statistics are seasonally adjusted.
Georgia FreedomWorks and Georgia Tea Party Patriots Strongly Oppose Governor's Attempt to Take Away Electing Power from the Citizens of Georgia
Atlanta, GA - Georgia FreedomWorks and Georgia Tea Party Patriots strongly oppose Governor Perdue’s attempt to take electing power away from the citizens of Georgia by removing the ability to elect four Constitutional offices, and amend the Constitution to grant that power to the Governor to appoint those positions.
Proposed 45-Percent Death Tax Will Increase Unemployment
Some Americans have declared 2010 the “best year to die.” Due to the temporary expiration of the estate tax or death tax, all individuals that pass away this year are guaranteed that their loved ones will receive their inheritance in full. Those that pass away are not forced to leave their mourning family with the burden of paying exorbitant taxes on their belongings.
In a story that could never, ever happen here because our cap and trade would be better and no one would ever try to rip off the government, I'm sure, hackers have stolen millions in carbon credits from the German Emissions Trading Authoriy and resold them.
Credit card numbers are so passe. Today’s hackers know the real powerhouse data to steal is emission certificates.
FreedomWorks to House of Representatives: Individual Mandate Unconstitutional
A fair share of congressional Democrats have expressed confusion and dissatisfaction with President Obama’s 2011 FY budget proposals. Since the budget was released, it has increasingly been subject to heavy scrutiny and criticisms among Democrats. In addition to fiscally conservative Republicans, a growing number of Democrats are realizing that, in many ways, Obama’s budget is impractical and too costly.