We’ve had mandatory vaccine policies in the U.S. since before the Emancipation Proclamation. Why are they controversial now?
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There’s an interesting phenomenon playing out in both New Jersey and Ohio: Two of the country’s most prominent conservative Republican governors have proposed new taxes of a sort that haven’t appealed even to traditionally liberal, tax-hungry state legislatures in states like Massachusetts and Washington.
Last week the presidential hopes of Senator Rand Paul took a serious blow. The Kentucky House of Representatives allowed a bill to die without a vote that would have permitted candidates to run for more than one elected office at at time. The bill could be revisited in the next legislative session, which begins in January 2015, but the House does not appear eager to pass the bill at all. And even if it did, Senator Paul would already be months behind other Republican contenders for the presidency in starting on the campaign trail.
[Patrick Moffitt is the co-author of this piece. Read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here.] In Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath – with millions freezing and hungry in dark devastation, including nursing home[…]
[Patrick Moffitt is the co-author of this piece. Read Part 1 here.] Mayors and governors cannot say they weren’t adequately warned, not just once, but time and time again – in news stories, reports, photographs and graphic personal[…]
[Patrick Moffitt is the co-author of this piece.] In the wake of “Superstorm” Sandy, the political spin and distractions reached hurricane proportions. “It’s global warming, stupid,” declared Bloomberg BusinessWeek after monster winds and waves[…]
[First published at Ricochet.] Republicans and Democrats agree: you’re not paying enough taxes. And they have a way to make sure you pay more: taxing all those songs you buy on[…]
A recent article in InfoTech & Telecom News by Loren Heal examines Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s decision to cut a further 16 percent of the state’s public broadcasting budget, bringing[…]
Mr. Zuckerberg: When you set out to create Facebook (then “The Facebook”) you didn’t work within the confines of what was already there. You built what should be there. You[…]