Knowledge is power. It makes sure people understand what is happening to their country, and how they can make a difference. FreedomWorks University will give you the tools to understand economics, the workings of government, the history of the American legal system, and the most important debates facing our nation today. Enroll in FreedomWorks University today!
One of the strengths of the American left is their mastery of using language. They say things that mean exactly the opposite of what they sound like (such as the "Employee Free Choice Act" which means to strip the right to a private ballot in a decision about unionizing.) And, with the help of a credulous press and often lazy electorate, they get away with it more often than not. In no area is the understanding of the difference between what the Democrats say and what they mean more important than in health care.
The results of New York's 23rd Congressional District race last week did little to clarify the Republican Party's identity crisis.Which means that round two of the bare knuckle boxing match for the future of the GOP will be taking place across the country next year.And voters in Virginia's 5th district will have a front row seat.
Pelosi's healthcare means rationing politics: The Lords of Entitlements (h/t Club for Growth)
From the "Shocking, Just Shocking!" File: New Congressman from NY 23 Breaks 4 Campaign Promises Within One Hour of Taking Office
Get your Mises on: The Man Who Predicted the Depression
In the final hours of Saturday night, the House of Representatives voted on Nancy Pelosi's proposed takeover of the American healthcare system. To the dismay of many Americans--especially hundreds of thousands those who attended the massive 9/12 March and the tens of thousands who attended last Thursday's http://www.freedomworks.org/blog/mclemente/1
10.2% was the unemployment rate for American workers in October of 2009. At least, that is what we were told. In reality, however, the percentage of Americans lacking fulltime employment was far higher. According to a recent New York Times article:In all, more than one out of every six workers — 17.5 percent — were unemployed or underemployed in October...
Last week, it was reported in the NY Times and elsewhere that Google was blocking access to certain phone numbers by its Google Voice phone service. NPR also has a 4-minute discussion of the issue which is fairly informative.